Trip Program

Date Type Title Grade Sort descending Distance
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, 13-18 Jun 2023 O/N Jatbula - NT. Jatbula Trail is a 62 km one way walk departing from Nitmiluk Gorge, finishing at Leliyn (Edith Falls). The trail starts 30 kms from Katherine (NT), catching a ferry across the Katherine Gorge to start. 6 Days, 5 nights, each camp has a waterhole for swimming. Water & toilets at each camp Only 15 people per day are allowed so I shall be booking for whatever day I can get so the start date is flexible. Booking opens on 6/2/23. M/H 62 km
Thu, 23 Mar- 4 Apr 2023 O/N Heysen Trail - Sectional Year 1. The Heysen trail is 1,200 kms, but this will be a sectional walk over 4/5 years with a different section walked each year in a different season (ie out of fire season in winter when we do the flinders ranges). Approx 14 days and 250 kms per year, you don't need to do the lot over the 4/5 years but can choose which sections each year. 2023 (1st yr) we shall do the new Southern section from Cape Jervis to Victor Harbour, up the centre of the Fleurieu peninsula to Mt Lofty to end at Morialta Conserv'n Park. M/H 230 km
Sun, 18 Dec DAY Christmas Walk Silvan Reservoir to Mt Evelyn. Enjoy a tranquil walk through the forest away from the hurly burly of the pre Christmas rush. This is a 16 km circuit walk through the forest to Mt Evelyn the return follows the old aqueduct tracks back to Silvan Reservoir. We will climb about 490 m in total, on some 4x4 and some single file bush tracks. A number of hills are very steep, both up and down (arduous climbs, especially in hot weather) and very slippery when wet. But you are rewarded with many colourful birds; lots of kookaburras. M/H 16 km
Mon, 5 Dec DAY BBC ChristmasPicnic Basterfield Park Hampton East. Come along and meet friends for an end of year get together. 5pm - 8pm Basterfield Park, Widdop Cres, Hampton East. BYO drinks and meat-there are BBQ facilities. The club will supply salads. Optional-chairs, tables and picnic rug. S 1 km