2019 Mt Buller Winter Media Guide BSL 2019 Winter Media Guide_fa - Page 22

Stirling at a glance LOCATION AND ACCESS FACILITIES AND SERVICES – – Scenic three hour drive from Melbourne (approx 230km north east of the city) – – Ski patrol 7 days per week 8.30am–5pm – – Accessible via 2WD and 4WD (check for daily wheel chain requirements) – – Education and interpretive activities DATES – – Visitor lounge with cosy fireplace The Mt Stirling snow season officially opens on Saturday 8 June 2019 and runs to Sunday 29 September 2019. Snow levels vary throughout the season so it’s best to refer to the Mt Stirling website for the daily trail reports and snow updates. – – First Aid Centre and Ski Patrol Base – – Average days open – 107 – – Shuttle within the resort Telephone Box Junction – – Mt Stirling Café – – Ski school and equipment hire – – Public toilets – – Winter bus service – – Toboggan slope TERRAIN Further afield – – Summit – 1749m – – Mountain huts for shelter and camping – – Resort size – 3000ha – – Shelters with fireplaces – – Groomed trails suitable for cross-country skiing  and snowshoeing – – Alpine Snow Camp – – Practice beginner slope for downhill skiing, telemarking and snowboarding AT YOUR FINGERTIPS – – Intermediate to advanced backcountry skiers, telemarkers and boarders will find a variety of off-piste terrain, including the infamous Stanley Bowl – – There are no chairlifts or tows at Mt Stirling – earn your turns! ACCOMMODATION – – Snow camping is permitted – – Guests can spend a night under the stars at the Alpine Camp with Stirling Experience – – Other than snow camping and mountain huts, there is no other accommodation at Mt Stirling, however Mt Buller, Merrijig and Mansfield offer a wide range of accommodation options N EVE R M ISS A MOM E NT MTB U LLE R.C OM.AU The Mt Stirling website and its new mobile friendly counterpart is the best spot for the latest snow conditions and happenings all season long. Resort snowcams provide daily live vision of the resort with trail conditions updated daily. If you want a behind the scenes look at the what goes on at Mt Stirling, check out our Mt Stirling Facebook and Instagram. MEDIA CONTACT We love to welcome bona fide journalists to Mt Stirling, for an authentic alpine adventure. Rhylla Morgan rhylla.morgan@skibuller.com.au 21