Charlotte Pass to Village Dam


30 mins

778 m Return

45 m

Moderate track
This short, leisurely walk starts at the bottom of the Kangaroo Ridge Triple Chairlift, just on the edge of the village. The walk follows the faint grassy service trail around the edge of the great snow gum forest to the small dam in Spencers Creek, not far from the village. This is a great walk for those at the village who want a relaxing stroll.

Maps for the Charlotte Pass to Village Dam walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Perisher Valley 1:25 000 Map Series 85252S PERISHER VALLEY NSW-85252S
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Charlotte Pass to Village Dam bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Charlotte Pass to Village Dam

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 778 m
Time 30 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 390m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 390m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 240m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 150m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 390m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 390m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 390m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Charlotte Pass to Village Dam walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Charlotte Pass to Village Dam walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Charlotte Pass to Village Dam walk starts and ends at the Bottom of Kangaroo Ridge chairlift (gps: -36.435757, 148.332)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Kangaroo Ridge chairlift is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)




Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/cptvd


Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)