Merritts Traverse
  • Length: 5.8km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Merritts Nature Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Merritts Nature Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Thredbo Village

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 496 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.5039810565

  • Longitude: 148.3039653123


Merritts Traverse is a 5.8km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


This walk starts with a scenic journey to the top of the hill on the chairlift. Starting along Merritts Nature walk this walk soon detours down the hill by following a series of signposted management trails and ski runs. The walk visits a few scenic creeks but the main highlights are the wide views of Thredbo Valley.

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