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

19 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Mar 21, 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, Via Ski Area and took the 4wd track up lol!.

Others who’ve summited Mount Kosciuszko

  • asamartin

Routes Used trails & approaches

38% via Thredbo

25% Via Ski Area

22% took the 4wd track up lol!

12% Summit trail via the Main Range track from Charlotte Pass


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7,310 ft / 2,228 m


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Height Rank Range

Snowy Mountains


New South Wales, Australia

Summited by

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  • Krzychu
  • asamartin
  • dsbmtn
  • srphilip
  • adameco
  • DOD
  • ragnew
  • vsahney
  • TrigHunter
  • Luc-Rodgers
  • andrewoloughlan
  • NewEnglandHiker

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