So you’ve only got one day to spend at Mansfield’s premier snow sports site, Mount Buller? The last thing you want is to spend half your day in long queues, waiting to hire gear and buy lift tickets on the mountain, and dealing with massive crowds on the snowfields. Here are a few tips to avoid the crowds and make the most of your day on Mount Buller.
Hire your gear from Ski Chute 4 – Mansfield Ski Hire
Save time and hire your gear at Ski Chute 4 in Mansfield before you drive up the mountain. Ski Chute 4 can fit you out with all your snow gear needs in a fast and professional manner at competitive prices. Their extensive experience means you’ll have reliable gear that provides the perfect fit for an enjoyable day on the Buller ski fields, without the long hire queues you find on the mountain.
Buy your lift ticket online
To avoid queues for lift tickets, you can pre-buy your lift ticket online at any time during the ski season. This means when you arrive at Mt Buller, you join an express “prebooked” line to gain access to the mountain, saving you time and hassle.
Dodge traffic and avoid peak times
Mount Buller gates open at and most lifts commence operation from 8am until 5.00pm. For those looking to make the most of a day on the mountain, get up early, road traffic hits its busiest time from 8am to 10am and 4pm to 6pm. Weekends and school holidays are also much busier on the ski fields, so it may be worthwhile taking time off during the week to avoid crowds and get the most out of your day.
You can purchase a car pass here in our store, this allows you access through the gate at Merimbah, you can drive up and park at the Horsehill car park. From here, you can either jump onto Horsehill ski lift, which takes you straight to the ski slopes, or take the free shuttle bus to the Village, where youll find the ski school.Taking Horsehill ski lift saves you time, especially if you pre-hired your gear at Ski Chute 4.