Cootapatamba and beyond (snowshoe)
Early start. Drive via Jindabyne to Thredbo. Take Kosciuszko Express chairlift to Eagles Nest. Snowshoe past North Ramshead, descend to and cross Swampy Plain River. Head west to Abbott Ridge and explore area before returning via similar route. Afternoon tea at Jindabyne. Not suitable for beginners. For weather check, departure time and departure point, contact leader by Friday evening 16 August. Chains may be required.
Drive: 420 km, $168 per car + park entry and chairlift fees.
Map: Perisher Valley, Youngal 1:25,000
Grading: 2 A/B
Leader: Brian Slee