Category Archives: Walks

Typo Station : October 7-9

The club is holding a walks weekend during October at the historic Typo Station, in the Rose River Valley. Here’s the program for the weekend; the Typo Station brochure is available via the link shown below. Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October A weekend at Typo Station, Rose River, with easy and medium walks, and…

Winton Wetlands : Thursday, 18th August

The Winton Wetlands were created by draining former irrigation storage (Lake Mokoan); Aboriginal people once occupied the areas around the original wetland area, and would have found this to be an ideal environment for their hunter-gatherer life-style. This walk around the wetlands included the Spit Walk Loop and the Lotjpatj Natjan Danak Sculpture Walk. Fifteen…

White-Box Walking Track : August 13

Perfect weather (and company) was shared by 14 walkers who had travelled from afar, including two new casual participants, to undertake the 8.5km circuit known as the Whitebox Walking Track. Though some of the participants had done this walk previously, the sight of the old Golden Bar Open-Cut Mine was a new one for many,…

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,…

Category Archives: Walks

Typo Station : October 7-9

The club is holding a walks weekend during October at the historic Typo Station, in the Rose River Valley. Here’s the program for the weekend; the Typo Station brochure is available via the link shown below. Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October A weekend at Typo Station, Rose River, with easy and medium walks, and…

Winton Wetlands : Thursday, 18th August

The Winton Wetlands were created by draining former irrigation storage (Lake Mokoan); Aboriginal people once occupied the areas around the original wetland area, and would have found this to be an ideal environment for their hunter-gatherer life-style. This walk around the wetlands included the Spit Walk Loop and the Lotjpatj Natjan Danak Sculpture Walk. Fifteen…

White-Box Walking Track : August 13

Perfect weather (and company) was shared by 14 walkers who had travelled from afar, including two new casual participants, to undertake the 8.5km circuit known as the Whitebox Walking Track. Though some of the participants had done this walk previously, the sight of the old Golden Bar Open-Cut Mine was a new one for many,…

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,…