Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sun, 31 Oct DAY Mordialloc/Braeside Park. Meet at Mordialloc Station and follow Mordialloc Creek to Waterways. Walk a 6 km circuit of Braeside Park and return to Waterways to either catch a bus to Mordialloc station or follow creek back to station. If we are more than 15 we can divide into groups with different leaders. Full COVID-19 vaccination required. S/E 10 km
Sun, 31 Oct DAY Highfields Greens Bush Circuit. A fairly easy long stroll along fire trails and tracks to stretch our legs in preparation for more to come. Vaccination is highly recommended to everyone, all are welcome on this walk. Covid safe policy is in place, ref. website. E/M 17 km
Mon, 1-3 Nov O/N Langi Ghiran 3-day. Discover if your pandemic fitness regime has been enough! See Hidden Lagoon with water! Day 1 includes a steep off-track climb and a camp near the summit. Day 2 is short & all down with a ridgetop camp. Last day is a short & easy walk out. The (very) early forecast is good :) Weather is warming, snakes are out, gaiters highly recommended. If covid restrictions not lifted, walk date will be pushed out. Double covid vaccination required. M/H 20 km
Thu, 4 Nov DAY Templestowe Lower to Warrandyte. Catch Metro to Victoria Park (Mernda/Hurstbridge lines) and a 905 bus to Templestowe Lower. Follow the Main Yarra Trail from Finns Reserve to the Mullum Mullum Creek. Continue along the Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park to finish at Reynolds Road (Warrandyte). At walk's end, 273 bus to The Pines SC and 906 bus to Parliament station. E 14 km
Fri, 5-15 Nov
BC Aussie Camino. 160km walk along the Mary McKillip path. Walking from Portland to Penola. Coastal for first half, then inland to Coonawarra, Averaging 23 km per day.One 30km day. Rest day on the Glenelg River at Nelson. Canoeing to Princess Margaret Caves . As this walk was scheduled in 2019, The original 12 people who registered have been booked in. Waitlist is 15 . We will have a support vehicle ( Geoff Trist ) CANCELLED. H 25 km
Sat, 6 Nov DAY Red Hill Market & Rail Trail. Park in the Red Hill Recreaton Reserve ($5 per car). Start with a 1.5 hour wander around the iconic Red Hill market - perfect destination to purchase unique home made gifts or simply buy and eat a yummy breakfast. Our walk is a loop trail from the Recreation Reserve to Stanley Rd, Merricks Trail and back. COVID: As walk leader I will only take vaccinated walkers, and I please wear a face mask. Remember we are attending the Red Hill market first so it is important we abide by government rules. E 13 km
Tue, 9 Nov CYC Tuesday Morning Bike Rides. Every Tuesday morning until Christmas 2021, a bike ride along the Bay is planned. We'll meet at a coffee shop in Hampton and ride North or South depending on the wind direction. So the end point could be CBD or Mordialloc. The start date is Tuesday 09 November, hoping for no Covid lockdown. Maximum booking is for 10 people including the leader. The riders must be double vaccinated. E/M 20 km
Thu, 11 Nov DAY Yarra trail from Heidelberg to Fairfield. Catch train to Heidelberg and walk to the Yarra Trail. Follow the trail to the Fairfield boathouse before catching the train at Fairfield. M 13 km
Fri, 12-14 Nov BC Beeripmo Base Camp. Vaccination is mandatory on this walk Camp at Richards Campground Friday evening, enjoy the campfire and a comfy mattress in your tent. Day 1 Sat Depart the campsite at 8:30 and walk the Beeripmo circuit,back in camp by 4 pm. Overnight at Richards Day 2 Sunday Depart camp at 8:30 and drive around to Middle Creek campground, about a 30 minute drive. Walk to Bukkertillible Walk - start Middle Creek 3.2km, 1hour, 30 minutes return. M/H 23 km
Fri, 12 Nov DAY Brighton Trees and Tall Poppies. A walk between Elsternwick and Brighton Beach Stations taking in the Elsternwick Park Nature Reserve (under construction), Kamesburgh Gardens, St Andrews Church graveyard and the sites of the Brighton mansions of Henry Dendy and J B Were. Full COVID-19 vaccination required. S 10 km