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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Winter 2014

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  17-September-2014

News Headlines
Bush Search & Rescue - Clubnight 6th October
New Clubnight venue - Library at the Dock
June Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Sunday   Easy-medBrisbane Ranges - Steiglitz (12km) Sonya 
2Clubnight    Trekking in Patagonia - Torres del Paine Kris 
7- 9Long weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medBass Coast Walk $110pp (3 nights) + trip fees. Must book by 1st MayChris 
7- 9Long weekend (pack-carry)   MediumGrampians - The Fortress/Mt. Thackeray. Saturday morning departure. Limit 12.Marina 
8Sunday   EasyGellibrand Hill - Woodlands Homestead. (10km) Les 
15Sunday   Easy-medMt Evelyn. (11km) Liz 
15-20Extended pack-carry   Medium+Thorsborne Trail (Hinchinbrook Island), Qld. Limit 12Robert 
22Sunday   Easy-medBrisbane Ranges. Ted Errey walk. (12km) Agatha 
29Sunday   MediumWerribee Gorge. (12km) Lutz 


July Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
6Sunday   Medium+Monda Track (Yarra Ranges NP) (15km) Jan 
7Clubnight    Snow walking & snow camping: learn how to do it and enjoy it. 8:30pm – AGM [Note: new venue Library@ The Dock]  
12Evening   Easy-medFull moon night walk. Mt Dandenong (7pm start - contact leader.) (10km) Jan 
13Sunday   Easy-medLal-Lal Falls & forest. Two short walks and sausage sizzle (BYO sausages) (12Km) Chris 
19-20Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Feathertop. Snow walk Bruce 
20Sunday   MediumRJ Hamer Arboretum & Dandenong NP (14km) Lutz 
26-27Weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medBase camp (Erica caravan park). Snow shoe walks on Baw Baw plateau (beginners welcome). Andrew 
27Sunday   MediumYou Yangs. (14km) Stewart 


August Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
2- 3Weekend (pack-carry)   HardMt Bogong. Snow walk. Bruce 
3Sunday   MediumLerderderg River East Walk. (13.5km) Sonya 
4Clubnight    Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho route. [Note: new venue Library@ The Dock]  
9Saturday   Medium+Pyrites Creek. Lerderderg State Park. (16km) Robert 
10Sunday   MediumShaws Lake – Tunnel Point tk – The Tunnel – Byers Back tk. (15km) [Bruce's 50th Anniversary walk!]Bruce 
16-17Weekend (base-camp)   MediumWarby Ranges. Base Camp Ken 
17Sunday   Easy-medTaradale & Malmsbury (near Kyneton). (14km) Stuart 
23-24Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumCraig's Hut snow shoe walk and snow camp. Mount Stirling snow shoe walk including Telephone Box Junction, Bluff Memorial Hut, GGS Hut to Craigs Hut.Andrew 
24Sunday   EasyBirdsland Reserve. Belgrave/Lysterfield. (10km) Timea 
30Saturday   Med-hardNorth Jawbones circuit. Cathedral Ranges. (15km) Robert 
30-31Weekend (accommodated)   MediumAccommodated w/e– Avoca. Pyrenees region walks and wineries. $50pp + trip fees.Stephen 
31Sunday   Easy-medOrgan Pipes NP. (10km) Robert 


September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
The complete spring program is now available; a PDF copy (including
leaders' contact details) can be obtained by joining our mailing list.  
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


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 (base-camp)   MediumCup Weekend: Base Camp Ararat area Andrew 



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