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Mt Buffalo Snow report

Event name:

Mt Buffalo Snow Report

Date/time of event:

6th July- 6th July


Mt Buffalo


Mt Buffalo National Park Snow, Road and Weather Daily Report
Time: 09.00hrs                      Date: Thursday 6th July 2023
Current conditions
Fresh snow
Snow cover
Dingo Dell Visitor Centre
Precipitation overnight 1.8 mm
Average snow cover at snow play areas
@ Mt Buffalo Park Office
Dingo Dell Café
Open every day of the Victorian School holidays
10am to 4.00pm
Dingo Dell – elevation 1420m
average snow cover. Last groomed 04.07.23
Cresta Valley - elevation 1480m
good snow cover. Last groomed 24.06.23
No toboggan rental available on Mt Buffalo this year. Rental available in Porepunkah, Bright, Myrtleford & Ovens
Snowshoe Trails
(Marked with snowshoe signs)
Great for snowshoeing
The Hump – 1.5 kms return
Great for snowshoeing
Sentinel – 1.5km return
Great for snowshoeing
Cresta Valley – 2kms return
Great for snowshoeing
Cross Country Trails
Last Groomed (date)
Beginners Loop
Average cover
Bogong Plain
Average cover
24.06.23 – waiting for more snow cover
Horn Road
Average cover lower elevation. Moderate cover higher up – slow and wet snow
Vehicle chains
To be carried
Currently being fitted
No – please follow regulation signage
Weather forecast for Falls Creek, Northeast (most like Mt Buffalo):
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Summary Max 0Snow showers increasing. Chance of any rain: 100%
Cloudy. Very high chance of snow showers, most likely from late this morning. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.
Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Comments:  Its trying to snow at the Cathedral this morning so cold weather is coming. Toboggan slopes remain open and plenty of snow for snow play. The pick is Cresta for more snow.
View the Dingo Dell and Cresta Valley snowcams at
Mt Buffalo Weather Station
The Mt Buffalo Parks Victoria office has a new weather station on the roof (elevation 1320m). For current weather conditions and forecasting download the Davis WeatherLink app. Set Mt Buffalo Parks Office in your favourites. The Mt Porepunkah Fire Tower is the next closest Davis weather station to Mt Buffalo.
If you would like to receive the Mt Buffalo Snow Report email
Mt Buffalo Snow Reports are also posted on the Parks Victoria Mt Buffalo web page – click the tab ‘!This area has reported issues’.

By order of Parks Victoria
Dated: 06/07/23

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