Firm cover softening
|Skiing & Boarding||Beginners head to QC, intermediate skiers and boarders try Basin, hot shots take Brockhoff.|
|Skiable Snow Cover||Whole Resort|
|Season T.D. Snow||234cm|
|Grooming Summary||Groomers Choice: Brockhoff|
|Cross Country Trails||Very good|
Snow Depth: 28/07/2014
|Snow Depth: Av. Natural||122cm|
|Snow Depth: Av. Snowmaking||123cm|
|Snow Depth: Sun Run||128cm|
|Snow Depth: Big D||123cm|
|Snow Depth: Upper Higgi Dr||116cm|
|Summit Terrain Park||Open|
|Road Runner Skier Boarder X||Closed|
|Basin Rail Park||Open|
|Big D Rail Park||Closed|
|Road Condition - Omeo||Open and Clear|
|Road Condition - Harrietville||Open and Clear|
Cloudy. A few showers, falling as snow at times during the morning. Winds northwesterly 50 to 60 km/h.
|Wed Jul 30||Cloudy. Showers. Winds northwesterly 50 to 60 km/h.||—||3°|
|Thu Jul 31||Partly cloudy. A few snow showers. Winds northwesterly 55 to 75 km/h.||1°||1°|
|Fri Aug 1||Cloudy. A few snow showers with the chance of a thunderstorm until evening. Winds northwesterly 35 to 45 km/h tending west to northwesterly 30 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning south to southwesterly 25 to 30 km/h during the evening.||-5°||-4°|
|Sat Aug 2||Partly cloudy. A light snow shower or two until evening. Winds southerly 30 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.||-8°||-2°|
|Sun Aug 3||Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds.||-4°||-1°|
|Mon Aug 4||Mostly sunny. Light winds.||-6°||1°|
|Tue Aug 5||Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h.||-4°||0°|
|Easy Street||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|QC||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking||Blue Ribbon|
|Varsity Drag||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Roaring Forties||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|McColls||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Hogg's Back||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Boondoo||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Blue Ribbon||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Frosty Drop||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Wood Run||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Gotcha|
|Gotcha Access||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Skating Rink||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Heavenly Valley|
|Snake Gully||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Black Snake||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Blue Snake||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|The Canyon||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|D8||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Gun Barrel||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Harper's Face||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Milky Way||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Mother Johnsons||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Swindlers Trail||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Southern Cross||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Slalom Gully||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|The Cornice||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Twighlight Zone||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Purgatory Spur||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Race Gully||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking||Keogh's|
|Keogh's Bash||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Tele Treat||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|No Nonsense||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Leap of Faith||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Orchard|
|Bushwacker||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Spargo's||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Twirligig 1||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Twirligig 2||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Watershed||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Zirks||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Big Slope||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Mitchell's||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Playground|
|Lower Playground||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Summit|
|Summit Trainer||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Summit Run||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking||The Drift|
|Drift Return||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Rambo's Revenge||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Australia Drift||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking||The Road Runner|
|Beauchamps||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Road Runner||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Sun Run||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Wendix||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking||Village Chair|
|Davenport Access||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Gully Cat Walk||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Notice Board||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Off the Edge||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Playground Trail||open||Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Pump House Drop||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|The Funnel||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|The Pipeline||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
|Wall of Death||open||Not Groomed||No Snowmaking|
Uploaded: 11:45am - Wed 30 July 2014
Uploaded: 10:48am - Tue 29 July 2014
Uploaded: 6:34pm - Fri 25 July 2014
|Best XC Skiing||Trail to DP groomed, sheltered! ski down!,bus back|
|Cross Country Trails Very good|
|Backcountry A natural wet slide occurred in Lindsay's Cliffs area on 28/7/14. Be aware of glide cracks in cliff areas and the wet snowpack.|
|Trail status comment All trails including DP trail groomed except Hurleys hoot, Ryan's Folly and Dargo l'out Loop.|
|Hotham Dinner Plain Trail Trail to DP groomed this a.m. Nicely sheltered from most of the wind. Perfect for a training run before the Pub to Pub x/c race this coming Sat 2nd August.|
|Cross Country Announcements Please don't walk on groomed trails, leaves boot holes. Try exploring our trails on snow shoes. Avoid snowshoeing on the 2 parallel cut tracks along the outside edge of the trail. Enjoy our unique alpine environment, don't forget your camera or the chocolate!|
Updated: 08:35 30/07/2014
|Davenport Vill. to Skiers Cros||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Skiers Crossing to Wire Plain||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Wire Plain to Whiskey Flat||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Charlies Trail||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Christmas Hill Trail||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Telemark Hill Loop||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Ryans Folly||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Big Spur Trail||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Wonderland Trail||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Rowed's Run||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
|Race Link||Open||Classical & Skating||29.07.2014|
|Hurley's Hoot||Open||Classical & Skating||28.07.2014|
|Dargo Lookout Loop||Open||Classical & Skating||28.07.2014|
|Billy Howard Trail||Open||Classical||29.07.2014|
|Whiskey Flat to Dinner Plain||Open||Classical & Skating||30.07.2014|
Order: most recent comment first.
