Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
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, 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. M/H 15 km
Mon, 31 May- 5 Jun O/N Budawangs Exploratory 2021. Classic Budawangs with emphasis on the exploratory. From Long Gully, summit the Castle & camp at Cooyoyo Ck. 2nd day: to Holland Ck. via Shrouded Gods & seek a route down to rough camp. 3rd day: loop up Folly Pass and to Munnaldi Falls. 4th day: climb to Mt Cole overhang via Crooked Falls & Angel Ck. 5th day: loop through Mt Cole, Monolith Valley, Mt Owen. Finally, 6th day back to Long Gully with a possible side trip to Byangee Walls. 8 days total (6 walking + 2 driving). H 55 km
Fri, 4-6 Jun BC Back of Lorne weekend with Warrnambool Bushwalking club. Saturday’s walk Castle Rock, Sheoak Falls, Swallow Cave, Kalimna Falls circuit. Sunday’s walk From the Sheoak Picnic area to QDOS Arts. M 14 km
Sun, 13 Jun DAY Rokeby rail trail. Rokeby Rail trail, near Jindivick, is a gentle walk amongst tall gums An old trestle bridge is another feature of this walk. Gippsland hills are an intense blue on on fine day. E/M 12 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
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, 30 May- 10 Jun 2022 BC Larapinta Trek Group 2. 9 day guided tour Trek Larapinta ( everthing included $ 3395 minimum 8 people ) day pack only required. Deposit $ 450 payable when we have 8 people We have expressions of interest from 6 people and they will have preferential booking. Application form is required. Option. There is a 3 day tour of Ayers Rock & Kings Canyon aprox $ 600 prior to Trek Air Fares and 3 days accommodation aprox $ 650 twin share. M/H 120 km