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VALE HANS GRIMUS

Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board and the Mt Hotham community would like to express their deepest regret at the passing of Hans Grimus, a pioneer of the Australian snow industry. 

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HOTHAM HIGH ACHIEVERS

There are a lot of kids skiing and boarding at Hotham, and there is a whole range of reasons why they love it. Some love the social aspect, some want the ability to ski or board independently and adventurously, some want to try out a career in snowsports.

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DEMYSTIFYING THE DE-ICERS, HOTHAM’S HIGH ALTITUDE WORKERS

If it has snowed overnight, there’s a pretty good chance the de-icing team has been hard at work removing ice from the lift towers, cables and chairs, a huge job that has its share of challenges and stimulation.

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MOUNT HOTHAM FREE SKI - BRINGING IT!

At Hotham, a small but fast-growing organisation is bringing free skiing to a new generation of skiers. Mount Hotham Free Ski was only established in 2013 but has experienced phenomenal growth, with membership expanding 30-40% each year.

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SWINDLER'S - IT'S FOR THE PEOPLE

It is clear when talking to the tightknit team that they love what they do and cannot wait to share their passion for the mountain, and Swindlers, with you for many more seasons to come.

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SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY ON THE SNOW

“It’s so fulfilling to help a client get on the slopes and experience the sensations that everyone enjoys about the snow – the excitement of the sport, the beauty of the surroundings, the fun of doing it all with people we love"

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QUICK 5-MINUTE WARM-UP

Physio Phebe goes through her top warm-up exercises that you can do in the carpark or your chalet before hitting the slopes. 

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WE'VE HIT 2M

Twenty-Great-Teen is definitely living up to its name hitting the two metre snow base mark already! Is three metres on the cards?

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BIATHLON – MENTAL AND PHYSICAL STRENGTH ON SHOW

The Olympic sport of Biathlon is hugely popular in Europe, but it might surprise many people that it is also a sport with a growing base in Australia.

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THE GENNY – BRINGING YOUR INNER-CITY LOCAL PUB TO HOTHAM

If there’s a word that defines The General, it’s probably ‘community’. Or maybe ‘authenticity’. Possibly also ‘beards’, but that’s another story.

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LOCALS KNOWLEDGE

Let Hotham ambassador and local Drew Jolowicz show you an insider's guide to Hotham so you can holiday like a local.

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HOTHAM HISTORY IN PHOTOS

There are many people at Hotham who have been coming for many years - generations even!

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DRILLS FOR YOUR SKILLS

Take your skiing ability to the next level with these tried and testing skiing drills by Hotham Academy

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REASONS TO TAKE A SPRING SNOW TRIP

Spring time may see the winter drawing to a close but it is far from a last gasp of a fantastic, snowy season. In fact, spring may even be the best time of the year to ski.   

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WHEN BEER JUST WON'T CUT IT AT APRÈS SKI

Clearly, there is a demand for something a bit more sophisticated than beer, and it's probably true that sipping on something that costs as much as an entree makes you a little more careful not to drink too quickly. So who does cocktails at Hotham and what are the stars?

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SEASON EXTENDING

Thanks to amazing early season conditions we are excited to announce that we will be extending our snow season until Sunday 7 October.

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TRAVEL TIPS BEFORE YOU HIT THE SLOPES

Whether you are travelling to Hotham by car, bus or plane, Physio Phebe provides us with some simple tips to keep you feeling fresh and ready to hit the slopes on arrival.

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SKIERS VS BOARDERS - THE STRUGGLE IS NOT REAL

Is it really a thing? Animosity between skiers and snowboarders has been around since snowboarding first emerged from California in the early 1980s, but is it relevant any more?

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COCKTAILS AND WARM WELCOMES AT LAST RUN BAR

Mount Higginbotham overlooks the Hotham Village, and has some of the best views on the mountain – which is probably why the Last Run Bar has a setting sun in their logo. It’s also a great place to unwind after that ‘last run’.

