Category Archives: Special Events

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…

Howmans Gap – base camp : March 10-13

This was a three day Benalla/Wangaratta event, with a base camp at the Howmans Gap Hostel, just down the slope from Falls Creek Ski Village. I had decided the first day’s walk would be a circuit taking in an old tramway that I knew existed behind Lake Bogong and Clover Dam. It was built to…

Annual Dinner and AGM : Monday 27th. March, 2017- from 6.00pm

A REMINDER ABOUT OUR Annual Dinner and AGM at The Vine Hotel, North Wangaratta, Monday 27th. March, 2017- from 6.00pm To book for a meal at the Vine Hotel, contact Judy Shaw on 57 662 773, by Saturday March 25th. Members, Family and friends most welcome. Following the dinner, and a brief AGM (starting at…

Hotham Weekend – February 17-19

With accommodation at Wangaratta Ski Lodge at Mount St Bernard for the weekend, 27 members of the Warby Range Bushwalkers had two days of walking in the Mount Hotham area. Saturday’s program offered two walks – a 12km walk encompassing Mount Loch and the Derrick Memorial Hut, and a rather challenging 21km circuit walk, with…