Do you have a yearning to hit the snow?
Is a trip, or two, to areas such as Thredbo and Perisher, each winter a part of the norm for you?
Were you concerned that 'hitting the slopes' could be another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions?
You are not alone.
Life in the 'extra cold' country is a much-anticipated annual sojourn for many Southern Highlands family.
And one family has more than just sport riding on heading south for the winter.
It is not just about honing skills on the slopes for the Tait family, it is business.
Anna and Bob Tait have been making the pilgrimage from their Highlands home to Perisher, with their family, for many years.
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The family including children James, Sam and Dominique, have always loved the thrill of skiing and are invigorated by the snowy country environment.
So committed to the lifestyle, Anna and Bob purchased their own business, Corroboree Lodge in Perisher in 2014.
They now call Perisher home for a good part of each year.
But the COVID-19 pandemic had left their winter relocation immersed in uncertainty in 2020.
In fact, Bob said that early talks among the Perisher locals in April had considered the possibility that the 2020 snow season could be a write-off.
"We were quietly confident that the curve would flatten, but things were changing daily," he said.
Things have taken a turn for the positive, but this year's snow season will be a little shorter than normal.
Bob said that he would normally open his lodge for business on the June long weekend (June 5-8).
However, he said Perisher operators and the Australian Ski Association had decided that this year's season would not open until June 24.
Bob and Anna will be taking guests at their lodge from July 3.
In the meantime the couple will be busy ensuring their business ticks all of the boxes to meet the COVID-19 restrictions.
"We are very fortunate that we can work to near capacity at our lodge," Bob said.
But the couple and their staff will be kept busy ensuring all the rules are met.
"We need to be mindful of the four square metre rule. We will have to limit the number of people in the restaurant and pub areas," He said.
"We are still deciding whether or not to open the doors to the public, or restrict entrance to in-house guests only.
"We aren't making any definite decisions yet, things are changing so quickly."
Anna adds that extra attention to scrubbing and cleaning will be a priority.
"We've locked in our staff and they are expected to arrive in late June for training and set-up," she said.
"We will be training them in additional measures in line with the COVID Safe guidelines.
"They are very strict. We don't want another shut down."
And it would seem news that the snow fields will be open is welcomed by many.
Bob said that enquiries had been constant for the past three weeks.
"It has been hectic for the past two weeks," he said.
The good news for all is that the snow fall predictions make for a good snow season in 2020.