Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Distance Sort descending
Sun, 3-5 Mar BC Yeah for Yea!. Explore parts of the Great Victorian rail trail from Yea. Head out to admire the Chevroit tunnel, and then further north to explore surrounding farmland and hills. Locally take a stroll through the Yea wetlands ( apparently there is a resident platypus) and identify the many historical buildings in the town centre. Along the trail there are commissioned art works to admire. Sample local produce and one meal at local pub. Own breakfasts and lunches shared evening meals with others in your cabin. M 17 km
Tue, 26 Mar- 1 Apr BC Perisher Valley (NSW). Five days glorious alpine walking in the Kosciusko National Park, a combination of Medium & Hard walks. Staying at a comfortable, self-catered ski lodge in Perisher Valley (NSW) for 6 nights, accommodating 4 couples and 6 singles. M/H 18 km
Sun, 14 Apr DAY Mt Macedon. An 18km walk in the Macedon Regional Park. The initial climb of 350m is over 2km. Generally the track is a good forest surface with gravel road in some sections. There is a steep descent from Mt Towrong at the end of the walk over exposed rocks (200m over 1.5km) This will be slippery if wet. Boots and poles are essential. Fabulous views in several directions if the weather is clear. M/H 18 km
Sun, 7 Apr DAY Lake Mountain to Keppel Hut. An 18 km there and back walk, with a rise of approximately 500 m, quite steep in parts. We will partly walk on x-country ski trails, partly on a walking track which hasn’t been maintained for a while – some obstacles to manoeuvre. Fragrant bushes along the walk add to the pleasant bush feel. M/H 18 km
Sat, 16 Mar DAY Two Bays walking track. Starting at Dromana, the track traverses the Mornington Peninsula to the Cape Schanck Lighthouse through a diverse range of landscapes. Offers beautiful vistas and great walking. A good training walk for fit and experienced walkers only. An early start and later finish. Linear walk so participants will need to self drive and car shuffle required. You will need to be prepared to share your car for car shuffle at start. H 25 km
Sat, 6-7 Apr O/N Eildon overnight Backpack. Lake Eildon National Park is in the northern foothills of Victoria’s Central Highlands, 150 km north-east of Melbourne. Mountaineers Creek campsite is situated on the shores of Lake Eildon and is a delightful remote campsite accessible by hiking or boat only. All hikers will need to be self-sufficient on this two-day adventure. M/H 26 km
Thu, 25-28 Apr O/N Bogong High Plains - Ryders, Dibbins, Blairs & Westons Huts. Day 1 - Drive to Falls Creek & walk into Ryders huts. Day 2 - Stroll along aqueduct track, brief off track climb to join AAWT, descend to Cobungra Gap & Dibbins Hut. Undulating walk to Blairs Hut on Kiewa River (West Branch) to overnight. Day 3 - Steep climb back onto High Plains. Morning tea at Westons Hut. Climb becomes less steep as height is gained. Rejoin AAWT & return to Ryders huts. Day 4 - Retrace day 1 route to cars and return home. Joint walk with Catholic Walking Club of Vic. M 36 km
Mon, 4-9 Mar O/N Cheyne Range, Tasmania. The Cheyne Range is west of Lake St Clair, which is where the walk starts. It also includes several other mountains - Mt Rufus, The Hippogriff, Mt Gell, Mt Hugel and Little Hugel. There will be a sidetrip to Orites Falls from Lake Hemione. This is magnificent Tasmanian country. X 60 km
Sun, 10-16 Mar O/N Mt Olympus/Mt Gould, Tasmania. Mt Olympus is just west of Lake St Clair and Mt Gould is a bit to the north, leading to the beautiful country of the Minataur, the Guardians and the Labyrinth. There will be a day spent mainly exploring the two Mt Olympus summits, probably from Lake Oenone. There will be a sidetrip to the Guardians or the Parthenon. This is magnificent Tasmanian country. X 60 km
Sun, 7-15 Apr O/N GSWW Portland to Nelson. Expression of Interest. GSWW Portland to Nelson inland walk along the Glenelg River. 120km. 6 nights/7 days. 2 days travel to/from Portland. 2 nights B&B at Victoria House at Portland. Quality Parks campsites. Bus transfer from Nelson back to Portland. A good level of fitness is required to carry overnight walking gear & 6 days food. Priority given to walkers who have not done the walk before. Payment is required after closure of BBC booking sheet to confirm booking. M 120 km