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Ski Tube 2020

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by rocketboy, Jun 10, 2020.

  1. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I really did not expect Perisher to be mandating the playing of 'Twister' during these pandemic times.
     
  2. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes. Simple really :p
     
  3. Nightskywatcher

    Nightskywatcher One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    If you join the dots, does it make a pretty flower or a dog picture?
     
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  4. Aractus

    Aractus One of Us

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    Well on Sunday there were a lot of people not following the correct seating procedure. People that "live together" would sit on one side while other random people sat on the other of the 4x4 seating area. Also there's signage saying that they recommend face masks be worn, but none are actually provided! o_O
     
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  5. Nightskywatcher

    Nightskywatcher One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yeah, we will BYO our facemasks, it's only 25m each way.
     
  6. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    sit anywhere - no one is on it - 4 today in a front down carriage that's rated for 28.
     
  7. Ian

    Ian Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks Nightskywatcher, the Perisher website is unfit for purpose.

    Charlotte Pass is a gem but the logistics of getting there are diabolical, 'all care but no responsibility', if any leg of the journey from multiple competing suppliers is delayed we'll be snowshoeing to Charlotte Pass.

    It's easier, more reliable and less stressful to book into Nozawa Onsen.
     
  8. Nightskywatcher

    Nightskywatcher One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    This year is just one of those years you feel as thought you will want to forget, but never will.

    Blame the pandemic more than the individual operators, they are trying to do in 6 weeks what takes most organisations 6-12 months.
     
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  9. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It has been carefully planned to be this way for years.
     
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  10. person s

    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    or anywhere else in Japan
     
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  11. skinik

    skinik Hard Yards

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    Because I like the idea of travelling with multiple coloured, extremely complicated dot indicated seating arrangements ;)...does anyone know what sort of Ski tube ticket you need to purchase if you don't have a resort lift ticket (i.e having crossed to the dark side of the X Country nordic trails), and want a day return, rather than the $116 2 week open return? The website is *somewhat* opaque....
     
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  12. Aractus

    Aractus One of Us

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    I wouldn't worry, I don't think you'll have any problem getting Skitube once the product is put on sale for those dates.
     
  13. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    A good question, actually I could not find one.

    Is $116 too much? ;)
     
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  14. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    There is no other option. Drive?
     
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  15. skinik

    skinik Hard Yards

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    Thanks @chicski & @GlenH Driving it may have to be.... Part of the reason for crossing to the dark side is being an impecunious muso & academic...Can *just* afford the yearly NPWS car pass & the chains as fuelling *long term investment* in the next aspect of being snow country addicted...Post the school hols methinks...
     
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  16. Ian

    Ian Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Does anyone know of a bar open 24/7 at Perisher?

    We could get a valet car service to drive us up on Saturday afternoon...

    [UPDATE] Another thread on the Charlottes Forum suggests weekend valet drop off on Sunday morning before 11am is not feasible.
     
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