Category Archives: Walks

Rivers and Billabongs, Wangaratta : May 5

On this interesting wetland walk, eight walkers headed off from the corner of Phillipson Street and Cambridge Drive, towards the Ovens River, and then proceeded to walk leisurely upstream for about six kilometres. We also circled around the superbly restored Mullinmur Billabong area, where brand new explanatory boards give the visitor an insight into the…

Mount McLeod : May 1st

Two different groups headed towards Mount McLeod on this high country adventure; the day walk group had 12 attendees, with participants from as far away as Deniliquin, Yarrawonga and Corowa, and there were four of us on the overnight camp. However, both groups took the ‘shortcut’ that is close to the start of the walk,…

Week Away : April 2021

This year’s Week Away (postponed from 2020, due to covid-19) ran from April 17 to 21, and was attended by 34 club members. The group really enjoyed themselves on the Mornington Peninsula, and were based at Iluka Retreat, near Shoreham. A variety of easy, medium and hard walks were offered daily, under the leadership of…

Nine Mile Historic Area : April 11

Ten hardy souls, and Bertie (the pooch), braced the cold at Stanley for the Nine Mile Historic Area walk of approximately 15km; it was time for thermals, beanies and gloves. The walk started with a steep descent down to the Wallaby Mine glory hole, restored battery stamp, and mine shafts. We then left this area…

AGM : 29th March, 2021

Our AGM for this year was held at the Wangaratta Club, and our President, Cecily Fletcher, opened the meeting and welcomed attendees. Cecily then acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and paid respects to their Elders both past and present. Apologies : Peter and Kate Murray, Helen Van Reit, Anne…

Weekend of walks, Bright : March 12-14

The weekend of March 12th to 14th enabled walkers to participate in a weekend at Bright, staying at Camp Crusty. The planned walks involved the serene Wandiligong Walk, the suitably titled Canyon Walk, the questionably named Cherry Walk, and the moderate ascent to Apex Lookout. The following account of the weekend may include alternative facts….

Category Archives: Walks

Rivers and Billabongs, Wangaratta : May 5

On this interesting wetland walk, eight walkers headed off from the corner of Phillipson Street and Cambridge Drive, towards the Ovens River, and then proceeded to walk leisurely upstream for about six kilometres. We also circled around the superbly restored Mullinmur Billabong area, where brand new explanatory boards give the visitor an insight into the…

Mount McLeod : May 1st

Two different groups headed towards Mount McLeod on this high country adventure; the day walk group had 12 attendees, with participants from as far away as Deniliquin, Yarrawonga and Corowa, and there were four of us on the overnight camp. However, both groups took the ‘shortcut’ that is close to the start of the walk,…

Week Away : April 2021

This year’s Week Away (postponed from 2020, due to covid-19) ran from April 17 to 21, and was attended by 34 club members. The group really enjoyed themselves on the Mornington Peninsula, and were based at Iluka Retreat, near Shoreham. A variety of easy, medium and hard walks were offered daily, under the leadership of…

Nine Mile Historic Area : April 11

Ten hardy souls, and Bertie (the pooch), braced the cold at Stanley for the Nine Mile Historic Area walk of approximately 15km; it was time for thermals, beanies and gloves. The walk started with a steep descent down to the Wallaby Mine glory hole, restored battery stamp, and mine shafts. We then left this area…

AGM : 29th March, 2021

Our AGM for this year was held at the Wangaratta Club, and our President, Cecily Fletcher, opened the meeting and welcomed attendees. Cecily then acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and paid respects to their Elders both past and present. Apologies : Peter and Kate Murray, Helen Van Reit, Anne…

Weekend of walks, Bright : March 12-14

The weekend of March 12th to 14th enabled walkers to participate in a weekend at Bright, staying at Camp Crusty. The planned walks involved the serene Wandiligong Walk, the suitably titled Canyon Walk, the questionably named Cherry Walk, and the moderate ascent to Apex Lookout. The following account of the weekend may include alternative facts….