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Spring 2015

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  8-Oct-15

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September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5- 6Weekend (accommodated)   MediumCape Schanck - accommodation at the lighthouse. Cost $150, limited numbers, book ASAP. Walks in Mornington Peninsula National ParkAndrew 
6Sunday   EasyAireys Inlet. Moggs Creek (12km) Andrew 
7Clubnight    Wild Photography & Spring Program Release.
Join 'Wild' magazine editor Campbell Phillips on a photographic expedition into the annals of Australian wilderness adventure from the past three decades.
12Saturday   MediumMt Disappointment State Forest. Nylander (18km) Chris 
13Sunday   MediumLerderderg State Park - The Tunnel via Byers Back Track (16km) Derek 
19-20Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medBeginner pack-carry - Burchell Trail (Brisbane Ranges). Departs Saturday morning, cost $8 + trip fee.Stephen 
19-20Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Feathertop via Bungalow Spur. Snow walk and climb.Bruce 
20Sunday   EasyBacchus Marsh. Werribee Gorge (12km) Dale 
27Sunday   MediumCastlemaine: Maldon Historic Area (14km) Sonya 


October Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
2- 4Long Weekend (pack-carry)   Medium+Grampians: The Fortress & Mt Thackeray. (Trip full)Jan 
4Sunday   Easy-medArthurs Seat & Kings Falls - Mornington Peninsula (11km) Jonas 
5Clubnight    Climbing Mt Fuji Japan Michael 
10-11Weekend (accommodated)   Medium+Castlemaine: Goldfields Track.
Cost = $90 + booking fee
11Sunday   Easy-medCape Schanck (14km) Tom 
17Saturday   MediumCherokee - Lions Head (13km) Craig 
18Sunday   EasyTaradale (12km) Rafal 
17-18Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumFormal Dinner Walk: Craigs Hut , Mt Stirling.Marina 
24Saturday   MediumTarilta Creek Gorge (Daylesford) (12km) David 
25Sunday   MediumCreswick Forest Walk Doug 
31Saturday   EasyYou Yangs - Night Walk & Dinner (12km) Andrew 
31- 3 NovCup weekend (accommodated)   MediumWalhalla area day walks nice accom only a few spots remaining Cost = $122 + trip feeDavid 
31- 3 NovCup weekend (pack-carry)   Medium+South of Thredbo - Cascade Hut - Jerusalem Hill - The Chimneys - Drift Hill. Ken 
31- 3 NovCup weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Bogong via Staircase Spur - Howman Falls Bruce 


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Sunday   MediumTanglefoot Track - Toolangi (16km) Andrew 
7Saturday   MediumCardinia Reservoir Marcela 
8Sunday   Easy-medKilcunda - Bass Coast (16km) Emma 
9Clubnight    Walking Hadrian's Wall Kris 
14-15Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medBeginner pack-carry: Beeripmo Walk (Beaufort area) Andrew 
15Sunday   EasyKalatha Tree and Willewa Rainforest (10km) Cath 
21Saturday   Easy-medNavigation Training Day - Mt Disappointment Ken 
22Sunday   EasyMaribyrnong River (14km) Dongmei 
22- 1 DecExtended pack-carry   MediumNew Zealand: Kepler Track and Routeburn Track. Hut accommodation.Bruce 
28-29Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumBeginner pack-carry: Mt Buffalo - Anderson Peak - Mt McCleod.
Cost = $20.50 (caravan park and National Park camping) + booking fee.
29Sunday   EasyYou Yangs Regional Park (12km ) Edward


December Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
6Sunday   MediumYankee Creek Water Race (12km) Robert
7Clubnight    Christmas Walks Information Night - Photo Competition Walk 
12Saturday   Medium+Bus trip to Lake Eildon for Blowhard Circuit. (20km) Approx $30Jan
13Sunday   MediumLerderderg State Park Scenic Rim (15km) Sonya 
20Sunday   Medium+Annual Cake Walk - Wombat State Forest (19km) Chris 
27Sunday   Easy-medDandenongs. Meet at Ferntree Gully Station (14km) Lutz 
27- 2 JanExtended trip (accommodated)   MediumTasmania.
Day walks to locations near Hobart; these include Mt Wellington, Tasman Arch and Tarn Shelf-Lake Webster.
Trip Full - bookings closed.
27-31Extended pack-carry   MediumThe Cobberas - Mt Cobberas 1 & 2 - Moscow Peak Bruce
27- 3 JanExtended pack-carry   MediumWalls of Jerusalem (Tasmania) Jan
27-31Long weekend (accommodated)   MediumStay at Falls Creek with day walks around the Victorian Alps_Waiting list Cost = $131 + trip feeDavid



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