Monthly Archives: August 2017

White Box Track, Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park : August 27

Starting out from the Honeysuckle Picnic ground, this was an 8.5km loop walk, and was an easy three hour ramble through the box-ironbark forests along a foot track. Excellent signage helped us find our way where vehicular tracks were encountered, and there were some small hills and dips to negotiate, but nothing too strenuous. We…

Update AAAS & Petition

From Bushwalking Victoria, Thanks to many people who have contacted their local Member for Parliament to raise concerns with the likely impacts of Australian Adventure Activity Standards on volunteer community-based bushwalkers. Many MPs, and Minister Eren, have responded stating that they don’t believe that the AAAS will impact our bushwalking. However, our most recent advice…

Loggers Lane / Friends Loop : August 22

It wasn’t springtime, but the wattles were in bloom, and the creeks were running nicely for this 12km walk in the Warby Ranges. On this glorious sunny day, ten walkers set out from the Loggers Lane ‘Car Park’ at the corner of Gerretts Road, and made their way to Taylors Lane, and then Wenhams Camp…

Nine Mile Track, Mount Buffalo

Nine Mile Track walk (near Rollason’s falls to Ovens Township) Date – 12.8.2017 No. of participants – 21 Leader – Bob Shaw To organise before the walk – 1. Rang Happy Valley Hotel at Ovens so that the club can use their carpark as a finishing point (57 511 628) 2. Organised car shuffle from…

Woolshed Falls : Sunday, July 30

Eighteen walkers decided to make the most of their day with a walk to the Woolshed Falls in Beechworth. The later meeting time of 9.30am in Wangaratta gave some a chance to sleep in, while others had an opportunity to lock up their stray dogs who made an early morning escape. Jeanette has now learnt…