Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 08 Jul, 2018 9:16 am

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A good snowfall overnight,
Great Lake area is covered also

From Tas Police
Sunday, 8 July 2018 - 8:56 am. Updated Sunday, 8 July 2018 - 3:10 pm

ROAD CLOSURES:

Highland Lakes Road at Blackburn Creek to the intersection to Liffey/Golden Valley (Riversdale Road)

Tunbridge Teir Road at Interlaken

Poatina Road from Poatina Village to Highland Lakes Road

Lakes Secondary Road from Miena to Golden Valley

Liena Road, Mole Creek

Raymond Road between Preston and Gunns Plains



ROAD RESTRICTIONS:

Dove Lake Road (from the rangers station to Dove Lake) – 4WD only

Belvoir Road from the Murchison Highway to Cradle Mountain Road (Learys Corner) – 4WD only

Lyell Highway, Mt Arrowsmith – Open but has ‘slushy’ ice on road, proceed with caution.

Story from the Examiner

https://www.examiner.com.au/story/55134 ... 95#slide=1


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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Thu 12 Jul, 2018 8:24 am

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Sunny and crisp.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby MountainMadness » Wed 25 Jul, 2018 9:38 am

If we use our imagination you can differentiate a little snow with the rain.........

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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Son of a Beach » Thu 26 Jul, 2018 12:50 pm

My kids enjoyed snowball fights up there on Sunday. They even climbed up Marions Lookout. No views to be had anywhere, though. I was hoping to pose for a photo in front of the webcam, but we were about 10 minutes too late getting back to the car park.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Fri 17 Aug, 2018 4:02 pm

From the Examiner
https://www.examiner.com.au/story/55900 ... s-weekend/

Snowed overnight at Cradle, more to come. :D
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 19 Aug, 2018 11:42 am

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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 20 Aug, 2018 10:48 am

The carpark is covered in white this morning
From Tasmania Police

Belvoir Rd, Cradle Mountain- Extreme Caution throughout 4×4 only

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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 27 Aug, 2018 9:44 am

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Over night Snow

Snow cover from Ben Lomond through the Central Plateau to the WestCoast Peaks

From ABC

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-27/s ... a/10167904
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sat 15 Sep, 2018 7:21 pm

Snow is currently falling and settling on the ground from Cradle Valley through to the Central Plateau 8)
The Overland Track is expecting snow falls over the next week.

From Tasmanian Police

ROAD CLOSURES

Lyell Highway, Mount Arrowsmith is open to 4WD vehicles only due to snow on the road.

Dove Lake Road from Rangers Station to Dove Lake, Highland lakes Road from Steppes Road to Golden Valley Road, Poatina Village to Highland lakes Road and Marlborough Road between Highland Lakes Road to Lyell Highway are closed to all traffic except 4WD vehicles.
More to follow
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 16 Sep, 2018 9:12 am

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Southerly blast

Photos from the Examiner

https://www.examiner.com.au/story/56554 ... 96#slide=1
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