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Lake Sambell to Lake Kerferd : April 28

This interesting walk covered a variety of tracks from Beechworth’s Lake Sambell, through to Lake Kerferd, and return. Lake Sambell is a flooded remnant from the gold mining era, whereas Lake Kerferd forms a major part of Beechworth’s water supply. It was named after prominent local George Kerferd who first advocated this site. The dam…

Warby Heritage Trail : April 22

We had 13 members participate in today’s walk in overcast weather, following a lot of rain the previous night. Not so much that the creeks and water courses were running, but all was damp and clean and fresh, a welcome change from dry and dusty. Starting and finishing an eight kilometre loop walk from Booths…

Thredbo – Week Away, 2019

Members of the Warby Range Bushwalking Club have recently arrived home from an adventurous five-day walking experience in Kosciuszko National Park. On a chilly windy Monday morning 39 members took the Kosciuszko chairlift to Eagles Nest to commence the 12km return walk to the Mount Kosciuszko summit. Within 500 metres along the walkway, walkers encountered…

Thursday, 21st March. Ovens River, North of Killawarra.

Nine people ambled around this popular walk of about 8 kms, very close to Wangaratta.  After driving into the Warby Ovens National Park, we parked at an intersection just in from Frost’s Crossing.  In fine but rapidly warming conditions, we followed the unmade road down to the Ovens and walked beside the river, occasionally visiting…

Membership Fees; now due

Attention Club Members, and Potential club members. As from the recent Annual General Meeting on 16.3.2019, our Annual Membership Fee is now due. Annual Membership Fees are as follows – Single $35 Family $65 Associates $10* Life members receiving newsletter $10 Preferred means of Payment – Could each person deposit their membership payment directly into…

AGM : Monday, March 18

Our AGM was held at the Wangaratta Club on the 18th of March, and included a talk from Mike Grant (secretary Bushwalking Victoria) During the official part of the meeting, Glenda Hall “hand balled” the president’s “crown/bush hat” to Cecily Fletcher, after five very successful years at the helm. The incredibly hard working Adrian and…

Author Archives: webmaster

Lake Sambell to Lake Kerferd : April 28

This interesting walk covered a variety of tracks from Beechworth’s Lake Sambell, through to Lake Kerferd, and return. Lake Sambell is a flooded remnant from the gold mining era, whereas Lake Kerferd forms a major part of Beechworth’s water supply. It was named after prominent local George Kerferd who first advocated this site. The dam…

Warby Heritage Trail : April 22

We had 13 members participate in today’s walk in overcast weather, following a lot of rain the previous night. Not so much that the creeks and water courses were running, but all was damp and clean and fresh, a welcome change from dry and dusty. Starting and finishing an eight kilometre loop walk from Booths…

Thredbo – Week Away, 2019

Members of the Warby Range Bushwalking Club have recently arrived home from an adventurous five-day walking experience in Kosciuszko National Park. On a chilly windy Monday morning 39 members took the Kosciuszko chairlift to Eagles Nest to commence the 12km return walk to the Mount Kosciuszko summit. Within 500 metres along the walkway, walkers encountered…

Thursday, 21st March. Ovens River, North of Killawarra.

Nine people ambled around this popular walk of about 8 kms, very close to Wangaratta.  After driving into the Warby Ovens National Park, we parked at an intersection just in from Frost’s Crossing.  In fine but rapidly warming conditions, we followed the unmade road down to the Ovens and walked beside the river, occasionally visiting…

Membership Fees; now due

Attention Club Members, and Potential club members. As from the recent Annual General Meeting on 16.3.2019, our Annual Membership Fee is now due. Annual Membership Fees are as follows – Single $35 Family $65 Associates $10* Life members receiving newsletter $10 Preferred means of Payment – Could each person deposit their membership payment directly into…

AGM : Monday, March 18

Our AGM was held at the Wangaratta Club on the 18th of March, and included a talk from Mike Grant (secretary Bushwalking Victoria) During the official part of the meeting, Glenda Hall “hand balled” the president’s “crown/bush hat” to Cecily Fletcher, after five very successful years at the helm. The incredibly hard working Adrian and…