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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…

Great South West Walk – Day Five : April 20

Day Five of our week away was predicted to produce a shower in the afternoon, but this did not eventuate and we were left with yet another day of perfect walking conditions – about 22C and a light breeze. The chosen route for the day was to walk from Murrells Beach to Yellow Rock, a…

Great South West Walk – Day Four : April 19

Day Four of our week away dawned to a foggy start, due to a clear sky and no wind – perfect walking conditions. Our destination today was a loop walk around the environs of Lake Monibeong, six kilometres along the beach, followed by an eight kilometre return via the heathlands behind the sand dune system….

Great South West Walk – Day Three : April 18

This was the notional rest day of our Week Away, and club members amused themselves by . . . chilling out playing croquet visiting museums cycling fish and chips on the waterfront BBQ at Mount Eccles walking around the Botanic Gardens walking around Fawthrop Lagoon At night we adjourned to the popular Macs Hotel, down…