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Hoys Harrietville Ski Centre (The A-Frame)

Your last stop before ascending the mountain - operating for over 30 years & still offering legendary service and the most current chain & road information. We offer the only free chain fitting mobile service on your way up the mountain – when you hire Hoys chains.

Hoys A-Frame Ski Centre is located on the Great Alpine Road in Harrietville, just over the school bridge on the right – opposite the public park in the centre of town.

We are open everyday from 7am to 10pm plus midnight Fridays. We'll even help out of hours (for a call out fee) if pre-arranged.


  • NEW 2014 – 25% off Adult & Child Ski & Board Packages – 2 days minimum – prebooked & prepaid with Hoys 72 hours in advance
  • 15% off Adult & Children’s ski & board packages when you are staying as guests at Harrietville, Hotham, Hotham Lodges or Dinner Plain
  • 15% off  discount voucher – download here
  • 20% off Adult & Children’s ski & board packages when you hire chains from Hoys Harrietville or Omeo service station OR book transport  through Hoys Booking service
  • 25% off Adult with prebooked groups of 10 or more adults hiring minimum 2 days
  • FREE chain hire with Harrietville Adult ski/board rental package*
  • Group discounts – school, tertiary & social – BEST on mountain
  • Discounts available at all 4 Hoys shops

No room in your car for skis & boards? Hire your chains from Hoys Harrietville & still get all our deals on your ski & board hire at any Hoys on mountain shops.

 Hoys Harrietville is where you can leave your car in our security car park and catch a bus or taxi up the mountain. Book your travel with Hoys today – we know all the options. We have a coffee shop (Alpine Diner) and the last toilet stop before you head up the Great Alpine Road. Just one stop and you have all you need for an easy trip to the snow.

We have a huge range of high quality skis, boards and clothing for hire, with FULL on-mountain backup provided by Hoys Mt Hotham Shop, Hoys @ Jack Frost and Hoys Dinner Plain. All skis & boards are carefully tuned with our Montana Snow Star Crystal Glider. Our clothing range goes from kids size 00 to adult 9XL, is fashionable, very waterproof & we have many colours to choose from. We also have snow boots, goggles, helmets & toboggans for hire. We even have the latest Tubbs snowshoes for hire if you are hiking Mt Feathertop or the High Plains. We can organize a snowshoe tour in Dinner Plain – just give us a call.

At Hoys, we only stock equipment we believe can handle our unique Alpine environment and will last. A range of sturdy and stylish Apres boots & socks to purchase. We have gloves and mitts from Burton, Gordini, Rojo, Kombi, Scott and XTM and lots of headwear to choose from including ROJO and Coal. A full selection of thermals and a great range of the latest Bolle goggles. We have really cute sets of accessories for kids too - including gloves, hats, neckwarmers, thermals, fur lined boots & socks. We sell toboggans too!

Purchase your Mt Hotham Resort Entry Pass (Alpine Easy Access) & get the latest road conditions and current information about chain fit