Snow season winds down
AS the school holidays head towards their end, so too does the snow season.
This weekend at Falls Creek sees the McKayos Snow. Dirt. Road. Enduro on October 6, with the course taking riders 23 kilometres through various terrains for a total descent of 1750 metres.
The event will conclude with a presentation and official afterparty, and more information is available on www.mckayos.com.au.
This weekend also sees the beginning of the annual 7 Peaks Ride, an at-your-own-pace cycling challenge which runs between October and April in which cyclists to test their endurance at several alpine resorts around the region.
More information is available at www. ridehighcountry /7peaks /about.
At Mt Hotham, children can continue to enjoy the fun of Lego at Big D as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne is bringing LEGO fun from the city to Hotham until October 7.
Mt Buller is hosting 2018 ski season closing festivities on October 6.
While there was still some snow for sightseeing and snow play at Mt Buffalo at the time of going to press, the mountain is looking back at a season that had 93 days of continuous snow cover.
The Dingo Dell Café continues to be open daily from 10am5pm during the Victorian school holidays.
FRUITY SPLASH: Skier Andrew Clark paid tribute to the current tribulations of strawberry farmers while competing in the recent Pond Skim event at Mt Buller.