Mount Piper Trail
  • Length: 5.2km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Link Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Kosciuszko Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Perisher Valley

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 490 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.3924967843

  • Longitude: 148.4273177064


Mount Piper Trail is a 5.2km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 45 mins to complete.


This winter-only snowshoe walk starts from the Smiggins Centre and follows a snow pole line and cross-country ski trail to Perisher Valley. Starting along the road you soon follow a snow pole line up and behind Mt Piper. There are some wide vistas over Perisher Creek Valley along sections of this walk. There are some great places to stop and just wander around and enjoy the snow. A free shuttle bus service operates during the ski season between Perisher and Smiggins.

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