Following yesterdays snowmageddon, there is a omplete cover of snow with occasional exposed hazards that do not impede skiing. With close to 30cm of fresh snow and -3.5 on the live weather station the surface is dry and ready for more fresh turns this morning. Clear skies with high cloud are making for good visibility on the mountain today and light winds. Lifts will be Bass, Village, Summit and Fannies with Bills on Standby for the afternoon. As always, subject to changing weather conditions.
ROAD CONDITIONS – Snow on road, fitting chains to ALL VEHICLES, The grader will be clearing the road this morning . Please expect some delays, ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Take care parking your cars in the plateau car park as this remains to have some snowy areas. 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: Ben Lomond Junior Races scheduled for 19 August. More information to follow in the coming days, get it in your diaries.
For more information visit www.benlomond.org.au