Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lake Benalla, January 11

On Friday 11/01, nine enthusiastic walkers headed off early in a heat beating morning walk around Lake Benalla, and its feeder streams (Broken River and Hollands Creek). The Lake is close to the commercial centre of Benalla, and some of its surrounds, have been gazetted as a wildlife sanctuary. We made a Figure 8 from…

Book Review : Best Walks of Victoria’s High Country

Local bushwalker, Craig Sheather, has produced this handy book under the Woodslane Imprint, and this full colour guide describes 40 walks in our favourite patch. The area covered in these descriptions ranges from Jamieson to Corryong, and from Dinner Plain to Corowa, all of them accompanied by sketch maps and plenty of photos. As well…

Sunday, 6th January. Mt Buffalo, Long Plain and Macs Point

The weather could be truly described as “simply perfect!” for this adventure, and the wildflowers were in abundance; snow daisies were in full flower and pink buds, the brilliant mauve trigger plants, fading, but still vibrant, old – gold bush peas, and stands of Derwent speedwell in their prime. The walk began at the Horn…

Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lake Benalla, January 11

On Friday 11/01, nine enthusiastic walkers headed off early in a heat beating morning walk around Lake Benalla, and its feeder streams (Broken River and Hollands Creek). The Lake is close to the commercial centre of Benalla, and some of its surrounds, have been gazetted as a wildlife sanctuary. We made a Figure 8 from…

Book Review : Best Walks of Victoria’s High Country

Local bushwalker, Craig Sheather, has produced this handy book under the Woodslane Imprint, and this full colour guide describes 40 walks in our favourite patch. The area covered in these descriptions ranges from Jamieson to Corryong, and from Dinner Plain to Corowa, all of them accompanied by sketch maps and plenty of photos. As well…

Sunday, 6th January. Mt Buffalo, Long Plain and Macs Point

The weather could be truly described as “simply perfect!” for this adventure, and the wildflowers were in abundance; snow daisies were in full flower and pink buds, the brilliant mauve trigger plants, fading, but still vibrant, old – gold bush peas, and stands of Derwent speedwell in their prime. The walk began at the Horn…