Mount Beauty Weekend, November 4, 5, 6

Mount Beauty Weekend of Walks, November 2016 Walkers are encouraged to stay at Mount Beauty on the night of Friday November 4 as the Saturday walks leave from Mount Beauty Information Centre at 9.00am Saturday 15nd.,

Sat Nov. 5 and Sun. Nov. 6, 2016 – all new walks for the club to experience.

Sat Nov 5 (Leave from the Mount Beauty Information Centre, Kiewa Valley Highway, Mount Beauty)

NAMEGRADING Km RETURNAltitude gained in metresComments
See Sunday below – these could be walks around Mount Beauty on the Saturday as well.Easy or Easy MediumSee below.  –Maps will be provided
Big Hill to Big Hill Lookout TowerMedium   838512 km drive to start of walk
Big Hill to Spring SaddleMedium   1038512 km drive to start of walk
Big Hill to Bald HillMedium/Hard   1456412 km drive to start of walk
Big Hill to Bogong Jack Hut (Below Mt Fainter North) Hard   2056412 km drive to start of walk

Sunday November 6 – walkers choose from any of the following walks. Walkers could combine walk 1 and 2 below, or 3 and 6, or 3 and 4, or any of 1 to 6 by themselves.

NAMEGRADING Km RETURNHours returnComments
Survey Track WalkEasy Medium   4.52Maps will be provided
Mt Beauty River walkEasy   41Maps will be provided
Mt Beauty Gorge WalkEasy   2.81.5Maps will be provided
Mt Beauty Pondage walkEasy   31Maps will be provided
Mt Beauty Rock Pools walkEasy   1.2½Maps will be provided
Mt Beauty to West Kiewa Power station outlet tunnelEasy/Medium   72.5Maps will be provided

All Sunday walks to finish at a designated time for Tea/Coffee in Mount Beauty Gardens (near the post office/swimming pool.)

Accommodation – Tawonga Caravan Park, 117 Mountain Creek Road, Tawonga 3697 Phone – 03 57 54442

Accommodation at this caravan park in a cottage, cabins, onsite vans, powered sites or unpowered sites. All the rates seem quite reasonable. Walkers must book their own accommodation and provide for their own meals.

Or walkers could stay in nearby motels if they so desire.

Walkers are encouraged to stay here for two nights to make the Saturday start at 9.00am from Mount Beauty much easier, unless you want to leave Wangaratta at 7.00am on the Saturday morning.

Saturday night dinner – there is a BBQ facility right beside the Kiewa River in the Caravan Park. Walkers are encouraged to attend this event beside the Kiewa River. There is also an inside lounge area nearby if it is inclement.

For further Information contact Bob Shaw –

03 57 662 773

0408 475 235

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