Mt Bogong via The Staircase Spur Walking Track (Alpine National Park)

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Mt Bogong via The Staircase Spur Walking Track (Alpine National Park)

The Staircase spur is aptly named, climbing 16km to the summit of Mount Bogong. Once you reach the exposed, treeless (true alpine) plateau the views are 360 and spectacular, but beware at 1,926m you are in a place where you need to come prepared. The trail is steep and arduous, requiring a high level of fitness. Poor weather conditions that include snow, high winds and fog can occurr any time of year.

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Mt Bogong via The Staircase Spur Walking Track (Alpine National Park)

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Mt Bogong via The Staircase Spur Walking Track (Alpine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No vehicles
  • No bicycles
  • No generators

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Areas of Alpine National Park closed due to fire

Alpine National Park remains closed due to fire activity in the area, with the exception of certain areas. Please check the Fire affected parks page for a full list. For a list of State Forest closures, visit the DELWP website. For the latest information on fires, visit www.emergency.vic.gov.au. For the latest information on road closures, visit traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au

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