Archive for 'Snow' Category
Buller 2009, originally uploaded by mattmc. Saturday was my first daytrip to Buller for the 2009 winter season. Tom and I made the trip up leaving Mt Ev about 6:15am. Burnt Hut was icy and patchy on some of the side trails. We moved to “whiter pastures” around Emirates chair and found excellent snow. On [...]
4WD to Crows Hut, originally uploaded by mattmc. Well the photos are up on Flickr of our adventure to Crows Hut and the video is currently uploading to YouTube. Check em out.
Buller_July_2008 (8), originally uploaded by mattmc. Second day trip for the season. While quite a few holes had opened up with the warmer weather this week, there was still plenty of snow to have fun on. Tom strapped on skis (usually on a board) and went back to school. I’d like to think under my [...]
Buller_July_2008 (6), originally uploaded by mattmc. Buller has about 50cm and was enough to open up most of the mountain. Good first run of the season. Got around alot of the mountain. Tried out the new six seater “Holden Express” chairlift. looking forward to plenty more. Bit tired now – up at 5, three hour [...]
102-0205_IMG, originally uploaded by mattmc. With Winter weather conditions on the way – wonder if we’ll see a season like this again. Here’s hoping so!
mt_buller_2007 005, originally uploaded by mattmc. I can’t remember the last time I got to ski in June. I headed up to Buller with Dave, Nat and Sean and for 3 weeks into the season the snow cover was pretty good. Couldn’t have asked for better weather (6Â° and sunny without a breath of wind). [...]
A La Niï¿½a in 2007?The chance of a La Niï¿½a developing in 2007 is thought to be higher than the long-term average (which is about one in five or 20%) because (a) they have a tendency to follow an El Niï¿½o; (b) the El Niï¿½o has decayed somewhat earlier than normal thereby giving time for [...]