Diverse events across the mountains
THERE is a great range of events happening at the snow this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, will see the Summit Masters event at Falls Creek, sure to be full of ski action. Falls Creek is hosting Gay Ski Week from now until Sunday – for information see www.pointsofdifference.com. Mt Hotham will host Gay Ski Week from September 9-13. Mt Hotham is also hosting the FIS ANC SBX and FIS ANC SKI X finals from now until this Sunday, with top skiers competing for championship glory on Hotham’s Rider X Course. Competition for the Junior Free Ride Series is also taking place this weekend at Mt Hotham, with Big Air events on Saturday and Slopestyle events on Sunday. On Mt Buller, you can unleash your brightest retro gear on Saturday, with the 2018 80’s Day taking place across the mountain, featuring everything from live music to retro skiwear competitions and much more. At Mt Buffalo, conditions remain great for tobogganing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing or simple snow play, making it an ideal day trip for the family, Whatever mountain you’re visiting, keep an eye on snow cams and ski reports, or ask at your local ski hire business or tourism information centre to find out current snow levels, snow chain fitting advice, and weather at resorts around the area.
◆ SMILE: All smiles at the end of the Div 2 Boardercross on Skyline at Mt Buller are Ava Lansell (Geelong Grammar), Jessica Roberts ((Melbourne Girls Grammar) and Chloe Joubert (St Catherines).