Two skiers, a hydro station and a rabbit

It’s not often that Mt McKay hydro electric station pipeline is skiable. Thanks to a mammoth snow fall at Falls Creek so far this season it is.

This is what it normally looks like this time of the year.

5998145956_58625d9596_zThis is how it looks this year

DSCN0091On a backcountry ski tour with Olympian Steve Lee, we stumbled upon two skiers and a rabbit about to make the first turns on the pipeline for 2014. So we filmed it.

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Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of SnowsBest.com. A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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