Dead Horse Gap Loop track

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4 hrs 30 mins

9.8 km Circuit


144 m

Hard track

This walk starts with a ride up the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift. There is an opportunity to eat at Australia’s highest restaurant, before heading over the Rams Head Range. After enjoying the spectacular views from the Rams Head Range, the walk drops to Dead Horse Gap, then follows a bush track along the Thredbo river. After passing the golf course, the walk returns to the base of the chairlift. Alternatively, you may organise a lift from Dead Horse Gap.




Maps for the Dead Horse Gap Loop track walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Dead Horse Gap Loop track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Dead Horse Gap Loop track

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 9.8 km
Time 4 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

5km of this walk has short steep hills and another 4km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (2.4km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2.7km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (890m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 4.9km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 8km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 4.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

8km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation) and another 2.8km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety. The remaining (1.3km) is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 3.5km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Dead Horse Gap Loop track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Dead Horse Gap Loop track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Dead Horse Gap Loop track walk starts and ends at the Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift (gps: -36.503981, 148.30397)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

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Mount Piper Trail

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2 hrs 45 mins

5.2 km One way


167 m

Hard track

This winter-only snowshoe walk starts from the Smiggins Centre and follows a snow pole line and cross-country ski trail to Perisher Valley. Starting along the road, you soon follow a snow pole line up and behind Mt Piper. There are some wide vistas over Perisher Creek Valley along sections of this walk. There are some great places to stop and just wander around and enjoy the snow. A free shuttle bus service operates during the ski season between Perisher and Smiggins.




Maps for the Mount Piper Trail walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Mount Piper Trail bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mount Piper Trail

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 5.2 km
Time 2 hrs 45 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 3.7km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 1.5km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 4.3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 900m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 4.3km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 900m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

2.5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience and another 1.8km requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience. The remaining (900m) requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

3.1km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 1.2km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety. The remaining (900m) is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 4.3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 900m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mount Piper Trail walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mount Piper Trail walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mount Piper Trail walk starts at the Smiggins Centre (gps: -36.392497, 148.42732)
Your main transport option to Smiggins Centre is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

The Mount Piper Trail ends at the Perisher Valley Skitube (gps: -36.404907, 148.41227)
Your main transport option to Perisher Valley Skitube is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Special Maps/ brochures
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
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Bob’s Ridge Trail

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4 hrs

9.7 km Return


379 m

Hard track

Starting near Dead Horse Gap on the Alpine Way, you will follow the wide Cascade Trail upstream along the Thredbo River. After crossing the river, you will follow the trail through snow gum forests to the signposted Bobs Ridge. From the rocky outcrops at Bobs Ridge, there are great views west over the Murray River valley into Victoria. This is an enjoyable walk exploring a great river, granite boulders and snow gum forests.




Maps for the Bob’s Ridge Trail walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Bob’s Ridge Trail bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bob’s Ridge Trail

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 9.7 km
Time 4 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 4.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 85m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 4.8km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 85m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 4.8km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.6km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.2km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.8km is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 4.8km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bob’s Ridge Trail walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bob’s Ridge Trail walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bob’s Ridge Trail walk starts and ends at the Cascades Trail track head (gps: -36.522927, 148.26452)
Your main transport option to Cascades Trail track head is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
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Main Range Circuit from Guthega

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4 Days

45 km Circuit


2317 m

Experienced only

This four day walk explores the Kosciuszko National Park, covering many of the key features of the park between Guthega and Rawson Pass. Some of the more popular sights you will visit are the Snowy River, Blue Lake and Lake Albina, a couple of great alpine huts and the two highest peaks in Australia, Mt Townsend and Mt Kosciuszko. The water supply from the creek at the first nights campsite is unreliable, so consider filling up at the Snowy River on the way.* This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.




Maps for the Main Range Circuit from Guthega walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Main Range Circuit from Guthega bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Main Range Circuit from Guthega

Daily actual walking time estimates

Day Walking Time Length
1 2 hrs 26 mins 5.8 km
2 4 hrs 46 mins 12.5 km
3 4 hrs 39 mins 12 km
4 5 hrs 44 mins 15 km

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 45 km
Time 4 Days
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs No directional signs (5/6)
Experience Required High level of bushwalking experience recommended (5/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather likely to have an impact on your navigation and safety (5/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

31km of this walk has short steep hills and another 9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 3.1km is very steep and the remaining 2.4km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

14km of this walk follows a rough unclear track and another 14km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. Whilst another 14km follows a clear and well formed track or trail and a 2.2km section follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining 960m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

16km of this walk is clearly signposted and another 15km Has no directional signs. Whilst another 9km has directional signs at most intersection and the remaining 6km has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

18km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience and another 13km requires a leader with a high level of bushwalking experience. Whilst another 8km requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience and the remaining 5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

30km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 8km forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather likely to have an impact on your navigation and safety. Whilst another 6km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety and the remaining 1.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

21km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 12km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). Whilst another 6km has no facilities provided and the remaining 6km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Main Range Circuit from Guthega walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Main Range Circuit from Guthega walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Main Range Circuit from Guthega walk starts and ends at the Car park below Guthega Alpine Inn (gps: -36.382035, 148.37259)
Your main transport option to Car park below Guthega Alpine Inn is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Happy walking
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Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut

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2 hrs

5.2 km Circuit


110 m

Moderate track

This walk explores some of the history and beauty along the Thredbo River around Bullocks Flat. Starting from the Thredbo Diggings campsite, you will follow the clearly signposted Bullocks Track though the scattering of snow gums and granite boulders to Bullocks Hut, before returning to the campsite via a track that follows the Thredbo River. The walk ducks under the Ski Tube railway bridge, and uses the bridge to cross the river on an optional side trip.