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72 Hours at Hotham

Want to get the most out of your next trip to Hotham? Have a read through our Insider's and Outsider's tips and tricks to plan the best 72 hours here at Hotham.

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MASTERING THE HOTHAM LINGO

Hotham has a unique language - mastering it will help you fit into the local scene.

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ZIRKY'S - MAINTAINING TRADITION WITH CONTEMPORARY VALUES

Anyone who has spent any time at all at Mt Hotham knows the name 'Zirky's'.

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GET SNOW FIT WITH THESE TOP FIVE EXERCISES

Physio Phebe's top five exercises to help you build muscle and reduce the chance of injuries on the slopes.

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One metre mark

Hotham is the first resort in Australia to have a snow base depth over one metre. Time to celebrate.

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Taking on the snow gods

The sophisticated art of snowmaking has transformed the Australian ski resort experience

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Mt Hotham Brewery delivers craft brews with pride

Snow and beer go together like birds of a feather, there’s no doubt about it. 

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OAKLEY DEMO AND PRIZM PARTY

A weekend filled with blue skies, Oakley demos and plenty of party vibes.

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Arco - no lederhosen, just great food and beer

You can't go past Arco for an authentic Bavarian experience in a cruisy atmposphere

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GET KIDS LOVING THE SNOW

 To ensure your kids love the snow as much as you do, cast your eyes over the following list of tips and tricks to maximise the holiday snow fun.

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The Bird is the word

The Bird is a local favourite for reasons spanning breakfast to apres...

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BEGINNERS GUIDE TO HOTHAM

Here’s a list of 10 handy hints to help the first timer get maximum enjoyment out of a snow holiday at Hotham.

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Cross country skiing - not just bushwalking on skis

Cross country skiing enjoys a devoted following for good reason

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STORM GETS LIFTS SPINNING

Record breaking June conditions at Hotham thanks to the mega season starter snow storm. Heavenly Valley Chair now spinning!


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Who is Miss Mary's?

Miss Mary's just happens to be the coolest new chick at Hotham, and heaven knows there are a lot of cool chicks up here.

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When will the run open?

Once the snow starts falling, the question on everyone’s lips is 'When are the runs opening?'

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FRANKIE ARRIVES AT HOTHAM

Frankie is one of the new eateries at Hotham, located upstairs at the Big D, and they're already changing the paradigm by being the first place on the mountain to offer home delivery as well as takeaway.

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NEW FOR 2018

We have some exciting new products, businesses, events and sponsors joining Hotham for the 2018 winter season.

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BIGGEST MAY SNOWFALL SINCE 2000

Last week saw us receive the biggest May snowfall since the year 2000. Buckle up, strap in or step in, the winter season is almost here!

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Welcome To Our Fabulous New Website!

We’ve listened to your feedback and are pleased to unveil a host of improvements that we believe will make it easier for you to find the information you need for your visit to Mt Hotham.

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IGLOO TO SKIDOO

Join Alpine Nature Experience and spend an adventurous night camped out under the stars in a Southern Hemisphere first!

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AUTUMN FEAST AT THE GENERAL

The General returns with their acclaimed Autumn Feast, perfectly timed for Mother’s Day on Sunday 13 May.

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MHARMB welcomes a new Board of Directors

Mt Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board (MHARMB) has welcomed a new Board of Directors as part of the Victorian government’s Alpine Resorts Governance Reform project.

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WINTER JOB APPLICATIONS OPEN

Are you interested in changing up your daily commute this winter? Mt Hotham winter job applications are open!


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Mt Hotham receives the 2017 RACV Vic Tourism Award

Mt Hotham achieved a major milestone in tourism marketing, accepting the gold winner award for Destination Marketing for the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards held at Crown Palladium on Thursday night.

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Summer Activities

See what's on

Browse the range of activities offered at Mt Hotham from tubing to hiking and biking.

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HERO PASS

Unlimited access in 2019

Second release, just $899 for an adult and $549 for a child or senior.

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SEASON PASS

"Hard to say no" benefits

Local Drew Jolowicz explains 7 "hard to say no" benefits of owning a Hotham Season Pass.

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