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What to bring

  • Suitable footwear waterproof for snow shoes or alpine ski-touring / cross country boots, skis and poles, (http://www.rhythm.net.au/)
  • Thermals under warm long pants by two and thermals under a long sleeved top
  • Light 200 weight fleece and a down or Primaloft puffy jacket
  • Gore-Tex (or similar) waterproof parka and over pants
  • Sunscreen & sunhat
  • All personal hygiene and medical items
  • Sunglasses / goggles
  • Warm waterproof snow gloves or mitts & liners
  • Beanie & buff
  • Two pairs warm thermal socks
  • 1-2 litre of water
  • Led head torch & spare batteries
  • High energy snacks (such as some chocolate or mixed nuts)
  • Overnight pack, winter sleeping bag, tent & stove (hire available)

We provide

  • Guide
  • Snow shoes, poles & snow shovel
  • Maps & Compass
  • Emergency Equipment

BackKosciuszko Winter Camping
an Introduction to Snow Camping

On SNOWSHOES which are ideal for first timers.

Or on ALPINE TOURING SKIS, CROSS COUNTRY SKIS or SPLIT BOARDS for more advanced skiers & boarders who have used the equipment with Mike on day trips first..

Spend three to four days camping out in the mountains, Learn snow craft and alpine survival skills & climb Mt Kosciuszko Australia’s Highest Peak

Checkout this testimonial by Altaaf: Altaaf joined me on a three day snow camping adventure last winter. We experienced amazing sunsets and sunrises, summited Mt Kosciuszko and learnt snow survival skills. See his great photographs here - http://www.altaafkhan.com/snow-camping.

If you book a complete private group of 5 walkers for a Camping Walk or 5-6 walkers for a lodge based walk I will give each customer a signed copy of my 84 page hardcover photographic book "The Australian Alps" valued at $30 each.

For the latest prices and dates and photographs from trips please go to -  https://mikeedmondson.com.au/page.php?Kosciuszko-Winter-Camping-9

For bookings: mike@k7adventures.com

Inclusions:

  • Full Liability Insurance
  • NPWS guide fees & charges (this doesn’t include the National Park’s Visitor/Car entry fee)
  • Communications, first aid kit, water purification tablets & navigation equipment
  • Snowshoes, adjustable poles & snow shovels
  • Fully qualified and experienced guide mountain guide for 3 days
  • Instruction in snow craft, snow survival, navigation & photography
  • Professional digital photographs from our trip
  • Kosciuszko Express Chairlift return ride
  • Mt. Kosciuszko Certificate

Not included:

  • Travel to and from Thredbo
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Camping Equipment (hire gear is available as follows for three days) Thermarest NeoAir Xtherm sleep mat $35 pp, Macpac Minaret four season one person tent $60 per tent or Macpac Olympus four season two person tent $90 per tent, down winter sleeping bag and inner sheet $55 pp, overnight backpack & rain cover $40 pp, stove & food $120 pp or $40 pp stove & fuel.
  • Personal clothing and equipment (can also be hired as follows for three days)