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Perisher Chatter 2015 (Trip Plans, Thoughts, Reviews)

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Marty_McSly, Jun 5, 2015.

  1. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Saturday's Perisher forecast

    Saturday 11 July
    Summary
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    Min -3
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    Snow. Very windy.
    Chance of any rain: 90%[​IMG]
    Rainfall amount: 5 to 15 mm
    Alpine Area area
    Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow, with blizzards developing. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 50 to 70 km/h decreasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the evening then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

    Might be better off sleeping in.
     
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  2. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I did try to tell you not to bother this weekend!!
     
  3. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm going to phone a friend on the hill before leaving Canberra. If the wind hasn't picked up I'll risk it. If it has it will be back to bed.
     
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  4. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just look on the cams - see if they're still pointing in the same direction;)
     
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  5. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Yeah I'll make a call in the morning. Could be fun on t bars for an hour or 2.
     
  6. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    you have slightly less of a drive than DSNS!!
     
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  7. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Canberra isn't that far :p
     
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  8. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Is there a bus from Jindy to Perisher? Preferably not to the tube but Perisher itself? Long long story as to why we have no car and that it's stuck at the mechanic in Jindy :(
     
  9. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    The school bus might be your best option. Go into the NP info centre and get all the info on buses there.
     
  10. Zimboo

    Zimboo A Local

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    Lift report says Guthega will spin a couple for the first time this season today.
     
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  11. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Pupil free day. No school buses.
     
  12. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Hitch or try FB.
     
  13. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Would be for Thursday and/or Wednesday. In Thredbo currently, leaving on Tuesday arvo and hopefully get a hitch back to where we're staying in Jindy. Will call NP office too
     
  14. skichic

    skichic A Local

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  15. Me+3

    Me+3 Hard Yards

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    Slalom A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  17. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    Anyone heading up from Canberra to ski tube tonight or tomorrow and have a spare seat they can offer? Need to get back up to my young bloke. Will be on crutches but otherwise mobile enough.
     
  18. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    CW - hope that's not you on crutches:eek: - what happened?
     
  19. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Willing to talk about it?:(
     
  20. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    Explained in excessive detail in the barbie thread. :(
     
  21. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    But have solved the transport problem. :)
     
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  22. DidSurfNowSki

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    A certain forum member has cracked his first 10,000 vms in a day for 2015. :clap:

    Hopefully it will be the first of many for the rest of the season. :thumbs:

    Go Normo!
     
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  23. SnowBound

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    So I'm suffering massive SDS and wanting to go down for a couple of nights (staying in Jindy). I was wondering if anyone knew the cheapest place to hire ski gear? Just need board/boots and I'll be going to Perisher...
     
  24. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mine are woeful!

    Its quiet sad really. Must make more of an effort!
     
  25. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Base Ski Hire is not too bad. If I was living a couple of thousand k's closer I'd lend you my discount card.
     
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  26. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Don't you just have to be a member of the PSR FB group to get discounts? Or say you are.
     
  27. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Blew it out of the ballpark and firmly took this season's single day high score. Well done Norm'
     
  28. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    .....and then spent an hour and a half in the Perisher carpark waiting for the NRMA to come and start my car (I'm a bit sloppy in the "switching off the headlights" department, apparantly).
    The crowds dispersed nicely today and, with most terrain now skiable, some bigger daily scores will be possible. I hope to be getting my share. :D
     
  29. Donza

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    jumper leads
    leave em in
     
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  30. Egbert

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    You need an old car like mine that turns its own headlights off.
     
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  31. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    A hill start down Kosciousko Rd would have been interesting without any power steering :eek:
     
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  32. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't know about that one. In 2013 we hired all our gear from The Base and the guys gave us a couple of discount cards for next time.
     
  33. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just make sure to buy the expensive ones that actually have real copper in the leads. Otherwise they are next to useless.
     
  34. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normo! Will PM you my mobile, should have called me - i was on the hill til late and i have jumper leads in my car!
     
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    I have one of these, which works great (On my old VW Type 3 anyway). Not sure how well it works when your battery is completely flat though. It also comes with a USB port and a bunch of adapters so great for charging your phone etc.
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    https://www.autobarn.com.au/sjs-12v-smart-start-charger-up-to-3l-diesel-6l-petrol

    On topic, have fun out there today should be awesome. If this cold I have settles down I will be up there tomorrow :)
     
  36. Me+3

    Me+3 Hard Yards

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    I have similar. depending on size, yes it will start a dead battery.
     
  37. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have a similar one. If buying them, check the strength. Many can crank 300-400amps, which is enough for a small car. The one I have can go up to 600amps. I have started a big 4wd turbo diesel, which was pretty impressive. You have to remember to charge them up every now and again.

    A few times I have gone to help someone, and when you pull out the little battery they go "no way that will start this". when it does, they usually end up buying there own!

    back on topic, snow was good today, sunny, no crowds
     
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    whose gonna be up at perisher around the 16th August?
     
  39. Egbert

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    Normo!
     
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  40. sara777

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    And me :)
     
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  41. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normo you need a Volvo. If it were at Bullocks flat we could have arranged something for you even though I am actually in Japan myself.
     
  42. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Who is coming over to watch some moguls on Saturday and Sunday? Juniors events on Brumby. Come over on Sunday and watch some of the duals - very exciting with lots of crowd involvement.
     
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  43. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just about to wax my skinny carvers and throw the last of the packing in my car. Until tomorrow...