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Training for Nepal

We did the walk from Charlottes Pass in the first week of November Total of 19km Really well sign... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Wow!!! Great for almost geriatrics!!!

Had a great hike... take plenty of water and your lunch, and allow 6 hours there and back, so you... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
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Rigorous 13-mile hiking trail up to the summit of Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko.
Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the walk from Charlottes Pass in the first week of November Total of 19km Really well sign posted, please note the toilets located at the 6km mark weren’t open at the time. However the toilets at the Charlottes Pass were open and well...More

Thank roadsmithau
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Had a great hike... take plenty of water and your lunch, and allow 6 hours there and back, so you can have coffee and waffles at Eagles Nest!!! Great ride on the chairlift.... Well worth the expense👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

1  Thank Nomad744705
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This had been on my bucket list for a while, to stand at the top of Oz. We booked for early December, not too cold and not too hot. As it turns out the weather was just right, but as we did the walk we...More

Thank shebe43
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Mount Kosciuszko is the highest point in Australia, and is surprisingly easy to walk to. We took the chairlift from Thredbo Village (you could walk this part - allow an extra 2-3 hours, as it is a steep climb), which took 15 minutes. From there,...More

Thank MikeyM71
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Did the 22km loop from Charlottes pass, across the snowy river and upto the Blue lake (anticlockwise) and then onto Mt K, returning passed Seamans Hut and the old car road. It was a picture perfect day - clear blue skies, gentle breeze and balmy...More

4  Thank MarinaMcK
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I think this is the best way to see Mount Kosciusko if you can. It isn't short 22km in total but magnificent views and there was even snow still on the path in January!!! NPWS recommends this walk for people with experience and I can...More

1  Thank AU-girl
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great walk on the main range trail even though the weather wasn't the best and the views we under cloud. This made it all more dramatic and when the cloud parted it was spectacular. Still some snow about which made it interesting

Thank U8695MXstephenb
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Main Range Trail takes you around past glacial lakes, alpine meadows, bogs, and beautiful mountain ranges to Kosciuszko. As they are fond of reminding you, this is the only area in Australia that has some of these plants, so enjoy it. Not an easy...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I did the Main Range Trail from Charlotte's Pass at the end of March. I highly recommend doing this walk anti-clockwise heading for Blue Lake first. This means the hardest part of the walk is done first with the most difficult downhill and uphill sections...More

9  Thank Nebulous77
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Hiked the Main Track starting from Charlotte's Pass. Some good ups and downs, and spectacular views over the Snowy Mountains before reaching the 800 meter trail to the top of Mount Kosciuszko. Finish back to Charlotte's Pass on the Summit Trail, basically downhill from the...More

Thank Steve D
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