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Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by SMSkier, Jan 1, 2021.

  1. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well folks - Happy New Year from Perisher Valley where there is only 5 months to go till ski season.

    Thought I’d start the year with a sunrise walk up Mt P but.......7 degrees, lightly raining and fog:rolleyes:.

    Did I mention the visibility from the carpark?

     
  2. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Time to repaint the pedestrian crossing!
     
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  3. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Up there so went for a short walk in the fog. Base to mid and return. Solitude, crisp mountain air after rain and the sounds of bird life always make it worthwhile regardless of the weather.......:).

    Lots of traffic heading up the mountains despite the fog. Plenty of lodges at PV occupied.

    Some random pics taken whilst walking.

     

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  4. Jonathan_P

    Jonathan_P One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    And fill in the potholes:)
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hah!
     
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    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator

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    Let's not get too ambitious now!
     
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  8. Jasper Schwarz

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    Anyone know if Harrow’s is open this summer?
    I know they normally head to Japan, but assume they aren’t this year.

    Happy New Year and New thread day!
     
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  9. bomber

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    Normo is probably trying on his skis now it’s 2021!
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm seriously considering staying at Stillwell for $89 just for the novelty!
     
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  11. Jonathan_P

    Jonathan_P One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Harro is apparently still around at Lake Crackenback according to this...

     
  12. teleroo

    teleroo Waiting for winter... Ski Pass: Gold

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    The small rituals of the Perisher ski season to come continue for the Teleroo crew. Will be our first Perisher season. Little while ago it was mounting bindings on end-of-season-sale skis. Yesterday pay annual lodge subs and map out ski trips for the season ahead and accommodation requirements. Lament the reality of kids making skiing expensive since forever....Have a chat with some ski patrol types and confirm sit tight for another year before heading down that path.
     
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  13. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    And paint some letters goddamint
     
  14. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    or just beat Normo to poll position in the front row:p
     
  15. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Negative ghostrider.

    I have a teenager
     
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    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep these days you need to leave Jindy at around 5am to get front row:rolleyes:
     
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  17. Jasper Schwarz

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    Oh just stay on the snow :whistle:
     
  18. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Took a look at lasts years final thread numbers. Not sure why I did but regardless, over 11,000 posts and more than 32 posts per day....

    Without discounting the fabulous utility of the broader ski dot com community and the wide range of topics.......that’s a lot of Perisher specific (generally) chat, banter and snow reports etc!

    And for the most part, all with good intentions!!

    Best ski community and mechanism to stay in the loop I reckon :) :thumbs:.
     
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  19. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Better than PSR?

    Bro pls
     
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    This is what it looks like from the top @SMSkier haha. Still foggy and raining a bit, but starting a little later it wasn’t 7 degrees today at least.
     
  21. Jonathan_P

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    Well remortgaged the house (figuratively) for 5 weeks this year spread amongst 3 trips. The biggest being in August for 3 weeks, first one kicking off post school holidays in July. Only 1 solo trip and no on snow accommodation this year, budget cuts, so will be driving up every day. Also thinking about my first trip up in green season in April for a couple of days split between the resorts. Umm probably should think about buying a place in town maybe once crippling childcare cost are no longer a constraint:)
     
  22. Kelpieboy

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    Its been done already ...................... next .........................:thumbs:
     
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    Is that right .............. do tell .....................:rolleyes:
     
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  24. Rupert

    Rupert Hard Yards

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    Finally a sunny day!
     
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    Rupert,
    Should be safe from Covid there. Not like Brisbane!
     
  26. Jasper Schwarz

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    Mhmmm that photo looks familiar

    :D
     
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    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just need to Photoshop the colours a bit:p
     
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    Couple of panorama shots taken during the last week. Thredbo to Perisher from Porcupine Rocks.
    Perisher from Mt Piper.
     
  30. Jonathan_P

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    Is it time to go skiing yet?

    At least the new snow groomer arrived ahead of the season:)
     
  31. robbo mcs

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    Some nice looking cord you have there :D
     
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    Is Alpine eyre open till Australia day?
     
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  33. SMSkier

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    Should be.... its not a Wednesday. Have reached out to confirm. :thumbs:...
     
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  34. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kleenex. When only the best will do. LOL
     
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    I bet Normo has one of those.
     
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    Normo just has the tracks, linked together to make a little magic carpet for the skier.
     
  37. Jonathan_P

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    Probably look a little something like this.

    @Normo here is a mock up of the first run for season 2021, maybe....?
     
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    Sometimes in life things surprise you, but I can't imagine ever seeing @Normo in orange pants:p Mind you I thought I would never see him on super fat powder skis either .... the man continues to surprise us all:D

    BTW, I would find those conditions perfectly acceptable for first day of the season:thumbs:
     
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  39. GlenH

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    That's gonna need a lot of Kleenex!
     
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    Are they Normo's new quick release bindings?:rolleyes:
     
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  41. SMSkier

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    @Donzah - confirming that Alpine Eyre is open on Australia Day! May not open the following day though.

    Mild temps up there today. Windy and around 19 degrees.





    About 30 people there circa 1 pm for lunch. Not all in pic. Plenty of tradies and resort staff. Distancing was ok as well.





    Burger, scallops and beer good. Healthy. :rolleyes:



    Carpark patching commenced.

     
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  42. GlenH

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    Is it true they are going to paint an 'N' on the first spot ?
     
  43. Jonathan_P

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    Rumour has it this year it may be a sign...
     
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    Its ok ,I dont particularly like Normo's parking spot anyway.
     
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  45. Bananax

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    Any idea when will Perisher open this year? I know last year they delay the opening due to COVID 19. Normally they starting to prepare around May to June right? Just booked my first 2021 snow accomodation, and realise that no opening date information yet! I should be ok right :p
     
  46. D-eye

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    Queen's Birthday weekend - if there's snow, and if covid controls let them.
     
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    Which week/month did you book for?
     
  48. Bananax

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    HI there, we booked 10 nights from 28th of June.
     
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  49. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator

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    You'll most likely be fine, though it is unlikely all the terrain will be open. There is *always* an element of gamble when booking well in advance.
     
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    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    So really the 1st 2 weeks of July 2021. Should be able to have fun.;)
     
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