Trip Program

Date Type Sort descending Title Grade Distance
Fri, 30 Dec- 2 Jan 2023 O/N The Magical Mountain Mystery Tour Returns. The New Years Day Magical Mountain Mystery Tour Returns to Mount Howitt - a very special mountain. Day 1 - a long drive from Melbourne, then a short 5 km walk to Macalister Springs where we will camp for 3 nights. Day 2 - exploring the Australian Alpine Walking Track (AAWT) north towards Mount Speculation. Day 3 - head south on the AAWT towards Hells Window. Day 4 - an easy 5 km walk back to our cars for an early return home. M 35 km
Fri, 10-18 Feb 2023 O/N GSWW Portland to Nelson. 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 to Portland. A good level of fitness is required to carry all overnight walking gear & 6 days food. Priority given to walkers who have not done the walk before. Payment is required immediately after closure of BBC booking sheet in order that bookings can be confirmed and payments made. M 120 km
Thu, 23-26 Feb 2023 O/N Wilsons Promontory: Roaring Meg - Lighthouse - Oberon Bay. This walk takes in the fantastic views from the tip of the prom. Easy walk to Roaring Meg via the Telegraph track. Camp there for 2 nights - Friday day walk to the Lighthouse station, plus an optional walk to South Point. On the 3rd day, we walk back to Oberon Bay. Day 4 is a return via the Telegraph saddle track to Tidal River. I will book and pay for 10 people. M 50 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
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