Heavenly Valley Chair at Hotham Opens Tomorrow

Mt Hotham, News

With cold winter conditions favouring an incredible run of snowmaking this week, Hotham has announced the Heavenly Valley chairlift will open for the first time in 2010 on Saturday 3 July.

This is a welcome addition for school holiday guests visiting Hotham as there will be five lifts operating for the coming weekend including Heavenly Valley, Village Chair, Upper Playground, Summit Trainer and the Big D.

The opening of Heavenly Valley at 8.30am on Saturday will provide access to Milky Way and Snake Gully runs, unlocking a larger skiing area and providing a greater variety of terrain for skiing and snowboarding.

Belinda Trembath, Mount Hotham Skiing Company General Manager said “The opening of Heavenly Valley chairlift on Saturday is a great addition for guests visiting Hotham to enjoy some more of our intermediate terrain.”

“We are excited to see another lift open and with a little assistance from Mother Nature, look forward to opening more of Hotham’s signature Heavenly Valley terrain as soon as conditions permit.”

Hotham’s snowguns have been firing relentlessly since 4pm Saturday and at 4pm today we will hit the 120 hour mark for a straight run of snowmaking! Over 8000 truckloads of snow had been made by yesterday and they are still going strong. That’s enough snow to cover the surface of the MCG in snow to a depth of about four metres.

www.mthotham.com.au

click here

July 2nd, 2010

You might also like

Hotham Drop $1.7m Into Snowmaking Hotham set to make more snow in 2010 with an additional $1.7 million investment in snowmaking. Guests visiting Hotham Alpine Resort in winter 2010 will benefit from today’s... Village Chair at Hotham Reopens Today After the weekends wild weather and landslips, good news out of Hotham with its Village Chairlift to reopen today, Wednesday 8 September, from 12noon. This will provide direct... QANTASLink Flights on Sale Ok, now flying into a ski resort is possibly the sweetest way to start your trip but it can be expensive. Guess you have to weigh up the costs and time you need to get in. For...
  • http://twitter.com/snowlife/status/17530225318 James Richardson

    Heavenly Valley Chair at Hotham Opens Tomorrow http://bit.ly/9SUfSy #Mt_Hotham

blog comments powered by Disqus