News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

115 + cm of snow @ Mt Baw Baw! (24-Aug-08)

Mt Baw Baw, VIC, August 24, 2008 - Hailed as the ‘little mountain’

Hailed as the ‘little mountain’, MT Baw Baw has increased in height over the past few days, the top of the Summit snow depth is reaching for the sky at 125cm.

This snow coverage is proving to be the best snow coverage that Mt Baw Baw has seen in years and it doesn’t look like it’s even close to being ready to stop! Due to the depth of snow and expected further snowfalls, it is anticipated that Mt Baw Baw will be extending its snow season to 5pm October 5, 2008 which will include September school holidays.

Today, on returning back to the office after finding an hour out of her busy schedule to hit the 3 boxes on her snowboard, Leona Turra, CEO of Mt Baw Baw says “There is heaps of the stuff, its everywhere, the conditions are fantastic out there”.

Night life has also found a new high with the’1 Meter’ party celebrations heating up as the late night temperature cools down. These celebrations have also paved the way for the re-birth of the fabled ‘Shot Ski’ (the drinking aid for only the keenest of drinking quartets). If you’re planning a not so quite drink at Mt Baw Baw, and are intrigued please ask Maz at the Alpine Hotel (our local watering hole).

If you haven’t already heard, Mt Baw Baw lift prices have taken a completely different direction to the level of our snow, with a full day of lift access plummeting to less then 50 bucks for an adult and 29 dollars for a child.

“If you spend your days at home or work with your head in the clouds dreaming about the picturesque white slopes, there is no place more accessible (only 2.5 hours from Melbourne) and wallet friendly than Mt Baw Baw” says Sallie Jones, Marketing Officer.

One last hint, for those craving the purity of untouched powder and are susceptible to mid week illness, Mid-weeks at Mt Baw Baw are the best time to experience the snow with less people and at times fresh tracks remaining at the end of the day.

As we anticipate perfect conditions over the next week, there is no better time to hit the slopes. For last minute accommodation deals or any queries, please call Mt Baw Baw on 1300 651 136, or for those who prefer the more modern approach, you can find nearly anything you need to know online at

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