This walk leads through an extreme alpine environment and all walkers must be well prepared. During summer, be prepared for both very hot and cold weather, high winds, rain, snow, extreme UV levels and some sections of snow or ice on the ground. Before starting this walk, check advice with Snowy Region Visitor Information Centre
(02) 6450 5600, the weather forecast
and the snow conditions
then change your plans as needed. These notes, grades and walking times have been written for use in the summer months only. Between May and the end of October, this walk is likely to be covered in snow/ice, visitors should be carrying and be prepared to use snowshoes or cross country skis. When there is a chance of significant snow on the ground, visitors will need particularly strong navigation and snowcraft skills - tracks and signage may not be visible.
Between the long weekend in June and October, the Tooma (Khancoban to Cabramurra) Road is closed by the RTA
, making access to this walk very difficult. For most visitors, it is best to consider this walk closed during the colder months.