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Jagungal Journey 2024

The Jagungal Journey is a fast & light multi day ski tour into the remote areas of the Kosciuszko National Park. Tour with SMBC for a unique experience from Guthega to Mt Jagungal. This beautiful peak is Kosciouszko National Park's most northern peak over 2000m & our most remote alpine peak.

The journey is over 4 days beginning at SMBC HQ at Guthega Mountain Centre, across The Rolling Ground, The Kerries & into the remote Jagungal region. As much as a spiritual experience to the beautiful Jagungal Wilderness this multi-day tour is a lesson in efficient ski touring & simplistic systems including equipment choices, sleeping systems, food choices & cooking.

Four Day Journey

  • Day1: GUTHEGA to MAWSON'S: 20km

    • Guthega Mountain Centre > Guthega Trig > Rolling Ground > Schlinks Pass > Kerries > Mawson's

  • Day2: JAGUNGAL DASH DAY: 20km

    • Mawson’s > Jagungal > Mawson’s

  • Day3: MAWSONS to GUTHEGA: 20km

    • Mawson’s > Kerries > Schlinks Pass > Rolling Ground > Guthega Trig > Guthega

  • Fourth Day used as a weather option, rest day, contingency

The Jagungal Journey is a classic ski tour about covering distance to a remote beautiful location more so than a backcountry ski tour. Whilst there are some descents to be had including skiing off Mt Jagungal much of the journey is through the beautiful undulating terrain in the alpine & snowgums. The vista of the Main Range from the summit of Mt Jagungal reveals the remoteness of this magical location.

This is a challenging tour over 60km with 20km days which requires a high level of fitness, backcountry skiing experience & advanced skiing skills. Lightweight equipment is essential i.e. pin tech bindings & a scale Alpine Touring Ski more suited to the undulating terrain. Climbing skins will also be used for the steeper climbs, difficult surface conditions & to maintain efficiency. Frame & hybrid bindings are not suitable for this tour!

Simplistic systems will help to lighten the load. SMBC will be supply backpack, lightweight shelter, sleeping bag & sleeping mat. The guide will do all of the cooking & carry the stove & participants will carry their food.

If you would like to enquire about the Jagungal Journey please do so through the contacts page on our website. This tour will run:

  • 29/7 - 2/8

  • 30/8 - 2/9

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