Snow sea­son winds down

Wangaratta Chronicle - North East Regional Extra - - NEWS -

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.

PHOTO: Michelle Siegrist/Mt Buller.

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.

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