Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop


2 hrs 15 mins

4.2 km Circuit

295 m

Hard track
This loop walk starts at Charlotte Pass, and winds up to Mt Stilwell’s peak, with stunning views in every direction. The walk then goes along the ridge line to the village lookdown, near the demolished Tbar station, before returning to the village through the snow gum forest. There is an optional side trip to the village dam, in Spencers Creek, that is a nice area for a picnic before returning to the village.

Maps for the Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop 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 Village and Mt Stilwell loop bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop

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 4.2 km
Time 2 hrs 15 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

2.5km of this walk has short steep hills and another 900m is very steep. The remaining (890m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 1.4km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (890m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

2.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 2km has minimal directional signs. The remaining (240m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

2km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience and another 1.4km requires some bushwalking experience. The remaining (890m) requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

1.8km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 1.7km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety. The remaining (750m) is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Charlotte Pass Village and Mt Stilwell loop walk starts and ends at the Bottom of Basin Poma lift (gps: -36.434466, 148.33219)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Basin Poma lift 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

 


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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 :)