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Poll Ski Season Opening Weekend

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by DidSurfNowSki, Mar 1, 2015.

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What will be open on the opening weekend ?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2015.
  1. Only the pub

    17 vote(s)
    19.3%
  2. The magic carpet on man-made snow

    15 vote(s)
    17.0%
  3. The V8 on man-made snow

    27 vote(s)
    30.7%
  4. The quad express up to mid-station

    19 vote(s)
    21.6%
  5. Half of the resort

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  6. All of the resort

    6 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. sara777

    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cat?? :D
     
  3. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Best excuse for not doing something ever.
     
  4. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Praying Donza's vibe is good for next weekend i.e 9/10 th.
    Will be grass skiing at best , maybe a novelty drift . Whatever.
    Heading up for a play hike / bike before I'm under the knife ( again.... joys of extreme sport and work) mid-may and 6 weeks rehab , so bring it July !
     
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  5. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow making looks good to start from next weekend or soon after. Will be interesting to see how hard they go at it. If it stays cold and dry I think FV will be open and maybe even mid station on QB weekend. A lot depends on whether the water continues to cool down to be cold enough to make plenty of snow with unlike last year.
     
  6. gettingtooold

    gettingtooold One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    When Normo starts.
     
  7. Ultra

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    the week before opening weekend a few years ago.
     
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  8. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    That doesn't look like an australian rego plate.
     
  9. jonathanc

    jonathanc One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    ACT "Euro look" plate
     
  10. kiter

    kiter One of Us

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    It's a nsw plate
     
  11. jonathanc

    jonathanc One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yep you're right, just looked at it properly
     
  12. SamW187

    SamW187 First Runs

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    That's what this year is going to look like, right guys? Right?
     
  13. Ultra

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    most definitely.
     
  14. Nowada

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    It will be much better than that in 10 days....... as he sticks his head out way too far.
     
  15. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's not too late to change your vote :D
     
  16. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Off topic I know, but does Perisher have 1 day lift tickets? Seems can only see a price for 1 day if you bundle with hire and/or lessons
     
  17. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow - crazy.

    I just checked the website and you are right they aren't showing any day passes.

    That can't be the case though - there is no way they wont sell one dayers
     
  18. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Yes, wouldn't think so! Just checked Falls/Hotham website and they aren't showing a 1 day ticket either... Thredbo is showing $115 for 1 day so assuming Perisher may be same.
    Also, is SkiTube really $33 (one way or return?). No person staying off mountain would bother. Would've abled to let people not skiing for the day keep the car to do their own thing but not at that cost...
    Haven't been to NSW resorts so still learning!
     
  19. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep - it really is that much!

    I don't know why people bother either!

    To be fair I think it get reduced like the lift tickets if you ski multiple days.
     
  20. Conners

    Conners One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    They are showing on the Estore, $125 before any discounts ie buying online and early
     
  21. Ozgirl

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    jonathanc One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I think that much of the cost covers your national park entry, which you also have to pay if you drive up (unless you hitch with someone else who has an annual pass for the national park).
     
  23. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Yeah, but if more than 1 person in the car, you can split the $27 NP entry but all have to pay for skitube. Bugger, people will have to stay in town with no car or just come up with us.

    $125?! Buller is 114 this year. Last year Falls was 113. Thinking Perisher and Falls/Hotham may be trying to get people to ski 2+ days if they aren't advertising 1 day tickets in same spot as all other tickets.
     
  24. jonathanc

    jonathanc One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Conners One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cheaper than Perisher though
    Perisher 2 Day pass, In Resort $244, Online advance $215
    Falls/Hotham 2 Day pass, In Resort $233, Online 14+ days advance $199

    $125 is without any discount, currently 1 day is $119 online with 5% discount
    It would appear that the 15% for 14+ days advance is not available for single days, would have thought it wouldn't make any difference for you any more than me @Amelia1810. Too far for a day trip :(
     
  26. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    More than enough for Normo to start on :rolleyes:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Yeah, obviously no affect on us!! Just was surprised. I used the 15% discount last year and got 5.5 days for $398. Would still happily ski Falls again.

    Hopefully the incoming snow sets us up and the mountains are in full swing early! ;)
     
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  28. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    This
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Waited for you this morning @Normo - slept in again eh:D
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    ankle deep dry man made - good for a couple of turns:yum:
     
  30. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    When the gate has a green light on, I'll be there:D
     
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  31. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Going to need the powder skis !
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Green light!! Walk:eek:
     
  33. SnowBound

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    unfortunately, today is the 24th and didn't happen :(. at least the nights are cold enough for the guns!
     
  34. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hipo! Didn't know you were around. Why didn't you tell me!

    The newest addition too your lodge is adorable! I got lots of cuddles this morning!
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sorry @Ozgirl. Was thinking I'd catch up Saturday night for a sanga but got carried away with a bit of work to finish off.:(..promise next time:)
    Hopefully c u sydney drinks
     
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  36. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    /bump

    30cm last night
     
  37. neko

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    After last night I'm going with V8 and quad to mid station open this weekend.
     
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  38. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will be interesting to see if Perisher go for an early open this Thursday or Friday.
    Watching closely!
    :)
     
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    Going to need to snow every day this week.... Towers

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  40. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Does towers get mowed? Not sure it's prepped to open on a dusting!

    Where as the quad...

    @Normo - will race you to first lifts on the quad on saturday!
     
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    Towers has good snowmaking and it's freezing in Melbourne at the moment 4C
     
  42. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It is shaping up to be an excellent week for snowmaking and the odd surprise dusting, PV will be in good shape come the weekend and I wouldn't put it past them to open earlier to let @Normo get to work on smashing his season record...
     
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  43. Ozgirl

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    good snowing making doesn't help that much if the grass is 30cm deep!
     
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  44. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    You do know Normo gets the lifts ready to go each morning, he gets there before the lifties ;)
     
  45. Ozgirl

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    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll be there.
     
  47. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    For first lifts??
     
  48. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    1st lifts on Saturday, sure.
     
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    Will anything at Blue Cow be open?
     
  50. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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