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Women's Mount Kosciuszko Hiking Trip // 30th April - 3rd May 2021

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Summary

Join us for a  4 day women’s adventure to reach the highest point in Australia and explore the Snowy Mountains Region with three different hikes.

The Snowy Mountains and surrounds are known for their snow-capped mountains, but that’s only part of the story.

The diverse landscape offers the perfect mixture of hiking trails during the warmer months.

During three selected walks, this trip explores the stunning snowy landscapes, including a summit to the highest peak in Australia - Mount Kosciuszko.

At night, kick up your feet and enjoy a little bit of luxury at the Lake Crackenback Resort with group dinners prepared by our guides.

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Details

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Undertake the highest peak in Australia, Mount Kosciusko
  • Be awed by unrivaled views of the main range in the Snowy mountains
  • Enjoy a fully supported hiking trip with hearty meals and luxury accommodation
  • Escape the masses on a women’s trip with a like-minded supportive group

DETAILS:

  • Date: Friday 30th April - Monday 3rd May 2021
  • Meeting time: Meeting at 2.30pm at Lake Crackenback Resort. Please arrive after 2.30pm and be ready for the walk at 4pm
  • Finish time: 10am Monday 3rd May 2021
  • Numbers: 6 women
  • Grade 3/4: Hard/challenging with steep hills. A good level of fitness is required
  • Hiking pace: Slow
  • Ages: Women over 18 years only
  • Price: $1600 per person inc GST
  • Deposit: $250 non-refundable. Women booking outside NSW are aware of current border closers due to Covid-19. Please read our terms and conditions for more information. 

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

Itinerary

  • Arrival at 2.30pm at Lake CrackenBack resort to meet the group
  • Enjoy a short easy walk to stretch your legs from 4-5.30pm
  • Group nibbles, information & briefing session later afternoon to get ready for the following days hiking
  • Group dinner in chalet

After a delicious breakfast prepared by your guides, we make our way Charlotts Pass for the start of the Main Range Walk.

* Explore the Main range Track to Blue Lake for morning tea
* Summit Carruthers Peak for lunch with a view
* Return to Charlotts Pass via the main range trail
* Return to Lake Crackenback for a group dinner at the chalet at 6.30pm

Today the group will wake up to a yummy breakfast prepared by our guides before driving the Thredbo Village for the chairlift ride on the Kosi Express!

It’s an early start to get first lifts on the chairlift ride to the top of Thredbo ski fields. From here, we walk to the peak of Australia for the highest and most delicious morning tea, before returning via Deadhorse Gap Trail with spectacular views across the snowy mountains range. Enjoy the surrounding views, creeks and outlooks on this stunning walk.

Once we reach the bottom of Dead Horse Gap, we return via the flat trail which follows a beautiful shaded area all the way back to our starting point. This is a long day (23km).

On return to Lake CrackenBack Resort, kick up your feet and enjoy a dinner prepared by your guides in the evening at chalet with drinks included.

  • Relax for the morning with a hearty group breakfast
  • Farewell & departure 10am

Inclusions

INCLUDED:
  • 3 night (twin-share) accommodation in chalets
  • 3 Australian alpine hikes
  • All meals on trip (3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners and trail snacks)
  • Hot tea and coffee on the trails
  • Nibbles and wine on the BBQ night (Sunday)
  • Professional female guide
  • National Park user fees and car paid entrey is required
  • Emergency communication (PLB-Sat phone)
  • Small group (6 women)
  • Photos of your trip posted in our FB group
EXCLUDED:
  • Travel to Lake Crackenback Resort
  • Transport to start of trail heads
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Items of personal nature

Grading

Grading: Challenging

This trip is graded 3-4 (hard & challenging) which is under the NSW National Parks grading system. The hikes are suitable for most fitness levels, however we strongly advise women are comfortable walking up steep hills and longer distances with bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Please bring your hiking poles with you are additional support. Walking may be over 7 hours on some days.

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