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Question - once ski season is closed is there still access to snow?

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by Newby, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Newby

    Newby First Runs

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    we are travelling Vic to SA 10th-12th October, our 7yo. has never seen snow. Once the resorts close is there still access to pockets of snow or are roads/access closed? Sorry, complete novices here.
     
  2. djam

    djam One of Us

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  3. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes there will be still plenty of snow to play on, and better yet no resort entry costs or parking restrictions. This year is probably the best in recent memory to do some post season snow play.
     
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  4. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    The road up to Charlotte Pass should (emphasise should) be open by then. It should at least be open to Spencers Creek. There will be snow beside the road. There may be snow at Dead Horse Gap on the Alpine Way. If there isn't and if the chairlift is running (it may be closed for maintenance) you can ride to the top of Thredbo where there will definitely be snow.
     
  5. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where are you travelling from/to?
     
  6. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    May be a prohibitively long detour for the OP.
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah. It is in the Buller sub-forum ;)
     
  8. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool story though.
     
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