Round Mountain Hut

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 30 mins

3.8 km Return

180 m

Hard track
Starting from the Round Mountain trail head on Tooma Rd, this walk takes you into the Jagungal Wilderness area following wide signposted trails to Round Mountain Hut. The walk boasts some great views across the headwaters of the Tumut River to Mt. Jagungal and visits the iron Round Mountains Hut, originally built in the early 1930s and rebuilt after fire in the 1940s. An enjoyable walk (or mountain bike ride), the hut provides some great space to camp if you want to make it an overnight walk.

Maps for the Round Mountain Hut walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Toolong Range 1:25 000 Map Series 85251N TOOLONG RANGE NSW-85251N
Kosciuszko 1:100 000 Map Series 8525 KOSCIUSZKO 8525

Cross sectional view of the Round Mountain Hut bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Round Mountain Hut

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 1.4km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 470m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.4km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 470m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 1.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 470m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.9km requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.9km is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.


This whole walk, 1.9km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Round Mountain Hut walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Round Mountain Hut walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Round Mountain Hut walk starts and ends at the Round Mountain Trail Head (gps: -36.034511, 148.37349)
Your main transport option to Round Mountain Trail Head is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