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Mount Samaria : June 16

To declare that some walkers of the WRBC are a hardy bunch is a bit of an understatement. Despite a bleak weather forecast of 11 degrees, rain, possible hail and snow above 500m, a handful of walkers joined me on the walk to Mt Samaria. Jeanette was particularly eager, as she had just had her…

Buckland Gap to Beechworth : June 13

This nice little adventure started out from the corner of Buckland Gap Road and Lady Newton Drive, with 10 participants on this overcast, and cool day. The walk was all on gravel roads and tracks, and shortly after commencement, we skirted Bates Dam, a relic from the gold mining days.

Week Away 2019 – Thredbo

The Club has booked the Threbo YHA for six nights, commencing on Sunday 31st March, to Saturday, 6th April. We have booked the entire facility, and there are a number of accommodation options, ranging from twin en-suite rooms, to dormitory style with either three or two beds (we are not planning to use the top…

Wallaby Mine – Beechworth : May 26

The walk on this date was to have been to the Stone Columns in the Middle Creek Valley, but that walk was deferred to the Spring due to access issues with the dirt/gravel road. However, Jeanette quickly produced this alternative venue, an 18km walk through forested areas to the east of Beechworth, heading for the…

Falls Hotham Alpine Crossing – update

There will be an information session at the Bright Library on May 22 regarding the recently released Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing Master plan. Parks Victoria staff will be available at the Bright Library Tuesday 22nd May to answer any questions and discuss aspects of the plan. Time: 12.00pm – 2.00pm Address: Bright Library, 14…

Sunrise Track / Taminick Loop : May 12

We had 10 participants on this walk, with two casuals from Corowa on their second walk, and a new casual from Wangaratta on her first walk. It was a fine day, but cool wind at times, and gloves/beanies made several appearances. This was an enjoyable walk of nearly eight kilometres (GPS said 7.68k) starting at…