Category Archives: Walks

Kancoona Gap : July 31

There are meaningful moments in history when something momentous occurs, and you know exactly where you were on that day. It becomes significant. Often life changing. Events like the Berlin wall going up, JKF’s assassination, NASA landing an Apollo mission the moon, Fleetwood Mac releasing the Rumours album, the Berlin wall coming down, Lady Di’s…

Kangaroo Hill : July 15

The Kangaroo Hill walk at Eldorado attracted 18 participants, with five doing the shorter version (that is, not climbing the Hill), and 13 climbing the Hill. The walk began opposite the pub, and general store, at Eldorado’s Gun House Park. From here, we cut across to Reids Walk, and then the swing bridge, and a…

The Bruarong Walk : July 3

Sunday Morning, and there were only seven keen walkers that set out to do the climb up Bruarong Lane, to the Escarpment Road in Stanley State Forest. The frost was heavy on the ground, but we walked in a speed that warmed us up. It was a beautiful winters day, with mostly clear blue sky,…

Mount Porepunkah : June 25

Mount Porepunkah is just to the north of Bright, and it was overcast and chilly to start with on our way to the start, but the weather held, and there was no rain to spoil the day. There were 10 participants on the walk, with five walkers travelling from Wangaratta and Beechworth, and meeting up…

Warby Heritage Trail : June 2

The Warby Falls Heritage Trail was created several years ago, and aims to display the farming life of Ben Warby’s family, early settlers of the Wangaratta area. The Heritage Trail loops in and out of the range country behind Booths Winery, and provides an enjoyable 7.5km walk. Nine enthusiastic walkers (including three “newies”) headed off…

Dingle Block, Stanley State Forest : June 12

There were thirteen of us on this misty June day, for a 12km walk in the Stanley Forest. This was to be a medium loop walk in the Dingle Block of the Forest, starting and finishing at Old Stanley Road, walking on fire trails which lead up to, and around the back of Stanley township,…

Category Archives: Walks

Kancoona Gap : July 31

There are meaningful moments in history when something momentous occurs, and you know exactly where you were on that day. It becomes significant. Often life changing. Events like the Berlin wall going up, JKF’s assassination, NASA landing an Apollo mission the moon, Fleetwood Mac releasing the Rumours album, the Berlin wall coming down, Lady Di’s…

Kangaroo Hill : July 15

The Kangaroo Hill walk at Eldorado attracted 18 participants, with five doing the shorter version (that is, not climbing the Hill), and 13 climbing the Hill. The walk began opposite the pub, and general store, at Eldorado’s Gun House Park. From here, we cut across to Reids Walk, and then the swing bridge, and a…

The Bruarong Walk : July 3

Sunday Morning, and there were only seven keen walkers that set out to do the climb up Bruarong Lane, to the Escarpment Road in Stanley State Forest. The frost was heavy on the ground, but we walked in a speed that warmed us up. It was a beautiful winters day, with mostly clear blue sky,…

Mount Porepunkah : June 25

Mount Porepunkah is just to the north of Bright, and it was overcast and chilly to start with on our way to the start, but the weather held, and there was no rain to spoil the day. There were 10 participants on the walk, with five walkers travelling from Wangaratta and Beechworth, and meeting up…

Warby Heritage Trail : June 2

The Warby Falls Heritage Trail was created several years ago, and aims to display the farming life of Ben Warby’s family, early settlers of the Wangaratta area. The Heritage Trail loops in and out of the range country behind Booths Winery, and provides an enjoyable 7.5km walk. Nine enthusiastic walkers (including three “newies”) headed off…

Dingle Block, Stanley State Forest : June 12

There were thirteen of us on this misty June day, for a 12km walk in the Stanley Forest. This was to be a medium loop walk in the Dingle Block of the Forest, starting and finishing at Old Stanley Road, walking on fire trails which lead up to, and around the back of Stanley township,…