Guthega to Charlotte Pass
  • Length: 15.2km

  • Duration: 6 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Illawong Walk, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Main Range Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Guthega

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 502 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.3820351916

  • Longitude: 148.3725873935


Guthega to Charlotte Pass is a 15.2km, grade 5 One way hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This walk explores the wonderful alpine country between Guthega village and Charlotte Pass at the end of Kosciuszko Rd. Starting with views of Guthega Dam the walk visits Illawong Lodge and crosses the Snowy River suspension bridge before climbing up to Mt Twynam. Once on the Main Range track you can take short side trips to Carruthers Peak and Blue Lake Lookout before crossing the Snowy River again and walking up to Charlotte Pass. A great walk for people who enjoy some off-track sections in their walks.

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