Category Archives: Walks

Bushwalking Update

Warby Range Bushwalkers Update: May 16th From Cecily Fletcher, Club President (A PDF copy of this document is available for download under “Walks Program”). Hello everyone, The committee met this week, and have made some decisions about moving forward now restrictions are eased, recognising that the presence of COVID-19 remains a risk to be managed….

The Rock, New South Wales

My favourite destination is ‘somewhere new’, so when a detour off the Hume Highway was suggested early this year, it was a Blinding Flash of the Obvious that I was going to say yes! We were near the turn-off to Culcairn, and it was therefore not too far to get to The Rock (shown on…

Lockdown Walks

‘Lockdown’ Walks in the Warbies In this challenging time of the Covid19 lockdown, not all is lost for walkers.  We are legally able to walk for exercise, and what better way to do it than a walk in the Warby Range, so close to Wangaratta. We currently have a household of six, as family who…

On the Overland Track

What a view on a perfectly clear sunny day. Wave after wave of mountains ebbing away in the distance. I was standing on the highest mountain in Tasmania, Mount Ossa, 1617 metres. It had been a strenuous climb, of some two and a half hours. We had walked along the Overland Track in Cradle Mountain…

FULL MOON QUIZ

What is a Blue Moon?What is another name for the Autumn Equinox?What advantage was the  Autumn Equinox for traditional farmers?How far is the Moon moving away from the Earth each year?What is the Moon’s speed?How many full moons are there in a year?Can you name four things SAID TO BE caused by the full moon?What…

Barrk Walk : Kakadu

My work took me to the Northern Territory for the first time in 1973, then again in 1974, and then for nine weeks in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy in 1975. My mind therefore had a vision of the NT – work, work and more work! However, some time in the late 1970s, a work…

Category Archives: Walks

Bushwalking Update

Warby Range Bushwalkers Update: May 16th From Cecily Fletcher, Club President (A PDF copy of this document is available for download under “Walks Program”). Hello everyone, The committee met this week, and have made some decisions about moving forward now restrictions are eased, recognising that the presence of COVID-19 remains a risk to be managed….

The Rock, New South Wales

My favourite destination is ‘somewhere new’, so when a detour off the Hume Highway was suggested early this year, it was a Blinding Flash of the Obvious that I was going to say yes! We were near the turn-off to Culcairn, and it was therefore not too far to get to The Rock (shown on…

Lockdown Walks

‘Lockdown’ Walks in the Warbies In this challenging time of the Covid19 lockdown, not all is lost for walkers.  We are legally able to walk for exercise, and what better way to do it than a walk in the Warby Range, so close to Wangaratta. We currently have a household of six, as family who…

On the Overland Track

What a view on a perfectly clear sunny day. Wave after wave of mountains ebbing away in the distance. I was standing on the highest mountain in Tasmania, Mount Ossa, 1617 metres. It had been a strenuous climb, of some two and a half hours. We had walked along the Overland Track in Cradle Mountain…

FULL MOON QUIZ

What is a Blue Moon?What is another name for the Autumn Equinox?What advantage was the  Autumn Equinox for traditional farmers?How far is the Moon moving away from the Earth each year?What is the Moon’s speed?How many full moons are there in a year?Can you name four things SAID TO BE caused by the full moon?What…

Barrk Walk : Kakadu

My work took me to the Northern Territory for the first time in 1973, then again in 1974, and then for nine weeks in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy in 1975. My mind therefore had a vision of the NT – work, work and more work! However, some time in the late 1970s, a work…