Kosciuszko National Park Snow Camp, 5 Days - Sydney or Canberra

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  • Kosciuszko National Park Snow Camp, 5 Days - Sydney or Canberra

Explore the snow-capped landscape of Kosciuszko National Park on this 5-day snowshoe expedition. Head up Mt Kosciuszko, sleep at an alpine snow camp and learn alpine wilderness survival skills.

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  • Description
    • Snowshoe up Mount Kosciuszko standing at 2228m
    • Sleep at the Lake Crakenback Resort and an alpine snow camp
    • Learn the fundamentals of alpine wilderness survival skills
    Head out into the snow-covered Kosciuszko National Park on an exciting five day snowshoe expedition. You'll be under the wing of expert mountain guides with all essential expedition gear, meals and transfers provided, so all you need to do is turn up ready for the challenge. Make your way through incredible alpine wilderness, enjoy two nights at the Lake Crakenback Resort and two nights at an alpine snow camp, and learn alpine survival skills.

    On day one, you will arrive at the Resort and take the day to relax and make use of the lakeside facilities, before being run through an equipment and safety briefing. On day two, you'll begin at the Thredbo Valley Terminal where you will ride up the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift to Eagles Nest, Australia's highest restaurant at 1937m. Admire the sweeping views before strapping into your snowshoes and heading into the winter wilderness. By day's end, you'll set up camp at Cootapatamba Hut.

    Day three sees you learn a number of alpine skills such as how to self arrest using an ice axe to help you navigate up to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. Standing tall at 2228m high, you will have uninterrupted views of the snow-coated Main Range and the Great Dividing Range. Return to basecamp for a final snow camp dinner.

    On day four you will head back to Eagles Nest, descend down toward Thredbo Village via the chairlift and enjoy a celebration dinner at the Resort. On your last day, you're free to explore the alpine region at your own leisure. The return shuttle departs at 10am.
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • A reasonable level of fitness is required
    • You will be expected to cover between 5-10km per day whilst carrying your expedition pack

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Hiking boots
    • Warm clothing
    • Toiletries

    What is Supplied

    • Shuttle transport to and from Sydney/Canberra available
    • Two nights' accommodation at Lake Crackenback Resort'
    • Two nights of camping in Kosciuszko National Park
    • Snowshoe expedition through Kosciuszko National Park
    • Professional and safety-focused mountain guides
    • 45L expedition pack with all essential expedition gear 
    • Probe, shovel, ice axe and beacon
    • Four season mountaineering tent
    • Complete winter sleep system
    • All meals and snacks

    More Information

    • This experience is five days in duration
    • Minimum of two and maximum of eight participants
    • Tours will not proceed if a severe weather warning has been issued
    • Please advise any dietary requirements at the time of booking

    Cancellation Policy

    • Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy.
    • Cancellations within 60 days of the booking will incur a 100% cancellation fee

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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Mt Kosciuszko (Mt Kosciuszko)

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