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Mount Buffalo – The Back Wall & Dicksons Falls : February 5

On Sunday February 4th, eighteen willing walkers who weren’t put off by the forecast of 30 degrees on top of Mount Buffalo, decided to hike to the Back Wall and Dickson’s Falls. Groups of walkers met in Wangaratta, Myrtleford and at the park entrance for the hike. Now, I am not sure whether it was…

Nature Walk Challenge 2024

Nature Walk Challenge 2024 For the month of March, join thousands of Australians across the country, as they walk to protect Australian wildlife and the places they call home. Register for free and select your walking distance. Set your fundraising target and ask your friends, family and work colleagues to support you. With every step…

Ritchies Track, Stanley Forest : January 20

For this adventure, 10 adventurers headed off in pleasant fine conditions from Clark’s Corner on the 6-Mile Rd (where the remnants of an old homestead are to be found) aiming to walk about 10 km on bush tracks. We followed Ritchie’s Track, with good views of Mount Stanley and surrounding farmland, and then climbed up…

Ovens River Walk : Friday, 12th January

Six club members, including one “newby”, had a delightful saunter of about six kilometres following the superb Mosaic Trail around Myrtleford, before really enjoying lunch in the middle of town. The Mosaic Trail is a brilliant walkable street art project with over 100 mosaic locations along the Ovens River, the rail trail, and then in…

Four Peaks Challenge – Mount Leura

It is time again for the “Four Peaks Challenge!” at Mount Leura (near Camperdown) the 5th such event. The Friends of Mount Leura are organising this event, and details are in the attached PDF (see link below). Any club members planning to attend the event should send an email (address below) to advise numbers. John…

Saturday, 30th and Sunday, 31st December. Cleve Cole Memorial Hut, Mount Bogong.

A group of five started from Mountain Creek Campsite at 8am on Saturday, to climb the highest mountain in Victoria, Mount Bogong. It was a steep, long walk up the Staircase Track in cloudy and cool conditions, but once past the tree line, walking was easier, and there were splendid views. After a short hike…

Author Archives: webmaster

Mount Buffalo – The Back Wall & Dicksons Falls : February 5

On Sunday February 4th, eighteen willing walkers who weren’t put off by the forecast of 30 degrees on top of Mount Buffalo, decided to hike to the Back Wall and Dickson’s Falls. Groups of walkers met in Wangaratta, Myrtleford and at the park entrance for the hike. Now, I am not sure whether it was…

Nature Walk Challenge 2024

Nature Walk Challenge 2024 For the month of March, join thousands of Australians across the country, as they walk to protect Australian wildlife and the places they call home. Register for free and select your walking distance. Set your fundraising target and ask your friends, family and work colleagues to support you. With every step…

Ritchies Track, Stanley Forest : January 20

For this adventure, 10 adventurers headed off in pleasant fine conditions from Clark’s Corner on the 6-Mile Rd (where the remnants of an old homestead are to be found) aiming to walk about 10 km on bush tracks. We followed Ritchie’s Track, with good views of Mount Stanley and surrounding farmland, and then climbed up…

Ovens River Walk : Friday, 12th January

Six club members, including one “newby”, had a delightful saunter of about six kilometres following the superb Mosaic Trail around Myrtleford, before really enjoying lunch in the middle of town. The Mosaic Trail is a brilliant walkable street art project with over 100 mosaic locations along the Ovens River, the rail trail, and then in…

Four Peaks Challenge – Mount Leura

It is time again for the “Four Peaks Challenge!” at Mount Leura (near Camperdown) the 5th such event. The Friends of Mount Leura are organising this event, and details are in the attached PDF (see link below). Any club members planning to attend the event should send an email (address below) to advise numbers. John…

Saturday, 30th and Sunday, 31st December. Cleve Cole Memorial Hut, Mount Bogong.

A group of five started from Mountain Creek Campsite at 8am on Saturday, to climb the highest mountain in Victoria, Mount Bogong. It was a steep, long walk up the Staircase Track in cloudy and cool conditions, but once past the tree line, walking was easier, and there were splendid views. After a short hike…