2024_KAC XC Classic banner Registration



The KAC is one of the largest and oldest cross-country ski races in NSW. The race route, from Perisher Valley to Charlotte Pass Village, traverses 8km of gently undulating terrain through magnificent scenery. Open to racers over 12 years of age, in both classic and freestyle.




The Race starts at KAC ‘Alpenhof’ lodge, Perisher Valley and finishes at Charlotte Pass Village, approximately 9kms. The Classic ("diagonal stride") section will start first, followed 15 minutes later, on the same course, by the freestyle ‘skating’ skiers.


  • Skiers must nominate their racing style upon entry: freestyle or classic. During the Race, styles will be identified with different coloured bibs. There will be no option to change style once the bib has been allocated.
  • Skiers nominating Classic style found to be not adhering to that style (e.g., a skier found to have been skating other than for the purpose of changing tracks), will be given a 5-minute penalty.



  • Race entries are only permitted online through the Alpine Timing website. Online entries will close on Monday 5th August 2024 at 8:00am.
  • Entrants must be at least 12 years old on the day of the event to participate. Entrants under 16 must be in the care of an adult.
  • Entry is conditional upon current Snow Australia SnowID insurance. Please visit https://www.snowracer.com.au/registration/ for more information.


MWU18 12 to 17 Free
MWU35 18 to 34 $35.00
MWU55 35 to 54 $55.00
MWU65 55 to 64 $55.00
MWU75 65to 74 $50.00
MWU75+ 75 plus Free


Bibs may be collected at KAC Alpenhof on the Sunday before the race from 4 pm. to 6pm. They may also be collected on race day from 8.30 am. to 9:30 am.


  • Bibs must be worn.
  • The transponder (timing mechanism) must be worn on the ankle.
  • The race is scheduled to start at 10.00 am, in the vicinity of Corroboree Lodge. If snow conditions do not permit this, the revised start area will be displayed at KAC Alpenhof.
  • There will be a number of rows for seeded racers. Seeded racers will have distinctive coloured tags on their bibs.
  • A 2-Minute warning will be given. At this time classic competitors must take their start positions. Any competitor not in the designated start area at this time must enter from the rear.
  • Freestyle skiers must keep off the track in a separate area behind the start line.
  • Freestyle skiers will start 15 minutes later. Any competitor in front of the start line after the 2 minute warning and before the start may be given a 5 minute penalty.


  • Bib numbers must be clearly visible as you cross the finish line. Your transponder will be scanned at the finish gate. Any competitor crossing without a clearly visible number may not be officially finished.
  • Bibs and ankle bracelet (transponder) must be returned to designated KAC Officials to complete the race. Bibs and Transponders not returned will result in disqualification.


If you do NOT START AFTER YOUR BIB HAS BEEN COLLECTED, OR if you WITHDRAW FROM THE RACE, it is VITAL that you advise a race official or ski patrol as soon as possible. Failure to do so may lead to a search and to you being reported as a missing person. Any associated search and reduce costs will be at your expense.


  • A vehicle will be available at the start line to transport a small pack of for each competitor to the finish. Display your name and bib number on the pack to allow for easy identification. The vehicle departs the start area at 9:35am.
  • Transport for competitors to return to Perisher after the race may be arranged through the Charlotte Pass Snow Resort transport office: Charlotte Pass Oversnow Bookings . Please book as far in advance as possible.to avoid disappointment. Spectator transport to and from Charlotte Pass is also available. As a Race entrant or Race spectator you are eligible for discounted oversnow rates - please contact the KAC Office by email (admin@kac.org.au) for a PROMO CODE.


  • It is the responsibility of entrants to be prepared for all weather conditions. Please note the weather conditions experienced along the track to Charlotte Pass may be different to those in Perisher Valley. Please carry sufficient, and appropriate clothing and water.
  • SMS messages regarding weather updates and race status will be sent by to the mobile phone number provided on the entry form.
  • Skiers who have not reached Spencer's Creek within 2 hours of starting will be assisted to the finish by skidoo. NO EXCEPTIONS!


  • 'Alpine Timing' are the official race timers for The KAC. Results will be available for live tracking and as a docket print at the finish and online certificate.
  • The results will be published on the KAC web site www.kac.org.au/racing/the-kac/


  • The post-race presentation and prize giving will be held at The Chalet, Charlotte Pass.
  • Prizes will be awarded by style, gender, and age grouping. Number of prizes per category will be proportionate to the number of entries.
  • Overall Men’s and Women’s winners are recorded on Honour Boards at KAC Alpenhof. The Otto Pinkas Trophy is awarded to Men’s and Women’s Classic style winners. The KAC Trophy records the Club with the most finishers. The Martini Trophy records the Club with the best aggregate of limes for 3 men and 3 women members.
  • Prizes not collected on the day will be available at KAC Alpenhof from 9:00am Tuesday 6th August until 5:00pm on Friday 9th August 2024. Prizes will not be posted to winners.


Kosciusko Alpine Club
Phone: 02 9411 5974
Email: admin@kac.org.au
Website: www.kac.org.au

Chief of Race & Official Starter
Gus Hearl

Chief of Course
Peter Cunningham

Technical Delegate
Peter Cunningham

Payment for this registration will be made via Stripe with credit card, The payment will appear on your statement as alpinetiming.com.au

*Stripe fees will be automatically added on the top of registration price and are non-refundable

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For more information please visit KAC Racing (kac.org.au)
or contact Kosciusko Alpine Club at admin@kac.org.au