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Rolf Heetel : Life Member

Good afternoon Warby Walkers, Relaying sad news of the death of a Life Member of our Club, Rolf Heetel. Rolf’s funeral will be held on Monday, 16th October at 2.00pm at Mason Park in Wangaratta. Please watch for Historian Adrian Twitt’s article in our next Newsletter on Rolf’s association with, and contribution to, the Warby…

Whorouly Ramble : October 7

A fine Spring day was enjoyed by 14 walkers, with Erin’s Walk of Surprises at Whorouly South; a pleasing venue in rural surrounds with creeks, billabongs, and bush areas, set amongst dairy farms and vineyards. The walk was about 13km on mostly gravel roads, with gentle hills, and great views to Mt Buffalo, Mt Stanley…

change of walk leader : October13

Good afternoon Warby Walkers Please contact Andy Kimber (5721 7922) if you wish to do the walk next Friday, 13th October. This will be an easy walk of approx. 6kms on bush tracks to Pangerang Lookout in the Warby Ranges. The fabulous springtime walk will offer excellent views, and all participants will have their eyes…

Lockhart’s Gap to Tallangatta Lookout : September 23

Adele introduced six intrepid walkers to the lower section of the Eskdale Spur (which connects Mt Bogong with Tallangatta township) on this enjoyable adventure. In warm, cloudy and windy conditions (with threatening thunder clouds later in the day) the group covered 19kms, mainly downhill. After a brief car shuffle, four-wheel drive tracks were followed with…

Mt Meg Conservation Reserve Number 3 – Dave’s Hill : September 20

On a warm, sunny, clear and windless morning, 11 enthusiastic walkers headed out from Amery Road into a more open section of one of the Mt Meg reserves. We ambled up Dave’s Hill through acres of gorgeous blue and white flowers. On the bare rocky summit, we delighted in a 200 degree plus, view across…

Mount Beauty Weekend in November

The next Walks Program identifies accommodation at the Tawonga Caravan Park for Friday 24th to Sunday 26th November for our weekend away, however it has been discovered (thanks Pat) that all accommodation at this venue is fully booked. So, the Mt Beauty Holiday Centre, 222 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South is now the location, offering…