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President’s Report : AGM, March 21, 2022

It was gratifying to look back over the last year of activity -an easy task thanks to the wonderful work of our Webmaster, Chris- to see how active and adventurous we have been as a Club. In spite of the persistence of COVID restrictions creating uncertainties, limitations and inconveniences, we have managed to provide a…

Week Away : Thursday, 7th – Wednesday, 13 April

This year’s Week Away covered six nights in South Gippsland, based at the excellent Forest Lodge Farm. A total of 33 club members journeyed, by various routes, down to the Yarram area for this week of glorious bushwalking, in delightfully varied country, and in great weather conditions! On the Friday we were trudging through Tarra…

Stanley Reserve to Magic Forest, and Fletchers Dam : April 23

This walk took place on a superb autumn day, and was ideal for the 10 walkers to complete the loop from Stanley to the Magic Forest, and return. The Magic Forest is a hidden group of mature Sequoias, with an enchanted feel, and is located to the north of Stanley. After a break at the…

Kangaroo Hill : April 18

Todays walk to Kangaroo Hill at Eldorado was a loop walk of approx 15k, starting at Reids Walk then crossing the Suspension Bridge over Reedy Creek and heading out along Lonies Gap Road. Morning tea was along Mulls Track, overlooking a waterfall with a trickle running over it, before heading onto a bush track leading…

Eildon Torbreck Weekend : March 19 and 20

On the Saturday morning, ten keen walkers joined up to walk from the lakeside campground at Devil Cove via the Candlebark Nature Loop, and the Auriferous Spur – Jimmy Spur Circuit. Candlebark Nature Loop was pretty, with luscious ferns and mining history, but before the real hard work began two members left to do their…

The Big Walk : Mount Buffalo, March 6

For this high country adventure, we set off on Sunday morning from Wangaratta, at about 7.30 am, stopped in Myrtleford to pick up a few more walkers, and then drove up to Mount Buffalo National Park. The itinerary for the day had three different walks; all included sections of the “Big Walk”, and to organise…

Author Archives: webmaster

President’s Report : AGM, March 21, 2022

It was gratifying to look back over the last year of activity -an easy task thanks to the wonderful work of our Webmaster, Chris- to see how active and adventurous we have been as a Club. In spite of the persistence of COVID restrictions creating uncertainties, limitations and inconveniences, we have managed to provide a…

Week Away : Thursday, 7th – Wednesday, 13 April

This year’s Week Away covered six nights in South Gippsland, based at the excellent Forest Lodge Farm. A total of 33 club members journeyed, by various routes, down to the Yarram area for this week of glorious bushwalking, in delightfully varied country, and in great weather conditions! On the Friday we were trudging through Tarra…

Stanley Reserve to Magic Forest, and Fletchers Dam : April 23

This walk took place on a superb autumn day, and was ideal for the 10 walkers to complete the loop from Stanley to the Magic Forest, and return. The Magic Forest is a hidden group of mature Sequoias, with an enchanted feel, and is located to the north of Stanley. After a break at the…

Kangaroo Hill : April 18

Todays walk to Kangaroo Hill at Eldorado was a loop walk of approx 15k, starting at Reids Walk then crossing the Suspension Bridge over Reedy Creek and heading out along Lonies Gap Road. Morning tea was along Mulls Track, overlooking a waterfall with a trickle running over it, before heading onto a bush track leading…

Eildon Torbreck Weekend : March 19 and 20

On the Saturday morning, ten keen walkers joined up to walk from the lakeside campground at Devil Cove via the Candlebark Nature Loop, and the Auriferous Spur – Jimmy Spur Circuit. Candlebark Nature Loop was pretty, with luscious ferns and mining history, but before the real hard work began two members left to do their…

The Big Walk : Mount Buffalo, March 6

For this high country adventure, we set off on Sunday morning from Wangaratta, at about 7.30 am, stopped in Myrtleford to pick up a few more walkers, and then drove up to Mount Buffalo National Park. The itinerary for the day had three different walks; all included sections of the “Big Walk”, and to organise…