Top of Mawson Run
|Location||Mount Mawson, Mount Field|
|Top elevation||1,320 metres (4,330 ft)|
|Base elevation||1,250 metres (4,100 ft) AHD |
|Lift system||4 rope tows|
|Elevation||1,318 m (4,324 ft) AHD |
|Prominence||51 m (167 ft) |
|Listing||List of highest mountains of Tasmania|
|Location||Southern Tasmania, Australia|
|Age of rock||Jurassic|
The mountain has an elevation of 1,318 metres (4,324 ft) above sea level. Mount Mawson's summit rises to 1,320 metres (4,330 ft) above sea level slightly lower than the 1,460 metres (4,790 ft) at Ben Lomond ski-field in northern Tasmania.
Much of Tasmania is subject to at least occasional winter snows.
The Mount Mawson ski area was established as a club skifield in 1958 and is run by the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association. It is situated at around 1,250 metres (4,100 ft) above sea level with four ski tows about a 20-minute walk from the car park. Mawson has three lifts: two intermediate rope tows and a third steep incline rope tow accessing steep terrain. A small amount of club accommodation is available and there are some self-catering huts in the national park.
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- Southern Tasmania Ski Association
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- Mount Mawson website
- * Information on all ski lifts to have operated at Mt Mawsonin the Australian Ski Lift Directory
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