Category Archives: Special Events

Mount Beauty weekend : Friday 24th to Sunday 26th November

Thirty two members signed up for this superbly organised Mt Beauty weekend. On Saturday, about 9kms were covered by everyone, on a section of the Kiewa Hydro Scheme. We were impressed by the engineering work involved with the 1960’s aqueduct and tramway near Clover Dam, with water being diverted from Bogong Creek into Clover Power…

Mount Buller : February 2018

We have secured the sole use of the Benalla Ski Club’s Lodge on Mt Buller for the nights of Friday, 16th and Saturday, 17th February 2018. It has been quite a few years since we have walked at Mt Buller, and we are expecting many members to take advantage of this wonderful high country opportunity….

Great South West Walk : April 2018

Great South West Walk : April 2018 A reminder for those club members joining us on the Great South West Walk next year. A completed Registration Form, and $50 deposit per person, is required by November 30 (that is, by next Thursday). See “Annual Week Away” (under “Walks Program”) for more details, including a PDF…

Update on Mt Beauty Weekend; Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26

Update on Mt Beauty Weekend of walks for Saturday November 25 and Sunday November 26 The weekend of walks has been expanded due to popular demand. Saturday November 25th. Clover Dam Tramway and Aqueduct – Detailed maps will be provided. An Easy Medium walk of 9 km in length along an aqueduct and tramway. During…

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…