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Monday, June 21, 2021
Mt Ruapehu
Cat Azemat comes from the mega metropolis of Shanghai, population more than 26 million people, yet she chose to live in Mount Beauty, 2600 odd (not very odd) permanent residents. We did the math for you, that’s 10,000 times smaller. Now that’s a change of pace, tree/ski change for sure. And the next in our Local Downlow series .. Cat...
Did someone say "Build it and they will come"? - well, Mt Hutt had it's best opening day ever after they built their new Nor'west 8 seat chairlift. Over 2,200 people descended on Mt Hutt today for the opening of the 2021 season and the new Nor’west Express chairlift. Ski Area Manager James McKenzie was thrilled by the turnout saying their...
The best LWE snow for ages has us all frothing, but remember it's a pandemic and Liquor & Gaming inspectors will be monitoring compliance across the Snowy Mountains - in the resorts and sub alpine feeder towns. So party hard, but party safe people. Here's the word from them: Liquor & Gaming inspectors will be visiting licensed venues at the snow...
Avalanche awareness and training is essential for accessing the goods in lots of places we normally love to go overseas - Japan, Canada, Europe, America etc. So getting some skills and training from qualified experts before you start going those places again makes a lot of sense. But as more and more people get into the Aussie back and side...
Sure, we all get mad at governments and love to blame them - especially if we didn't vote for them, it's always the other mob's fault after all. But generally we trust them to know what's good for us. Or not. But when the independent experts at the Bureau of Meteorology don't know what's going to happen, that is scary. The...
How hard is it for everyone in Victoria - the resorts are doing their best given the unfolding situation, Buller Ski Lifts put out this Operations Update - 4 June 2021 "Yesterday’s announcement by the State Government partially lifting restrictions in Regional Victoria while maintaining the Melbourne lockdown for now is a mixed blessing for the resort.   The good news...

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