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Question Quickest route to windy corner

Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by weerab, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. weerab

    weerab One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I am staying at fccc at bottom of gully and want to get to windy corner for xc. Should i take gully chair and ski viaduct or just take bus to windy? Cheers hope u can help
     
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    Chaeron One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chaeron One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    But if you wait for longer than 15 min you might as well walk.... if your boots allow it
     
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    Chaeron One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’d never consider taking Gully chair and going via viaduct unless I was doing XC anyway...i.e. already geared up.
     
  5. weerab

    weerab One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I am doing xc on excursions and fischer 112 so fairly heavy duty gear.
     
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    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Definitely take the shuttle bus to Windy Corner. Bus stop is right at base of Gully chair.
     
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    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    From Country Club you can even ski down to bus stop if you wish. Just go out the door near ski storage room. Ski to the right and right again.
     
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    weerab One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks chris, hope you enjoyed bb. fairly quiet here quite impressed with fccc, very spacious compared to feathertop but missing the nice bar vibe.
     
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    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Swings and roundabouts. Country club is really conveniently located but you're right, no vibe in bar. Game to go up to the Man or Astra ( which is more civilised for mature, sophisticated skiers) ? Fresh snow up there? BB claiming 4 cm but has closed Maltese lift where the cover was thinning yesterday, but still fun. Make the most of a late season ski trip.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chophouse or elk or astra or nelse or brewhouse, all pretty close.
     
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