Monthly Archives: August 2015

Hume and Hovell Walking Track – August 14 – 17

This section of the Hume and Hovell Walking Track took us from Murphys Road to Burma Road. We started this walk off with dinner at the famous Ettamogah Pub on the Friday night, where we met up with Deb, a new Benalla walker. It was then on to The Great Aussie Resort for some very…

Mount Porepunkah

Date Saturday August 15, 2015 No. of Participants…16 Leader…… Bob Shaw Location of Starting Point: Starting points – Hard Walk – 3.1 km from Quin’s Gap along the Mt Porepunkah Road east of Bright and Porepunkah Starting points –Medium Walk – 8.0 km from Quin’s Gap along the Mt Porepunkah Road east of Bright and…

Moonlight Track, Warby Ovens National Park – August 11

For this mid-week walk, 10 hikers headed off from the start of the Moonlight Track, next to Bailey’s Winery, in delightful sunny conditions after a night of heavy showers. The views from the path looking west over Winton Wetlands were superb for the first four kilometre section, before we climbed steeply up into the Warby…

BEECHWORTH – LAKE KERFERD and WALLABY MINE – August 2

A grey winter’s day did not deter seven tough walkers from gathering at Beechworth’s Lake Sambell, ready for the eight kilometre walk to Lake Kerford, and the historic Wallaby Mine. Mine shafts (many of them with safety grilles) were apparent at many places, and we then passed alongside Patterson Dam; one of several storages built…