Stirling Experience

Mt Stirling Road, Mirimbah, Victoria, 3722MAP

  • Nature and wildlife
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Full Day
  • Half Day or Less

Mt Stirling is a cross country skiing paradise, the opportunities are endless. Mt Stirling’s natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop to experience a vast array of exciting and rewarding winter activities at affordable prices.

The mountain’s endless pristine trails have ensured that the resort is renowned for its cross country skiing and snow shoeing. The 68 kilometre maintained trail network is free to use and winds through sheltered woodlands of tall Alpine Ash Forest, beautiful twisted snow gum to the scenic open summit, offering views across the Victorian High Country.

Stirling Experience operate cross country ski hire, ski school and alpine snow camps on the mountain during winter. The company, under the directorship of Barb and Craig Jones, have been operating the Mt Stirling Cross Country Ski and Outdoor Recreation Centre within the Mt Stirling Alpine Resort since 1986.

The Ski School offers regular class and private lessons plus a range of packages combining ski hire, Alpine Camp accommodation, family and couples concessions, primary, secondary and tertiary student group programs and social tour programs. For further details please call Craig and Barb at Stirling Experience – they look forward to welcoming you to Mt Stirling this winter.

  • Sports
  • Family
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Adventure
  • Visitor Information Centre

Cross Country Ski School Lessons are available at all levels and in all cross country disciplines including Diagonal Stride, Skating and Telemark.

The local and international staff are professionally qualified, so whether you are just starting out, an alpine skier wanting to give cross country a try, or want to advance by improving your technique, there is a class to suit your requirements. Lessons do make a difference and help to eliminate all of those bad habits that prevent your progress.

The Ski School offers regular class and private lessons plus a range of packages combining ski hire, Alpine Camp accommodation, family and couples concessions, primary, secondary and tertiary student group programs and social tour programs.

All Ski School lesson prices include a free day pass on the Snow Rider Shuttle service when operating.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Public Toilet
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Basic

If you enjoy bush walking, fresh mountain air and a little easy exercise without the slip and slide of skis under you feet then snow shoeing is for you. Stirling Experience stock MSR, TSL traditional design snow shoes and the Australian Yowie, oversized sandal design snow shoe in the hire shop at Telephone Box Junction. Both are of sturdy but light construction and provide good positive grip underfoot on both snow and ice.

The Mt Stirling Ski School offers a mountain tour every Saturday afternoon between 1:00pm and 4:00pm. The cost is just $50 and includes the hire of snowshoes. If you have your own the tour cost is just $25. Meet at the TBJ ski school office at 12:45pm. This is a great way to see the beautiful trail network winding through the Alpine Ash and Snowgum forest passing mountain huts and pretty mountain streams.

Degree of difficulty is easy and you will finish with an afternoon tea or coffee and chat in the mountain bistro. So come and enjoy a bit of the fresh mountain.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Public Toilet
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Walk
  • Half Day or Less
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Basic

Tour with one of Stirling Experience’s professional instructor guides. Commence with a ski lesson then tour the mountain, exploring some of the lesser known trails, mountain huts and scenic points. Price include your Cross Country ski hire.

The tour commences from the Ski School adjacent to the mountain car park at 10:00am each Sunday. Please arrive by 9:15pm if you require ski hire (included in price).

Participants require at least a basic skiing ability. Tour runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm every Sunday, minimum age 15. Bookings are appreciated but not essential.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Walk
  • Full Day
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Moderate