Category Archives: Walks

Eldorado and Woolshed : May 17

The historic little enclave of Eldorado, once famous for it gold and tin mining (from the 1850s to the 1950s), was the chosen venue for this 12km loop walk. In its heyday, the town had a series of suburbs, with Napoleon Flat, Sebastopol Flat and Woolshed Valley giving an overall population of about 7000. The…

Bright to Wandiligong : May 11

Todays walk at Wandiligong had 13 participants enjoying a fine day, following the popular Wandi Walk from Bright to Wandiligong.  We started near the bridge over Morses Creek, on Coronation Avenue, and followed the track alongside the creek to Alpine Park where we caught up with Kerri and Paul, their daughter Elise, her hubby Daniel…

Lake Sambell to Lake Kerferd : April 28

This interesting walk covered a variety of tracks from Beechworth’s Lake Sambell, through to Lake Kerferd, and return. Lake Sambell is a flooded remnant from the gold mining era, whereas Lake Kerferd forms a major part of Beechworth’s water supply. It was named after prominent local George Kerferd who first advocated this site. The dam…

Paradise Falls and Wabonga Track : April 13

Name of walk – Mc Millan Track walk Date – Sat 14th April, 2019 No. of participants – 15 Leader – Bob Shaw Location of starting point – Paradise Falls, King Valley Distance planned for the walk – 14.5 KM Weather – fine, mild and slightly cloudy, no wind Description of walk – 10.30am start…

Warby Heritage Trail : April 22

We had 13 members participate in today’s walk in overcast weather, following a lot of rain the previous night. Not so much that the creeks and water courses were running, but all was damp and clean and fresh, a welcome change from dry and dusty. Starting and finishing an eight kilometre loop walk from Booths…

Thredbo – Week Away, 2019

Members of the Warby Range Bushwalking Club have recently arrived home from an adventurous five-day walking experience in Kosciuszko National Park. On a chilly windy Monday morning 39 members took the Kosciuszko chairlift to Eagles Nest to commence the 12km return walk to the Mount Kosciuszko summit. Within 500 metres along the walkway, walkers encountered…

Category Archives: Walks

Eldorado and Woolshed : May 17

The historic little enclave of Eldorado, once famous for it gold and tin mining (from the 1850s to the 1950s), was the chosen venue for this 12km loop walk. In its heyday, the town had a series of suburbs, with Napoleon Flat, Sebastopol Flat and Woolshed Valley giving an overall population of about 7000. The…

Bright to Wandiligong : May 11

Todays walk at Wandiligong had 13 participants enjoying a fine day, following the popular Wandi Walk from Bright to Wandiligong.  We started near the bridge over Morses Creek, on Coronation Avenue, and followed the track alongside the creek to Alpine Park where we caught up with Kerri and Paul, their daughter Elise, her hubby Daniel…

Lake Sambell to Lake Kerferd : April 28

This interesting walk covered a variety of tracks from Beechworth’s Lake Sambell, through to Lake Kerferd, and return. Lake Sambell is a flooded remnant from the gold mining era, whereas Lake Kerferd forms a major part of Beechworth’s water supply. It was named after prominent local George Kerferd who first advocated this site. The dam…

Paradise Falls and Wabonga Track : April 13

Name of walk – Mc Millan Track walk Date – Sat 14th April, 2019 No. of participants – 15 Leader – Bob Shaw Location of starting point – Paradise Falls, King Valley Distance planned for the walk – 14.5 KM Weather – fine, mild and slightly cloudy, no wind Description of walk – 10.30am start…

Warby Heritage Trail : April 22

We had 13 members participate in today’s walk in overcast weather, following a lot of rain the previous night. Not so much that the creeks and water courses were running, but all was damp and clean and fresh, a welcome change from dry and dusty. Starting and finishing an eight kilometre loop walk from Booths…

Thredbo – Week Away, 2019

Members of the Warby Range Bushwalking Club have recently arrived home from an adventurous five-day walking experience in Kosciuszko National Park. On a chilly windy Monday morning 39 members took the Kosciuszko chairlift to Eagles Nest to commence the 12km return walk to the Mount Kosciuszko summit. Within 500 metres along the walkway, walkers encountered…