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Main Range Track

Kosciuszko National Park, Start of Summit Road (Charlotte's Pass), Kosciuszko NSW 2627
The Main Range Track is considered one of Australia's great day walks. Above the tree-line in the alpine area of Kosciuszko there is a 22 kilometre loop walk which begins and ends at Charlotte Pass. The track takes walkers across the Snowy River, up over Mt Carruthers towards the summit of Kosciuszko itself and then by Rawson's Pass and down the hill back towards the starting point. The best time to do this walk is between December and March when the wild flowers are in bloom. Type of forest: Alpine Walking distance: 22 kilometre Time: Dawn to dusk Difficulty: High levels of fitness are required. Visit the Snowy Region Visitors Centre in Jindabyne to check conditions, register for the walk and hire a Personal Locator Beacon. How to get there: Kosciuszko National Park is near Jindabyne, a five-hour drive south of Sydney. The walk begins at Charlotte's Pass.
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Kosciuszko National Park - Charlottes Pass to Snowy River

Kosciuszko National Park, Start of Summit Road (Charlotte's Pass), Kosciuszko NSW 2627
This walk follows the old Summit Road - closed to public vehicles since 1976 - to Mount Kosciuszko. The walk passes through snow gums, heath and herb fields and provides sweeping views of the Main Range and Snowy River. After crossing the Snowy River (4.5 kilometre) the walk climbs gradually to Seaman's Hut (six kilometre), Rawson's Pass (eight kilometre) and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. A further trail heads back from Mount Kosciuszko to the chairlifts of the Thredbo Alpine Village. Type of forest: Alpine, grassy woodland Walking distance: 4.5 kilometres each way Time: three hour return Difficulty: this walk incorporates steep inclines and descents; moderate fitness is recommended. How to get there: Kosciuszko National Park is near Jindabyne, a five-hour drive south of Sydney. The walk begins at Charlotte's Pass.