Category Archives: Walks

Whorouly Ridgetop. Saturday, 14th July

In quite cold but windless and sunny conditions, Adrian led 23 humans, and one very well – behaved dog (Ted), along farm tracks for about 9kms, just south of the Snow Road and west of Whorouly. This led us to climb up onto the same ridge which was ascended by Hume and Hovell in November…

Appalachian Trail

Our amazing Adele Ritchie (from Moyhu), is off on another epic adventure having conquered the Alpine Walking Track (“only” 655km) and the Hume and Hovell track (426km) over the last few years, accompanied by local club bushwalkers. Today she has completed 100 days on the famed Appalachian Trail in eastern USA by herself, and is…

Mount Samaria : June 16

To declare that some walkers of the WRBC are a hardy bunch is a bit of an understatement. Despite a bleak weather forecast of 11 degrees, rain, possible hail and snow above 500m, a handful of walkers joined me on the walk to Mt Samaria. Jeanette was particularly eager, as she had just had her…

Buckland Gap to Beechworth : June 13

This nice little adventure started out from the corner of Buckland Gap Road and Lady Newton Drive, with 10 participants on this overcast, and cool day. The walk was all on gravel roads and tracks, and shortly after commencement, we skirted Bates Dam, a relic from the gold mining days.

Lake William Hovell Circumference

Lake William Hovell Walk 2.6.2018 Thirteen walkers left Wangaratta at 8.00am as we knew that the walk would use up most of our daylight. We parked at the exit from the Long Spur Track which is 2 km north of the dam wall Lake William Hovell. We left a car here and then ferried people…

Week Away 2019 – Thredbo

The Club has booked the Threbo YHA for six nights, commencing on Sunday 31st March, to Saturday, 6th April. We have booked the entire facility, and there are a number of accommodation options, ranging from twin en-suite rooms, to dormitory style with either three or two beds (we are not planning to use the top…