Snow Safety

The safety of your group in the snow and your code of responsibility towards others is important. Please look for the Snow Safe Booklet and the Alpine Responsibility Code when you arrive in the Resort and make your group aware of the environment that they are visiting.


Both publications are available from the Ski Patrol by telephoning 5777 6532 or contacting the resort via the WEB site at

Resort Contacts:
Mt.Stirling Alpine Resort:

Executive Officer: Mr. John Huber
Postal Address: P.O. Box 267, Mansfield, VIC. 3724
Telephone: (03) 5777 6077
Facsimile:  (03) 5777 6219
WEB Site:

Stirling Experience, Mt. Stirling Ski School and Ski Hire:
Directors: Barb & Craig Jones
Postal Address: PO Box 57, Mansfield 3724
Telephone: (03) 5777 6441 (on mountain) After Hours: (03) 5777 3541
Facsimile:  (03) 5777 3705
Mobile:       0418 773 541
WEB Site:

Mt.Stirling Ski Patrol (03) 5777 6532
Mt.Stirling Resort Gate (03) 5777 5624
RACV Mansfield (03) 5775 2256
Police Station Mansfield (03) 5775 2256
Mansfield District Hospital (03) 5775 2111

Trail Marking:

All Cross Country Ski Trails at Mt.Stirling are marked with Orange trail markers. The first marker on each trail also has a green, blue or black marker to indicate the level of difficulty of the trail. Please ski only on those trails which you or your group is able to manage and note that the summit area is NOT suitable for beginners. Ask the Ski Patrol or the Ski School on the mountain for advice if you are unsure. Do not ski on closed trails and please remove your skis where indicated on trails which have limited snow cover.

Cross Country Skiing Check List:
Plan to carry a small day pack with
–  Water bottle,
–  Energy food such as chocolate, nuts, barley sugar
–  Emergency clothing plan for – windproof, waterproof and warmth.
–  Plastic ground sheet or thermal blanket
–  Map, Compass & Whistle
–  Gloves and hat
Dress in layers of clothing rather than bulky suits.
Always fill in an Intensions Form and leave with the Ski Patrol or local police.