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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…

Tour de Europe – May/June 2019

Long term members, and leaders, of our club, Karen and Rod Davis are once again off in Europe, mainly riding, but also now walking some gorgeous trails. In Rod’s words – “Cycling (along the upper Elbe River in Eastern Germany near the Czech border) today was idyllic. Sunshine on our backs, gentle breezes and we…

White Box Walking Track : May 26

The venue for this walk was an old favourite – the White Box Walking Track at Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park. This National Park incorporates several historic sites from the mining era, and its box-ironbark forest is a major remnant of this once widespread woodland type. The Park covers a wide area of interesting terrain, from…

Eldorado and Woolshed : May 17

The historic little enclave of Eldorado, once famous for it gold and tin mining (from the 1850s to the 1950s), was the chosen venue for this 12km loop walk. In its heyday, the town had a series of suburbs, with Napoleon Flat, Sebastopol Flat and Woolshed Valley giving an overall population of about 7000. The…

Bright to Wandiligong : May 11

Todays walk at Wandiligong had 13 participants enjoying a fine day, following the popular Wandi Walk from Bright to Wandiligong.  We started near the bridge over Morses Creek, on Coronation Avenue, and followed the track alongside the creek to Alpine Park where we caught up with Kerri and Paul, their daughter Elise, her hubby Daniel…

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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…

Tour de Europe – May/June 2019

Long term members, and leaders, of our club, Karen and Rod Davis are once again off in Europe, mainly riding, but also now walking some gorgeous trails. In Rod’s words – “Cycling (along the upper Elbe River in Eastern Germany near the Czech border) today was idyllic. Sunshine on our backs, gentle breezes and we…

White Box Walking Track : May 26

The venue for this walk was an old favourite – the White Box Walking Track at Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park. This National Park incorporates several historic sites from the mining era, and its box-ironbark forest is a major remnant of this once widespread woodland type. The Park covers a wide area of interesting terrain, from…

Eldorado and Woolshed : May 17

The historic little enclave of Eldorado, once famous for it gold and tin mining (from the 1850s to the 1950s), was the chosen venue for this 12km loop walk. In its heyday, the town had a series of suburbs, with Napoleon Flat, Sebastopol Flat and Woolshed Valley giving an overall population of about 7000. The…

Bright to Wandiligong : May 11

Todays walk at Wandiligong had 13 participants enjoying a fine day, following the popular Wandi Walk from Bright to Wandiligong.  We started near the bridge over Morses Creek, on Coronation Avenue, and followed the track alongside the creek to Alpine Park where we caught up with Kerri and Paul, their daughter Elise, her hubby Daniel…