Conditions and Lifts (Alpine Enterprises) – On the mountain this morning we have a temperature of +1, good visibility with moderate but still gusty winds, today 3 front lifts of Bass, village and summit will be operating with Fannie’s wind permitting, there is a good cover all round which has been hard packed following some good traffic yesterday. Gearing up for a big weekend.
ROAD CONDITIONS –Please be advised that 2WD vehicles may have to fit chains due to icy conditions this morning, there are narrow spots on Jacobs ladder where the grader has cleared the snow. 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.
Visit our website, www.benlomond.org.au for all information about how to get here, what to see, eat, drink and play!