Snowy Mountains For Mountain Biking

The 5th most popular mountain bike trail in Australia.

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Southwest of Canberra and west of Cooma in the Kosciuszko National Park, the Snowy Mountain Range in the Australian Alps has many trails of interest to mountain bikers. The various tracks will take you past crystal clear streams, glacial lakes, deep gorges, high peaks, historic huts and other culturally significant sites. Scenic management trails open to cyclists run through most areas of the park. Do not follow these trails onto private property without permission.

To reach the Kosciuszko National Park, fly into Canberra and follow Highway 23 south to Cooma, which makes a great base. Then head west on Highway 18 to Pine Valley. Veer left on Kosciousko Road heading southwest through Berridale to Jindabyne. Just past Jindabyne, turn left on Alpine Way Road and follow into the Snowy Mountains.

Overall, Snowy Mountains is the 5th most popular mountain bike trail of all 30 mountain biking rides in Australia.


Local Contact(s):  Kosciusko National Park (064) 56-2102; Morrel Adventure Tours (02) 388-1200.

Recommended Map:  "TOPO Australia" from Garmin

Best Season:  Nov. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Reynella (064) 54-2386

Luxury Loding:  Perisher Valley Hotel (064) 57-5030; Bernti s Mountain Inn (064) 57-6332

Breakfast Restaurant:  Crackenback Cottage, Jindabyne

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  -36.796, 148.1895

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  5374


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