Guthega to Perisher plus an option to Porcupine Rocks. Today we traverse through Blue Cow alpine ski resort to Perisher Valley. This region has earned prestigious UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status. As you ascend, you’ll learn how delicate plants can thrive in such challenging conditions and gain an insight into the geology of this rugged landscape.
Climb to Porcupine Rocks for spectacular views of Crackenback. The ancient snow gum trees here are twisted and gnarled through centuries of harsh winters. After rain or fog, these tree trunks change colour to brilliant shades of red, orange, yellow and green.
Walking: Moderate / 13 km / approx. 4.5-5.5 hrs / including choice of easier or harder option along the way / varied terrain including grassy tracks, narrow foot tracks, 4WD tracks and an optional off-track section, including some steep bits
Meals: Cooked breakfast, walkers lunch and two-course dinner with a glass of wine or two
Accommodation: Altitude Lodge Smiggin Holes with ensuite rooms