Walks Program, January to March 2023

If the walk leader(s) cannot be contacted to book into a walk,

phone Jeanette, 0417 546 974; or Michael, 0447 617 880.

If a walk needs to be cancelled (for example, due to weather) an alternative walk will be offered where possible.

AWTGS = Australian Walking Track Grading System (see under ‘Walks Program’ on website for details)


What’s on



Friday, 16th December

Christmas party at 6pm,

Bowmans-Murmungee Memorial Hall,

6 Nearys Lane, Murmungee


Marita, 0427 521 122 or Kath, 0401 752 550

to book in.  BYO food to BBQ, and either a salad or sweet to share.

Saturday, 7th January

Sunday, 8th January

Brandy Creek to Youngs Hut, camping weekend. 


Trevor, 0458 361 417

Saturday, 21st January

Sugarloaf Walk, Beechworth


Lesley, 0439 776 687

Sunday, 5th February

in the Forest around Stanley



Marita, 0427 521 122

Wednesday, 8th February

Beechworth Waters Walk


Andy, 0439 209 749

Friday, 17th to

Sunday, 19th February

Mount St Bernard weekend



Adrian, 03 5721 5327, and leave a message. 

Book in by Friday 10th February. 

Sunday, 5th March

Wahgunyah River Trail


John, 0417 391 044

Tuesday, 7th March

Full Moon Walk, Everton


Cecily, 0490 024 471

Saturday, 18th March

Mount Samaria

E & M

Jeanette, 0417 546 974

Friday, 31st March,

Saturday, 1st April

Sunday, 2nd April

Cathedral Range State Park weekend

at the Taggerty Big 4 Holiday Park

E, M

& H

Michael, 0447 617 880

Wednesday, 8th February

General Meeting, 7.30pm


Michael, 0447 617 880

AGM in March

Further information TBA.



22nd to 28th September, 2023

Week Away at the Grampians


See website for more information.









Saturday, 7th and Sunday, 8th January.  Brandy Creek to Youngs Hut.  Trevor, 0458 361 417

A hard walk of about 10km in the high country, on bush tracks from Brandy Creek to Youngs Hut for an overnight camp at the Hut.  Return walk on the following day. [AWTGS-4]

Saturday, 21st January.  Sugarloaf Walk, Beechworth.  Lesley, 0439 776 687

A medium walk of about 9km on fire trails in the Woolshed Valley, with a great view from Mount Sugarloaf.  Steep, and a bit washed out in parts. [AWTGS-3]

Sunday, 5th February.  In the Forest around Stanley.  Marita, 0427 521 122

An easy 8.5km walk around Stanley, with an ascent and descent of only 90m.  The walk meanders through the forest, mostly on gravel roads, and mostly in the shade.  Should be perfect for a mid-summer walk. [AWTGS-2]

Wednesday, 8th February.  Beechworth Waters Walk.  Andy 0439 209 749.  

An easy amble along Silver Creek, around Lake Sambell and briefly down the Gorge before taking refreshments in the town!  Approximately 7km; easy, mostly on bush tracks.  [AWTGS-2]

Friday, 17th to Sunday, 19th February, Mount St Bernard Lodge.  Adrian, 03 5721 5327 and leave a message.  Book in by Friday 10th February to ensure a place.

A weekend in the High Country at Mount St Bernard Lodge.  For the early arrivals a short walk is available on Friday afternoon. Saturday: to Cobungra Ditch with an about 12km one way walk (10.4km of level walking following a stone wall aqueduct) or an 18km loop option. Sunday: either a 10km walk to The Twins or Mount Tabletop.  Shared meal Saturday night $TBA.  Contact Adrian for a fact sheet with further information re walks, accommodation and what to bring etc.  Accommodation is $56pp for two nights. 

Sunday, 5th March.  Wahgunyah River Trail.  John, 0417 391 044 

An easy to medium loop walk of about 13km walking along bush and walking tracks in the shade of Australia's favourite tree, the River Red Gums.  This walk takes in the Willows Trail, the Tommy McRae Track and Granthams Bend alongside the mighty Murray River. [AWTGS-3]

Tuesday, 7th March.  Full Moon Walk, Everton.  Cecily, 0490 024 471

Under the full moon, an easy walk of 8km, or a return medium walk of about 16km partially along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail from Everton Station to Everton for dinner at the pub. [AWTGS-2]

Saturday, 18th March.  Mount Samaria: Jeanette, 0417 546 974 

An easy to medium loop walk of about 7km from the Spring Creek Picnic Area, taking in the sawmill kiln ruins and the ruins of the Tramway Braking Station. Includes a descent along Lightning Track, returning to the picnic area, or a medium loop walk of about 14km which also includes the climb, and a steep descent of Mount Samaria before returning to the picnic area.  Walking mostly on bush tracks, part on gravel roads in Mount Samaria State Park. [AWTGS-2 and 3]

Friday, 31st March to Sunday, 2nd April.  Cathedral Range State Park weekend.  Michael, 0447 617 880.

A weekend staying at the Taggerty Big 4 Holiday Park.  Wide variety of accommodation styles available, book your own accommodation ASAP.  Walks on bush tracks at the Cathedral Range State Park.  Numerous Grade 3, 4, and 5 walks available each day, if additional walk leaders can volunteer to lead walks.  

Let Michael know you’re attending at 0447 617 880, or mbraendler@bigpond.com