IS THERE A SHUFFLE BUS TIMETABLE?
No, The Shuffle Busses run in snow, ice and very adverse alpine conditions. To that end, the times are very weather and road conditions dependant. On a good clear run it takes about 20min per trip.
WHERE IS THE SHUFFLE BUS STOP?
Grid reference 41 30’23”S 147 37’33”E on Google Earth
11km up from the bitumen turnoff of the C401 main road, there are signs at the bottom at the intersection.
There is free car parking on the right hand side of the road. The Shuffle Bus then collects you from this point and takes you the further remaining 8 kilometres to the top.
All the Snow Sports Shuffle Busses are white Landcruiser Troop Carriers and all look the same.
WHAT ARE THE DAILY CONDITIONS?
Our season is Mid July to Mid September. Our Facebook and Instagram are updated daily during the season for weather forecast see following websites
DO I NEED CHAINS?
Every vehicle travelling past the BLSS Shuffle Stop MUST carry chains and fit when directed. The law requires you to do so please see Parks & Wildlife website for more information
ALL vehicles, 4WD and 2WD, need to carry chains past the past the Shuffle Bus Stop. Parks and Wildlife Service check and turn people back if they do not have chains.
Not only do you have to carry the chains you have to know how to fit them correctly, to the driving wheels of your car, and know how to drive safely and confidently when the chains are on your vehicle.
DO YOU HAVE EFTPOS?
Yes we have EFTPOS for our business. There are no ATM facilites on the mountain
WHAT ACCOMMODATION IS AVAILABLE?
ON TOP OF BEN LOMOND
LAUNCESTON & SURROUNDS
DO YOU TAKE BOOKINGS?
Yes we do. To book a lesson contact us the day before, there may be spots avaliable on the day if your trip unplanned we will do our best to accomodate you
ARE THE LIFT/TOWS WORKING?
We do not run the lifts. Please contact Alpine Enterprises
HOW TO GET TO BEN LOMOND?
CLICK HERE for information on how to get to Ben Lomond by car. If we are available we may be able to pick up from Launceston please contact us
Don't have your own car
Discover Tasmania tours run a half day tour of Ben Lomond
ARE HOT FOOD & DRINKS AVAILABLE?
We have take-away food and drinks. There is a large balcony outside our cafe that you can sit on and enjoy watching the action on the snow.
Please do not consume BYO food or drinks within the BLSS building. Ask our staff about the public day shelters
The ski school is located within the Snow Sports building offering lessons in skiing and boarding.
For information on prices and times CLICK HERE
MOBILE PHONE COVERAGE
Telstra coverage is within the BLSS building only
ARE THERE ANY JOB VACANCIES?
There are no current vacancies