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Workparty: Luton's Crutching Shed - Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd June 2018

photo of Lutons crutching shed by Narelle IrvineReconstruct northwest door and drop log fencing in vicinity of the hut.

This is a continuation from the April workparty. Proposed dates:

Fri 1st June and setup
Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd June work activity
Sun 3rd June cleanup pack and go

Come for one day, the whole time, or anything in between.

Contact Bob Salijevic: 0408 944 322, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Attendees must be financial members of KHA to participate.




KHA member tyre offer

Transtate Tires in Belconnen are offering KHA members a great deal on tyres:

Dunlop SP Road Gripper 225/95/R16.
Will fit any 16" rim up to 7" wide

Tire only - $115 each
Fitted and balanced - $120 each
Split rim fitted and balanced - $130 each

Anyone with a 5 stud Landcruiser can also get a brand new factory steel rim for $15 each.

If interested contact: Nathan Kellett to collect firm takers.

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Book Launch: Matthew Higgins’ Bold Horizon - 11th April 2018

Book Cover Matthew Higgins Bold HorizonsMatthew Higgins’ latest non-fiction book Bold Horizon: High-country, Place, People and Story, will be launched at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, on 11 April by Max Bourke AM, a founding committee member of KHA, inaugural Director of the Australian Heritage Commission and someone who has walked and skied in the Snowies for 50 years.

KHA members will be very welcome at the launch.

Bookings are essential and can be made once the event is listed on the NLA’s website, booking either via the website (nla.gov.au/bookings) or by phone on 02 6262 1424.

The book is being published by Rosenberg Publishing of Sydney and will be available broadly through good bookshops following the launch.






Update on Basalt Knob Hut.

photo of basalt knob hut 2009An interested relative contacted KHA with information on a hut in Victoria.

KHA's original webmaster, Olaf Moon, sought information about all Australian huts, not just those in KNP.

You can read the new infomation on the 'Railway Hut' in our Victorian huts section.





Hotel Kosciuszko

Hotel Kosciuszko

The Hotel Kosciuszko burnt in 1953, leaving Sponar's Inn - the original staff quarters - standing. Read More
Wragge's Observatory - winter conditions

Wragge's Observatory - winter conditions

Three article published by Trove describing the difficult winter conditions suffered by our early scientists. Read More

1905 trip from Victoria to Kosciusko

The attached article gives details of a horseriding trip to Tom Groggin followed by Jack Riley leading the group to Read More

Survival in a Snow Cave - A Personal Account

7th - 9th August 1999As published in the "Australian Scout" magazine, October 1999. P. 2-7. Read More
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