Mount Kosciuszko / Tar Gan Gil Climber's Log

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Peak Freak

Peak Freak - Sep 25, 2002 8:29 pm

Route Climbed: Threadbo Date Climbed: August 17, 2002  Sucess!

It was brilliant to be on the mountain in winter. We rented back country skis and skied to the summit. Although the Kosciuszko walk was completely covered in snow, we skied to Rams Head North, which is one of the few places where you get a view of the summit. From there we traversed to Rawson Pass and hiked up the final bit ('cause they were out of skins for rent).



The terrain on Kosciuszko is so undulating, that you can't see the summit or the base of the mountain 90% of the time. I can see how route finding would be a nightmare in a white out in winter. We were lucky we had a beautiful day.

Wyoming Bob

Wyoming Bob - Sep 17, 2002 5:53 am

Route Climbed: Charlotte Pass Road Date Climbed: February 1994  Sucess!

Did the road walk to the summit and back. Touch of wind with great views. Companion trip report has details and photos.

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