Monthly Archives: December 2018

Floodwaters : December 14

Water, water everywhere – after a long dry spell, the North-east had more than its share of rainfall in the lead up to this walk. There was so much water (well over 100mm in most of the North-east) that the Hume Freeway was cut in several place to the north of Wangaratta, and the planned…

Mystery Rocks : December 9

Chinese Prayer Stones The mystery of the rock cairns in the far reaches of the Middle Creek high up in the hills between Greta and Tolmie, were the cause of the Warby Range Bushwalkers venture on 9th December. The previous attempt to take a group there became unstuck when, several months earlier, Geoff Dinning and…

Mount Buffalo : Saturday, 1st December; Sunday 2nd December.

In perfect weather, three separate club groups explored the Mount Buffalo Plateau last weekend. It was also perfect timing, as after recent rain, the wildflowers were abundant, with swathes of pink bells (Tetratheca), pea and daisy bushes providing colourful displays. The largest party (all 17 of them) walked the 10kms from the Reservoir to the…

Monthly Archives: December 2018

Floodwaters : December 14

Water, water everywhere – after a long dry spell, the North-east had more than its share of rainfall in the lead up to this walk. There was so much water (well over 100mm in most of the North-east) that the Hume Freeway was cut in several place to the north of Wangaratta, and the planned…

Mystery Rocks : December 9

Chinese Prayer Stones The mystery of the rock cairns in the far reaches of the Middle Creek high up in the hills between Greta and Tolmie, were the cause of the Warby Range Bushwalkers venture on 9th December. The previous attempt to take a group there became unstuck when, several months earlier, Geoff Dinning and…

Mount Buffalo : Saturday, 1st December; Sunday 2nd December.

In perfect weather, three separate club groups explored the Mount Buffalo Plateau last weekend. It was also perfect timing, as after recent rain, the wildflowers were abundant, with swathes of pink bells (Tetratheca), pea and daisy bushes providing colourful displays. The largest party (all 17 of them) walked the 10kms from the Reservoir to the…