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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…

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…