Mount Hotham
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 379Jonti379
S 36° 58.909 E 147° 08.522
55H E 512640 N 5907135
Mount Hotham is a one of a kind ski resort, the village sits atop the resorts runs and lift systyms where as at any other resort the village is at the bottom.
Waymark Code: WM6G2R
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 05/28/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 15

Mt Hotham is an alpine village located in Victoria, Australia, along the Great Alpine Road. The mountain offers a range of snowsports terrain in the winter and is regarded by some as "the deep n' steep powder capital of Australia". Mt Hotham also offers summertime activities including bushwalking, mountain bike riding and fishing.

It also has quite a vivid nightlife and has an array of restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Mount Hotham is probably the best ski resort in Australia, there are 13 lifts at Hotham(Summit, Summit Trainer, Big D Express, Big D Trainer, Blue Ribbon, Orchard, Keoghs, Gotcha, Village, Heavenly Valley, Playground Lower, Playground Upper, Road Runner)

Hotham has a wide range of double black expert runs including the best expert run in the country Marys Slide which is named after a girl named mary who went over the cornice at the top, she set off an avolanch and then perished in the snow.

Hothams runs include many intermediate with the resorts intermediate runs taking over 40% of the runs at the resort. Mount Hotham also has alot of advanced runs taking over another 40% of the resorts runs leaving begginer runs at 20%.

The Mount Hotham village (Hotham Heights) sits atop the resort making it a one of a kind, every other village will sit at the bottom of a resort.

Hotham Heights sits at an altitude of 1750 meters making it the 2nd highest resort in the country after Charlotts Pass.
Skiing: yes

Snowboarding: yes

Snowmobiling: yes

Cross-Country Skiing: yes

Cost of lift ticket: 197.00 (listed in local currency)

by - ROAD: yes

by - TRAIN: no

by - PLANE: yes


Dates of Operation: From: 06/06/2009 To: 10/01/2009

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