Thredbo is one of 8 ski resorts in Australia. It is located in the state of New South Wales in the southeast of the country in the Main Range of the larger Snowy Mountains of the even larger Australian Alps, which is in turn is the highest part of the Great Dividing Range at an altitude between 1,365 and 2,037 m with a difference of 672 m. It is one of the most popular ski resorts near Sydney. The main feature of Thredbo ski resort is that it is the second-biggest ski resort in Australia with more than 50 km of slopes and more than 10 ski lifts in total. It is also associated with Mount Kosciuszko (2,228 m / 7,310 ft), the highest peak of the range and all of Australia, at which it is located. The resort is best suitable for easy and intermediate skiing — most of its slopes are blue and red. For advanced skiers, there are a bit more than 10 km of black runs. The most common types of ski lifts are a chairlift and a T-bar. The Thredbo season is from early June to late September in general.