Category Archives: Walks

Beechworth Tree Walk : Saturday, February 3

On Saturday, February 3rd, 28 souls (including three guests and Ted, the club canine mascot), assembled at Mayday Hills, Beechworth, for the Tree Walk. We formed three groups, with sub-leaders Cecily, Jeanette and June, each to follow the course of the three loops separately. Everyone carried the sheet prepared by the Beechworth Treescape Group, which…

Mt Buffalo Plateau : Sunday, January 21

After the cancellation of the early January walk at Myrtleford (due to the extreme heat) Karen’s Buffalo Plateau walk was most timely, and 11 enthusiastic club members ambled around in mid 20’s temperatures while Wangaratta sizzled!! We completed a series of short easy walks totalling about 7kms, which were combined into a loop in the…

Mt Emu Discovery walk 17.12.2017

Trappers Gap to Mt Emu to Coral Bank, Kiewa Valley Walk on 16.12 2017 1. Seven walkers participated. This was a discovery walk as the leader had only evaluated and walked this area several years ago. 2. Left Wangaratta at 7.00am. Met up with cars at 8.15am at the corner of Kiewa Valley Highway and…

Warby Ranges : Friday, December 8

High flows in the Ovens River prevented the scheduled walk along the Ovens at Peechelba, so Karen organised an alternative trip into our special Warby Ranges. Heading for the hills, eleven club members strode up along Loggers Track from near Ryan’s Gap, and then down Taylor Track, and Gerrett Track, back to the cars. We…

Taminick Gap to Mt Glenrowan : Sunday, December 3

With the closure of the Mt Buffalo Road due to the weather, another walk was organised, that is, from Taminick Gap to Mount Glenrowan. Thirteen participants, including three casual attendees, took part in this walk of about 11km. The route took us along the Ridge Track, from Taminick Gap to Mt Glenrowan, visiting Chick Hill…

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…