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News Selwyn Wins!

Discussion in 'Selwyn' started by Sean Sunley, May 30, 2019.

  1. Sean Sunley

    Sean Sunley One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Selwyn Snow Resort is the first Australian Snow Resort offering skiing and boarding for 2019!

    New Chum Chairlift is spinning, with FREE SKIING AND BOARDING on offer between now & Sunday 2nd June!

    Discounted Ski, Board & Clothing Hire is available, with Snowgums Cafe open for Food & Drink.

    The snow is A-MAY-ZING, so make sure you make the most of these early snowfalls!
     
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  2. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    @Sean Sunley ,

    Do you happen to know anyone at Selwyn who can organise a snow report feed so we can publish Selwyn reports again?
     
  3. Sean Sunley

    Sean Sunley One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Sorry no, only noticed this on the website, not even on FB.
     
  4. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Ok. Media effort at Selwyn has gone completely MIA the last few years.
     
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  5. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ohhh I bet that’s caused some upset LOL
     
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  6. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hahaha, awesome!
     
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  7. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Oh gods, this is hilariously bad.

    Going onto Google and searching for "Selwyn snow resort", "Selwyn snowfields" or simply "Selwyn snow" doesn't yield the actual resort website, at all. The closest result was https://www.selwynshop.com.au/, which appears to be rather out of date.

    Wikipedia gave me a link to the actual resort site, which has the announcement - http://www.selwynsnow.com.au/. Nothing on Facebook yet. When I went to the trail map page to check out this new lift that's open, I went straight for the link to "Download full size" for the trail map - and got a 404 error.

    I'd agree with Richard that the media side of Selwyn is lacklustre at best.
     
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  8. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    They make up for it on snow fm :confused:
     
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  9. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was just about to write that....

    as opposed to Perisher.
     
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    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    "fm"?
     
  11. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Radio
     
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  12. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ahhh, right - I didn't know that "Snow FM" was a thing, so I was very confused, wondered if you were trying to say "They make up for it on snow, fam (i.e. mate etc)." :D
     
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    Thats the way! dont bother with grooming and all that razzle, just open the chair lift already.
    Good on ya Selwyn
     

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  14. Sean Sunley

    Sean Sunley One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Powder skiing!
     
  15. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You’re not missing much.
     
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    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its like being in 1997...
     
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    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I remember in 1994 trying to get my stereo in Sydney to pick up Snow FM in Goulburn.

    SDS was strong as a teenager....
     
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  18. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Staying the **** at home. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nah. 1985 you young whippersnapper!
     
  19. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Staying the **** at home. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Say what?

    Top of the results page for me o_O

    With a link to the website.

     
  20. Sean Sunley

    Sean Sunley One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Opening on FB now.
     
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  21. Belly

    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher takes at every opportunity, Selwyn gives. I know who will get my family beginner dollar. But Perisher won't care while they're raking in the season pass dollar.
     
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  22. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Honestly with all the snow report angst on Snow FM last year, this will be Kevin sticking it up Perisher. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is out of the goodness of their hearts.
     
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  23. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I did see that, but I glossed over the actual "website" part of it in my results.

    What I was referring to was more these results:
     
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  24. Richard

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    ‘Kevin’ needs a media plan and a working website if he’s going to have any sway with efforts to stick it up Perisher.

    @nezumi @Marty_McSly
    I too get bad results for searching Selwyn. I monitor it. It’s haphazard whether or not the ‘knowledge card’ appears or not. Otherwise top result is the shop. Plus the Selwyn site is full of old copy and broken detail. Has had no love for years.
     
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  25. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Staying the **** at home. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks, I didn't know what it was called.

    I don't regularly check the Selwyn site, but I have had a bit of interest this year after grabbing a couple of $39 lift tickets. I don't bookmark much, just use Google, and I don't recall having any trouble finding the site. Perhaps I've just been lucky.

    As to the content, I haven't looked at much outside the trail map.
     
  26. Interruptedbyfireworks

    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Omg how exciting! I know where I will be tomorrow
     
  27. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    There’s a bit of history there, Kevin owns Snow FM, Charlotte Pass, Cooma airport and now Selwyn. There were some digs on snow fm last year when Perisher declined to advertise. I’d say this is personal.
     
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    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    To be SEO technical I think it has a new name now as the mobile one is a variation of the first ‘knowledge’ card. So much jargon so little time.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    yeah and too much red cordial red bull.
    can.
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  30. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Ahhh. It’s that Kevin.

    Nuff said. Any more on this from me will have to be via PM.

    I guess we can expect.... no improvement.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Charlotte Pass for the win.
    IMO.
     
  32. climberman

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    Is he a stranded asset specialist?
     
  33. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Well, that goes some way to explaining why both Charlotte Pass and Selwyn lift tickets are available on Groupon!
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    a mate (club member at CP) told me he bought Stillwell Lodge for $1
     
  35. Richard

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    awww gawwd, Groupon. FFS.

    Shit all over your Brand integrity and sell dollars for 70c. Most businesses figured out what a bad deal these over hyped schemes were by 2010.
     
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    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ha, good on them. The little resort that could.
     
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  37. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well, good on him for having a stab.
    Was it open tender?
     
  38. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    don't think so.
    was more aa case of the members / board decided not to re-new and walk away.
    he said thx very much.
    think he bought another smaller one there also , similar circumstances.
    it's where you go for lunch now with your day ticket deal.
    disclaimer. this advice to me from a member of another lodge so I'm not sure how many mouths etc it passed thru to get to him.
    getting off topic here a little :)
     
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    ecowain One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    That seems hardly fair. I'm sure a few people on here would have offered $2 each for a lodge.

    Ungroomed at Selwyn would be lots of fun today. I nearly cried when I saw them grooming front valley at P.
     
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    Have you heard about the parking dude at Guthega that's getting angrier by the year about all the BC folk parking there? - Shout outs if you're on this forum :)
     
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    Have you heard about the lonesome loser?
     
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    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sorry
    Eagles flashbacks
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I actually know him . LOL
    He's from down this way.
    So I call in up there for cuppa and a chat from time to time , usually when the weather is shit-full.
    I've spoken to him about it and it's not the bc crew , just the punters in general, and lack of common sense shown in their parking etiquette , or rather lack of.
    btw it's only 10 minute walk from the Nordic car-park back down the road (not the one on the bend bottom parachute).
     
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    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Close, LRB - my son loves Curiosity Killed The Cat ;)
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    *LRB ;)
    beaten by the queen of hearts everytime.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    the gurl loves em tooo.
    her fave is Home on a MOnday !
     
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    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    They blend really in that style, don’t they?
     
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    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ungroomed and 11 degree pitch
    Do you even move?
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    yeah good driving / travelling music.
    throw in a bit of Steve Miller , Stones , Bowie , PK , Jack Johnson......
     
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    BrindiCruiser Hard Yards

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    I skied 4 seasons at Selwyn in last five years. I thought prior to last year they were pretty reliable getting reports and social media updates done.