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Mount Baw Baw

Mount Baw Baw Ski Resort Guide

Mount Baw Baw, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift5,131ft
Resort Height4,823ft
 Nearest AirportCanberra
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Mount Baw Baw

An three hour drive from Melbourne (an hour less th\an any other Victoria resort), Mount Baw Baw is a good choice for beginner skiers. Peaceful and relaxed, it's the perfect environment for families with a 40 - 40 - 20 terrain percentage mix served by eight lifts. Trails are up to 750 metres in length. The resort complex includes a family hotel and there are additional lodges and apartments with restaurant and bistro.

Summary

The Australian ski resort of Mount Baw Baw is at an altitude of 4,823ft.

Mount Baw Baw has direct access to a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Mount Baw Baw offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Baw Baw?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Mount Baw Baw.

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Ski Area Stats

Mount Baw Baw Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Mount Baw Baw Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift5,131ft
Lowest Trail4,823ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Baw Baw)4,823ft
Max Vertical308ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Baw Baw
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Snowboarding

There's a challenging obstacle course through the trees for snowboarders

Location and Map

Where is Mount Baw Baw?

This ski resort is in New South Wales, Australia.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mount Baw Baw is Canberra, 78 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 6,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mount Baw Baw open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

 Closed.

Usual opening is Early June, and usual closing is Mid Sept.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Baw Baw, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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