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Adele Ritchie, and the Appalachian Trail

Moyhu’s Adele Ritchie is on the walk of a lifetime, dedicating months to trek the entire 3500 kilometre journey along the Appalachian Trail in the USA. The former Rural City of Wangaratta revegetation worker, and avid Warby Range bushwalkers, is about a third of the way to the end point of the Trail, in Maine….

Middle Creek Valley: Sunday, 12th August

For the Middle Creek Valley and Ridge Top Walk, near Greta South, last Sunday, we had 20 participants for a great walk that included the “Kelly Cave”. This was a short walk of approximately 10 kilometres, mostly in the bush and off track through private land. It was a fine day but cold, with temperature…

Tawonga Gap to Young’s Gap. Saturday, 28th July

This walk was attended by nine trekkers, including three visitors joining us for the day. Starting at Tawonga Gap, the group were delighted by the outstanding panorama over the Kiewa Valley, and our special mountains. This road linking the Kiewa and Ovens Valleys was built in 1895-6 by contractors using pick and shovel labour, and…

Action the Adventure: Women’s Adventure Weekend

We had an approach from Kate Gilson of The Natural Space to Be to promote her Action the Adventure event over the weekend of 8th and 9th September, as a prelude to the screening of the Womens’ Adventure Film Tour at 7pm on Monday, 10th September. What is ‘Action the Adventure: Women’s Adventure Weekend’? It’s…

Everton Upper to Baarmutha. Friday, 20th July

Ten walkers braved a chilly day last Friday to walk 12kms along the Everton to Beechworth rail trail, returning along bush fringed dirt roads. The walk commenced near an old molybdenite mine which yielded 21,000 tonnes of ore, essential for the defence industry during both world wars (it’s used for armour plating). Several eastern grey…

Whorouly Ridgetop. Saturday, 14th July

In quite cold but windless and sunny conditions, Adrian led 23 humans, and one very well – behaved dog (Ted), along farm tracks for about 9kms, just south of the Snow Road and west of Whorouly. This led us to climb up onto the same ridge which was ascended by Hume and Hovell in November…