This walk is to trek up to above the tree line. We summit one of the peaks above 2,000m with panoramic views over the Rolling Grounds to Jagungal, the Main Range and West to Victoria.
It is one of the walks described in our book – Snowy Mountains Walks.
We will set out from Guthega Ski resort and the first task is climbing up to Guthega Trig, and then on ridge line, skirting the Rolling Grounds, to Consett Stephens Pass. There will then be significant climbs on the way to Mt Tate.
As we expect to walk over several snow drifts, warm boots with good grip will be useful.
We then make our way to top of the old ski lift and pole line, then weave and press our way through a mix of quite scrub and grassy steeper sections to the upper crossing of Guthega creek.
Grade; This is a walk with rock hopping and no formed track, at this time of year expect walking across snow drifts. Distance is approx 15km and it is all off track with plenty of climbing and descending. So it is graded hard.
Gear: Stout, warm boots, sunscreen, lunch, water, camera, day pack, wind proof clothing
Maps: Geehi Dam, Perisher Valley 1:25,000 topographic sheets
Meet at: Cooma North Shops lower car park 0700 for car pooling and briefing.
Bookings essential: please contact leader Frank Bakker on the Geehi Club web site