winter alpine conditions now exist in NZ

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winter alpine conditions now exist in NZ

Postby wayno » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 5:50 pm

winter conditions have arrived early. you must have winter experience in snow and ice on steep slopes to venture into the alpine zone .
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Re: winter alpine conditions now exist in NZ

Postby andrewa » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 7:53 pm

Doesn’t surprise me - I was walking the dogs along the beach this arvo down the Mornington Penisula ( in Victoria), and we were hit by a storm where I could hardly walk forward, with almost horizontal rain, and *&%$#! cold. Dogs turned and ran back where we’d come from! Note nearby meteorological site registered 93km/h winds when we were out, and it’s been *&%$#! cold and miserable all day ( was going to sand and paint my boat, but been sitting inside by the fire).

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Re: winter alpine conditions now exist in NZ

Postby wayno » Sat 28 Apr, 2018 12:52 pm

snowing again in the middle of the south island, down to 800m.
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