The Australian Alps Walking Track (aka the Alps Track) is a 650-kilometer trail that winds through the high country of Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT. The entire route can be completed in about 10 weeks.
Hiker stands in front of glacial Lake Albina, Kosciuoszko National Park, in the Snowy Mountains NSW Australia The Australian Alps National Park is a conglomerate of parks and nature reserves covering 1.6 million hectares in the ACT, NSW and Victoria.
Jean-Michel Gerst brings a bit of Europe to the Australian Alps | Jean-Michel Gerst author of Latitude 36.50 was drawn to the Australian Alps, particularly Thredbo because it reminded him of his home in Asace in France’s north-east close to the German border. The distinct seasons and the cooler climate was a huge factor in his move to this Australian region. We were lucky enough to be able to catch up with Jean-Michel and ask him a few questions.