Mt Townsend, Snowy Mountains weekend

Mt Townsend, Snowy Mountains weekend

October in the  Snowy Mountains has daytime temperatures that can still be cool and mild, the blowflies have yet to make an appearance, and the snow still lies in big drifts, giving the area a distinctively alpine feel. Mt Townsend, Australia’s second highest peak,...
Snowy Mountains Snowshoe & Snow Camp

Snowy Mountains Snowshoe & Snow Camp

Spring in The Snowy Mountains is perhaps the best time of year, in my opinion. Lots of snow, nice weather, and less crowds. Snow shoeing is a great way to see the area without needing to know much technique, so I ran a snow camp in the Ramshead Range, behind Thredbo,...
Kosciuszko Main Range Snow Shoeing / Camping & Downhill Skiing

Kosciuszko Main Range Snow Shoeing / Camping & Downhill Skiing

Poem There was movement on the main range, for SUBW passed the word around, That a snow shoe hiking trip was the next getaway. So join all the bush walkers, as this trip had us Kosciuszko bound. Some tried and noted walkers, volunteered from Sydney and afar. We...
Ramshead climb and snow camping

Ramshead climb and snow camping

I have been to the Snowy Mountains many times but, being so large I still have many places that I have wanted to explore. With the great cover of snow currently, and spring fast approaching it seemed like a good chance to get back down there for some climbing and snow...