WRB News

Mount Sugarloaf : Saturday 21st January

With Leader Lesley Finedon out front, 16 walkers started this walk on Warner’s Track in the Woolshed Valley. They covered about 12kms on a warm day, with a maximum of 30 degrees. The group ambled off at 8.45am, and climbed continuously upwards; the track was quite eroded and washed out, making it very slippery in…

Brandy Creek to Young’s Hut Overnight Walk : January 7-8

What an adventure we had! On Saturday, 12 intrepid walkers left from the Brandy Creek Mine picnic area (about five kilometres from Mount Hotham) towards Omeo, and trudged down to the Cobungra River on the Brandy Creek Firetrail, then ascending up tough Paling Spur onto the Bogong High Plains. We walked across open plains and…

Mount Buffalo : December 18

A happy tribe of 14 walkers took a day out of their busy pre-Christmas schedules to find some serenity on Mount Buffalo on Sunday 18 December; ten of the group emanated out from Wangaratta and were joined by four more from Myrtleford. We were up at Lake Catani by 10:00 on a beautiful early summer…

Salisbury – Mount Warby : December 14

This was my second ever time at leading a mid-week walk for the club, and while numbers may have been small, the calibre of the walkers were amongst the highest ever encountered. The original planned walk was the Warby Ovens NP at Killawarra; however, a last-minute check of this area the day before proved a…