Mt Jim - Bushwalking Victoria


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Mt Jim Alpine National Park

3.3/5 rating (9 votes)
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Falls Creek or Mount Beauty

Walk Area:  North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  400 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2006

Walk Details Provided By:  Border Bushwalking Club, Benalla Bushwalking Club, Warby Range Bushwalkers & Wangaratta Out and About

Walk Description

From carpark walk cross country to old SEC track and follow to Australian Alpine Walking Track (AAWT) near SEC hut. Follow AAWT past Mt Bundara to pole 333 and then to Mt Jim which is only 30m above surrounding plain. There are a good views from the top of snow plains to Mt Feathertop as well as other peaks.

Leave Mt Jim and pick up the Cope West aqueduct at the head of High Plains Creek and follow aqueduct to Ryders Yards.  After the yards it is a short walk to a water fall on a tributary of High Plains Creek.

Two options are available from here; follow Cope East aqueduct upstream to a saddle below Mt Cope and to cars or walk downstream to AAWT and return via old SEC track to cars.

Getting There

Drive to Falls Creek via the Hume Highway, Wangaratta, Myrtleford and Mount Beauty. Continue on past Falls Creek following the High Plains Road to a car-park opposite Mt Cope.

Further Information

Recommended Maps:  Bogong Alpine Area 1:50 000 & Cope & Feathertop 1:25,000

Parks Victoria: Alpine National Park

Parks Victoria:  Park Note - Walks around Feathertop

Mobile phone coverage information

There are seasonal road closures in the Alpine National Park.  Please check Parks Victoria website for latest information.

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