Trip Program

Date Type Sort ascending Title Grade Distance
Sat, 25-26 Apr
CANCELLED
O/N Beeripmo overnight. A circuit walk around the charming Beeripmo at Mt Cole. M 23 km
Sat, 4 Apr
CANCELLED
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
CANCELLED
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
CANCELLED
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
Sat, 18 Apr
CANCELLED
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
CANCELLED
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
CANCELLED
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
Thu, 23 Apr
CANCELLED
DAY Autumn walking in Sherbrooke. Public transport to Sherbrooke for walks in the Alfred Nicholas memorial gardens and Sherbrooke forest. E 10 km
Sat, 25 Apr
CANCELLED
DAY Devilbend Reservoir. Circumnavigate Devilbend Reservoir on the Mornington Peninsula. This was a Fedwalks 2018 walk. New members especially welcome. E 13 km
Sun, 26 Apr
CANCELLED
DAY O' Shannassy Aqueduct western end. A walk along the western section of the Aqueduct - less walked than the middle and eastern sections. THis section begins at Dee Rd and goes to Parrot Road and return. The trial follows the historic open channelled aqueduct, meandering through pristine forest. You walk past mature fern gullies, creeks, towering mountain ash, and encounter spectacular views of the valley below. M/H 22 km