East of Melbourne near Marysville, the Lake Mountain area is popular with local nordic skiers. Within the fog shrouded forest, you may spot a koala in the typical dense fog.
Lake Mountain is Australias Premier Cross Country Ski Resort. The mountain is situated only 120 kilometres from Melbourne and with an altitude of 1440 metres above sea level, achieves the closest consistent snow to Melbourne. Thinking Snow Lake Mountains the Go.
Lake Mountain is one of the three busiest Cross Country Ski Resorts in the world. Its ski trail system offering the cross country skier thirty seven kilometres of well marked trails, suitable for the first time skier to the most advanced.
It is located on Maroondah Hwy about 120km from Melbourne and 20km from Marysville.
Overall, Lake Mountain is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 10 Nordic ski destinations in Australia.