Monthly Archives: April 2017

Talbingo Week Away. Saturday, 22nd April to Saturday, 29th April.

A total of 36 club members travelled to Talbingo, late in April, and had a great time on the annual week away. On the first day for walking, the group had an orientation time, just venturing close to home base. In the morning, the Mill Creek Fall Track of about 8kms was covered. In the…

Howmans Gap – base camp : March 10-13

This was a three day Benalla/Wangaratta event, with a base camp at the Howmans Gap Hostel, just down the slope from Falls Creek Ski Village. I had decided the first day’s walk would be a circuit taking in an old tramway that I knew existed behind Lake Bogong and Clover Dam. It was built to…

Lake Benalla and Winton Wetlands, April 17

Lake Benalla holds water from the Broken River, a major tributary of the Goulburn River, and is the centrepiece of Benalla’s parklands. We had 16 participants on Monday’s walk around the Lake, including two from Kyabram and one from Malaysia. We did a loop walk around the Lake, stopping to check out the fish ladder,…

Mount Bogong, April 7

Mount Bogong is Victoria’s highest peak (1986m) and the walk described here starts at the local (Mount Beauty) gateway to the Alpine National Park, at the Mountain Creek Picnic/Camping Area. After a cool start to a warm autumn day, with a little smoke haze from the burning off, ten members started the walk to Mount…

Killawarra Forest. April 2

Ten walkers headed off to explore the Killawarra Forest, in the northern part of the Ovens – Warby National Park (Killawarra is koori for “scrub” in NSW, but does not seem to have a local definition). The day was perfect for walking, and the group, led by Kate Murray who lives close by, followed 4wd…

ANNUAL DINNER and AGM. March 27

Our ANNUAL DINNER and AGM was held at the historic Vine Hotel on Monday 27th, March, and it was a well attended event, with 52 members, and eight guests, present. During the formal part of the evening the following office bearers were elected. President: Glenda Hall Secretary: Kerri Davenport Treasurer: Guy Robertson Committee Members: Michael…