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Thredbo Today

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by wangster, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    Beautiful. Friday Flat has a good cover now

    [​IMG]
     
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    bottom of kosi chair looked a bit patchy on the cams
    will they open the soupAtrail?
     
  3. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    Maybe... possibly they could off Snowgums to Bunny Walk. I don't think so though. For Saturday I'm picking FF, Cruiser, High Noon
     
  4. K10

    K10 Hard Yards

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    Still debating if its worth going this WE
    weather looks bad wind/r@!n etc snow above 1500
    At least it wont be too crowded
    M10 is keen to ski though
     
  5. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    I think it could be busy and a tad wet. But any day skiing yada yada yada [​IMG]
     
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    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was thinking of Cruiser tomorrow, but I just bought a $7500 carbon Stumpie, so will go for a ride instead. Next week will be the season opener (resort) for me. Fingers crossed for some cold air after the W/E. Shes lookin good at the moment Wangster :), when are you heading up for a ski? Do you get a chance mid week?
     
  7. wangster

    wangster A Local

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    It's looking great!

    I will get up there mid-week but it'll strictly be 8.30 to 10.30 each morning. Currently investigating whether I can work Saturday and take Sunday-Monday off instead. It's not likely though so hard 2 hour sessions will probably be it.
     
  8. Mike_EP

    Mike_EP First Runs

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    Thredders says Cruiser and Merrits open Friday...

    Any day skiing is better than one not, plus there is always the Rec Centre too. If you got the Early Bird Platinum Season pass, its free....
     
  9. wangster

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    Top of High Noon this morning

    [​IMG]

    Sketchy in places but overall pretty good - especially considering it's June 13th!
     
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  10. benchives

    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    so what was open Wangster?
     
  11. benchives

    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    oops just read the blog...no worries and love your work!
     
  12. wangster

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    Yeah just Cruiser area, High Noon and FF

    No one around and really good fun [​IMG]
     
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  13. d15812

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    For the 2nd week of the season that was some pretty decent snow out there today, high noon was in better condition than I expected. Excuse the quality of the pics, they're from my phone.

    the bowl
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    Stanleys
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    Waimea
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  14. benchives

    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    yeh another 20 - 50 cms and it'll be really rockin. Thanks for posting.
     
  15. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice fox tracks [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks Wang!
     
  17. CycloneSteve75

    CycloneSteve75 First Runs

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    Nice work on the Blog Wang. Do you update every day?
     
  18. wangster

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    Thanks [​IMG]

    I don't update everyday but I do it as much as I can.

    Nice sunny day in Thredbo today

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. bywong_yuki

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    I would just like to say thanks to The Wang for blogging as it was your blog that confirmed it for me that I should ski today, not that I need much convincing.

    So thanks Wang.

    Sorry no photos the camera died but I think Wang supplied some very good photos.
     
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    Unless the pygmy possums have migrated! Haha...
     
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  21. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Pygmy Possums would fall down those holes [​IMG]
     
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  22. wangster

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    We saw a feral cat half way up the Kosci chair today. Those cats will make short work of those damn possums [​IMG]
     
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    Quick someone find a spare feral cat for Summit Chair
     
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    CycloneSteve75 First Runs

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    Is that a fire I can see on the Cruiser Camera on Thredbo.com.au???
     
  25. wangster

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    Just a groomer, I think [​IMG]
     
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  26. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]

    Its ok steve, theres no fire, its just a groomer. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm thinking a groomer has its spotlights on!
     
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    [​IMG]

    LOL...No fire indeed!....Just a machine working hard for us. [​IMG]
     
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  29. K10

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    My daugther was playing in snow in the beer garden at the Pub and said I think theres a fox outside near the emu statue

    When I went and looked over the railing it was a BIG feral cat sitting under the table outside Alfresco

    Never seen one that far up the valley B4 [​IMG]

    Lots of wildlife on the road friday night too
    Roos, deers, rabbits, foxes, possums, wombats, and a cow walked out in front of us at Winter Park
     
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  30. wangster

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    I think there's still a fair bit of wildlife around at the moment. Hasn't been enough traffic on the road or people around the village to scare it all off yet, I guess.

    I saw the emus near Thredbo Diggings on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday, saw a couple of wallabies on Saturday right next to the road. Didn't see any loose cows though! [​IMG]
     
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  31. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    There was a cow or a bull loose on the Alpine Way last night on dusk just near the silvertop entrance. It was happily standing on the edge of the road munching it's way along the verge.
     
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    That's bad. Hopefully those cows have been round up!

    Haven't seen brumbies or deer as yet this winter but they're definitely out there.
     
  33. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I stopped at the police station in Jindy and reported it. Someone else got there first but had given them the wrong road (kosci road) and they were having trouble finding it.
     
  34. K10

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    Yeah I told the Nat Parks about the one on Friday and they rang the police - maybe it got out again !

    Wild life was bad on Tuesday night as well
    Poor Telecrag hit a roo just before east Jindy - I'll let him tell the story

    We saw alot of roo's on the Alpine way too as well as some deer stags, wombats, foxes and rabbits and nearly hit a possum

    Early season and a bit of moisture = go slow ATM people
     
  35. wangster

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    Wish I could have stayed up there all day... sigh

    [​IMG]

    More on the blog
     
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  36. wangster

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    Looks like they may have opened Kosi for skiing. Can anyone confirm?
     
  37. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    The report this morning said "for foot traffic only"
     
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  39. shadow1

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    Good dump. Whats the chance for Antons or the Basin to be opened after this front? Another 40 cm?
     
  40. wangster

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    It was clouded over while I was there so I couldn't really take a look. But they opened Kosci.... surely Antons won't be far off with the snowmaking on the bottom section now
     
  41. choc

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    Skiing was sweet today. Kosci opened for skiers ~10am. I think they will push for Antons by the weekend, just needs some work on the t-bar track. The bottom section actually had a decent cover before this fall.
     
  42. Snow Blowey

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    thanks for the updates guys. Going crazy here.
     
  43. wangster

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    Another photo of High Noon this morning. The bottom section

    [​IMG]
     
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  44. d15812

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    Oh my! I'm going to have to go and have a cold shower. Thanks for the pics, I'll be there for first lifts on Sat morning. [​IMG]
     
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  45. HenryL

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    Does anyone know if it is possible to ski from Gunbarrell across to Crackenback yet? Sorry, heven't been up the hill for about 10 days. Thanks.
     
  46. choc

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    So does that mean it's possible, or does that mean Bunny Walk will be open? [​IMG]
     
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  48. wangster

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    Photo says it all

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, and no Wang

    Did you ski High Noon - CRAP!!! As was the Mid-lower supertrail
    Hopeully they can fire up snowmaking tonight!
     
  50. D-eye

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    you mean they weren't firing them all day today ? Perisher definitely was, although I kind of wish they had let up for a few hours.