August has started off well and the lean patch has passed with 20cms of new snow falling in the past 24 hour period. Its currently still snowing and is forecast to continue off and on until Saturday at this stage. The new snow is a welcomed sight and has transformed the mountain back into a winter wonderland and today there should be some awesome skiing and riding. With 2 months left in the season we hope you will make the most of the new snow – August is normally a good snow month and with some luck there will be further snowfalls on the way to keep the slopes pristine.

Last Saturday we hosted the Dynastar Chill Gromfest and 20 groms had a great time competing in this fun downhill race. Swiss National day was celebrated last Saturday night by members and guests and ski weekers on Fine Wine Week again celebrated Swiss National Day (on the actual day – 1 August) last night with our Swiss Instructors.

Over the next few weekends we have a number of events running which include All Schools Race Practice Day (this coming Sunday), Secondary Schools Champs, Club Champs and Primary & Intermediate Champs. August is going to be busy and for further event info please click here.

1-8-12 - New snow falling with A Frame in the background

1-8-12 – New snow falling with A Frame in the background

Tjeerd, Jan & Ueli construct a Snow Swiss cross on Swiss National Day

Tjeerd, Jan & Ueli construct a Snow Swiss cross on Swiss National Day

Gromfest 28-7-12

Gromfest 28-7-12

Cheeseman Accommodation

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Staying on the mountain at Cheeseman is a special experience. At Snowline Lodge you can ski to the Main T-Bar from the lodge door and at Forest Lodge you are nestled amongst native forest. Enjoy big days on the slopes and relaxing nights in Cheeseman’s cosy lodges. Click here for more information and to book.

Snow is falling at Cheeseman and we still have vacancies in some of our premium August Holiday Weeks:

  • 29 July–4 August Fine Wine Week (adults only – 18yrs+)
  • 5–11 August Family 2
  • 19-25 August Open 2
  • 26 August – 1 Sept Family 3 (Nanny available)

Bookings are also being taken for our Spring Weeks:

  • 2-8 September Spring 1
  • 9-15 September Spring 2 (Nanny available)
  • 16-22 September Spring 3
  • 23-29 September Holiday 1

Click here for more information and to book accommodation.

Cheeseman Merchandise

Don’t forget we have a great range of Cheeseman clothing and merchandise available for purchase or order on the mountain.

Items include:

  • T Shirts
  • Hoodies
  • Caps
  • Beanies
  • Wine Glasses

Click here to view what’s available and prices.

Cafe Volunteers Needed

Just one more weekend to fill so please get in touch with Vickie if you can help out in the Cafe for the following weekend:

8 & 9 September

Vickie on 0272 742-153 or Contact Us via email with your available dates and contact details.

Weekend Weather

More snow on the way and clearing Sunday – Dress up warm!

Friday 3rd

Drizzle about the foothills spreading further west at times as rain, falling as snow above 1200 metres, gradually rising to 1600 metres by evening.
Wind at 1000 metres: Easterly 50 km/h.
Wind at 2000 metres: Northeast 60 km/h.
Free air freezing Level: 1400 metres gradually rising to 1800 metres.

Saturday 4th

Rain, falling as snow above 1500 metres, easing to a few showers. Northeasterlies, strong about the tops.

Sunday 5th

Cloudy periods and fine spells. Northeasterlies, dying out at low levels and tending lighter northerly about the tops.

A Windy day is demonstrated by staff leaning into the wind!

A Windy day is demonstrated by staff leaning into the wind!

Winter is back at Cheeseman come and enjoy the new snow with us.

Until next week stay safe.

Cam & The Cheeseman Team.