Category Archives: Special Events

Warby Ranges, North to South (Stage 1): Saturday, 25th August

This was the first leg of walking the complete length of the Warby Ranges from north to south, a medium grade walk that is completed by our club every few years. This three stage walk is always a popular event, and this year, by including Mount Killawarra in our route, we will have a mountain…

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…

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…

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…

Sunday, 15th to Sunday, 22nd April – the “week away’ at Portland.

Wow! What a fantastic week it was – with 40 plus members staying in great accommodation, and walking through breathtaking scenery in the bush, alongside the Glenelg River, and along the exquisite, and so dramatic coastline in the south west of Victoria. The hardworking committee managed to feed us superbly, plus organise several different hikes…

Great South West Walk – Day Six : April 21

The last day of our very successful week away dawned grey and cold, but soon blossomed into a beautiful sunny day, with a light breeze. The venue for today was a 12km loop in the environs of Mount Richmond, an isolated volcanic peak to the north-west of Portland, and part of an inland section of…