Author Archives: webmaster

Greta Bush Retreat, and BBQ : August 17

This excellent event took place in the Greta South Bushland, with the walk commencing from what is known as ‘Dinnings Bush’at Merles Hut. There were 27 walkers, and we enjoyed an easy to medium walk along mainly bush tracks. We walked along a ridge, which had some steep grades, and we saw many kangaroos and…

Horseshoe Lagoon : August 8

Despite the forecast of very nasty weather, six walkers headed out in fine but cold conditions from Apex Park, towards a rarely visited wilderness part of Wangaratta, which is very close to the showgrounds, but on the other side of the Ovens River! This short trip of only about five kilometres, was a combined Warby…

Barry Falls, Eldorado : August 4

There were 27 of us completing this walk to Barry Falls, including a visitor (Leslie’s daughter Amy) and three newcomers; Lou, Kim and Lyn. So it was lovely that you joined us, and we hope that we’ll see you again. The walk was about 9km long, and started and ended on well-maintained bush roads. In…

Wileman Track & Mount Samaria : July 7

A group of thirteen optimistic walkers were hopeful that we would beat the forecast rain on Sunday July 7th when the Wileman Track and Mount Samaria track were to be navigated. There were incentives presented to not get wet – walk at a moderate pace, don’t break for too long, and navigate correctly. Oh well,…

Mt Porepunkah : June 22

On a cold, sunny, clear and windless day 22 people, with Bob Shaw out front, climbed up Mt Porepunkah, about 10km to the north of Bright. Two walks were offered, with the easier route of about nine kilometres chosen by eight club members, while the hardier crew covered over 16km. The shorter walk started at…

Vale Peter Stokie

Hello fellow walkers, It is with great sadness that I am letting you know of the recent passing of our friend and fellow-member, Peter Stokie, after a short illness. A memorial service was conducted in Bright on Friday 14th June, well attended by family and friends from across the State, and his varied walks in…

Author Archives: webmaster

Greta Bush Retreat, and BBQ : August 17

This excellent event took place in the Greta South Bushland, with the walk commencing from what is known as ‘Dinnings Bush’at Merles Hut. There were 27 walkers, and we enjoyed an easy to medium walk along mainly bush tracks. We walked along a ridge, which had some steep grades, and we saw many kangaroos and…

Horseshoe Lagoon : August 8

Despite the forecast of very nasty weather, six walkers headed out in fine but cold conditions from Apex Park, towards a rarely visited wilderness part of Wangaratta, which is very close to the showgrounds, but on the other side of the Ovens River! This short trip of only about five kilometres, was a combined Warby…

Barry Falls, Eldorado : August 4

There were 27 of us completing this walk to Barry Falls, including a visitor (Leslie’s daughter Amy) and three newcomers; Lou, Kim and Lyn. So it was lovely that you joined us, and we hope that we’ll see you again. The walk was about 9km long, and started and ended on well-maintained bush roads. In…

Wileman Track & Mount Samaria : July 7

A group of thirteen optimistic walkers were hopeful that we would beat the forecast rain on Sunday July 7th when the Wileman Track and Mount Samaria track were to be navigated. There were incentives presented to not get wet – walk at a moderate pace, don’t break for too long, and navigate correctly. Oh well,…

Mt Porepunkah : June 22

On a cold, sunny, clear and windless day 22 people, with Bob Shaw out front, climbed up Mt Porepunkah, about 10km to the north of Bright. Two walks were offered, with the easier route of about nine kilometres chosen by eight club members, while the hardier crew covered over 16km. The shorter walk started at…

Vale Peter Stokie

Hello fellow walkers, It is with great sadness that I am letting you know of the recent passing of our friend and fellow-member, Peter Stokie, after a short illness. A memorial service was conducted in Bright on Friday 14th June, well attended by family and friends from across the State, and his varied walks in…