Category Archives: Special Events

Great South West Walk – Day Two : April 17

Having deferred the Shelley Beach – White Beach walk yesterday, we decided to take advantage of reasonably good weather, and tackle this walk on Day Two of our week away. This walk covers the perimeter of Cape Bridgewater, and was likely to be the highlight of the week. Three groups set out, two on the…

Great South West Walk – Day One : April16

Our first day on the GSWW went well, despite the breezy, and wet, conditions. Instead of tackling the coastal walk (Cape Bridgewater) that we had planned, we opted for the Glenelg River Gorge Section (actually programmed in for Thursday). For all three groups (two on the 16km walk, 15 on the 10km walk) walking commenced…

Bushwalking Tracks Maintenance Program, 2018

Bushwalking Tracks Maintenance Program April – December 2018 Here is the proposed track maintenance program for the rest of this year. Current volunteers, or anyone interested in becoming a BTAC (Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation) volunteer, can also e-mail David at davidmiller3199@gmail.com for more information on the planned projects. BTAC PROGRAM 2018  Proposed Dates Park Project PV or DELWP…

Mount Buller weekend : February 16 to 18

This weekend trip was a great success with perfect weather, superb walks organisation and outstanding accommodation. The Benalla Ski Lodge would have to be almost luxurious, and with 38 walkers, we all comfortably fitted in; the lodge supervisors (from Benalla) described us as “dream lodgers” The walks were all quite challenging, but the Little Buller…

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….