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Question What Time To Avoid Jindy Traffic Jam?

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by DidSurfNowSki, Jun 29, 2014.

  1. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Now that there is snow and school holidays are upon us, I assume that the Jindy traffic jam will re-emerge. What time in the morning do you need to clear Jindabyne to avoid the traffic jam ?
     
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    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    715 at the latest IMO

    Half hour up the hill. Ten minutes stuffing around with your gear (twenty for cin). Five minutes to walk to chair. Want to be in chair line by 8am.
     
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    Annabuzzy Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I dunno about that. I'd usually have left Jindy at 7.30am and I'd beat any meaningful traffic. First lifts don't open until 8.30am and a 7.30am departure has you there half an hour before that.
     
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    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    yeh if there aren't many people around we would get a coffee, but i still prefer being on the hill near the chair by 8am, have a chat and catch up with people, be one the first five or so chairs up. On an average day I don't usually like skiing much after lunch.
     
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    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Normally I'd leave around 7:30, but on the combo of school holidays/weekends definitely around 7. I got into a pretty bad traffic jams at 7:30 on those days. Plus, I love coffee and stuffing around with my gear in Perisher :) I understand it can be a bit of a challenge if you've got kids though. Alternatively, on a busy day, you can park in Smiggins and ski over to Perisher - it gets those legs working!
     
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    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Eggs Zachary Sara. In the morning I rather be on the hill stuffing around rather than in jindy stuffing around. In the arvo, it's the reverse, I like to leave by three so I have a couple of hours relaxing in the lodge or whatever.
     
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    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Exactly what I like! :thumbs: