WRB News & Events

Extension of Falls Hotham Alpine Crossing

The Falls – Hotham Alpine Crossing (FHAC), is a 38.5km (one way) walk, and takes about three days to complete. The walk is being promoted as one of Victoria’s iconic walks, alongside (amongst others) the Australian Alpine Walking Track and the Great Ocean Walk, and is now to be extended in length by about 20km….

Reform Hill and the riverside at Myrtleford : April 8

On this “urban walk” Erin lead six club walkers including one “newie”, along a variety of delightful easy, to medium level, tracks near the town for about 11kms. They started along several attractive treed avenues, before reaching Apex Park for morning tea, close to the Ovens River, and those high quality murals depicting river views,…

Lake Benalla and street art : April 4

Eight ramblers, including two “newies” really enjoyed about 6kms of flat walking, firstly around the attractive lake (created back in 1973) and then into the CBD to view about 20 of the town’s impressive murals. In perfect weather conditions, the group completed the hike by having lunch in the popular, and delightful, Art Gallery restaurant….

The Big Walk at Mount Buffalo : March, 24

There were nine participants for The Big Walk at Mt Buffalo including two visitors, being Peter from Baddaginnie and Libby from Blighty in NSW. The Big Walk links the Park entrance gate and the Chalet, and ascends/descends over 1,000 metres within 9 kilometres of the 11.3 kilometres of trail. Three of our group took the…

Mount Buffalo – The Back Wall & Dicksons Falls : March 18

On Sunday March 18, eighteen hardy walkers braved the bleak overcast skies, the threat of rain and a fierce wind which could have powered Porepunkah for a month, to make the journey to Mount Buffalo for the 15km walk to The Back Wall and Dicksons Falls. From the Cresta Valley car park it was a…

Bushwalking Tracks Maintenance Program, 2018

Bushwalking Tracks Maintenance Program April – December 2018 Here is the proposed track maintenance program for the rest of this year. Current volunteers, or anyone interested in becoming a BTAC (Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation) volunteer, can also e-mail David at davidmiller3199@gmail.com for more information on the planned projects. BTAC PROGRAM 2018  Proposed Dates Park Project PV or DELWP…