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Tue, 21 May 2013
Another ride to Kosciuszko (almost) - 11:30
Open Alpine Spaces (fullsize)
I have not been putting photos and links up on my diary from rides and
stuff happening in the past year or so much. I really should get back on
to doing that. It has made it hard to find the reports when I want to
A group of us planned to try the ride to Kosci in two days again, like
we tried in 2010. We
had a bit of a route change this time and a larger group of riders.
With two groups of riders and a bit of route confusion at some points we
got through the first day pretty well and relaxed into the overnight
camp at 3 mile dam again. Day 2 was likely to be harder but more
straight forward. We made it through almost to Guthega but ran out of
time to ride up to Charlotte Pass and on to Rawsons for the walk to the
The ride is spectacular and has reminded me I should get up to the snow
on XC skis again for some more time in the mountains in winter in these
areas. I also think if I try this ride again I will ride a bike with
gears, the single speed was somewhat challenging often.
Photos and more words here.