Safety in the Alps

It is important to be adequately prepared for travelling, walking and skiing in the Australian Alps. Snow chains, skis, boots and clothing may be hired in many towns around the alpine area.

no-trace-3145-cmykVisitor Code

To ensure the Australian Alps remains a pristine area, please follow the code when visiting the Alps.
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Photo: Julian ThompsonWalking and skiing

Weather can change rapidly in the Alps. Please ensure you prepare before setting out on walks or go skiing.
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Photo: Esther BeatonCars

Driving in icy conditions can be difficult for even the most seasoned drivers. Make sure your vehicle is ready for adverse weather.
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Australian AlpsMaps

Know where you are at all times. Make sure you have up to date information and maps before setting out.
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Planning can make all the difference for a safe and enjoyable trip. Think about weather, equipment and safety.
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Whether walking, riding or driving, follow formed tracks at all times.
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Photo: R LuescherWater recreation

Take precautions in and around alpine waterways. Follow these simple guidelines to make sure you enjoy time in the Alps.
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