Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 1 Dec
Cancelled
DAY Tarneit to Williams Landing. Travel by V/Line (myki usable) to Tarneit (Geelong line). Walk the Skeleton Creek and Federation Trails through Tarneit, Truganina and Hoppers Crossing to Williams Landing. Appreciate the re-vegetation and restoration work done over the last 30 years by the Friends of Skeleton Creek and Wyndham City Council. At Williams Landing (Werribee line), we catch Metro for our homeward journey. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. E 12 km
Thu, 1 Dec DAY Scotchmans Creek Trail by public transport. Starting at East Malvern Station we follow the Scotchmans Creek Trail towards Glen Waverley and its station from where we can take a train or bus home. It is a pretty trail, through bush, alongside golf courses and next to a retarding basin. We will have lunch at the Valley Reserve in Mount Waverley, the only place where there is a toilet, apart from either end at the railway stations. E 13 km
Fri, 2-4 Dec CON Alpine National Park, BTAC track management activity. This event is a Parks Victoria event on the AAWT Long Spur, Alpine National Park area, led by John Green. IN PLANNING. If you want to attend, book on the BBC website AND on the Parks Connect website https://www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au/ You will also require Working With Children clearance. E/M 10 km
Sat, 3 Dec
Cancelled
DAY Airey's Inlet Beach and Bush. A good, long circuit commencing at Distillery Creek Picnic area, and taking in the lighthouse, some cliff top and beach walking, then forest and heathland. A highlight is the picturesque Painkalak Dam. M 18 km
Sat, 3 Dec DAY Red Hill roundabout. A roundabout walk around Red Hill area, viewing farming of exceptional products. Walk mostly in shade, but some sunny stretches. M 16 km
Mon, 5 Dec DAY BBC ChristmasPicnic Basterfield Park Hampton East. Come along and meet friends for an end of year get together. 5pm - 8pm Basterfield Park, Widdop Cres, Hampton East. BYO drinks and meat-there are BBQ facilities. The club will supply salads. Optional-chairs, tables and picnic rug. S 1 km
Wed, 7-9 Dec O/N Mt St. Gwinear to Walhalla 3 days/2 nights. Car shuffle required. 10 to 15km/day. Saturated camp sites. Swollen creek crossings. Steep slippery muddy sections. Steep cliff drop off sections. Leaches. Bookings do not guarantee a place. Priority given to those with cars. 4 cars are required for max 8 walkers. H 35 km
Sat, 10 Dec DAY Lysterfield Park. Starting from Lysterfield Lake walk up the tramline track to Lysterfield L'ookout. Lunch at the boys farm and (hopefully) picking of some wild plums. Early finish. E/M 16 km
Sun, 11 Dec CYC Xmas Bike Ride. Club's traditional Xmas Bike Ride is on again. The easy/medium morning bike ride starts with chicken and champagne breakfast and it is downhill from then onwards. E/M 20 km
Thu, 15 Dec DAY Thursday Christmas Walk. A pleasant, relaxed walk through Melbourne's many attractive parklands via Albert Park lake, Botanic Gardens, Yarra Park, Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens, Birrarung Marr to Southbank. E 12 km