Winter at Mt Stirling is for the adventurous
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