Maps for the Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 5.2 km
Time 2 hrs
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

3.2km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.4km has short steep hills. The remaining (690m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

3.7km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.4km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (190m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 5km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 5km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bullock’s track – via Bullock’s Hut walk starts and ends at the Thredbo Diggings Bullocks trackhead (gps: -36.447772, 148.42542)
Your main transport option to Thredbo Diggings Bullocks trackhead is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* KML (google earth file)
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Special Maps/ brochures
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut

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4 hrs 30 mins

12 km Return


332 m

Hard track

This nice walk starts from Charlotte Pass and follows the old Kosciuszko Road through the mountains to Seamans Hut, crossing the famous Snowy River along the way. Seamans Hut is a great place to enjoy lunch and is openly available for day use (and for emergency use at night). Most of this walk gives excellent grandstand views across the valley and down the Snowy River. The walk follows a well defined management trail (that was once a public road) with signposts along the way.




Maps for the Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 12 km
Time 4 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 4.5km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 1.5km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 6km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 6km is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 6km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut walk starts and ends at the End of Kosciuszko Road (gps: -36.431855, 148.32828)
Your main transport option to End of Kosciuszko Road is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
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Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop

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5 hrs

10.1 km Circuit


710 m

Hard track

This loop walk starts from Dead Horse Gap and does a large circuit up to the Eagles Nest Restaurant and down the Chairlift before returning along the Thredbo River. Along the walk there are stunning views from the top of the Rams Head Range, before the opportunity for lunch at Australia’s Highest Restaurant, followed by an enjoyable chairlift ride down to Thredbo. There is then the tranquil snow gum forest surrounding the Thredbo River on the way back to Dead Horse Gap.




Maps for the Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 10.1 km
Time 5 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

5km of this walk has short steep hills and another 4.4km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (2.4km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2.7km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (1.2km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 4.9km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 8km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 4.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

8km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation) and another 3.1km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety. The remaining (1.3km) is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 9km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 3.5km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Dead Horse Gap and Thredbo River loop walk starts and ends at the Cascades Trail track head (gps: -36.522924, 148.26452)
Your main transport option to Cascades Trail track head is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass

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5 hrs

12.2 km One way


431 m

Hard track

Starting at Charlotte Pass, this walk follows the Summit Walk, along the old Kosciuszko Road, as it crosses the Snowy River and passes Seamans Hut. The walk then makes its way to Rawsons Pass, where there is the optional side trip to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. From here, the walk follows the metal walkway down past the Rams Head Range to the Chairlift, and down to Thredbo.




Maps for the Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 12.2 km
Time 5 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

6km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 5km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (2.2km) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 12km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 2.4km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 14km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 14km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

12km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 1.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation). The remaining (350m) is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 14km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass walk starts at the End of Kosciuszko Road (gps: -36.431855, 148.32828)
Your main transport option to End of Kosciuszko Road is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

The Charlotte Pass to Thredbo via Rawson Pass ends at the Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift (gps: -36.503981, 148.30397)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/cpttvrp

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Paton’s Hut

And Walk






2 hrs

5.4 km Return


201 m

Hard track

This walk (or mountain bike) follows the Dargals Trail from near the Tooma Reservoir spillway to Paton’s Hut. Most of this walk is through tall eucalypt forest before heading down to the edge of the Tooma Plain to find Paton’s Hut. The iron hut was originally built in 1934 for grazing and was rebuilt in 2005, after the 2003 fires. The hut provides a great place to camp overnight or just rest before walking back.




Maps for the Paton’s Hut walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toolong Range 1:25 000 Map Series 85251N TOOLONG RANGE NSW-85251N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Paton’s Hut bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Paton’s Hut

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 5.4 km
Time 2 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 2.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 80m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.7km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.6km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 80m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 80m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.7km is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 80m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Paton’s Hut walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Paton’s Hut walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Paton’s Hut walk starts and ends at the Dargals Trail Car Park (gps: -36.049821, 148.28187)
Your main transport option to Dargals Trail Car Park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/ph

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko

Download & Print Map and Notes




6 hrs

12.4 km Return


459 m

Hard track

This popular walk starts with a ride up to the top of the Kosciuszko Express chairlift, and goes to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. From the top of the chairlift, the walk follows a footpath, passing the Kosciuszko and Cootapatamba lookouts, as it winds up to Rawson Pass. At Rawson Pass, the walk meets the old Kosciuszko road and Australia’s highest public toilet. From here, the walk continues up the footpath to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. Enjoy the view, and return the same way. If you would prefer the extra walk, you can avoid the chairlift by following Merrits Nature trail or the Dead Horse Gap track.




Maps for the Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 12.4 km
Time 6 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

4.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 2.8km is flat with no steps. The remaining (690m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 6km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 2.4km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 8km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

6km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 1.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation). The remaining (350m) is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 8km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Kosciuszko walk – Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk starts and ends at the Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift (gps: -36.503981, 148.30397)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift is by;

Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/ttmkr

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