– Lat/Long: 36.45° S 148.27° E

AsMount Kosciusko – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Mount Kosciusko mountain guide

Thredbo Chairlift, Mount Kosciusko photo

Mount Kosciusko

Photo credit: Kari Nikku

Mt Kosciuszko track, Mount Kosciusko photo

Mount Kosciusko

Photo credit: Kari Nikku

Mt Kosciuszko climb, Mount Kosciusko photo

Mount Kosciusko

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  • Elevation: 2228 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: November, December, January, February, March
  • Convenient center: Chalet, Australia

Mount Kosciusko Climbing Notes

Amy Stewart from AUSTRALIA writes:

Mount Kosciusko is accessible via some different walking tracks of varying difficulty.
Access to Kosciusko National Park will be required.
A 13km return hike is accessible via chairlift access at Thredbo. This route will take you via the Rams Head Range through to Rawsons Pass on a raised walking track, passing Lake Cootapatamba.
Parking at Charlotte's Pass will allow access to the Main Range Hike, a 22km loop that passes 4 glacial lakes and summits Carruthers Peak along the track.
Finally there is a 18.6km return trip on the fire trail, which passes Seaman's Hut from Charlotte's Pass.
All walks lead to Rawson's pass, where the final 1km walk to the summit of Mount Kosciusko is located, along with the highest toilets in Australia.


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1. Mount Kosciuszko (2228 m) 0.8 km
2. Abbott Peak (2145 m) 2.7 km
3. Mount Townsend (2209 m) 3.1 km
4. Mount Tate (2068 m) 4.0 km
5. Carruthers Peak (2145 m) 5.0 km
6. Mount Twynam (2196 m) 7.1 km
7. Mount Tate (New South Wales) (2069 m) 13.3 km
8. Gungartan (2068 m) 22.9 km
9. Mount Youngal (1515 m) 25.7 km
10. Mt Bellender Kerr (1593 m) 30.5 km