Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Distance Sort descending
Sat, 8 Oct DAY Bungal Forest. A lovely walk through open forest out past Ballan. In spring possible sightings of greenhood orchids plus heath. Evidence of early mining history. With warmer weather this is a delightful spring walk. M/H 15 km
Sat, 29 Oct DAY Bells Beach to Point Addis. A lovely coastal and heathland walk which links two well-known beaches and includes a nature walk and a Koori culture walk. M 15 km
Sun, 30 Oct DAY Part of Goldfields Track/Welsh Village/Garfields Wheel. A walk through the Gold fields outside Chewton towards remnants of goldmining via Garfields Wheel towards area named Welsh Village and return to Chewton. M 15 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
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
Sat, 10 Dec DAY Lysterfield Park. Starting from Lysterfield Lake walk up the tramline track to Lysterfield L'ookout. Lunch at the boys farm and (hopefully) picking of some wild plums. Early finish. E/M 16 km
Sun, 23 Oct DAY Sugarloaf Reservoir. The walk begins from Bridge Rd carpark in an anti clockwise direction. The track is made of grass and gravel tracks. There is a slight change to the track winneke solar company had built. Meet at Bridge road car park at 8.45 to start walk at 9am. There is a solar station to look at with some 800 panels. We will notice there are orange markers all around the reservoir. It is a great walk come and see for yourself. Undulating in parts and muddy in sections. M 16 km
Fri, 14-24 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 13 in Halls Gap rolled over from 2019. As I have 13 applicants from the 2019 banner/canceled 2020/1. Previous applicants who have already paid their deposit will be given have been given preference. M 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
Sun, 16 Oct DAY Brisbane Ranges. In search of Kinglock Goldmine. 80 km west from Melbourne CBD. After winter rains the Brisbane Ranges are blooming with spring flowers and creeks full of water. We will walk down to and cross Sutherland Creek and then make our way up to ruins of gold diggings and Kinglock mine. On return walk through the historic town of Steiglitz.(pop53). M 17 km