Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sat, 28 Nov DAY New member walk - O'Shannassy trail central. Walk amongst tall timbers and beautiful large tree ferns. Lyrebirds have been both heard and seen and there are beautiful views out across the valley if fine. New members invited to priority book as an introduction to bush walking. Existing members also invited to book if there are vacancies Covid limit of 10 for a group and masks, social distancing. E/M 14 km
Mon, 30 Nov- 1 Dec O/N Cathedral Ranges Circuit. A midweek walk to avoid the crowds. Walk along the Cathedral Range and camp at the farmyard. Water will need to be carried for the entire walk. No fires allowed. M/H 21 km
Thu, 3 Dec DAY Mordialloc/Braeside Park. Meet at Mordialloc Station and follow Mordialloc Creek to Waterways. Walk a 6km circuit of Braeside Park and return to Waterways to either catch a bus to Mordialloc station or follow Creek back to station. S/E 10 km
Sat, 5 Dec DAY Sherbrooke Forest Circuit. An early summer walk through the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest. The walk starts and finishes at Grants Picnic Ground (toilets and kiosk) and winds downhill through fern gullies and tall timber. After lunch there is a long medium gradient track up to the Sherbrooke Falls then back to the start via O'Donohue Picnic Ground. M 15 km
Sun, 6 Dec DAY Mornington - Mount Martha. A pretty cliff and beach walk from Mornington to Mount Martha and return. M 15 km
Mon, 7-11 Dec BC Canoeing the Murray. Paddling down the Murray from (aprox.) Wemen to Nangiloc. M 85 km
Mon, 7 Dec DAY Christmas Picnic. Get together for our end of year celebration. 4-6pm Monday 7 December Braeside Park Rosella Carpark 9 in the Shelter (see visitors guide - click the title link and it's down the bottom). You can arrive early and enjoy one of the self guided walks in the park (see visitors guide). Come and share some Christmas cheer with friends. BYO food and drinks. Register now on the trip program. S 1 km
Tue, 8-10 Dec O/N Mount Stirling & Craigs Hut. Mt Stirling Alpine Resort; Mansfield State Forest - Midweek - Two nights camp at Bluff Spur Memorial Hut with day rip to Craigs Hut. Tank water at camp as well as ground water approx 400 m from hut. No camp fires. M 20 km
Thu, 10 Dec DAY Warrandyte State Park: Mt Lofty track. Travel by Metro to Croydon. Board the 672 Chirnside Park bus to Jumping Creek Rd/Homestead Rd, Wonga Park. This walk requires an earlier than normal start to fit in with transport connections. Walk to Wittons Reserve and then into Warrandyte State Park. Walk the Mt Lofty track. At Mt Lofty (height 130 metres), spectacular views of the Yarra River and surrounding mountain ranges. E/M 11 km
Sat, 12-13 Dec O/N Baw Baw Climb. Experience the Southern Alps in early summer. Walk along part of the AAWT, starting with a steep climb, passing Mushroom Rocks and Mt Erica, then an undulating walk through alpine country. Camp at old Mt Whitelaw Hut site. Retrace steps the next day, along the plateau and back down. M/H 34 km