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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…

Warby Ranges – election day special

On voting day (Victoria State Election), Karen led a very pleasant walk in the local bushland, fresh after long awaited rain. 14 eager walkers completed a circular walk in the Warbies, accompanied by a fresh breeze. After recent precipitation, the everlastings were abundant, and to our delight many grass trees were flowering. The group came…

Mount Buffalo weekend

Please note that, to avoid a clash with the State Election on November 24th, the Mount Buffalo walks will now taken place on the weekend of December 1 and 2. If anyone would like to help out with the reconnoitre of this walk (to take place on November 10/11) please contact Cecily Fletcher on 0490…

Foot Golf and/or lunch : Boorhaman, Melbourne Cup Day

Good morning Warby Walkers, Just a friendly reminder to please book in for foot golf, and lunch, at Boorhaman on Melbourne Cup Day, which of course is next Tuesday. This is a three pronged event: A round or two of foot golf ($10 course fee), a combination of golf and soccer with lots of laughter…

Buckland-Gap Road to Stanley Pub : October 27

Cecily Fletcher  17 participants  Starting from top of Buckland Gap, corner of Lady Newton Drive and Buckland Gap road.  Anticipated length: 9.5km/ 16km  Weather: 23c SSW breeze (that is, fine and sunny with fresh breeze in the afternoon). Description: Whilst the option of a shorter 6km walk to Stanley via Lady…

Author Archives: webmaster

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…

Warby Ranges – election day special

On voting day (Victoria State Election), Karen led a very pleasant walk in the local bushland, fresh after long awaited rain. 14 eager walkers completed a circular walk in the Warbies, accompanied by a fresh breeze. After recent precipitation, the everlastings were abundant, and to our delight many grass trees were flowering. The group came…

Mount Buffalo weekend

Please note that, to avoid a clash with the State Election on November 24th, the Mount Buffalo walks will now taken place on the weekend of December 1 and 2. If anyone would like to help out with the reconnoitre of this walk (to take place on November 10/11) please contact Cecily Fletcher on 0490…

Foot Golf and/or lunch : Boorhaman, Melbourne Cup Day

Good morning Warby Walkers, Just a friendly reminder to please book in for foot golf, and lunch, at Boorhaman on Melbourne Cup Day, which of course is next Tuesday. This is a three pronged event: A round or two of foot golf ($10 course fee), a combination of golf and soccer with lots of laughter…

Buckland-Gap Road to Stanley Pub : October 27

Cecily Fletcher  17 participants  Starting from top of Buckland Gap, corner of Lady Newton Drive and Buckland Gap road.  Anticipated length: 9.5km/ 16km  Weather: 23c SSW breeze (that is, fine and sunny with fresh breeze in the afternoon). Description: Whilst the option of a shorter 6km walk to Stanley via Lady…