Rennix Trail

5 hrs

12.8 km Return

411 m

Hard track
This enjoyable walk follows an old management trail from Rennix Gap to the panoramic views from a granite outcrop, which is also home to a Snowy Hydro radio repeater. On this walk, you will visit a variety of environments from open grassy plains, wooded forest, exposed granite outcrops and alpine fens.

Maps for the Rennix Trail 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.
Kalkite Mountain 1:25 000 Map Series 86253N KALKITE MOUNTAIN NSW-86253N
Tombong 1:50 000 Map Series 8624S TOMBONG NSW-8624S
Numbla Vale 1:50 000 Map Series 8624N NUMBLA VALE NSW-8624N
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Berridale 1:100 000 Map Series 8625 BERRIDALE 8625
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Rennix Trail bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rennix Trail

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 12.8 km
Time 5 hrs

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
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


Around 3.6km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 2.8km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 4.6km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.8km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4.6km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.8km requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 6km is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.


Around 4.6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.8km 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 Rennix Trail walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Rennix Trail walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Rennix Trail walk starts and ends at the Rennix Walk Car Park (gps: -36.360475, 148.50654)
Your main transport option to Rennix Walk Car Park 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



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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 :)