Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sat, 24-25 Oct
O/N Beeripmo overnight if regional travel is allowed. A charming and relatively easy overnight only 2 hours from Melbourne. Travel and walking according to Covid safe rules if permitted. M 23 km
Tue, 3-7 Nov O/N Darling, Moroka & Snowy Bluff. Dates subject to covid conditions, car shuffle required. Off-track exploratory walk into Mt Darling-Moroka area, west of the Wonnangatta River. Steep country & potentially thick fire-regrowth will make this challenging. 1st camp (2 nights) allows for a full day sidetrip to Mt Darling. Day 3 descends to Carey Creek and up Moroka River to camp (2 nights) below Snowy Bluff. Day 4 is a big daytrip (1000m climb) to the top of the Bluff. The last day is a relatively easy 7km 1000m climb on-track to cars. H 60 km
Sun, 8 Nov DAY Westerfolds to Currawong Bush Park, Donvale. A pleasant walk alongside the Yarra and Mullum Mullum Creek through to Currawong Bush Park in Donvale. Listen to the bellbirds, look for platypus, and enjoy a relaxing walk in a rarely visited part of Melbourne. E/M 14 km
Sat, 14 Nov DAY Two Bays walk - Southern section. The Two Bays track stretches between Dromana and Cape Schanck lighthouse. This walk will explore the southern section closer to the ocean and walking inland before return to the start. Kangaroos populate the area and there are great views out over Bass Strait if weather fine. Varied vegetation. Own car, no car pooling. Masks. E/M 17 km
Sun, 22 Nov DAY Grand Children Orienteering Day. Orienteering day for Grand Children aged 5-12 years. Instruction in how to use a compass. 3 groups 5-7yrs, 8-9 yrs 10-12yrs. Possible BBQ lunch. Please provide a compass for each child, good walking shoes. S 5 km
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, 7-11 Dec BC Canoeing the Murray. Paddling down the Murray from (aprox.) Wemen to Nangiloc. M 85 km
Thu, 31 Dec- 2 Jan 2021 O/N Magical Mountain Mystery Tour. Magical Mountain Mystery Tour - spend New Years Day on top of Mount Howitt - a very special mountain. Subject to COVID restrictions at the time. Day 1 - a long drive from Melbourne, then a short 5 km walk to Macalister Springs where we will camp for 2 nights. Day 2 - exploring the Alpine Walking Track north towards Mount Buggery and Mount Speculation. Day 3 - an easy 5 km walk back to our cars for an early return home. M 28 km
Mon, 1-4 Mar 2021 BC Wilson's Prom highlights. Walk the Prom's spectacular walks- Oberon Bay, Little Oberon, Mt Wilson, the beach walks of Whiskey, Picnic and Squeaky. Sealers' Cove and Tongue Point. Camp for three nights at Tidal River and listen to the surf at night. Watch out for Wombats. BYO all camping gear. May be able to pitch two tents on some tent sites- depending on size of tents. Hopefully Tidal River will be reopened after Covid 19 ends. M/H 18 km
Fri, 19-26 Mar 2021 BC Bright Base Camp. Walking to 3 mountains Mt Bogong, Mt Feathertop and Mt Buffalo plus local walks. Cost $ 50 per night, giving us a small kitty for food. M/H 16 km