Mt Stirling

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Mt Stirling
Resort Summary
Resort Name Mt Stirling
Location {{{location}}}
Resort Altitude 1749m
Winter Season June - October
Terrain Overall: 68km of trails
Beginner: 20%
Intermediate: 60%
Advanced: 20%
Lift System none
Highest Lift none
Lowest Lift none
Vertical 509m
Longest Run 6km
Avg Snowfall 1-2m
Terrain Parks none
Snow Sports snow shoeing, cross country, telemark, toboganning
Facilities Bistro, Ski hire, Ski school, Toilets, Bush huts
Nearest Town Mansfield
Lift Pass
Adult 5 Day $
Adult 1 Day $$30 gate entry
Child 5 Day $
Child 1 Day $


Overview 

Mount Stirling is a Cross Country (XC) ski resort close to Mount Buller in the Victorian Alps, 250 km NE of Melbourne. Unlike Lake Mountain, this ski resort has much steeper and challanging XC trials. Both Mt. Buller and Mt. Stirling are covered under the same gate entry fee, so once paid there are NO ADDITIONAL COSTS to visit Mt. Stirling.

Location

Pros

Absolute quiet and serenity making it the true backcountry resort experience. Extensive terrain (68kms of trails) means that there's no shortage of new trails to explore. Located close to Mt Buller it is the perfect addition to the Australian ski experience.

Cons

Limited facilities and less reliable snow cover than the downhill resorts.

Contacts

Mt Stirling Ski Patrol Phone: 03 5777 6532 0409 945901 Fax: 5777 5747

Postal: Winter- C/O Mirimbah Traffic Control, Vic, 3723

Summer- C/O Mt Buller Post Office, Vic, 3723


Planning

Getting There

Getting there 250 kilometres NE of Melbourne via Yea, Mansfield and Merrijig.

Accommodation

On Mountain

No accomodation within the resort. Camping permitted and encouraged around the 6 huts/shelters where there are also public toilet facilities.

Off Mountain

Accomodation available on Mt.Buller, Sawmill Settlement (2km from Mirimbah Gate), Merrijig .and Mansfield

Lift Tickets

Not required as there are no lifts

Ski School

Located at Telephone Box Junction

Equipment Hire

Contact Craig Jones 5777 6441 / 0418 773541

Resort Facilities

6 bush huts/shelters with public toilets. Toilets and Bistro at TBJ.

Getting Around

XC skiing and Bushwalking

Parking

Ample parking at TBJ

Activities

XC skiing, Telemark Skiing, Tobogganing, Snowshoeing, Snowplay & Sightseeing.

Dining

There is a Bistro at TBJ that serves hot and cold meals/snacks.

Bars & Entertainment

The Bistro is the only licenced premisis

Ride Guide

Beginner Areas

The Circuit Road and the Practice Slope are good beginner areas.

Groomed Runs

Please check website. www.mtstirling.com.au

Off Piste

Summit area

Out of Bounds

Nowhere specific other than out of the resort boundaries. WARNING: AREAS NOT PATROLLED AND MOBILE PHONE/RADIO COVERAGE MAY BE LIMITED.

Cross Country

Please check website. www.mtstirling.com.au

Powder Zones

Stanley Bowl on the Summit

Sheltered Runs

All Lower Trails.

Snowplay

Toboggan Slope at TBJ, Practice slope & King Saddle areas.

Weather

Please check website. www.mtstirling.com.au

Geography

Please check website. www.mtstirling.com.au

Resources

Maps

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