Charlotte Pass Walks: Main Range Track & Snow Gums Boardwalk

Impressive!

Everyday Adventures

Charlotte Pass was the next stop on my long weekend micro-adventure. Charlotte Pass is the point in the Snowy Mountains where the Kosciuszko Road crosses Kangaroo Ridge at 1837m. The small ski resort of Charlotte Pass Village is nestled into a basin on the under side of the pass.

The area is named after Charlotte Adams who was the first recorded European woman to climb Mount Kosciuszko in 1881.

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In winter the area is a thriving ski resort accessible only by snow equipped transport, but in summer makes for a great hiking base.

There are an array of walks from Charlotte Pass of all lengths ranging from the Summit Trail to Mt Kosciuszko (18.5km / 7.5 hrs) to the Snow Gums Boardwalk (400m / 15 mins) and the Main Range Track which is a 23 km circuit but can be broken into smaller sections for shorter walks.

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