Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Distance Sort descending
Sun, 23 May DAY Woolrich Lookout to Silvan Reservoir, Olinda. The walk will start at the Woolrich Lookout in RJ Hamer Arboretum and follows the track to Silvan Reservoir Park then back to the lookout via the forest. There are spectacular views of the Silvan Dam and the Yarra Valley. Toilets are at RJ Hamer Arboretum, near Woolrich Lookout Carpark. The track then follows Lyrebird Creek to Eagles Nest Picnic grounds. Bring lunch. M 14 km
Sun, 16 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, 29 May DAY Mullum Mullum Creek Trail. A pretty day walk starting from Westerfolds Park, connecting with the Main Yarra Trail, through Candlebark Park along the Yarra River and onto the Mullum Mullum Creek Trail. Look forward to an interesting walk through a unique area of bushland, enriched with indigenous plants. The path predominantly follows established walking and cycling routes and is located on the edge of bushland. Lunch stop at Currawong Bush Park. BYO afternoon tea. M 15 km
Sat, 19 Jun DAY Main Yarra Trail From Eltham. Explore some pretty sections of the Main Yarra Trail, walking from Eltham to Templestowe, cross a swing bridge and have lunch beside the Yarra. M 15 km
Sun, 30 May DAY Byers Back Track Lerderderg. Start along Lerderderg Track(part of Goldfields Track) onto Byers Track walking above the gorge. Descend to the River for Lunch(at the Tunnel) cross Lerderderg River and then ascend up Tunnel Point Track, Shaws Picnic ground via water race. M/H 15 km
Fri, 12-15 Nov BC Federation Walks Weekend 2021 Licola. Fed walks weekend will be at Licola - Mountain tops. huts, waterfalls, wildflowers, sparkling rivers and a jewel of a lake. Accommodation is provided at a community residential camp at Licola. Booking will be through the Federation walks website in 2021. Gippsland clubs are organising the event and plan to include some overnight hikes as well as a range of day walks suitable for all abilities. Further information will be available on the Federation walks website. M 15 km
Mon, 4-10 Oct BC Grampians in Springtime 2021. Springtime walking in the Grampians in 2021. Enjoy wonderful views and wildflowers. Walk on sections of the Grampians peak trail. Also explore some walks in the northern Grampians. Stay at comfortable lodges on the edge of Halls Gap. Longer driving required to some walks. Stay for 6 nights; arrive 4th October, home on 10th October. M/H 16 km
Fri, 15-25 Oct BC Grampians Silo Tour. Several walks in the Grampians. Tour of the Silos in the Mallee. Stawell mine walk in Avoca/ Maryborough. Underground wine tour of Seppelts/Lunch on the way up. I have booked accommodation for 12 in Halls Gap rolled over from 2019, As I have 10 applicants from the 2019 banner/canceled 2020, I will endeavour to increase numbers to 16 depending on interest, accommodation availability, and couples. M 16 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 13 and will be extended to 16. we need a couple and one male. We will have a support vehicle ( Geoff Trist ). H 25 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