Monthly Archives: April 2018

Great South West Walk – Day Two : April 17

Having deferred the Shelley Beach – White Beach walk yesterday, we decided to take advantage of reasonably good weather, and tackle this walk on Day Two of our week away. This walk covers the perimeter of Cape Bridgewater, and was likely to be the highlight of the week. Three groups set out, two on the…

Great South West Walk – Day One : April16

Our first day on the GSWW went well, despite the breezy, and wet, conditions. Instead of tackling the coastal walk (Cape Bridgewater) that we had planned, we opted for the Glenelg River Gorge Section (actually programmed in for Thursday). For all three groups (two on the 16km walk, 15 on the 10km walk) walking commenced…

Extension of Falls Hotham Alpine Crossing

The Falls – Hotham Alpine Crossing (FHAC), is a 38.5km (one way) walk, and takes about three days to complete. The walk is being promoted as one of Victoria’s iconic walks, alongside (amongst others) the Australian Alpine Walking Track and the Great Ocean Walk, and is now to be extended in length by about 20km….

Reform Hill and the riverside at Myrtleford : April 8

On this “urban walk” Erin lead six club walkers including one “newie”, along a variety of delightful easy, to medium level, tracks near the town for about 11kms. They started along several attractive treed avenues, before reaching Apex Park for morning tea, close to the Ovens River, and those high quality murals depicting river views,…

Lake Benalla and street art : April 4

Eight ramblers, including two “newies” really enjoyed about 6kms of flat walking, firstly around the attractive lake (created back in 1973) and then into the CBD to view about 20 of the town’s impressive murals. In perfect weather conditions, the group completed the hike by having lunch in the popular, and delightful, Art Gallery restaurant….