The Northwest Spur Track & Tom Kneen Track to Mount Feathertop

Alpine National Park

The Northwest Spur leads up from the valley half way between Harrietville and Smoko to the Melbourne University Mountain Club (MUMC) Hut and is not always clear with little signage and then the Tom Kneen Track leads on past a spring and to the main trail to the summit of Mount Feathertop. Time needed variable going down ~3hrs going up ~6hrs.

Navigation Required
No Dogs Permitted
No Horses Permitted
No Cycling Permitted
No Trail Bikes Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk?

Past the Trout Farm on Stony Creek Rd off the Great Alpine road halfway between Smoko and Harrietville. 


Which maps cover the area?

Maps of Mount Feathertop

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!

From Stony Creek Road follows Stony Creek crossing the creek twice first non-bridged second bridged before heading up the Northwest Spur switch backs at first then just a straight slog uphill through this section there is limited / no signage some markers can be seen metal in trees or ribbons and the path can be overgrown and not obvious at times. Once the MUMC Hut is reached going gets considerably easier following the Tom Kneen Track past a spring and to the main trail to the summit of Mount Feathertop.


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