Tourism operators on Ben Lomond have described this year's season as "one of the worst", but are hoping to go out with a bang.
Felicity Foot from Ben Lomond Snow Sports said it had been a horrible season this year, due to lack of snow cover and high winds.
"It's not been very good at all," she said.
However, operators remain hopeful that it will snow enough over the next few days to close out the season.
Winter snow arrived late in the season for Ben Lomond and was not helped by an unseasonable cold front that caused snow to fall to snow level, including in the Launceston's CBD.
General manager at Alpine Enterprises Kate Williams, who operates the ski lifts on Ben Lomond, said the days the cold front passed across Tasmania the temperatures plummeted enough to snow, but it was too windy for it to stay.
The wind pushed all the snow off the mountain as quickly as it fell.
"This season has been horrible, it's not been the worst, but it's not been a good one either," Ms Williams said.
Ben Lomond Snow Sports had decided to close for the few days due to a decision made by Parks and Wildlife to remove the mid-week ski patroller.
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However, after that decision was reversed, the Foots came back up the mountain again (they had come down to their own home).
She said during a good season they would see between 700 and 800 people mid-week and about 1000 on the weekends.
But this year COVID-19 travel restrictions had halted the steady flow of interstate and international visitors.
However, she said there had been an increase in the number of new Tasmanian citizens who climbed to see snow for the first time.
"We have had a lot of new citizens come up, they have never seen snow before and it's just magical," she said.
Ms Foot said COVID-19 had not helped the business with visitation, but said it was not just the virus, the weather hadn't helped.
"But it's just so unpredictable, you can't do anything to predict what the weather will be like," she said.
The snow has not been deep enough for Alpine Enterprises to run their ski lifts. Ms Williams said they had only been able to run two days this year, with the lifts laying dormant the rest of the season.