Mt Jaithmathang Alpine National Park

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  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Return
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Walk Summary

Walk Category: Day

Getting There: Car

Nearest Town: Falls Creek, Mount Beauty

Walk Area: North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  370 km

Mobile Phone Coverage: Partial, depends on location and service provider

Walk Details Collated: February 2010

Walk Details Provided By:  Waverley Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Travel to Falls Creek on the Hume Highway to Wangaratta.  From Wangaratta take the Great Alpine Rd (route B500) to Myrtleford, Bright, Mount Beauty and then Falls Creek village.

From Falls Creek Village continue by car on the Bogong High Plains Road to the Pretty Valley Road. Turn right up the Pretty Valley Road. Keep right at the turn off to Ruined Castle and then keep left on the road past Mt McKay.

Turn right when the road from Ruined Castle rejoins the road and descend into Pretty Valley. Park the cars at the pondage.

 

 

 

Further Information

The bushwalking season in alpine areas is usually from November to May but can vary according to weather conditions.

Parks VictoriaAlpine National Park

Parks Victoria:  Park Note: The High Country - walks around Bogong High Plains and Mountain Creek (go to Alpine National Park website)

Alpine Shire visitor information

In summer, there is accommodation and food available but no petrol.  Refer Falls Creek website for more information.

Mobile phone coverage information  

Maps: 

1.  VicMap 1:50,000 Bogong Alpine Area and Bogong Alpine Area Outdoor Recreation Guide, Spatial Vision Innovations, 2011

2. Victoria Topographic Map 8324 Bogong, 1: 100 000.

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