Mt Kosciuszko

Sewing has taken a little bit of a back seat as we are on holidays at Thredbo.  We are here for 5 days with my mum and my sister and her family.  Today my mum, my sister and I walked Mt Kosciuszko, the highest mountain in Australia (while the men looked after the kids).  For those of you who haven't done it, it is a 13km round walk.  It is 2228 metres above sea level so it isn't an enormous mountain, but wow it was exhilarating!
I'm so proud of us.  
We are all pretty nervous ninnies so even going on the chairlift (which takes you up to around 1900m) was an achievement!
We did the guided summit walk and for the couple of extra dollars (and I mean couple of dollars literally) it  was so worth having a guide to point out the amazing parts of the alpine scenery that we would have missed if we had done it on our own.  She definitely helped me appreciate the journey rather than just focussing on getting to the top and then back down again. 
This is us resting our sore calves in the Thredbo River afterwards.

6 comments:

  1. You are a brave woman!

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  2. Shell from SewEnSowJanuary 21, 2013 at 9:16 AM

    Looks amazing, well done - I'll add this walk to my achieveable bucket list!

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  3. Thanks Inna. It did feel like an achievement yesterday.

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  4. Oh you should! It is achievable and Thredo itself is nice. We accidentally booked during the blues festival - added bonus!

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  5. Ah, this makes me excited for spring and summer! Congrats on the summit and I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday!

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  6. Thanks so much! Oh, yes, I bet you are looking forward to Spring. We have been lucky with the weather so far - although my legs are hoping it starts to rain.

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