Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sat, 15 Oct DAY Xanthorrhea Track, Healesville. Circuit walk in Healesville State Forest where the lyre birds sing, the kookaburras laugh, and the valley views are lovely. Good walk for anyone wanting to practise hill climbs!. M 14 km
Thu, 27 Oct DAY Kensington to Yarraville. Travel by Metro to Newmarket (Craigieburn line). Walk from the former Newmarket Saleyards (operational 1859 to 1987) to Yarraville mainly via the Stock Route and Maribyrnong River trails. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. E 12 km
Thu, 3 Nov DAY Craigieburn: Aitken and Malcolm Creek Trails. Catch Metro to Craigieburn. Walk the Aitken and Malcolm Creek Trails and see the extensive revegetation done along the two creek corridors. Native grasslands and grassy woodlands such as those found in Malcom Creek Nature Reserve occurred across the Craigieburn area before European settlement. There are some 400 year old River Red Gums on this walk. At the end of the walk, route 533 bus to Craigieburn station. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. E 13 km
Fri, 4-14 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 2019/20/21, The original 14 people who registered in 2021 and paid their deposit have been booked in. . We will have a support vehicle ( Geoff Trist ). VACANCY for 1 couple. as at 14/4/2022. H 25 km
Thu, 10 Nov DAY Kyneton and the Campaspe River. Travel by V/Line (myki usable) to Kyneton (Bendigo line). Walk through the Botanic Gardens (1858), along the Campaspe River Walk and view Kyneton's historic streetscapes. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. Note: Southern Cross station meeting time 8:50am. Back at Southern Cross about 3:30pm. E 11 km
Tue, 15-20 Nov BC Sydney PLUS!. Expressions of interest sought for this excellent base camp. Participants chosen according to strong walking ability and for requirements of accommodation ( see below) Explore parts of the Great North walk by train( steep and hard sections) . Walks also include a favourite coastal and harbour walk PLUS explore a part of a new walk -Bondi to Manly. M/H 16 km
Thu, 24 Nov DAY Plenty Gorge Park. Travel by Metro to Greensborough (Hurstbridge line) and then take a short route 385 bus ride. Walk the Plenty River Trail which is in a picturesque valley, a trail beside Dry Creek, the Pipe Track and on tracks in Plenty Gorge Park. At the end of the walk, route 343, 385 or 901 bus to Greensborough station. Walk date subject to Hurstbridge line trains operating during construction of a new Greensborough station. Committed bookings only; no book now, cancel later walkers, please. E/M 14 km
Fri, 10-15 Feb 2023 BC Mt Stirling, Craigs Hut . First timers preference open 2 days. Preference will be given to New members for first 2 days of booking who would like to experience a base camp. Walks : Craigs Hut, Mt Stirling, Delatite River & Mc Loughlans Spur. Spectacular scenery 360 views. Several half day walks Please bring a compass if you would like compass experience/training. M/H 16 km
Thu, 23-30 Mar 2023 BC Combined Hobart/BBC base camp. This is now our 4th combined Base Camp. Originally at Daylesford, Hobart & Wilsons Prom. Next year we are visiting the NE Corner of Tasmania and those who have been on the Base Camps from the start have taken first preference. We will be catching the Ferrie from Geelong to Devonport. You can also fly and hire a car. H 16 km