Monthly Archives: October 2018

Magenta Block, Chiltern : October 14

A warm and overcast day saw 13 walkers set off on a 10km figure-of-eight walk in a rarely visited area of the Chiltern National Park. Luckily, a refreshing breeze tempered what was to become our hottest day since last summer. The walk commenced at Bartley’s Block, site of the old homestead and brewery, and after…

Beechworth Bush Circuit : October 10

This six kilometre walk made a loop around the Beechworth Historic Park area, just to the north and north-west of the township. The eleven walkers in the group set off from Gorge Road, then took Robinsons Track to pick up Makakoff Road. From here we tackled the hillside that leads to the old Tannery, a…

Strathbogie Surprise : October 7

On Sunday Oct 7th, nine walkers participated in my Strathbogies Surprise. The first surprise was that everyone who was due to meet at Rotary Park by 8am was on time, despite daylight saving beginning. Would the loss of an hour’s sleep play havoc with this group? Only time would tell, with the estimated 14km hike…