Australian Late Season Snowfall Pushes Perisher Closing To October 3

Rouchelle Gilmore | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Ski Instructors out enjoying a freshly groomed winter snow day. Credit: Vail Resorts, Perisher.

Last week a big storm whipped across the Australian Alps, dumping approximately 16-inches or more in places. Following the refresh, Vail-owned Perisher in New South Wales, Australia decided to extend their season until Monday, October 5th, while neighboring NSW resort Thredbo deciding to closed to get ready for summer operations.

The Australian 2020 winter was always going to be a struggle following the bush fires, then the global pandemic. But the Australian season was very lean on the natural snowfall which has been challenging as well. So this late spring storm has come as a welcome relief and Perisher has chosen to embrace the fresh coverage.

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