Tuesday, September 26, 2017  
 
News & Updates
MOUNT BUFFALO SPRING SNOW CONDITIONS
25-09-2017 
The snow is melting fast but Cresta still has enough snow for snow play and sightseeing or even a toboggan run or two.
We will keep you informed of conditions with
regular weather and snow updates that can be found at
https://www.facebook.com/VisitMountBuffalo/. . The drive up the Mountain in spring is "Wattles and Waterfalls" and you may see lyrebirds on the side of the road in early morning. 

There are also spectacular views of the Alps from the Gorge and Dingo Dell lookouts while our walking tracks are a great way to see our waterfalls, granite pinnacles, snow plains and forests. So spoil yourself and "Visit Mount Buffalo" this spring.

LAKE CATANI WINTER CAMPING CLOSED
15-07-2017 
Camping at Lake Catani camping ground is now closed until the Melbourne Cup weekend - there is still outstation ski/hike in camping at Rocky Creek and Mount McLeod


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CROSS COUNTRY SKI HIRE


Cross county skis and boots are recommended for Mount Buffalo as there are no down hill ski lifts but there are groomed cross country ski trails

Cross country skis only attach to the boot only at the toe allowing free movement to ski up hill. Most have a "one way grip"pattern cut into the underside that allows the ski to grip the snow when skiing up hill but also allows the skis to slide freely when traveling back downhill.

It is recommended that you ensure that all ski equipment that you hire is in  good condition and fits properly.
Poorly fitting boots and loose bindings may allow the boots to move on the ski.
This not only makes learning to ski and skiing difficult but could result in a serious ankle or knee injury.

HIRE SHOPS

There are a number of ski hire shops in Myrtlelford, Bright and Porepunkah, there is also cross country ski hire available in Wodonga

Note that not all ski hire shops stock Nordic / Cross Country Skis.

The ski shops listed below hire Cross Country Skis

These shops  also have a good range of equipment and clothing for sale.

SNOW CHAINS

All ski shops and many service stations hire and sell snow chains