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Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby Moondog55 » Sat 19 Sep, 2020 6:02 pm

I'm going to be at Pretty Valley for a winter camp next year. I have a couple of mates lined up to join me at some time. Open invitation to anybody else who wants to join in.
Might be a good opportunity for first time snow campers to do a first overnite in relative safety.
Dates to be announced closer to the winter but August is usually the best snow. Lets hope there is some next year.
A pre-season dump of firewood may take place if there is a lot of interest but otherwise it will be self catering unless something else is worked out well in advance
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby mikeRsyd » Sun 20 Sep, 2020 12:07 am

Reckon the border will be open by then?

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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby Moondog55 » Sun 20 Sep, 2020 7:44 am

I think it will be open by X-Mas
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby lbogliolo » Mon 21 Sep, 2020 7:39 pm

I was planning to go snow camping for the first time in August but then lockdown 2.0 messed my plans, so 2021 now... How's access to the Pretty Valley campground in winter? Is it accessible by car, or do you leave the car at Falls Creek and hike there? Definitely keen to do an overnight or two in snow next year.
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 21 Sep, 2020 9:48 pm

lbogliolo wrote:I was planning to go snow camping for the first time in August but then lockdown 2.0 messed my plans, so 2021 now... How's access to the Pretty Valley campground in winter? Is it accessible by car, or do you leave the car at Falls Creek and hike there? Definitely keen to do an overnight or two in snow next year.


You walk or ski in, it's an easy 1 to 3 hour trip or an 8 hour nightmare depending on conditions, it's about 5 klicks along a good track.
You have to pay for parking in the village so this is best done by car pooling or bus. Winter costs are high
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby lbogliolo » Sun 27 Sep, 2020 11:14 am

I looked it up and seems like a cool place for a first time overnight on snow. Planning on getting some snowshoes and going next year, will get in touch if you'll be there moondog!
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby Moondog55 » Sun 27 Sep, 2020 5:21 pm

I'll be there for sure.
It is the actual dates and time period I'm unsure about at this stage. There have been a couple of good gatherings there in the past.
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Re: Snow camp 2021 Victoria

Postby Moondog55 » Tue 23 Feb, 2021 6:52 am

There will be no snow camp for me this coming season
Cecile got a tiny pay rise and they have cancelled my pension
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