Monthly Archives: August 2018

Warby Ranges, North to South (Stage 1): Saturday, 25th August

This was the first leg of walking the complete length of the Warby Ranges from north to south, a medium grade walk that is completed by our club every few years. This three stage walk is always a popular event, and this year, by including Mount Killawarra in our route, we will have a mountain…

Ovens River Walk: Wednesday, 22nd August

The mist lifted very soon after eight club members headed off from behind Mullinmur Billabongs, near the end of Phillipson Street. We hiked in warm sunshine along the banks of the Ovens River, and around the main billabong, before following the river paths to North Beaches, the Bullawah Trail, Apex Park, and across the main…

Adele Ritchie, and the Appalachian Trail

Moyhu’s Adele Ritchie is on the walk of a lifetime, dedicating months to trek the entire 3500 kilometre journey along the Appalachian Trail in the USA. The former Rural City of Wangaratta revegetation worker, and avid Warby Range bushwalkers, is about a third of the way to the end point of the Trail, in Maine….

Middle Creek Valley: Sunday, 12th August

For the Middle Creek Valley and Ridge Top Walk, near Greta South, last Sunday, we had 20 participants for a great walk that included the “Kelly Cave”. This was a short walk of approximately 10 kilometres, mostly in the bush and off track through private land. It was a fine day but cold, with temperature…

Tawonga Gap to Young’s Gap. Saturday, 28th July

This walk was attended by nine trekkers, including three visitors joining us for the day. Starting at Tawonga Gap, the group were delighted by the outstanding panorama over the Kiewa Valley, and our special mountains. This road linking the Kiewa and Ovens Valleys was built in 1895-6 by contractors using pick and shovel labour, and…