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Reform Hill and Mosaic Trail, Myrtleford : September 20

Eight of us, and two furry friends, Ted and Toby, met at Jones Reserve Myrtleford to begin our walks on Reform Hill. Rain held us up for a while, but we made use of a local cafe for coffee, hot chocolates and other drinks til it was over. We set off on the Reform Hill…

Bushwalking Update : September 17

After consultation with our Walks Coordinators, we can confirm that we will be resuming the planned Walks Program (two remaining walks scheduled), with a slight modification of distance for Reform Hill (6km, not 3km). To accommodate the restriction of maximum 10 people meeting for outdoor activities we will cater for two groups of 10 for…

New Walking Guide

The Rural City of Wangaratta has just released a new publication covering a series of walks within the Rural City, and this is now available for pick-up from the Council Offices, and the Visitor Information Centre (when it’s open). The guide covers many areas of interest, ranging from Eldorado to the Warby Ranges, to the…

40th Anniversary

This month (September 2020) marks the 40th Anniversary of the first ever bushwalk of our club, a cross-country ‘off-track’ route that finished at Pine Gully. As part of the celebration of that event, Andy Kimber, and the Wangaratta Chronicle, kindly organised a feature article on our Club, and that article is accessible via the link…

Bushwalking update : mid-August

As previously advised by email, our walk schedule is suspended under Stage 3 restrictions until mid-September. A formal walks program had been reintroduced for July-September, but that is no more. Even prior to the current lockdown, the pandemic severely curtailed our ability to function as normal, and one of the outcomes of this was the…

Carbour to Whorouly South : July 19

The road from Carboor to Whorouly South, along Waters Lane, and the Carboor – Whorouly South Road is a gravel road that meanders through lovely bush-land. It then opens up into farmland, with fantastic views towards the Murmungee Basin, and the hills surrounding it. Though the number of walkers (17) forced us (due to the…

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Reform Hill and Mosaic Trail, Myrtleford : September 20

Eight of us, and two furry friends, Ted and Toby, met at Jones Reserve Myrtleford to begin our walks on Reform Hill. Rain held us up for a while, but we made use of a local cafe for coffee, hot chocolates and other drinks til it was over. We set off on the Reform Hill…

Bushwalking Update : September 17

After consultation with our Walks Coordinators, we can confirm that we will be resuming the planned Walks Program (two remaining walks scheduled), with a slight modification of distance for Reform Hill (6km, not 3km). To accommodate the restriction of maximum 10 people meeting for outdoor activities we will cater for two groups of 10 for…

New Walking Guide

The Rural City of Wangaratta has just released a new publication covering a series of walks within the Rural City, and this is now available for pick-up from the Council Offices, and the Visitor Information Centre (when it’s open). The guide covers many areas of interest, ranging from Eldorado to the Warby Ranges, to the…

40th Anniversary

This month (September 2020) marks the 40th Anniversary of the first ever bushwalk of our club, a cross-country ‘off-track’ route that finished at Pine Gully. As part of the celebration of that event, Andy Kimber, and the Wangaratta Chronicle, kindly organised a feature article on our Club, and that article is accessible via the link…

Bushwalking update : mid-August

As previously advised by email, our walk schedule is suspended under Stage 3 restrictions until mid-September. A formal walks program had been reintroduced for July-September, but that is no more. Even prior to the current lockdown, the pandemic severely curtailed our ability to function as normal, and one of the outcomes of this was the…

Carbour to Whorouly South : July 19

The road from Carboor to Whorouly South, along Waters Lane, and the Carboor – Whorouly South Road is a gravel road that meanders through lovely bush-land. It then opens up into farmland, with fantastic views towards the Murmungee Basin, and the hills surrounding it. Though the number of walkers (17) forced us (due to the…