Win­ter at Mt Stir­ling is for the ad­ven­tur­ous

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MT STIR­LING is right next to Mt Buller and is in­cluded in the same gate en­try fee.

Mt Stir­ling is home to 68km of pris­tine cross-coun­try ski trails, which are reg­u­larly groomed and suit­able for all lev­els of skier.

Trails are free to use and wind through shel­tered wood­lands, of­fer­ing great cross-coun­try ski­ing no mat­ter what the con­di­tions.

The more ad­ven­tur­ous snow lovers can try im­mers­ing them­selves in the alpine en­vi­ron­ment and snow camp.

Mt Stir­ling fea­tures a num­ber of moun­tain huts and snow camp­ing ar­eas, which make it the ideal place to watch the sun set over the snow as you soak up the warmth of a camp fire.

For a truly unique snow camp­ing ad­ven­ture, the Stir­ling Ex­pe­ri­ence Alpine Camp fea­tures a te­pee with pot belly stove, plus seven ac­com­mo­da­tion tents on in­su­lated plat­forms.

You can even have your meals de­liv­ered to the camp, or join a week­end with ski tour­ing and tu­ition in­cluded.

Mt Stir­ling is an un­touched alpine des­ti­na­tion, of which the nat­u­ral beauty pro­vides the per­fect set­ting to ex­pe­ri­ence a range of unique ad­ven­tures.

En­joy alpine tour­ing or back­coun­try snow­board­ing for the ul­ti­mate in fresh tracks, ex­plore the re­sort by snow­shoes or learn cross-coun­try ski­ing, or strap on some snow­shoes and dis­cover the se­crets of our alpine par­adise.

Trek to the sum­mit through the stun­ning alpine land­scape and be re­warded with fresh tracks in nat­u­ral pow­der bowls and unparalleled views.

En­joy the peace­ful sur­rounds of moun­tain ash and snowgum forests, the wide open scenery of the sum­mit area and alpine flora and fauna.

You can also take to the Mt Stir­ling In­ter­pre­tive Trails (two loops – 4km and 12km) and learn about the fas­ci­nat­ing nat­u­ral and cul­tural his­tory of the re­sort.

Tele­mark­ers will love the free­dom of space and un­touched ter­rain that Mt Stir­ling has to of­fer.

Take your pick of tree runs, pow­der bowls and groomed trails that stretch be­tween the Stir­ling Sum­mit and Tele­phone Box Junc­tion.

Ski hire and lessons are on of­fer for be­gin­ners through to ex­perts, and ski hire is avail­able on the moun­tain.

For more in­for­ma­tion on Mt Stir­ling visit mt­stir­ling.com.au.

TRY SNOW CAMP­ING: Mt Stir­ling chal­lenges the brave to try snow camp­ing with all equip­ment sup­plied, in­clud­ing warm­ing fires in the te­pees. PHOTO: Pam Zierk-Ma­honey

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