Experience - YMCA Howmans Gap
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Falls Creek Cross Country

Blanketed in white snow, with a picture perfect view of the Bogong High Plains, the Falls Creek Cross Country Centre located at Windy Corner car park is an ideal meeting spot for families or groups with ample parking. Have lunch on one of the many picnic tables in the heated day shelter, grab a coffee from the Windy Corner Café, and take in the magical view.

To keep up to date with the daily trail grooming reports be sure to check the following link or speak to our friendly staff for individual advice on the best trails for the ability level.

Want to know more about what type of cross country you might become involved in?

Visit our cross country page to see some different types of cross country skiing that you can get involved with!

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Windy Corner Café

Serving hot food daily, 8.30am to 4.00pm. The Windy Corner Café’s quick service and location makes it an easy  ski-in and ski-out takeaway option on the slopes.
• Great coffee and atmosphere
• Snacks, muffins and fruit
• Pies, sandwiches, soup and dim sims
• Hot food – daily stews and curries with rice


  • Gloves, sunglasses, XC wax and basic XC ski gear
  • Next day delivery from Snow, Trek & Travel on a wide range of XC gear
  • Ski waxing and repairs
  • End of season demo ski sale


Clinics, tours and lessons

  • Group and private ski lessons. clinics twice daily and daily video analysis
  • Moonlight and dawn skis (weather depending)
  • Day long snowshoe and ski tours to the backcountry

FCXC Hire Rates 2018



  • Toboggans and clothing
  • Cross country ski gear, snowshoes and snow boots

Free Trial

For all new guests to Falls Creek Cross Country try our free 1 hour ski rental between the hours of 11am and 3pm. A $5 fitting fee applies after 1pm.

Wind hold lift pass holders receive discounts.

Want to know more? Please contact us at Falls Creek Cross Country on 03 5758 3408 or FallsCreekXC@ymca.org.au – follow us on Facebook @fallscreekXC

Downhill skiing and boarding

With over 1100 acres of skiing, 14 lifts and 92 runs… There really is something for everyone at Falls Creek. For information on lift passes and hire gear, visit the Falls Creek website hereAfter a day of skiing and boarding, remember Howmans has complimentary drying rooms and a waxing shed for our guests to use whilst staying.

Tobogganing & Ski Play

Located next to Falls Creek Cross Country and Windy Corner Cafe is the most accessible toboggan slope at Falls Creek. There is also plenty of space to create a spectacular snowman and try your first ever snow angel.

Falls Creek really is the destination for family fun with weekly fireworks, street parties, snow-play, snow-tubing and tobogganing slopes all available during the snow season there’s really something for everyone!

For more information on what to do at Falls Creek, visit their website here.

Falls Creek Village

Falls Creek Village is a short 10 minute car ride from the doors of Howmans Gap and offers a wide range of free activities for everyone with cross country and downhill skiing as well as boarding. To see where to go and what to do on your travels, visit the Village Map and plan a day filled with action packed fun!