Mega Thread how many days till Australian ski season 2017. AKA: SDS in action

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  1. D-eye

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    111 days to go
    or 3 months 22 days.


    (for those who don't know what SDS is: Snow Deprivation Syndrome)
     
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    I'm gong skiing on Tuesday. Does that count?
     
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    In this thread, those words are highly inflamatory causing a severe worsening of the condition:(
     
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    Oz only, you don't have SDS so please stay away, you're making my symptoms worse :p
     
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    We have had multiple dumps of 30cm+ in queenstown this summer and my home boy brad has been for some turns both times :)
     
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    41 days and counting :p

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  8. W0nkey D0nkey

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    The SDS set in quite a few months ago, hoping for a good season this year!
     
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    Me too, worse this year cos I have just bought new skis and boots
     
  10. W0nkey D0nkey

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    Same here haha
     
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    When the snow appears on the ground, that's how many days
     
  12. W0nkey D0nkey

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    could be tonight
     
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    Was 6 degrees here in Narbethong at 7am. Would have been a lot colder on Lake Mountain where there's a music festival this weekend. Can't see any snow on the webcams, but it must have been close. Cold night for the festival goers! :eek:
     
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    Count yourself lucky. For me it's 476 :cry:
     
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    Same for me, I think :(
     
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    I think I might set myself a challenge to do all 5 resorts in VIC this year.
     
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    Same here. Doing a retirement scouting mission to Tasmania in October, that'll consume this year's savings.
     
  18. D-eye

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    110 days to go

     
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    Feeling like a winters morning today, clear skies, offshore winds and SNOW ON THE HILL
     
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    Gonna be a bumper season! :p
     
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    Where's @Normo
     
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    Waiting for Eyre Tbar to open.
     
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    Just need a bit more on Eyre this morning Normo.
     
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    Looks awesome. Thinking of packing the caravan and heading down to some cooler weather. We haven't been below 23 degrees (as a minimum) for what seems like months now and we have only had 1.4mm of rain in the last couple of months, so very envious of conditions in the mountains!
     
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    I'm going to Perisher this weekend. Might pack some rockhoppers
     
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    Wot, no photo
     
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    Was in a hurry as had to pick a friend up for a medical appointment :)
    besides, I don't have enough photos for every day ;)
     
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    Get out of bed earlier @D-eye














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  35. D-eye

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    bed? what's that :p
     
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    Is that the skitube?
     
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    Here is a bit of a combo....beach and....well, hail at Bateau Bay NSW September 17, 2015
     
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    I haven't finished paying for last year yet
     
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    Question - if you were going to have only 1 week in the snow this year and wanted the best snow, what week would you choose? Mid August?
     
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    Make better life choices and ski more.
     
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    Watch the weather and choose at the last minute - if your job allows for it. Mid August is likely, but not always.
     
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    THis ^.
    Some recent years has been at it's best thru July then nothing fresh , of any consequence after that.
    Last year it chucked it down after the lifts stopped turning.....
    Rule of thumb first week of August is it but , if you can , watch the weather closely then hit it .
    Hard tho if you gotta book it in a long way out.
     
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    Yeah , last weekend of July into early August has always been a mainstay.
     
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    Hoping for good fall late May- CP turning circle with a pair of meadow skippers. Carruthers crew.
     
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    Yep with such a short season in Aus, nothing but the primo high season booking if you have to book early.
     
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