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Snow at Corin

johnboy 14 May 2011 9

snow at corin

Dannybear has sent this one in from Corin Dam with this note:

took this one today at corin dam, theres snow vissible on the mountain at the back (bit hard to see) possibly the first snow of the season in canberra?

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shauno shauno 10:23 pm 21 Jun 12

That lake is absolutely choc full of trout. If you go there in summer going on twilight you will see thousands of trout rising all over the lake eating insects. Would make a great fishery if they opened it up like they do for Gogong but at the moment its only Rangers that get to fish there so ive been told haha.

EvanJames EvanJames 10:04 pm 21 Jun 12

Bimberi’s in Official Wilderness so getting to it takes some effort, as others have posted here. Snow level *might* creep a bit lower tonight/tommorrow so maybe, perhaps, there’ll be some on Gingera et al.

p1 p1 7:22 pm 21 Jun 12

Demosthenes said :

shauno said :

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

Is that possible access by foot with a standard car on a day hike? Probably not I imagine.

Closest vehicle access is either Orroral Valley (in Namadgi NP) or Blue Water Holes (in Kozi NP). From either it is a couple of days return (and that is pushing it). And I think Long Plain Track is probably shut for the winter, so the walk on Kozi side is even longer.

poetix poetix 7:04 pm 21 Jun 12

Smugness alert: I told you the King Parrots knew it was going to snow!

shauno shauno 6:54 pm 21 Jun 12

shauno said :

Demosthenes said :

shauno said :

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

Is that possible access by foot with a standard car on a day hike? Probably not I imagine.

Its a bit of an effort as its pretty isolated you can actually do it from stockyard passing by Gingerra but its more like an overnight trip unless your very fit and start early and a GPS is handy.

The usual routes are from the West via Adaminaby as described Here

And the East route described Here which is longer.

Sorry the links were wrong these should work

East route Here

West route Here

shauno shauno 6:48 pm 21 Jun 12

Demosthenes said :

shauno said :

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

Is that possible access by foot with a standard car on a day hike? Probably not I imagine.

Its a bit of an effort as its pretty isolated you can actually do it from stockyard passing by Gingerra but its more like an overnight trip unless your very fit and start early and a GPS is handy.

The usual routes are from the West via Adaminaby as described Here

And the East route described Here which is longer.

Demosthenes Demosthenes 6:17 pm 21 Jun 12

shauno said :

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

Is that possible access by foot with a standard car on a day hike? Probably not I imagine.

Demosthenes Demosthenes 6:15 pm 21 Jun 12

shauno said :

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

Is that possible to access by foot with a normal car? Or is 4WD the only way? I’m looking for good a good hike with the fellas this Sunday.

shauno shauno 5:19 pm 21 Jun 12

Thats Bimberi peak the highest mountain in the ACT and no higher mountain north of that in Australia.

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