Ben Lomond Snow Report Open

Tasmanian ski fields are club operated. Snow reports update ad-hoc as conditions allow operation.

7:57am - 28 Aug 2016       
Lifts Open 4 of 7
Snowfall (Last 24hrs) 3 cm
Weather: Forecast Possible morning snow shower.

Skiing & Boarding

What a treat!! A couple of cms of fresh snow overnight for the last day of lifting this season, closing 4pm today. Currently -3.1, high cloud clearing with blue patches, mod SW winds easing. Bass, Village, Summit and Fannie's operating today

Road Condition

Open - snow on road - All vehicles must carry Chains

Snow on Road. 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


Hire all your gear and grab your food and hot drinks from Ben Lomond Snow Sports who 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, for all information about how to get here, what to see, eat, drink and play!

Snowfall History

28 Aug 20163cm
27 Aug 20161cm
26 Aug 20161cm
Bass (Poma)
Big Ben (Poma)
Bills (T-bar)
Fannys (T-bar)
Giblin (Poma)
Summit (T-bar)
Village (Poma)
Run Status Grooming Snowmaking
Summit T
Village Poma
Big Ben
Fanny's T
Bill's T
Giblin Poma

Snow Cams

Weather Forecast   Weather Forum

Mon Aug 29
-7°c | 5°c
Mostly sunny.
Tue Aug 30
-5°c | 5°c
Possible shower.
Wed Aug 31
0°c | 5°c
Shower or two. Wind easing.
Thu Sep 1
-2°c | 5°c
Possible shower or snow.
Fri Sep 2
-3°c | 4°c
Possible snow shower.
Sat Sep 3
-3°c | 3°c


BenLomond Iceman
26/8/16 - 4:33pm
its been a long season (Ben Lomond standard ) 8 weeks . this weekend will be the last weekend the tows operate . so if you want your tassie snow fix head on up the ben . Skiing conditions are still good on the back slopes but getting a bit patchy on the front slopes .. until next winter. !
23/8/16 - 10:15pm
Where are the pics?
Ben Lomond Brad
16/8/16 - 8:57am
Base and snow is really good at the moment. Thinning a little in the high use areas, but great patches of snow across the whole mountain. Wind has been the biggest issue this season with most snow falling in drifts and not providing a nice even cover
11/8/16 - 11:47am
Hey guys, it's been a while :) Is there a decent base this year? Any idea of outlooks for the next few weeks and months?
BenLomond Iceman
8/8/16 - 11:04am
This weekend was very good sking on benlomond . defiantly better cover then the previous weekend with good skiing on the back slope . a great day on saturday with fine weather . sunday was good early but snow started falling in the afternoon . There was 2 -3 cm of fresh snow overnight sunday. There is snow expected this week which should have the cover looking good by the weekend . get on up and enjoy it
30/7/16 - 11:25am
Would love to hear of some reports from the Ben and Mawson this weekend.
BenLomond Iceman
28/7/16 - 7:26am
the big snow has arrived - more to come too . get on up there its epic
BenLomond Iceman
26/7/16 - 7:32am
things are back on track up on the Ben after a week off with poor snow conditions . a slow accumulation of snow over the weekend & with a decent snow fall on sunday night and again last night & continuing today will have things looking good for later in the week and the weekend . friday and saturday look like being good weather days with more snow to come before then . get on up there & use it
BenLomond Iceman
21/7/16 - 12:35pm
looking like snow from friday - through to next week will hopefully get the tows going again in the near future - stay tuned. if your on the mountain this weekend (Saturday night ) the Rover ski club has the annual Ben Lomond Bender . all village residents and guests are welcome to attend after 7pm . . its a big night . $10 cover . no BYO please .
13/7/16 - 8:10am
Not sure yet, we should get an update from the mountain soon.
13/7/16 - 5:35am
How are we looking for Saturday?
BenLomond Iceman
4/7/16 - 5:56am
a good weekend at benlomond - good skiing on saturday once the cloud cleared - yesterday was very nasty most of the day , wet early & very windy - i expect we will get a very good snowfall on benlomond next 48 hours if the forcast stays true . stay tuned
3/7/16 - 1:19pm
Between 300 & 700 per day are reading this, plus this page is directly linked from the committee site and still ranks #1 for Google Searches So, it's worth someone updating regularly with commentary.
BenLomond Iceman
2/7/16 - 9:01am
if anybody reads these as most people get their snow info from facey , Ben Lomond has a good cover of snow . we have had internet problems getting the info out last couple of days but NW snow fell above the ladder all day on Thursday .. the slopes are looking awesome for 1st July . more snow - (even a south easterly ) will blow in on monday dropping i think maybe another 20+ cm on us so things are looking great for a very good 2016 ski season on Ben Lomond
25/6/16 - 12:04pm
looking good, any idea how much snow has fallen? looks like at least 30cm, report update would be good
BenLomond Iceman
24/6/16 - 11:27am
hello - is anybody out there - lets blow the dust off .. tows open tomorrow peeps after yesterdays mega snow storm . more snow expected this afternoon and again on sunday arvo i think Saturday will be a good day Snow sports - cafe - ski hire , lessons , rentals etc is open pub - I'm not sure about but get on it
24/6/16 - 9:42am
Snowsports have just said that lifts will open this weekend. Whose got the goss on what lifts and when? Getting them up and running for the first time always takes a while.
4/6/16 - 3:16pm

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