Monthly Archives: April 2017

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…

Monthly Archives: April 2017

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…