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Woolshed Falls and Beechworth Historic Park : October 17

Two groups of walkers met at the Powder Magazine car park in Beechworth for what promised to be a satisfying day’s walking. Nothing to do with makeup, the Powder Magazine building was built in 1859 and housed the gunpowder which was used during the prosperous mining days in the area. Dividing the group into two…

Warby Ranges North-South : October 2-3

Several walks on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of October were organised to celebrate the IUCN “greenlisting” of WONP, which now has international status (first national park in Victoria to achieve this status) plus our Club’s 40 plus year birthday! The main aim was to walk our beloved Warby Range over one weekend….

Amendment to the Walks Program

The October-December Walks Program needs to be altered, because of covid-19, and because of boggy conditions at Killawarra. The proposed weekend at Typo Station (October 22-24) will be postponed to 2022, dates to be advised. The operators of Typo Station have advised that they are unable to offer their venue, given the current restrictions. The…

Grass-Tree Loop, and part of Friends Track-Alpine Views Track : October 2

There were 16 of us on this walk (in two pods), and starting out from Wenhams Camp, the distance planned for this walk was about eight kilometres. This was the soft option for those who wanted to walk today, but didn’t want to tackle the two day “Warby Range : North to South” event. We…

Warby Ranges North-to-South

This weekend (October 3 and 4) we are commemorating 40 plus years of our club, and the amazing “greenlisting” of the Warby Ovens National Park with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – the first in Victoria, and only the 4th in Australia – see  https://iucngreenlist.org/about/  and  https://iucngreenlist.org/explore/green-list-sites/ It will be an interesting…

Alpine Views Track : September 26

There were 20 participants on this walk, and we had two pods, so as to comply with the covid-19 restrictions. Having met up at Rotary Park, we headed off to the starting point of the walk, Wenhams Camp. The distance planned for walk was about 12 kilometres, and we had a beautiful sunny day, with…

Author Archives: webmaster

Woolshed Falls and Beechworth Historic Park : October 17

Two groups of walkers met at the Powder Magazine car park in Beechworth for what promised to be a satisfying day’s walking. Nothing to do with makeup, the Powder Magazine building was built in 1859 and housed the gunpowder which was used during the prosperous mining days in the area. Dividing the group into two…

Warby Ranges North-South : October 2-3

Several walks on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of October were organised to celebrate the IUCN “greenlisting” of WONP, which now has international status (first national park in Victoria to achieve this status) plus our Club’s 40 plus year birthday! The main aim was to walk our beloved Warby Range over one weekend….

Amendment to the Walks Program

The October-December Walks Program needs to be altered, because of covid-19, and because of boggy conditions at Killawarra. The proposed weekend at Typo Station (October 22-24) will be postponed to 2022, dates to be advised. The operators of Typo Station have advised that they are unable to offer their venue, given the current restrictions. The…

Grass-Tree Loop, and part of Friends Track-Alpine Views Track : October 2

There were 16 of us on this walk (in two pods), and starting out from Wenhams Camp, the distance planned for this walk was about eight kilometres. This was the soft option for those who wanted to walk today, but didn’t want to tackle the two day “Warby Range : North to South” event. We…

Warby Ranges North-to-South

This weekend (October 3 and 4) we are commemorating 40 plus years of our club, and the amazing “greenlisting” of the Warby Ovens National Park with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – the first in Victoria, and only the 4th in Australia – see  https://iucngreenlist.org/about/  and  https://iucngreenlist.org/explore/green-list-sites/ It will be an interesting…

Alpine Views Track : September 26

There were 20 participants on this walk, and we had two pods, so as to comply with the covid-19 restrictions. Having met up at Rotary Park, we headed off to the starting point of the walk, Wenhams Camp. The distance planned for walk was about 12 kilometres, and we had a beautiful sunny day, with…