Bill's Trips News

August 6 2014

Hotham Snow Report 06/08/14

Clear sky again this morning but the wind has picked up from the northwest and the temp is a mild 1 degree. The humidity has stayed very low for the last few days, so the snow is still chalky dry in most areas of the resort. Slap on the screen and get out there and…

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August 5 2014

Hotham Snow Report 05-08-14

More of the same. A bit boring I know, but it looks like another absolute cracker of a day with a clear sky and a very light southerly. Thanks to the consistently cold temperatures for the last few days the snow is still chalky dry in most areas, with just a few of the north…

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August 4 2014

Hotham Snow Report 4-8-14

Another close to perfect day on the way by the look of it. The sky is clear, the temperature is minus 5 and the moderate north-westerly is giving us a wind chill of minus 12.6. The snow is still dry across most of the resort with the best of it being the high traffic areas off…

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August 3 2014

Hotham Snow Report 3-8-14

If you are a fair weather skier, it does not get much better than this. The sky is clear, there is hardly and wind and the snow is cold and dry. Yesterday there was lots of well warranted banter about the quality of the snow, and I expect the same sort of carry on out…

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August 2 2014

Hotham Snow Report 02-08-14

A super Saturday on the way by the look of it! We have had 17 cm of super cold dry snow in the last 24hrs with about half of that coming overnight.The sky is clear and there is a moderate southerly blowing. Yesterday just got better and better throughout the day and my last run…

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August 1 2014

Mt Hotham Snow Report 1 August 2014

This is a bit more like it. We have had 8 cm overnight and it is still snowing lightly now. The wind has backed off from the “all lift closing” gales of yesterday afternoon, to a moderately strong north-westerly this morning. At the moment the base is still soft underneath the fresh but this may…

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March 25 2014

Wrap-up from the Gulmarg trip

I hope you scored your share of powder turns this past northern winter. Those who visited Gulmarg with Bill’s Trips certainly did. Once again, good snow conditions were on offer nearly every day of the season, and every trip had epic turns for the majority of their stay. It is very, very hard to find…

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March 21 2014

There it goes

As you can probably guess, ‘Blogging’ is not really my thing. Although I intend to do regular updates duriing the winter, they rarely (not at all this winter) happen.  As our only guide under 40 (just), Sam has taken over social media duties and was posting almost daily on Facebook.  Check out our page for…

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December 28 2013

Here it comes

Gulmarg has received a couple of decent storms over the past week, and another is forecast for New Years Eve.  Stay tuned for updates but we should see the upper mountain soon, and we will be scoring the first powder turns of the season not long after.  Our peak season trips are mostly full however…

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May 6 2013

Snow Travel Expo is on again

The Snow Travel Expo is on Sunday the 19th of May in Melbourne and the 26th of May in Sydney. Drop by the Bill’s Trips stand to have all your Gulmarg questions answered. I will also be giving a skiing Kashmir slide show presentation on the big screen at each event. Hope to see you…

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