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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Spring 2016

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  24-October-2016

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October Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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1Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Southern Circuit (11km) James 
2Sunday   MediumMornington Peninsula: Arthurs Seat Circuit Walk (14km) David 
3Clubnight    Trekking the Atlas Mountains Morocco and Climbing Mulhacén (Spain's highest peak). Presented by John & Monica Chapman  
8Saturday   MediumKinglake National Park: Mason Falls Circuit (16km) , wildflowersJennifer 
9Sunday   MediumAirey's Inlet Circuit Walk (19km) Robert 
15-16Weekend (accommodated)   MediumMansfield accommodated weekend. Day walks at Mt Samaria and Mt Stirling.
(Sorry - Trip Full.)
15-16Weekend (base-camp)   MediumSheep Yard Flat: Day walks at The Bluff & Bluff Hut, and Mt Buller via NW SpurKen 
15Saturday   MediumBay Trail - McCrae Lighthouse to Sorrento. (21km) Myki required.Michael 
15Saturday   MediumMacedon Ranges Walking Trail (19km) , followed by dinner at the Mt Macedon Hotel.Craig 
16Sunday   Easy-medKurth Kiln Regional Park: Cockatoo (15km) Andrew 
22Saturday   MediumGreat Otway National Park (Lorne): Cora Lynn Creek & Erskine River Circuit (22km) Sonya 
22Evening   Easy-medNight walk: You Yangs Regional Park Andrew 
23Sunday   MediumMacedon Ranges: Cherokee-Lions Head (13km) Rafal 
29- 1 NovLong weekend (accommodated)   MediumBallarat - various walks over Melbourne Cup Weekend
Cost = $127 + booking fee.
29- 1 NovLong weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Hotham - Mt Loch - Dibbins Hut - Diamantina Spur - Mt Feathertop - The Razorback. (50km) Bruce 
29- 1 NovLong weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medBogong High Plains: Howmans Gap - Pretty Valley - Cope Saddle - Marum Point - Spion Kopje.John 
30Sunday   MediumYarra Ranges: Dixon's Creek - Pauls Range (18km) Andrew


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5Saturday   MediumChurchill National Park: Navigation Refresher and Treasure Hunt (14km) Tobias
6Sunday   Easy-medUrban Walk - Yarra Trail. (18km) Myki requiredMei
7Clubnight    The Banks Peninsula Track (New Zealand) Andrew&Louise 
12Saturday   Med-hardYarra Ranges National Park: Donellys Weir (25km) , Mt St Leonard (Healesville)Peter
13Sunday   Easy-medLong Forest Flora Reserve; (11km) Happy Valley, Long Point and Coimadai CreekJonas 
19Saturday   MediumBus trip: Lake Mountain. Cost = $20. Two walk options: 14km (med) and 18km (med-hard).Celine
20Sunday   MediumBrisbane Ranges National Park: Ted Errey Circuit (Staughton Vale) (13km) Andrew 
26-27Weekend (base-camp)   HardWilson's Prom circuit in a day! (42km) Andrew 
27Sunday   MediumYarra State Forest: Richards Tramline (Warburton) (15km ) Aleksander 
28-10 DecExtended pack-carry   Med-hardNew Zealand: Nelson Lakes National Park.
Ten days tramping staying overnight in huts through one of the most spectacular areas of New Zealand. Limit six (trip almost full!).


December Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
4Sunday   Easy-medDandenong Ranges: Mt Dandenong Circuit (16km) Emma 
7Clubnight    Photo Competition Winners & Display - Last Club night for 2016.   
9Evening   EasyCheetham Wetlands (creek crossing low tide). Meet Altona Rail station at 6.30pm, dinner after at local café.Colin&Christine 
10Saturday   MediumBass Coast: George Bass Coastal Walk David 
11Sunday   MediumBunyip State Park: Four Brothers Rocks Susan 
17Saturday   Med-hardTaggerty. Rubicon Aqueducts circuit walk. Lutz 
18Sunday   MediumWombat State Forest: Annual Cake Walk , Firth ParkChris 
24Saturday   MediumHeathcote - Graytown NP: Mt Ida - Dargile Forest Walk (15km) Craig 
24-26Long weekend (base-camp)   EasySouth West Victoria. Glenelg River Canoeing and Camping Trip. Anne
26-30Extended pack-carry   MediumKosciuszko National Park: Jagungal Wilderness region. Mt Jagungal - Far Bald Mountain - Tumut River - Round Mountain HutBruce
26-30Extended (accommodated)   MediumApollo Bay David
27- 1 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardCroajingolong Coastal Wilderness Walk (East Gippsland) Peter
27- 8 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardTasmania. Frenchman's Cap ,Mt Anne & Three Capes walk.
Trip Full - sorry!


January Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
26-29Extended pack-carry   MediumPack Carry: Australia's Ten Highest Peaks (Thredbo). Craig 



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