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Friday, August 14, 2020
Buller and Stirling are closed to visitors. As we reported on Sunday, with regional Victoria moving to Stage 3 restrictions the ski season would effectively be over for Baw Baw and Buller. Baw Baw made their official announcement of that yesterday, Buller followed suit today. They did their level best to...
The Paralyser wins on name alone, what a cool name! It sounds like a cocktail, and it delivers like one too with an intoxicating mix of fun back country terrain to suit any vaguely competent skier or boarder looking to get away from lifts, people and groomers.
skins on to head to Hotham back country
Predictably enough given the situation in Victoria, Vail Resorts has announced lift operations will not reopen at Falls and Hotham. Here's the statement - and refund for Epic Coverage link. AIL RESORTS ANNOUNCES SKI LIFTS AT HOTHAM AND FALLS CREEK SKI RESORTS WILL NOT REOPEN FOR SPRING SKIING
What is it about 2020? Just when snowmaking got more important than ever at Thredbo a leaking main water pipe pretty much shut much of the snowmaking system down over recent days. Contrary to speculation neither cost cutting nor an impending COVID-closure were responsible for the lack of snowmaking the past few nights. Just...
UPDATE 6/8/20: Buller's attempt to stay open lasted one day - they followed suit, Buller and Stirling are closed to visitors until September 13th, details here UPDATE 5/8/20: AS anticipated, Baw Baw announced they were closing all facilities until 14 September earlier today.
The cross country ski alternative is a great option if you didn't lock in an Epic Australia Pass or get the limited other passes on sale for Perisher. XC, skinny or cross-country skiing is available with gear, lessons and guiding right from the carpark at Perisher - from Wilderness Sports shop and XC ski...