WRB News & Events

Mount Buffalo weekend

Please note that, to avoid a clash with the State Election on November 24th, the Mount Buffalo walks will now taken place on the weekend of December 1 and 2. If anyone would like to help out with the reconnoitre of this walk (to take place on November 10/11) please contact Cecily Fletcher on 0490…

Foot Golf and/or lunch : Boorhaman, Melbourne Cup Day

Good morning Warby Walkers, Just a friendly reminder to please book in for foot golf, and lunch, at Boorhaman on Melbourne Cup Day, which of course is next Tuesday. This is a three pronged event: A round or two of foot golf ($10 course fee), a combination of golf and soccer with lots of laughter…

Buckland-Gap Road to Stanley Pub : October 27

Cecily Fletcher  17 participants  Starting from top of Buckland Gap, corner of Lady Newton Drive and Buckland Gap road.  Anticipated length: 9.5km/ 16km  Weather: 23c SSW breeze (that is, fine and sunny with fresh breeze in the afternoon). Description: Whilst the option of a shorter 6km walk to Stanley via Lady…

Magenta Block, Chiltern : October 14

A warm and overcast day saw 13 walkers set off on a 10km figure-of-eight walk in a rarely visited area of the Chiltern National Park. Luckily, a refreshing breeze tempered what was to become our hottest day since last summer. The walk commenced at Bartley’s Block, site of the old homestead and brewery, and after…

Beechworth Bush Circuit : October 10

This six kilometre walk made a loop around the Beechworth Historic Park area, just to the north and north-west of the township. The eleven walkers in the group set off from Gorge Road, then took Robinsons Track to pick up Makakoff Road. From here we tackled the hillside that leads to the old Tannery, a…

Strathbogie Surprise : October 7

On Sunday Oct 7th, nine walkers participated in my Strathbogies Surprise. The first surprise was that everyone who was due to meet at Rotary Park by 8am was on time, despite daylight saving beginning. Would the loss of an hour’s sleep play havoc with this group? Only time would tell, with the estimated 14km hike…

Mount Buffalo weekend

Please note that, to avoid a clash with the State Election on November 24th, the Mount Buffalo walks will now taken place on the weekend of December 1 and 2.

If anyone would like to help out with the reconnoitre of this walk (to take place on November 10/11) please contact Cecily Fletcher on 0490 024 471.

Foot Golf and/or lunch : Boorhaman, Melbourne Cup Day

Good morning Warby Walkers, Just a friendly reminder to please book in for foot golf, and lunch, at Boorhaman on Melbourne Cup Day, which of course is next Tuesday. This is a three pronged event: A round or two of foot golf ($10 course fee), a combination of golf and soccer with lots of laughter…

Buckland-Gap Road to Stanley Pub : October 27

Cecily Fletcher  17 participants  Starting from top of Buckland Gap, corner of Lady Newton Drive and Buckland Gap road.  Anticipated length: 9.5km/ 16km  Weather: 23c SSW breeze (that is, fine and sunny with fresh breeze in the afternoon). Description: Whilst the option of a shorter 6km walk to Stanley via Lady…

Magenta Block, Chiltern : October 14

A warm and overcast day saw 13 walkers set off on a 10km figure-of-eight walk in a rarely visited area of the Chiltern National Park. Luckily, a refreshing breeze tempered what was to become our hottest day since last summer. The walk commenced at Bartley’s Block, site of the old homestead and brewery, and after…

Beechworth Bush Circuit : October 10

This six kilometre walk made a loop around the Beechworth Historic Park area, just to the north and north-west of the township. The eleven walkers in the group set off from Gorge Road, then took Robinsons Track to pick up Makakoff Road. From here we tackled the hillside that leads to the old Tannery, a…

Strathbogie Surprise : October 7

On Sunday Oct 7th, nine walkers participated in my Strathbogies Surprise. The first surprise was that everyone who was due to meet at Rotary Park by 8am was on time, despite daylight saving beginning. Would the loss of an hour’s sleep play havoc with this group? Only time would tell, with the estimated 14km hike…