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Spring 2014

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  07-December-2014

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September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Clubnight    Cancelled - no Clubnight this month   
6Saturday   MediumTooboorac State Forest (9km) Ken 
6- 7Weekend (base-camp)   Med-hardWeekend: BSAR Steep snow and ice training Paul 
7Sunday   Easy-medFort Nepean. Mornington Peninsula NP. (10km) Chris 
13-14Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medWeekend: Formal dinner trip. Ritchie’s Hut (departs Saturday morning)Marina 
14Sunday   MediumMacedon Ranges Circuit (18km) Sonya 
20Saturday   MediumSwitzerland Ranges – Jacks Creek (13km) See info - bookings by Monday September 15th pleaseKen 
21Sunday   MediumThe Shelter - W. James Whyte Island Reserve - Centenary Track.  Bruce 
27-28Weekend (pack-carry)   EasyBeeripmo Walk. (suitable for beginners) Jan 
28Sunday   Easy-medArthurs Seat & Kings Falls. Mornington Peninsula. (11km) Lutz 


October Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5Sunday   Easy-medKilcunda. George Bass Coastal Walk. (15km) Don’t forget Daylight Savings Begins!Emma 
6Clubnight    Bushwalking Search and Rescue Information. Presentation by Peter Campbell. 7.30pm Venue Library@ The Dock  
11Saturday   MediumWarburton. Richards Tramline. (20km) David 
12Sunday   Easy-medDaylesford. Wombat State Forest. (13km) Chris 
18-19Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumWilson’s Prom. Waterloo Bay – Refuge Cove – Sealers Cove. Jan 
19Sunday   MediumDandenong Ranges. Olinda. (14km) Derek 
25Saturday   Easy-medNavigation Training. Wombat State Forest. Ken 
26Sunday   Easy-medHealesville. Warramate Hills Flora Reserve. (12km) Lutz&Ulrike 


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1- 3Long weekend (accommodated)   MediumCup Weekend: Grampians Accommodated Weekend Staying at the 'Asses Ears.' Walks including Briggs Bluff & Mt Stapleton. Must book by 7th October.David 
1- 3Long weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardCup Weekend: Mt Hotham area Southern Bogong High Plains - Diamantina Spur - Mt Feathertop - The RazorbackBruce 
1- 3Long weekend (accommodated)   MediumCup Weekend: Lorne. Cumberland River/ Currawong Falls & other walks. Accommodation Great Ocean Backpackers in Lorne. Limit 12. Book by Oct 11th.Michael 
2Sunday   Easy-medTrentham. Domino Trail. (13km) Chris 
8Saturday   Med-hardLerderderg State Park. Old River Track. Limit 10. (18km) David 
8Saturday   EasyYou Yangs. Night walk under a full moon!! Limit 15. Contact Andrew to book (click on Enquire)Andrew 
9Sunday   Easy-medFerntree Gully to Belgrave via Sherbrooke Falls. (14km) Jeff 
10Clubnight    Mount Kinabalu & the Head Hunter Trail Borneo. Presentation by Louise & Andrew. Venue Library @ the Dock. 7.30pm  
15-16Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medMt Buffalo – Mt McLeod. Limit 10, cost $4.50 plus booking fee. (departs Saturday morning)Stephen 
15-16Weekend (accommodated)    Grampians. Introduction to Rock Climbing. Professional instructors. Accommodation at Gariwerd Motel Halls Gap. Limit 12. Cost $225. Book by Oct 28th.Craig 
16Sunday   Easy-medPowelltown. Ada Valley. (15km) Lutz&Ulrike 
22Saturday   MediumCancelled -Lake Mountain – Keppels Hut Sonya 
23Sunday   Easy-medBacchus Marsh. Long Forest Nature Conservation Reserve. (12 km) Rafal 
29-30Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumLerderderg Gorge. Mt Blackwood – Graham Dam. (departs Saturday morning)Marina 
30Sunday   Easy-medPowelltown River and Reid’s Tramline. (14km) David 


December Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
7Sunday   MediumCape Schanck (Bushrangers Bay to Gunnamatta Beach) (15km) Chris 
8Clubnight    *** Cancelled ***
The 75th Anniversary presentation has been rescheduled to the first clubnight of 2015 - date tba.
13-14Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Feathertop. Bungalow Spur. Training trip for Xmas bushwalks (and an end-of year celebration - byo champagne!).Bruce 
14Sunday   MediumYarra Glen. Upper Yarra Goldfields Walk. (10km) Andrew 
21Sunday   Easy-medAnnual Cake Walk: Vaughan Springs to Glenluce Springs. (14km) Chris 
26-29Long weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medChristmas Trip: Great Ocean Walk. Accommodation at Apollo Bay Backpackers. Cost Approx. $120 plus booking fee. Book by Dec 1st.David 
26-29Extended pack-carry   MediumChristmas Trip: Kosciusko NP. Round Mountain – Mt Jagungal – Tumut River. Bruce
27- 7 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardChristmas Trip: Tasmania. Overland Track. Limit 6. (Waiting List Only)Jan 



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