Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 29-30 Apr CON BTAC - Howqua Area, Eagles Peak Track. BTAC are trying something different with track clearing on Thursday and Friday, with the option to stay on for walks over the weekend. For further information and to register see parkconnect.vic.gov.au. For further inquiries contact the project leader Bob Edwards phone 0487 235 592. N.B. Parks Victoria now require all volunteers to hold a Working With Children Permit. M 10 km
Fri, 30 Apr- 2 May
CANCELLED
O/N Wilsons Promontory -Little Waterloo Bay-Refuge Cove. Meeting iat the information centre in Tidal River and take a bus shuttle or drive to Telegraph Saddle car park. Walk towards Little Waterloo Bay camp site via Telegraph track (11.6 Km) and camp there for 2 nights. On Saturday with a small day pack visit the Refuge Cove 14 km return. On Sunday return to the cars via Oberon Bay 17 km. M 43 km
Sat, 1-2 May O/N Howqua River - Seven Mile to Pikes Flat. Walk commences at Seven Mile Camp post the BTAC event on the Eagles Peaks track (Friday 30th April). If the BTAC work finishes by 3pm , the first night (Friday) will be at Ritchies Hut, the second at Pikes Flat and the walk will extend without packs to Bindaree Hut and return on Saturday afternoon. If BTAC work runs over time, then the first night will be at Seven Mile Camp and Saturday night's camp will be at Pikes Flat with no extension to Bindaree Hut. Return to cars for a late lunch on Sunday. E/M 30 km
Sun, 2 May DAY Emerald to Cockatoo via Wright Forest. Circuit walk passing Emerald Lake, through the Wright Forest to Cockatoo. We could spot the Puffing Billy. Autumn colours will be stunning. M 16 km
Thu, 6 May DAY Cobblebank and Strathtulloh circuit. Travel by V/Line (myki zone 1/2) to Cobblebank (Melton/Ballarat/Wendouree line) for a circuit walk around Cobblebank and Strathtulloh which are two growing suburbs in the City of Melton. Last walked 12 November 2020 when COVID 19 restrictions only allowed 10 walkers. E 11 km
Fri, 7-14 May BC Lakes Entrance. Day walks in Bruthen, Nowa Nowa, Buchan Caves, Metung. Bike riding, walk part of 90 mile beach. Cruise up the North arm to Wyanga Winery for lunch. Cruise down the South arm to Metung for lunch. Names of those who paid deposits for February 2020 base camp have been entered as priority bookings. M/H 15 km
Sat, 8-11 May O/N Great Ocean Walk from Aire River. Walk the second half of the Great Ocean Walk, commencing at Aire River and finishing at the 12 Apostles. Forest, cliff and beach walking, with great views. Camping at Johanna Beach, Ryans Den and Devil's Kitchen, all walk-in GOW campsites. Numbers limited to tent site availability. M 55 km
Sun, 9 May DAY Warrandyte explorer #3. Lovely views in seldom visited areas of North Warrandyte. Includes some off-track in medium scrub, faint tracks, steep, slippery slopes, muddy sections and stream crossing. M/H 15 km
Sat, 22-24 May O/N Burchill Trail, Brisbane Ranges. 3 day walk from Boars Gully in north of Brisbane Ranges NP to Steiglitz ex-mining village. Camping at walk-in sites with toilets and water (TB checked). 'State's richest wildflower habitat'. Walking is generally easy on formed paths, with one rocky ravine on day 2. Undulating scrubby treed country. Since this is a car shuffle, I need a volunteer with a 6 seater car to put their car at the end on Saturday morning, and transport walkers back to start on Monday pm. Walkers will be asked to stay together. M 34 km
Sun, 23 May DAY Pyrites Creek. Lerderderg State Forest. Circuit walk negotiating Pyrites Creek in a lesser known part of Lerderderg Gorge. Remnants of Antimony Mine. M/H 14 km