Mt Buller 2016 Winter Media Guide - Page 21

STIRLING AT A GLANCE LOCATION AND ACCESS TERRAIN – Scenic 3 hour drive from Melbourne (approx 230km north east of the city) – Resort size - 3000ha – Accessible via 2WD and 4WD – Trails suitable for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing – Season opens Saturday, 11 June to Sunday, 25 September 2016 – Practice beginners slopes including the Circuit Road – Average days open – 107 FACILITIES AND SERVICES – A variety of off-piste terrain for intermediate to advanced backcountry telemark skiers and boarders in the the Summit area – Visitor Centre with cosy fireplace – There are no chair lifts or tows on Mt Stirling – First Aid Centre and Ski Patrol Base – Mt Stirling Cafe ACCOMMODATION – Ski School and Equipment hire – There are no commercial accommodation venues on Mt Stirling – Public toilets – Snow camping is permitted – Winter bus service – Guests can spend a night under the stars at the Alpine Camp with Stirling Experience ELEVATION AND SNOWFALL – Summit altitude - 1749m – Telephone Box Junction altitude - 1234m – Snowline - 1200m to 1749m – Average maximum snow depth - 99cm on trails and slopes – Skiable terrain - 68kms trails (35km groomed) of varying difficulty 20 2016 Winter Media Guide – Mt Buller, Merrijig and Mansfield offer a wide range of accommodation options