Mountain Update

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The snow cover continues to be great. The snow remains hard packed in most areas with icy patches throughout. Deep drifts remain interspersed around the ski fields. Currently it is around -2 with a strong wind blowing so temperatures seem a lot colder due to wind chill. Visibility is about 50 metres. For more information view the website.

Village Parking Drop off Zone

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Greetings mountain goers. This is just a friendly reminder to confirm that the new 10 minute drop off zone which was established at the beginning of the season is a 10 minute parking zone. Please use this space to drop off and pickup gear when arriving and departing the mountain. Below is an example of incorrect application of the parking zone.

To access this drop off point turn right at the base of the car park loop and proceed to just before the bollards on the left. The Green zone in the image below depicts this drop off point. The 10 minute time-frame should allow most to be able to drop-off gear and passengers before locating a long-term parking spot.
Please note that the red area depicted below is for Authorised users only. This includes the Snow Sports Shuffle Buses, Commercial Operators, PWS vehicles and where space is available Ski Patrollers. This is due to the significant increase in foot traffic with the changes to the top of the car park and flow between the Alpine Kiosk, Public Shelter and Public Toilets.

Fresh snow overnight blankets the village and plateau

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A great 5+ cm of snow has blanketed the village overnight. Visibility is moderate. There are moderate to fresh winds with light cloud. Visibility is up to 200metres at the moment. It’s currently minus 1.3 degrees. 4 to 5 lifts today. Check the links on the website for more information www.alpineenterprises.com.au/current-conditions There is snow to Jacobs ladder. Jacob’s Ladder is mostly clear, plateau clear but slushy in patches but forecast is for changing conditions tonight. All vehicles must carry chains. For live road updates phone 0429 646 557.

Mountain update

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The snow cover on the slopes remains good, but there rocks and bushes are beginning to become more exposed over the ski fields.

Skiers and boarders are reminded to be alert to orange poles across the resort which indicate a hazard. Caution is advised in these areas.

Also the blue pole line from the top of Summit lift provides a clear traverse to the back slopes as Village lift is out of action.

There is limited visibility which is lifting at times on the slopes. High winds

Forecasters are confident that more snow to below the base camp ground or the 900m ASL level tomorrow and follow up falls on Friday to 1100 both of up to 10mm.

The additional snow has come at a time perfect for the impending Junior race championships scheduled for this Saturday 18 August.

Stay posted for more updates on the web and various social media sites. #benlomond2018

Mountain update

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Good morning. The snow cover remains good however the snow is hard packed and icy throughout the ski fields. Helmets and caution is strongly advised due to these conditions.
Currently it is clear with good visibility but with low temperatures and a wind blowing it is feeling fairly cold.

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