Category Archives: Special Events

Brandy Creek to Young’s Hut Overnight Walk : January 7-8

What an adventure we had! On Saturday, 12 intrepid walkers left from the Brandy Creek Mine picnic area (about five kilometres from Mount Hotham) towards Omeo, and trudged down to the Cobungra River on the Brandy Creek Firetrail, then ascending up tough Paling Spur onto the Bogong High Plains. We walked across open plains and…

Cup Day, 2022

This year’s Cup Day event was to have been held at Wahgunyah, but owing to dramatic riverine flooding in that area it was decided to tackle the Warby Heritage Trail instead. After meeting at Rotary Park, we drove to Taminick Winery where the friendly staff welcomed us for our seven kilometre walk. The Heritage Trail…

Mount Typo weekend : October 7-9

On Saturday, five walkers started off in brilliant sunshine to complete an 8.5km loop, starting at Typo Station, and going in a westerly direction. They saw plenty of bird life, and enjoyed the amazing scenery along the way, arriving back at Typo Station in time for lunch after a three hour walk. For the longer…

Fed Walks, 30th September to 2nd October

Fed Walks (Bushwalking Victoria’s annual weekend; so named from the days when BWV was known as the Federation of Walking Clubs) this year was held mainly in the WONP, plus other nearby venues such as Mount Buffalo NP, Chiltern and Beechworth. This very successful weekend was enjoyed by over 200 participants from all over Victoria….

Exploration walk from Killawarra to Peechelba : September 15

Fifteen risk taking hikers walked carefully along the often difficult eight kilometres from the edge of the Killawarra Forest to Peechelba, mainly along the rarely visited and narrow Irishtown Creek “corridor”. This was a new walk, and a journey which connected two parts of the Warby Ovens National Park (Killawarra, which was part of the…

Typo Station : October 7-9

The club is holding a walks weekend during October at the historic Typo Station, in the Rose River Valley. Here’s the program for the weekend; the Typo Station brochure is available via the link shown below. Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October A weekend at Typo Station, Rose River, with easy and medium walks, and…

Category Archives: Special Events

Brandy Creek to Young’s Hut Overnight Walk : January 7-8

What an adventure we had! On Saturday, 12 intrepid walkers left from the Brandy Creek Mine picnic area (about five kilometres from Mount Hotham) towards Omeo, and trudged down to the Cobungra River on the Brandy Creek Firetrail, then ascending up tough Paling Spur onto the Bogong High Plains. We walked across open plains and…

Cup Day, 2022

This year’s Cup Day event was to have been held at Wahgunyah, but owing to dramatic riverine flooding in that area it was decided to tackle the Warby Heritage Trail instead. After meeting at Rotary Park, we drove to Taminick Winery where the friendly staff welcomed us for our seven kilometre walk. The Heritage Trail…

Mount Typo weekend : October 7-9

On Saturday, five walkers started off in brilliant sunshine to complete an 8.5km loop, starting at Typo Station, and going in a westerly direction. They saw plenty of bird life, and enjoyed the amazing scenery along the way, arriving back at Typo Station in time for lunch after a three hour walk. For the longer…

Fed Walks, 30th September to 2nd October

Fed Walks (Bushwalking Victoria’s annual weekend; so named from the days when BWV was known as the Federation of Walking Clubs) this year was held mainly in the WONP, plus other nearby venues such as Mount Buffalo NP, Chiltern and Beechworth. This very successful weekend was enjoyed by over 200 participants from all over Victoria….

Exploration walk from Killawarra to Peechelba : September 15

Fifteen risk taking hikers walked carefully along the often difficult eight kilometres from the edge of the Killawarra Forest to Peechelba, mainly along the rarely visited and narrow Irishtown Creek “corridor”. This was a new walk, and a journey which connected two parts of the Warby Ovens National Park (Killawarra, which was part of the…

Typo Station : October 7-9

The club is holding a walks weekend during October at the historic Typo Station, in the Rose River Valley. Here’s the program for the weekend; the Typo Station brochure is available via the link shown below. Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October A weekend at Typo Station, Rose River, with easy and medium walks, and…