Konig/Thule K-Summit equivalent spider chains, are not approved for use at Mount Hotham or permitted at any Victorian alpine resort from 2021
Snow chain definition from 2020 Victorian Alpine Resorts (Management) Regulations
On pages 24 – 25 of the Alpine Resorts (Management) Regulations, the following definitions are given for wheel chains, by definition this precludes snow socks, ladder-pattern and spider chains. “wheel chains mean devices made up of chains in a diamond pattern that are designed to be fitted to wheels of a motor vehicle to increase the directional stability and traction of the wheels of that vehicle on a road affected by snow or ice.”
You can download and read a full copy of the Alpine Resorts (Management) Regulations 2020. (PDF, 368KB, 63 pages).