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    Hanmer . Tophouse rd

    Anyone been over the back the last few days ? Know what the snow levels are like , we have a block for next weekend. Cheers for the help .

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    Not sure as I'm stuck at home due to wife having Wuflu, depends on what block I guess. I know the skifield just put out today that its chains on 4wd only today from branch creek which is about 930m, they had 220mm of fresh snow yesterday at the skifield.

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    The back side of the range taken from my deck 5 minutes ago.
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    Thanks happyhack - Iím also going in next week , will take chains just case .

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    I was in the Molesworth weekend before last and snow level was around 1250m. As Happy Jack says, they've had some more overnight, but doesn't look like it's to lower levels and forecast is looking good for the weekend. Most of the animals seen were around the 900-1000m mark. Pack your thermals!

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    Currently 1C in the village at 9am so will be very cold up high

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    was down there a few weeks ago for a quick hunt with my mate and standing on the side of the hill at daybreak it was -3C ......
    thermals definitely required ....
    born to hunt - forced to work

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    Thanks fellas . Hopefully no more snow for a couple of weeks . Fingers crossed .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rendogg View Post
    Thanks fellas . Hopefully no more snow for a couple of weeks . Fingers crossed .
    That's what snowshoes are for
    You will have the place to yourself
    Used to go snowshoe hare hunting with my dog before climate change means we don't get decent snow on BP any more

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ftx325 View Post
    was down there a few weeks ago for a quick hunt with my mate and standing on the side of the hill at daybreak it was -3C ......
    thermals definitely required ....
    Yep 2 -5c days last week in the village.

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    You not far from the bush line there HJ.You so lucky.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trout View Post
    You not far from the bush line there HJ.You so lucky.
    Sadly I cannot just wander over the paddocks even though I know the farmer as he has them full of deer and sheep
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    Great photos Happy Jack.
    I'd imagine Island saddle would be very tricky... verging on dangerous if you're heading into the backblocks.

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    Snow from gate to Lake Tenyson on the weekend, didnt need chains.Name:  bcfeb5ed-8427-483d-b528-99ad6799faa9.JPG
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatz View Post
    Snow from gate to Lake Tenyson on the weekend, didnt need chains.Attachment 200448
    Like to make a fishing and camping trip down there. Nice shot
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