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Mountain Update – Lifts are go on Ben Lomond this morning

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Good morning snow goers. This morning Alpine Enterprises have confirmed there will be two lifts operating today on their morning snow report. Thanks also to Alpine Enterprises for today’s feature image looking towards Bass Lift.

Parks and wildlife have confirmed that 2wd vehicles will be required to fit chains this morning as the road is icy so obey the signage and follow directions of your Parks team.

 

For more information check out the website www.benlomond.org.au.

Road Works Alert

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Ben Lomond Users please note that Road works are continuing on Ben Lomond Road and that whilst the road will remain open there may be some short delays. As such please be patient with contractors undertaking the works and allow some additional time for travel through this section of road improvement on the way to our great alpine destination.

Blue bird Sunday, a perfect way to close off the ski season.

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What a start to our Closing day for Season 2017!! Snow showers yesterday afternoon followed by a dusting of fresh SE snow last night.
Conditions are lovely this morning, clear and sunny, light winds and currently -4.1. Today lifts operatong across the whole mountain with Bass, Village, Fannies, Bills and Summit with Giblin on standby.
Thanks to all, and see you next year!!

Don’t forget, there is extensive snow remaining across the whole mountain for snow play, tobogganing and cross country skiing. Ben Lomond Snow Sports will be open until at least Tuesday. More information to follow.

ROAD CONDITIONS –Road open and clear to the village. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers. If you are driving a car you not only need to have chains, you need to know how to fit them and how to drive your car whist they are on. For more information on chains visit the snowsafe website!

Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.

Saturday sessions – come up for the last weekend of lifts

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A chilly start for last weekend with -5. Mod WSW winds, high cloud with good visibility. Today Summit,Village, Bass, Fannies and Bills will be operating. There is a good cover on all slopes, snow showers yesterday afternoon, maybe some today too? See you soon.

ROAD CONDITIONS –Road open and clear to the village. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers. If you are driving a car you not only need to have chains, you need to know how to fit them and how to drive your car whist they are on. For more information on chains visit the snowsafe website!

Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Alpine Enterprises have confirmed operations will continue until the end of Sunday 17 September 2017. Now is the time to plan your last snow trip of the year if your wanting to ride the lifts and enjoy some great spring snow conditions.

 

Friday snow day

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Currently -0.5, high cloud, moderate but gusty NW winds. Good Spring snow cover on all slopes. Snow flurries now. Summit, Village and Bass with Fannies on standby for afternoon.

ROAD CONDITIONS –Road open and clear to the village. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers. If you are driving a car you not only need to have chains, you need to know how to fit them and how to drive your car whist they are on. For more information on chains visit the snowsafe website!

Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Alpine Enterprises have confirmed operations will continue until the end of Sunday 17 September 2017. Now is the time to plan your last snow trip of the year if your wanting to ride the lifts and enjoy some great spring snow conditions. Read More

The sun is up, its time to play

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Light snow falls yesterday. Currently -4.1, moderate but gusty NW winds, light cloud rising.
Village Bass Summit and Fannies, Bills on stand by for afternoon.

Possibly the nicest day in our last midweek of spring skiing,boarding.

ROAD CONDITIONS –Road open and clear to the village with some ice patches. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers. If you are driving a car you not only need to have chains, you need to know how to fit them and how to drive your car whist they are on. For more information on chains visit the snowsafe website!

Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Alpine Enterprises have confirmed operations will continue until the end of Sunday 17 September 2017. Now is the time to plan your last snow trip of the year if your wanting to ride the lifts and enjoy some great spring snow conditions.

Morning Update

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Currently 2 degrees, light cloud, good cover with 15mm fresh snow on slopes yesterday afternoon.
Bass Village Summit, Fannies standby for afternoon.

ROAD CONDITIONS –Road open and clear to the village. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers. If you are driving a car you not only need to have chains, you need to know how to fit them and how to drive your car whist they are on. For more information on chains visit the snowsafe website!

Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Alpine Enterprises have confirmed operations will continue until the end of Sunday 17 September 2017. Now is the time to plan your last snow trip of the year if your wanting to ride the lifts and enjoy some great spring snow conditions.

 

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