Category Archives: Walks

Gapsted to Stanley via Flagstaff Road : December 17

Fourteen participants attended this event, and formed a short walk group of five, and a long walk group of nine. Both groups started together near Taylors Gap (Gapsted) on the Flagstaff Road, and stopped for morning tea at about the three kilometre mark; Flagstaff Road provides good views on each side of the road, while…

Saturday, 4th November: Everton to Horseshoe Gap loop

Nine walkers began this walk on the rail trail at Pender Road, and then left the trail at Heywood Lane, where we climbed steadily up a gentle hill. We then crossed the walking track which leads to Cemetery Lane, enjoying the wonderful views over towards the mountains. The return journey was via Cemetery Lane, and…

Cup Day walk from Taminick Gap to Morrison’s Winery

On Tuesday, the 7th of November, 14 walkers headed off up the ridge from Taminick Gap in warm but pleasant conditions. Most enjoyed a small glass of a classic white on the summit of Mount Glenrowan before plunging down the fairly steep and trackless south ridge (with some new orange markers provided to help with…

Sunday, 22nd October. Bowser to Boorhaman

Five people took part in this first time walk by the Warby Range Bushwalkers. The weather was kind, as it was overcast which made the thirteen kilometre walk enjoyable. This adventure started near the start of Back Estcourt Road on Three Chain Road/Federation Way. The walk was predominantly on Back Estcourt Road, but in several…

Saturday, 7th October. Greta History Walk

There were 15 enthusiastic participants who took off from the front of the former Greta Primary School on a mostly level walk, but with occasional views of the Warbys and the Alps on higher ground. We followed mainly sealed roads plus some gravel tracks, exploring the area and guided by Adrian Younger who was a…

Sunday, 8th October. Grass Tree Celebration

Sunday, 8th October was the date for the Grass Tree Celebration Walk in the Warby Ranges, and 16 people attended this event, celebrating these magnificent plants which are threatened by a nasty pathogen called phytophthora. Several Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea glauca) experts were available to explain the possible future problems associated with these exceptional plants, and…

Category Archives: Walks

Gapsted to Stanley via Flagstaff Road : December 17

Fourteen participants attended this event, and formed a short walk group of five, and a long walk group of nine. Both groups started together near Taylors Gap (Gapsted) on the Flagstaff Road, and stopped for morning tea at about the three kilometre mark; Flagstaff Road provides good views on each side of the road, while…

Saturday, 4th November: Everton to Horseshoe Gap loop

Nine walkers began this walk on the rail trail at Pender Road, and then left the trail at Heywood Lane, where we climbed steadily up a gentle hill. We then crossed the walking track which leads to Cemetery Lane, enjoying the wonderful views over towards the mountains. The return journey was via Cemetery Lane, and…

Cup Day walk from Taminick Gap to Morrison’s Winery

On Tuesday, the 7th of November, 14 walkers headed off up the ridge from Taminick Gap in warm but pleasant conditions. Most enjoyed a small glass of a classic white on the summit of Mount Glenrowan before plunging down the fairly steep and trackless south ridge (with some new orange markers provided to help with…

Sunday, 22nd October. Bowser to Boorhaman

Five people took part in this first time walk by the Warby Range Bushwalkers. The weather was kind, as it was overcast which made the thirteen kilometre walk enjoyable. This adventure started near the start of Back Estcourt Road on Three Chain Road/Federation Way. The walk was predominantly on Back Estcourt Road, but in several…

Saturday, 7th October. Greta History Walk

There were 15 enthusiastic participants who took off from the front of the former Greta Primary School on a mostly level walk, but with occasional views of the Warbys and the Alps on higher ground. We followed mainly sealed roads plus some gravel tracks, exploring the area and guided by Adrian Younger who was a…

Sunday, 8th October. Grass Tree Celebration

Sunday, 8th October was the date for the Grass Tree Celebration Walk in the Warby Ranges, and 16 people attended this event, celebrating these magnificent plants which are threatened by a nasty pathogen called phytophthora. Several Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea glauca) experts were available to explain the possible future problems associated with these exceptional plants, and…