Monthly Archives: April 2016

Chiltern township – local walk, April 20

This was a local walk within the environs of the historic township of Chiltern, and was a nine kilometre mix of interesting streetscapes, and box-ironbark bushland. We started off from the car parking area adjoining the Visitor Centre in the township, enjoying the warm weather (about 22c), with a slight breeze, and (unfortunately) some smoke…

AAWT, Mount Skene to Stronachs Camp, Easter 2016

The Australian Alps Walking Track is a long distance walking trail of about 655km, starting at Walhalla, east of Melbourne, and finishing at Tharwa, on the Murrumbidgee River near Canberra. The walk on this section of the AAWT started at Mount Skene (just off the Licola – Jamieson Road) through to Stronachs Camp, on the…

Mount Buffalo, Back Wall – April 2

Mount Buffalo was first documented by explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell in 1824, and is a prominent landmark from the Ovens, Buckland and Buffalo River valleys. The massif rises abruptly from the surrounding countryside, and is visible from many different angles. The Back Wall of the massif was the chosen venue for this autumn…