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Question: first timer driving to Mt buller

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by nightbird, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. nightbird

    nightbird First Runs

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    Good evening guys.
    I am planning to drive to mt buller tomorrow.
    But it will be my first drive in the snow so can I have some safety advises?
    Is there any specific requirements for the cars to drive up the mountain?
    My car is a 2009 BMW X3 2.0 diesel.

    Thanks in advance;):):):)
     
  2. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chains.

    And know how to fit them.

    NFI what the weather will be so dunno what chance you'll need to use them, but either way they're required. Cheap to hire.
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    There's no snow on the road right now. Rent chains if they tell you to, but you won't need to use them.

    Just make sure that you pull over if you've got a few cars lined up behind you on the mountain road.
     
  4. snowtyres

    snowtyres Addicted

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    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you are parking on mountain overnight just ensure you have "Alpine" diesel in your tank.
     
  6. wolly

    wolly One of Us

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    Keep left, too many people cut corners, if you see a bus coming into a tight corner, back off,give it plenty of room
     
  7. Whiteman

    Whiteman A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    All the above is sage advice. Be patient. (The 80 zone out of Yea is a pain)
     
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  8. qwog

    qwog Hard Yards

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    So nightbird, how was the drive?
     
  9. nightbird

    nightbird First Runs

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    it was good, there was no snow at all among the way :)
     
  10. nightbird

    nightbird First Runs

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    Hi, thanks so much for the replies everyone :cheers:
    I had a good trip.
    I have been quite busy so I couldn't get back the forum earlier .:)