Outside the winter Months

You will find that most people who live in the area and travel to the village on a regular basis prefer the summer season to the winter. With all the activities on hand, the stunning scenery and the fabulous weather it is easy to see why…

Come and discover the beauty of  the Snowy Mountains in summer, any time from November to May whether it be it down in the valley floor or up in the mountains, beginners, experts and families alike can enjoy a multitude of sports, including mountain biking, ice & rock climbing, paragliding, rafting and canyoning to name but a few! Thredbo also has endless activities for children & families such as pony riding, golf, tennis and the numerous activities of the Leisure Centre with its olympic sized pool.

There is the guided walks to Kosciuszko

MT STILLWELL WALK

This walk follows Kangaroo Ridge around the top of Charlotte Pass ski resort, the birthplace of modern skiing in Australia. After passing Mt Stillwell the hidden mystique of an alpine valley is revealed, leading to the ruins of a chairlift rumoured to be the longest in the world and one that was doomed from day one of operation. Enjoy open views of the Main Range and Mt Kosciuszko.

DISTANCE 7.5km
GRADE Easy – all standards of walkers.
DURATION 2.5 to 3.7 hrs. (variation in time is relative to group fitness level, including breaks)

MT KOSCIUSZKO WALK

Ride the chairlift from Thredbo Village (1365 metres) to Eagles Nest (1945 metres), follow a grated path that crosses the headwaters of the Snowy River and enjoy the vista of Lake Cootapatamba, Australia’s highest lake. The journey continues with the submitting of Mt Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest peak, which affords sweeping views over the Main Range and beyond to Victorian alpine terrain.

DISTANCE 13km
GRADE Easy – all standards of walkers.
DURATION
4.5 to 7 hrs. (variation in time is relative to group fitness level, including breaks)

BULLOCKS TRACK

Starting from the Novotel Lake Crackenback resort’s doorstep, enjoy walking through the Kosciuszko National Park along the Thredbo River and to the Diggings rest area. Our local guide will share stories and point out remnants of gold digging days, the historic Bullocks Hut and beautiful alpine flora. This is an excellent walk for spotting native animals including the shy platypus.

DISTANCE 7km return via Bullocks Hut from resort reception.
GRADE Easy – all standards of walkers.
DURATION 2hrs to 3.5hrs (variation in time is relative to group fitness level, including breaks)

BLUE LAKE

Starting from Australia’s highest village, Charlotte Pass, cross the Snowy River and walk on to experience the power and beauty of the ancient Blue Lake. Hewn out of granite by colliding rivers of ice, this is Kosciuszko National Park’s deepest glacial lake. The final 800m of trail ascends steadily on a paved trail, albeit the last few hundred metres to Charlotte Pass is sometimes known as heartbreak hill, but it’s worth it.

DISTANCE 10km
GRADE Easy with a short moderates section – all standards of walkers.
DURATION 4.75 to 6.5 hrs. (variation in time is relative to group fitness level, including breaks)

MAIN RANGE

Start with a chairlift ride from Thredbo Village (1365 metres) to Eagles Nest (1945 metres) and follow a direct route to Mt Kosciuszko, the roof of Australia. On return, descend to glacial Lake Cootapatamba and climb to the magnetic field of the Rams Heads where stacks of granite boulders stand precariously perched and stories of UFO sightings are prevalent. Join the Dead Horse Gap Trail that winds past the rocky peaks of the South Rams Heads and descends through the twisted, sub-alpine forest to your pick up point…keep an eye out for brumbies.

DISTANCE 14.75km
GRADE Moderate – not suitable for novice walkers.
DURATION 5.25 to 6.75 hrs (variation in time is relative to moderate to advanced group fitness level, including breaks)

 

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