Main Range Walk – Charlotte Pass to Mount Kosciuszko
  • Length: 21.9km

  • Duration: 9 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Main Range Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Kosciuszko Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Charlotte Pass

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 501 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.4316700534

  • Longitude: 148.3286502334

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

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Steep Road

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Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

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Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Fishing Spots

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Dog Friendly

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Main Range Walk – Charlotte Pass to Mount Kosciuszko is a 21.9km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 9 hrs to complete.


This full day walk explores some of the greatest alpine country on offer in NSW. The walk grants views of Blue Club and Albina Lakes climbs to the top of Mt Kosciuszko and crosses the famous Snowy River twice. This main range circuit is one of the classic walks in New South Wales as the views in clear weather extend all the way over the mountainous landscape to the distant horizon. If you want to stay overnight there is a flat area for camping at Wilkinsons Creek described as a side trip.

Download maps and tracknotes for Main Range Walk – Charlotte Pass to Mount Kosciuszko hiking track from