Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mount Beauty weekend : Friday 24th to Sunday 26th November

Thirty two members signed up for this superbly organised Mt Beauty weekend. On Saturday, about 9kms were covered by everyone, on a section of the Kiewa Hydro Scheme. We were impressed by the engineering work involved with the 1960’s aqueduct and tramway near Clover Dam, with water being diverted from Bogong Creek into Clover Power…

Mount Buller : February 2018

We have secured the sole use of the Benalla Ski Club’s Lodge on Mt Buller for the nights of Friday, 16th and Saturday, 17th February 2018. It has been quite a few years since we have walked at Mt Buller, and we are expecting many members to take advantage of this wonderful high country opportunity….

Great South West Walk : April 2018

Great South West Walk : April 2018 A reminder for those club members joining us on the Great South West Walk next year. A completed Registration Form, and $50 deposit per person, is required by November 30 (that is, by next Thursday). See “Annual Week Away” (under “Walks Program”) for more details, including a PDF…

Mount Pilot to Yeddonba, Chiltern, Mt Pilot NP : November 18

Lesley led nine people on this medium walk from the Yeddonba Indigenous area car park, which is directly below the impressive granite cliffs of Mt Pilot. We covered about 16kms on country lanes through thick forest, as we circled around the peak. On the way, several large kangaroos, and a very noisy grunting koala, were…

Cup Day, 2017

This year’s Cup Day walk, of about 10km around Lake Moodemere at Wahgunyah, was attended by 18 members. We had a fine and sunny day with a light breeze, and morning tea was held beside the lake, admiring the water skiing. We continued on the track to reach the Murray River, and walked alongside it,…

Granite Spur/Eskdale Spur Track to Mt Bogong

Granite Spur/Eskdale Spur Track to Mt Bogong Date – 4.11.2017 Leader – Bob Shaw No. of walkers – 8 (Considering it was a long weekend and the Wang Jazz festival the numbers seemed good) a. DRIVING to THE START OF THE WALK -We met at Wangaratta at 7.00am and drove via Happy Valley to Tawonga…