Mount Kosciuszko

Mount Kosciuszko is the highest mountain in Australia (not including its external territories). It is located in the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park. Mount Kosciuszko is not particularly difficult to climb. There is a road to Charlotte Pass, from which it's an 5 mile walk up a path to the summit. The peak may also be approached from Thredbo, which is a shorter 4 miles and supported by a chairlift year-round.

Mount Kosciuszko SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by asamartin

33 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Nov 12, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are via Thredbo, Summit trail via the Main Range track from Charlotte Pass and Via Ski Area.

Others who’ve summited Mount Kosciuszko

  • asamartin
  • Flyhigh
  • Sammy
  • TH75

Routes Used trails & approaches

41% via Thredbo

20% Summit trail via the Main Range track from Charlotte Pass

20% Via Ski Area

16% took the 4wd track up lol!


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7,310 ft / 2,228 m


7,309 ft / 2,228 m

Height Rank Range

Snowy Mountains


New South Wales, Australia

Summited by

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  • Krzychu
  • asamartin
  • dsbmtn
  • srphilip
  • adameco
  • bruceparker
  • DOD
  • TCH
  • ragnew
  • vsahney
  • TrigHunter
  • Luc-Rodgers

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