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Mount Mawson, TAS
Main passenger airport
Hobart (72km)
Closest town
New Norfolk (38km)

Mount Mawson is located within the Mount Field National Park approx. 1½ hours drive from Hobart in southern Tasmania. The ski area is at an altitude of approximately 1250m and usually gets fairly consistent snow falls during winter resulting in sufficient cover for downhill skiing from mid July to mid September. The area is also highly regarded by those enjoying cross country / alpine touring activities and it's a popular starting point for tours.

This is a picturesque alpine environment featuring; gnarly snow gums, unique pandani plants and the calls of the ubiquitous currawong birds trumpeting across the valleys.

Mount Mawson is a small club field operated by the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association (STSA) and is operated by volunteers from the various clubs on a roster basis. The area is open to the general public for downhill skiing / snowboarding and tows operate generally on weekends/during school holidays.

Village highlights


Resort snapshot

Season Dates: Jun to Sep 2019 (tows operate on weekends)
On Mountain Accommodation: Club Huts Only
Mobile Phone Coverage: Telstra
Highest Elevation: 1300m
Lowest Elevation: 1250m
Vertical Drop: 50m
Skiable Area: 10ha

Total Marked Ski Runs: 7
Longest Run: 2km
Beginner: 30%
Intermediate: 50%
Advanced: 20%
Cross Country: Extensive Backcountry
Total Terrain Parks: 0
Half Pipes: 0

Total Ski Lifts: 3
Highest Lifted Point: 1300m
Eight Seat: 0
Six Seat: 0
Quad Chairs: 0
Triple Chairs: 0
Double Chairs: 0
Surface Lifts - T bar / Poma / Rope: 3
Uphill Capacity: 600 people per/hr

Annual Average Snow Depth: 0-1.5m
Annual Average Snowfall: Not Available
Snow Making Area: 0ha
Snow Grooming Machines: 0
Total Snow Guns: 0

Village Shuttle Service: Not Available
Fuel Station: No
Oversnow Transfers Required: No
Resort Day Parking: Yes - Free
Resort Overnight Parking: No

Childcare: No
Supermarket: No
Liquor Store: No
Medical Centre: No
Pharmacy: No
Post Office: No
Newsagent: No

Downhill Skiing / Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing / Boarding: No
Toboggan Park: 1
Snow Tube Park: 0
Snow Shoeing: Yes
Snow Biking: No
Telemark: Yes
Cross Country Skiing: Yes
Backcountry Tours: No
Dog Sled Tours: No
Scenic Helicopter Flights: No
Snowmobile Tours: No
Groomer Tours: No

Restaurants / Cafes / Bars: 0
Retail Outlets: No
Hire Gear Outlets: No
Church/Prayer Room: No
Ski Museum: No
Day Spa: No
Gym: No
Cinema: No

Resort Information

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Mt Mawson, Mount Field TAS 7140

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