Monthly Archives: September 2015

Gapsted Hills and Winery Walk, September 19

Thirteen hardy walkers presented for the challenge of walking Stoney Creek Road, Gapsted up to West End Track,and traversing the ridge line of the Stanley State Forest (Gapsted Block). The walk started with a pretty stroll up the Gapsted Valley before we started the climb of 560m over 5.7km to the ridge line, which took…

Mt Emu Walk Report

Mt Emu 12.9.2015 Participants – 14 Leader – Bob Shaw Grading – Medium with some steep sections towards the end of the ascent. Distance – 18.2km – (11.2km ascent and 7 km descent on another track for most of the decent) Time – allow 9 hours – (3 hours total for travelling to and from,…

Mid-week Walk to Winton Wetlands, September 9

This was our first official walk at Winton, and will certainly not be the last! On this great day, eight walkers completed the 10kms of the Spit Walk on the southern “shore” of the wetlands. In lovely sunny but windy conditions, we ambled out along the sandy track to the “island” enjoying superb views of…

Tawonga Gap to Freeburgh

Date – Sunday September 5th 2015 No. of Participants – 13 Leader – Bob Shaw Location of Starting Point: – Tawonga Gap car park Distance Planned for walk: – 18 km Weather – fine, sunny and cool Description of Walk – the walk can be divided into three sections. First 7 km – on 4WD…