Ben Lomond Snow Report Open

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

8:04am - 29 Jul 2016       
Lifts Open 3 of 7
Snowfall (Last 24hrs) 0 cm
Weather: Forecast Very windy. Partly cloudy.

Skiing & Boarding

On the mountain this morning we have a temperature of +1, 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 Condition

Fitting chains to 2WD - all other vehicles must

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

Announcements

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, www.benlomond.org.au for all information about how to get here, what to see, eat, drink and play!

Snowfall History

27 Jul 201615cm
26 Jul 201610cm
25 Jul 20162cm
Bass (Poma)
Big Ben (Poma)
Bills (T-bar)
Fannys (T-bar)
Giblin (Poma)
Summit (T-bar)
Village (Poma)
Run Status Grooming Snowmaking
Summit T
Bass
Village Poma
Big Ben
Fanny's T
Bill's T
Giblin Poma

Snow Cams

Weather Forecast   Weather Forum

Sat Jul 30
-5°c | 1°c
Late showers or snow.
Sun Jul 31
-2°c | 4°c
Early snow showers. Windy.
Mon Aug 1
-3°c | 3°c
Snow showers. Very windy.
Tue Aug 2
-4°c | 1°c
Snow shower or two. Windy.
Wed Aug 3
-4°c | 2°c
A snow shower. Very windy.
Thu Aug 4
-4°c | 2°c
Very windy. Cloudy.

Comments

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 .
BenLomondBezzer
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
Richard
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.org.au
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
sircrackerjc
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.
Richard
4/6/16 - 3:16pm
#snow2016

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