Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Sat, 4 Apr
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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, 5 Apr
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DAY Mt. Evelyn to Silvan Dam. A 14 km circuit walk following old aqueduct tracks to Silvan Dam. 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). Very slippery when wet. Many colourful birds; lots of kookaburras. M 14 km
Sun, 12 Apr
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DAY Steavensons Falls and Keppels Lookout. Walk along the river, fairly shaded by tree ferns, to the spectacular falls. We then have a short steep climb to Oxley LO and Keppel LO before we return via Robertsons Gully Track to the cars. Waitlist only. M 14 km
Mon, 13-21 Apr
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BC Canberra and surrounds. Day walks in Canberra, Mt Ainsley, Black mt, botanical gardens, war memorial, tour of parliment house, time to see the art gallery, questacon etc - day walks in Namadgi N.P. And Tidbinbilla reserve with their beautiful views and alpine scenery also visit the Murrumbidgee river and the deep space communications complex- driving by private car- cost of this camp $500.00 $300.00 deposit. M 10 km
Sat, 18-25 Apr
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BC Great Ocean Road walk for 11 people. Great Ocean Rd. , 107km. staying at YHA Apollo Bay , 7 nights .Go91 for daily transport. Catering , group of 2 cooking each nights meal, self catering breakfast , lunches. After participation is confirmed YOU WILL BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AT THE YHA . DOUBLE ROOMS $85, pn. or 2 in 4 bedded bunk room, ( sole use) at $ 40.pn per person . SAT. 18th APRIL to SAT. 25th . Transport costs for daily transport to and from hostel is with GO 91 at $295 per person. $ 60.00 payable after confirmation. M/H 17 km
Sat, 18 Apr
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DAY Dandenongs Walkabout. Escape to the hills and enjoy the cool, refreshing air of Sherbrooke Forest in the Dandenongs, with lunch by the lake in the Alfred Nicholas Gardens. M 14 km
Sun, 19 Apr
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DAY Essential skills development and walk. Develop your skills as a bushwalker and learn good tips Both recent members and those who would like to learn more about bushwalking, You can learn more - this skills day will focus on gear, backpack choice, first aid kits, how to deal with bush critters. Basic navigation and map reading. How to understand the grading system. You can expect help and assistance from experienced club members. Then a half day walk to use your map reading skills. E 10 km
Sun, 19 Apr
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DAY Kurth Kiln - Gembrook. Kurth Kiln was built to provide charcoal to use in cars during the war, an interesting relic from this time. Nearby the delightful Tomahawk Creek and it's tracks lined with ferns, and a patch of beautiful tall gums have survived the early logging. M 10 km
Tue, 21-28 Apr
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BC THREDBO BASE CAMP. Alphine terrain. Fantastic views from the highest mountain in Aust. Climb Mt Kosciuszko; circuit walk Charlotte's Pass; glacial lakes; Merritts traverse; Dead horse Gap. NB Members from Canberra BC ( week prior) will be given preference due to proximity ( 4 to my knowledge ) NB People will be selected on their fitness and ability to do these walks. M 16 km
Thu, 23 Apr
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DAY Autumn walking in Sherbrooke. Public transport to Sherbrooke for walks in the Alfred Nicholas memorial gardens and Sherbrooke forest. E 10 km