Mountain Update. First turns this morning, on a fresh cover of snow

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Following a significant snowfall of over 30cm on Thursday and Friday 2 to 3 lifts with a fresh and soft cover of snow, come up for a ski, board, perhaps a lesson or some toboggan fun in the fresh snow. Further snowfalls forecast for Sunday evening through to Wednesday next week!

Conditions and Lifts (Alpine Enterprises) – Today lifts will be brouht online as available on the front slopes once deicing has been completed.

ROAD CONDITIONS – 2WD VEHICLES are advised to fit chains. There is snow on the road from park registration area, significant snow is on the ladder and plateau through to the car park. Drive to the conditions and keep a sensible distance between cars. We cannot stress more to follow signage and 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

Transport (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) operate a friendly convenient transport service with two troop carriers on the mountain. These run throughout the day collecting snow goers from the bottom car park at the Parks and Wildlife Service entry station and deliver you to the car park at the base of the boardwalk. If you are catching the bus you do not need to hire chains! Call 03 6390 6185 (TELSTRA SIGNAL) for a pickup or to arrange a booking. Prices are $15 per person or $50 for a family of 4 return.

For more information visit www.benlomond.org.au or check out the various social media pages.

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