the highest permanent settlement in Australia and the location of one of Australia's oldest ski resorts. The pass and village are named after Charlotte Adams who, in 1881, was the first European woman to climb Mount Kosciuszko. Charlotte Pass provides access to some of Australia's highest alpine terrain and was formerly a stop off point for public vehicular access to Mt Kosciuszko, though the road now terminates at the Pass.
Charlotte Pass, elev. 1,837 m, is a location, ski resort and village in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. The Pass is located in the Kosciuszko National Park where the Kosciuszko Road crosses Kangaroo Ridge. Charlotte Pass Village (elev. 1,760 m) is located at the base of Kangaroo Ridge to the south east of the pass. It is