Mountain Walks

A selection of mountain walks in and around Sydney and New South Wales, including maps, pictures, highlights and characteristics.

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Mount Banks Summit Walk

Mount Banks, with its distinctive rounded peak, is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the greater Blue Mountains region.

Often overlooked by tourists, the hike to the summit of Mt Banks offers beautiful views of the surrounding area, a part of the Blue Mountains that is still a bit undiscovered.

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Mount Kosciuszko Hiking Guide – Walking Tracks to the Summit

Mount Kosciuszko in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales is Australia’s highest point, peaking at 2,228 metres above sea level.

While Mt Kosciuszko is primarily known as a busy ski destination during winter, the area is a very popular spot for hiking as well as for mountain biking during the warmer summer months.

This Mount Kosciuszko hiking guide describes the different walking tracks that take you to the summit of Australia’s tallest mountain, offering breathtaking views of Kosciuszko National Park.

Be mindful that even during summer months the weather in this area can be extreme, with hot and cold days, strong winds, rain and snow. UV levels can also be extreme, even on cold days.

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