Traveling To The Mountain
With a little bit of planning your first or subsequent trip to the snow will be great. Choose your mountain, Mt Buffalo, Mt Hotham or Falls Creek and choose your day. Each resort offers something a bit different. For first timers Mt Buffalo is ideal for snow play – small, family friendly and very reasonably priced.
When choosing the day remember it can be perfect weather down in the valleys and ‘pea soup’ up on the peaks. It really is essential to check out the weather and be prepared if looking dubious. Deciding to stay in the valleys is a pretty good option anyway sometimes …have a day off. Be prepared with quality warm clothes preferably in layers that can be put on and off as you warm up or cool down. Make sure you get well fitting gear and that littlies are rugged up well. You can take your own snacks and lunch with you as most resorts have comfortable day shelters to accommodate day trippers. However, lots of restaurants and cafes are at resorts with lots of yummy hot foods and beverages!
When skiing, boarding, or tobogganing only do so in the correct signed areas, choose runs within your ability, stay with a buddy and let someone know where you are going.