Trips

Here is a selection of trips currently planned.

You need to be a current club member to come on club trips.

Full details of trips including trip leader/contact person are available on the ‘Members Only’ section of the website.

DateGradeDestinationTypeDescription
Jul 2021
Sat~31~Jul~--~Thu~5~Aug 20212BWestern KNP. Six Day Tour. Pretty Plain, via Bourke's Gorge Rd & Dargals Fire Trail - Grey Mare - Dershkos - Pretty Plain. Six Days. If insufficient snow, then plan B.
Aug 2021
Sat~7~--~Sun~15 Aug~2021Varied August Cross Country Ski Week – Perisher X-Country Varied - XC trails and backcountry Meeting mainly at Sverre Kaaten Nordic Shelter, Perisher Valley. A great week of ski racing and other activities including mystery coffee tours and a meet and greet with Perisher Historical Society. Highlight of the week is the KAC Classic ski race from Perisher to Charlotte Pass with lunch at the KAC Lodge and presentation at the Chalet. For more information about ski week: http://www.perisherxcountry.org/events/ski-week.
Fri~13~--~Sun~15 Aug~2021Tailored to abilitySmiggins or Perisher - Beginners/Intermediate Ski WeekendBeginner and intermediate instructionalThis instructional will cater for two levels. The basic techniques covered on the first weekend will be reinforced for beginners. Attending both instruction weekends would be useful if you are new to skiing. Skiing on steeper terrain and an introduction to telemarking will be covered for intermediates. Participants will get the opportunity to put newly learnt skills into practice with a choice of touring trips on accessible, gentle terrain or venturing further into the backcountry on moderate t terrain.
Sat~14~Aug~--~Sat~15~May 2021Easy 2BMoonrise on Tabletop Mountain. Moonrise on Tabletop Mountain. Two Day Tour. Ski from Mt Selwyn or Kiandra to camp on top of Tabletop and watch a very full moon rise. Limit of 8. Maps: Cabramurra & Denison 1:25,000. Coordinator:
Mon~23~Aug~--~Thu~27~May 20212B. Snow camping trip, Mawsons Hut area and Mt JungungalSnow camping/touringFour nights out camping, hopefully beside huts where we can use the fireplace. General route is: depart Munyang power station, Schlink Hut, near Mawsons or Valentines Hut for two nights with a light pack trip to Mt Jugungal, Whites River Hut, back to cars at Munyang.
Fri~27~--~Sun~29 Aug~20212B Beginners Snow Camping TripThis trip is to provide people with the opportunity to experience snow camping without having to go too far. It will give people a basic understanding of snow camping that can then be used for going on other, easy, overnight tours during the season. We will provide guidance in gear, camp site selection, how to set up your tent, cooking in the snow and how to make yourself comfortable whilst camping in the snow. The trip will be held in the Perisher/ Thredbo Range area with a short ski of several kilometres to where we will set up base camp. Depending on if the weather is fine a side to trip with lighter/ day packs. Possible construction in the snow of an outdoor seating and kitchen for evening meal. Returning Sunday afternoon after working on downhill technique while wearing overnight packs. Exact location of the trip will be determined by snow cover and/ or weather. Please note: Some prior cross-country skiing or alpine touring experience is required. More details to follow.
Sep 2021
Sat~4~--~Mon~13 Sep~20212c - Undulating - StThe Jagungal Project - Take Two - Version 2021 Cross country ski touring, snow camping with base The idea of this trip is to explore, photograph and ski Mt Jagungal and surrounds for a moderately long period of time. It will be a mix of base camping at Mt Jagungal and overnight trips to other locations within the Jagungal Wilderness Area
Sun~12~--~Sun~26 Sep~20212B, Vary the grade tKosciuszko NP - Lodge-Based Ski TouringLodge-Based Ski TouringLodge-based ski day trips from Charlotte Pass. Come for one or both weeks 12-19 September and 19-26 September.  Enjoy the luxury of fully catered lodge accommodation, dry boots, skiing from the door, day trips to places like Lake Cootapatamba, Mt Kosciuszko, Mt Townsend, Mt Lee, Mt Carruthers, Mt Twynam, Watsons Crags, Blue Lake, Club Lake, Mt Stilwell, Twin Valleys, etc, or sharpen up your teles on the lifts.  (Operation of lifts at Charlotte Pass will be dependent on snow cover.)  Experience the outrageously cooperative spring snow and choose the grade to suit yourself.  Come for some or all of the week.  Cost of full board for one week $777 for non-members of Southern Alps Ski Club (SASC), $623 for members of SASC, fully catered.  Great value for full board.  50% deposit required to confirm place.  If COVID-19 restrictions are still in place this trip should still go ahead as it did in 2020 with reduced lodge capacity.