Save Kosci walkers celebrate at the summit

Save Kosci walkers celebrate at the summit

After 36 days, 790,000 steps and 560 kilometres, five walkers protesting legislation that protects feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park were joined on the summit of Mt Kosciuszko by around 200 enthusiastic supporters. The long-distance Save Kosci walkers, who...
Walk for Kosci

Walk for Kosci

Pull on your hiking boots folks and join us for the final push to the top of Mt Kosciuszko as we send a loud and clear message to the NSW Government – Kosciuszko: It’s a park, not a paddock! Join the long-distance Save Kosci walkers who have hiked all the...
Forty years later

Forty years later

In the late 1970s I started working in the Dead Horse Gap – Main Range area on my PhD. I was studying small mammals and insects. I set up camp in a pleasant spot just above the treeline and near my study areas, and used the faint footpad from the crest of Dead...
Four Mile Hut refuge at risk

Four Mile Hut refuge at risk

Four Mile Hut is a few kilometres gentle walk or ski from Kiandra or the Selwyn resort in the northern part of Kosciusko National Park. Built in 1937 by gold fossicker Robert Hughes, it has a colourful history. Until about 1981, there was a box of very live dynamite...
Brumby running in the 1970s

Brumby running in the 1970s

I grew up riding horses on a property on the south west slopes of NSW in the 1970s. I became a backcountry ranger over the summer months. My job included remote area horse patrols. Riding the four corners of the amazing and diverse Kosciuszko landscape was an...