30/7/14 - 10:08pmsuper fun times in the hotham parks. theyre the best they've been for years! we made a little shredit to show them off :)
28/7/14 - 6:30pmSki off at first light at Mt Hotham. My daughters group skiing off down to HV just after 7am Sunday morning.
26/7/14 - 8:34pm
Quoting Boodwah:Beautiful photos !!
25/7/14 - 12:28amOk here is the TR 20140719 and 20:
A bit icy on top..
Preparing for skin back up. Splitboarding companion.
Views of mountain and mountain-goat splitboarder (skinny little runt gets up fast!) on skin up
Still had energy for a cornice drop after skin trek (note shadow, cornice bottom left)
Took this after descending SW of Golden Pt, ending up below Blue Ribbon on day 2 (resort ski day)
24/7/14 - 11:45pm
Quoting PG:Boodwah would have done that just after I did a sidecountry lap, got back, looked across the valley at around 2pm last Sat, looked at my mate, looked back across the valley and said "you bastard!" Note that if it was actually boodwah, he got there with no Gotcha/Orchard/cat skiing running. (less spectacular ) TR of mine to come...
24/7/14 - 10:30pmThat's 'real' skiing IMO. You consistently take some of the best shots on the Internet...and you motivate me to get off my arse and get skins for my 'sidecountry' skis/bindings rig.
24/7/14 - 7:39amYou can take as long as you like! Stop for a photo or a coffee. If you're fit then you aim for 1000m/hour, or 20mins for most vertical drops of 200-300m that you'll ski around Hotham. Remember that at Hotham it's mostly dropping down and THEN climbing back out. The down always takes the same, only you enjoy it more because the turns are earnt!
23/7/14 - 9:00pmhow long does it take you roughly to hike then ski down? that looks unreal! would be so keen to do it with someone!
23/7/14 - 7:31pm
Quoting Boodwah:Loch west faces nice!
23/7/14 - 6:31pm
21/7/14 - 8:42pm
Quoting Camelot:Often clear there when cloudy further up too. Shut up plowking.
21/7/14 - 7:45pm
Quoting FourSquare04:Was a fun afternoon. We are in Davenport, when we were up here two seasons ago we built a decent kicker in one of the gullies out the back of the lodge as well, good times! On that afternoon we actually rode off the back of Little Higgi down to the workshop...
21/7/14 - 1:13pm
Quoting Camelot:Like your tree bonk/pole jam feature you've got there - that would be so fun to hit. Where abouts at Hotham are you Camelot? I'd recommend the 'Little Higgie' face for jump building potential and just a nice face to carve up just past the Jack Frost area. I stayed at Eiger a few years back and it was easy access from there around the trail.
21/7/14 - 11:53amMighty firm conditions in the drift area yesterday... Heaps of rock hard wind features, gorgeous marbly sheet ice, ruts and patches of dust.
20/7/14 - 3:02pmA few pics from Hotham last week:
Top of Heavenly chair
Snow in the trees
The Canyons in fog
View across to the Orchard
Had to dig out the car!
Harrietville approach - featuring Mt Hotham Juhyo?!
18/7/14 - 8:43pm
Quoting dossa5:Gotta sleep sometime, only work til 3am tonight, so should be up bright and early tomoz :confused:
18/7/14 - 8:09pmawesome photo! definitely one for a wallpaper!
18/7/14 - 7:40pmFFFFFFFFFFAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRKKKKKKKKKKKKKK Greatest photo of Hotham I've ever seen
18/7/14 - 6:04pmThanks, don't mind if I do :blb:
18/7/14 - 5:01pmYep snow staying cold Some areas loaded Where you been cam sleeping I hope not