Category Archives: Special Events

Rolf Heetel : Life Member

Good afternoon Warby Walkers, Relaying sad news of the death of a Life Member of our Club, Rolf Heetel. Rolf’s funeral will be held on Monday, 16th October at 2.00pm at Mason Park in Wangaratta. Please watch for Historian Adrian Twitt’s article in our next Newsletter on Rolf’s association with, and contribution to, the Warby…

Mount Beauty Weekend in November

The next Walks Program identifies accommodation at the Tawonga Caravan Park for Friday 24th to Sunday 26th November for our weekend away, however it has been discovered (thanks Pat) that all accommodation at this venue is fully booked. So, the Mt Beauty Holiday Centre, 222 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South is now the location, offering…

Update AAAS & Petition

From Bushwalking Victoria, Thanks to many people who have contacted their local Member for Parliament to raise concerns with the likely impacts of Australian Adventure Activity Standards on volunteer community-based bushwalkers. Many MPs, and Minister Eren, have responded stating that they don’t believe that the AAAS will impact our bushwalking. However, our most recent advice…

Week Away – 2018

Great News – 2018 Week Away – Location Revealed In Autumn next year the Club will be offering the four unique walking environments of The Great South West Walk. Accommodation will be at the Portland Bay Lodge at Allestree, just east of Portland. We have booked from Sunday, 15th to Sunday, 22nd April 2018 at…

Warby Heritage Trail : May 7

This walk was hosted by Warby Walkers as part of the Wangaratta Heritage Committee’s “Heritage Month” for 2017. So, as well as 21 walkers from the club, we also had eight “visitors” that had read about the event in the Heritage Month flyer. Starting out from Booths Taminick Winery, for this seven kilometre adventure, we…

Talbingo Week Away. Saturday, 22nd April to Saturday, 29th April.

A total of 36 club members travelled to Talbingo, late in April, and had a great time on the annual week away. On the first day for walking, the group had an orientation time, just venturing close to home base. In the morning, the Mill Creek Fall Track of about 8kms was covered. In the…