Conditions and Lifts (Alpine Enterprises) – Currently 2,3 degrees,  fresh and gusting NNW wind and low cloud. Lifting operations will be limited this morning due these conditions, Bass Village and hopefully Fannies.  The snow has softened due to warmer temperatures over the past 36 hours but there remains a good cover on all slopes.

Thanks to the Northern Tasmania Alpine Club for this mornings shot of the front slopes. visit our web cam page for more

ROAD CONDITIONS –The road is open and clear (All vehicles must carry chains past the shuttle pickup)  CHAINS are required to be fitted where directed. 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


Following last weekend’s round 1 of the Ben Lomond Junior championships there were a number of timing issues which occurred. As such the Race Committee has decided it is appropriate to run another round of racing to formally decide the champions for the respective events as per the below information.

Saturday 22 August – volunteers meet at the race hut to load gear onto ski-doo trailer  from 2pm to commence setting up the training course, test radios and timing gear, training to run from formal lifts closure weather permitting.

Sunday 23 August – Meet at Race Hut at 8.00 a.m. to collect poles etc and set-up course;

Registration will commence @ the Felix race hut from 9:00 a.m, with Bibs being issued @ 9:30 am;

Weather and conditions permitting, Racing will commence@ 10:00 am in age order – if there are a large number of competitors, then we will split into two groups (e.g. Bibs 1 to 40 and then bibs 41+); and Race Presentation at 3 pm at NTAC – NTAC will provide soft drinks and nibbles.

OLD BUFFERS AND MOTHERS RACE will be held following Junior races. To qualify you must be of an age that you think to yourself ..”I’M TOO OLD FOR THIS”. Registrations will be open Saturday or on Sunday morning around 9:00am ensuring entrants are allocated a number so times can be recorded.

Trophies: Have you seen or have one of the following Trophies? If you have or know anything about them email to arrange a drop off or pick up of the trophy.

TALARIA Trophy   Girls 9/11;

PETER LAWRENCE Trophy Youngest Competitor

SHADOCK FAMILY Trophy  Girls 16/17;  – FOUND and Returned

ROVERS SNOWBOARD 12/15 – FOUND and Returned.

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