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Mt Porepunkah – from One Mile Creek : Sunday, December 8

As the temperature was expected to be 32C we had an early start for this walk; the group left Wangaratta at 7.30am, and then Myrtleford at 8.15am, and we were walking by 9am. There were three options of walks, the longest 17km return, medium 12km return, and the shortest was 9km return.  Each group travelled…

Corowa to St Leonards : December 5th

The days preceding this walk were a bit wintry, but the 5th of December proved to be the perfect day to get out and enjoy a stroll alongside the Murray River. We had a beautiful sunny day, with a strong breeze, and temperatures in the mid 20s. Having made it to Corowa, we parked in…

Melbourne Cup Caper : Kaluna Island

Twenty starters formed at the Merriwa Park starting gates for this year’s event. Track dry and fast. Weather warm. There were two late scratchings, both bolters, so there would be no pace on early. Onto Kaluna Island, and the field was already strung out; all gathered to admire the huge red gums that dominated this…

Gapsted Winery : November 24

On a sunny and warm Sunday on November 24th twenty-seven Warby Range Bushwalkers joined for the walk commencing and finishing at Gapsted Winery. It was not surprising to have such a decent turnout, as the walkers have established themselves as connoisseurs of all things white and red, particularly when in liquid form. Today’s walk had…

Tawonga Gap to Freeburgh : Saturday, November 9th

On an overcast, cold and windy day, eight of the toughest club members headed off for this medium to hard 18 km trek in the Upper Kiewa/Ovens Valley. The first seven kilometres involved walking on a ridge top 4WD track walk through mountain ash forests on the west side of the Kiewa Valley. Setting off,…

Upper Murray weekend : October 25-27

This very enjoyable weekend started off with base camp being set up at the Tallangatta caravan park on Friday afternoon. After some enjoyable yarning on a balmy evening, we headed to the tents, ready for a leisurely start on the High Country Rail Trail the next morning. There was a quick foray to the town…

Author Archives: webmaster

Mt Porepunkah – from One Mile Creek : Sunday, December 8

As the temperature was expected to be 32C we had an early start for this walk; the group left Wangaratta at 7.30am, and then Myrtleford at 8.15am, and we were walking by 9am. There were three options of walks, the longest 17km return, medium 12km return, and the shortest was 9km return.  Each group travelled…

Corowa to St Leonards : December 5th

The days preceding this walk were a bit wintry, but the 5th of December proved to be the perfect day to get out and enjoy a stroll alongside the Murray River. We had a beautiful sunny day, with a strong breeze, and temperatures in the mid 20s. Having made it to Corowa, we parked in…

Melbourne Cup Caper : Kaluna Island

Twenty starters formed at the Merriwa Park starting gates for this year’s event. Track dry and fast. Weather warm. There were two late scratchings, both bolters, so there would be no pace on early. Onto Kaluna Island, and the field was already strung out; all gathered to admire the huge red gums that dominated this…

Gapsted Winery : November 24

On a sunny and warm Sunday on November 24th twenty-seven Warby Range Bushwalkers joined for the walk commencing and finishing at Gapsted Winery. It was not surprising to have such a decent turnout, as the walkers have established themselves as connoisseurs of all things white and red, particularly when in liquid form. Today’s walk had…

Tawonga Gap to Freeburgh : Saturday, November 9th

On an overcast, cold and windy day, eight of the toughest club members headed off for this medium to hard 18 km trek in the Upper Kiewa/Ovens Valley. The first seven kilometres involved walking on a ridge top 4WD track walk through mountain ash forests on the west side of the Kiewa Valley. Setting off,…

Upper Murray weekend : October 25-27

This very enjoyable weekend started off with base camp being set up at the Tallangatta caravan park on Friday afternoon. After some enjoyable yarning on a balmy evening, we headed to the tents, ready for a leisurely start on the High Country Rail Trail the next morning. There was a quick foray to the town…