THE COURSE -NB this is the real Merino Muster - virtual you just need to do the same distance in your own back yard.
The Merino Muster leads you around the spectacular Snow Farm trail network. For the competitive skier, there is a significant variety of terrain with regular feed stations around the course. For the Novice there is the 7km and 21km that you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere while grazing at the feedstations and chatting with other skiers and volunteers.
All events start with a 7km loop in the main basin where all the spectators can watch their friends and family as they wind their way around Marys Trail, Merino Glen and Highlander. The 7km competitors finish at the lodge and the 21km and 42km head out around the River Run and Loop skiing beside the tranquil Meg River past the Meadow and Reid Hut, returning to the Lodge where the 21km finish and the 42 km skiers head out on to Hanging Valley. Hanging Valley has dramatic views down into the Roaring Meg river far below the trails,Hanging Valley they head back around the Loop past the Meadow hut and Reid huts to triumphantly finish at the Lodge.