If you enjoy bush walking, fresh mountain air and a little easy exercise without the slip and slide of skis under you feet then snow shoeing is for you. Stirling Experience stock MSR, TSL traditional design snow shoes and the Australian Yowie, oversized sandal design snow shoe in the hire shop at Telephone Box Junction. Both are of sturdy but light construction and provide good positive grip underfoot on both snow and ice.
The Mt Stirling Ski School offers a mountain tour every Saturday afternoon between 1:00pm and 4:00pm. The cost is just $50 and includes the hire of snowshoes. If you have your own the tour cost is just $25. Meet at the TBJ ski school office at 12:45pm. This is a great way to see the beautiful trail network winding through the Alpine Ash and Snowgum forest passing mountain huts and pretty mountain streams.
Degree of difficulty is easy and you will finish with an afternoon tea or coffee and chat in the mountain bistro. So come and enjoy a bit of the fresh mountain.
Wet Weather gear and waterproof footwear is available for hire if you do not have you own suitable personal equipment.
Children (ages 10 to 15) must be accompanied by at least one responsible adult please.
Tour with an experienced guide around Mt Stirling trails. Cost $50 includes snow shoe hire and walking poles. (If you supply your own snow shoe cost is $25.
Days of operation:
Departure details: 01/07/19 - 09/09/19
Sat: 12:45pm - 04:00pm
Mt Stirling is a cross country skiing paradise, the opportunities are endless. Mt Stirling’s natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop to experience a vast array of exciting and rewarding winter activities at affordable prices.
The mountain’s endless pristine trails have ensured that the resort is renowned for its cross country skiing and snow shoeing. The 68 kilometre maintained trail network is free to use and winds through sheltered woodlands of tall Alpine Ash Forest, beautiful twisted snow gum to the scenic open summit, offering views across the Victorian High Country.
Stirling Experience operate cross country ski hire, ski school and alpine snow camps on the mountain during winter. The company, under the directorship of Barb and Craig Jones, have been operating the Mt Stirling Cross Country Ski and Outdoor Recreation Centre within the Mt Stirling Alpine Resort since 1986.
The Ski School offers regular class and private lessons plus a range of packages combining ski hire, Alpine Camp accommodation, family and couples concessions, primary, secondary and tertiary student group programs and social tour programs. For further details please call Craig and Barb at Stirling Experience - they look forward to welcoming you to Mt Stirling this winter.
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