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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Winter 2016

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  23-August-2016

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July Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
A PDF copy of the Walks Program, with full leader contact information,
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2Saturday   EasyDaylesford region: Glenlyon Domino Trail. (12km) To be followed by dinner at the Radio Springs Hotel. Bookings essential with deposit of $20Craig 
3Sunday   MediumBrisbane Ranges Steiglitz circuit walk. (13km) Jonas 
4Clubnight    Bushwalking in the Snow. Gear Info and Snow Trip preparation Venue Celtic Club  
9Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Cathedrals Peak. (8km) contact Leader for meeting pointAleks 
10Sunday   EasyAnnual Sausage Sizzle: Wombat State Forest (12km) Chris 
16-17Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Feathertop Snow Walk and Climb. Bruce 
16Saturday   MediumRubicon Valley - Royston Tramline. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointDavid 
17Sunday   Easy-medDandenongs - Sassafras Creek East (15km) Sonya 
23Saturday   MediumSnow Train snow-shoe walk. (Mt Baw Baw.)
Cost=$135, limit 12.
Enquiries closed - Trip Full
24Sunday   MediumKinglake Park - Masons Falls Circuit (16km) Michael 
30Saturday   MediumLerderderg - East Walk and the Tunnel. (19km) Contact Leader for meeting point.Marina 
31Sunday   EasyWarrandyte - Blue Tongue Bend (12km) Andrew 


August Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
A PDF copy of the Walks Program, with full leader contact information,
can be obtained by joining the YHA Bushwalking mailing list.
1Clubnight    Walking the Cape to Cape Track Western Australia. Venue Celtic Club. Robert 
6-14Extended pack-carry   HardOverland Track (snow-walk/pack-carry)
Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair.
6Saturday   MediumBlack Range - Monda Track. (18km) Peter 
6Saturday   HardSnow walk: Mt Buller West Ridge. (Ice axe experience NECESSARY). Contact Leader for meeting point.Paul 
7Sunday   Easy-medMt Evelyn (12km)
(note: location changed from originally listed Upper Yarra Goldfields)
13Saturday   Easy-medNavigation Training - Mt Disappointment. (10km) Ken 
14Sunday   MediumLerderderg. Sardine Creek and Clearwater Creek and the Tunnel. (11km) Sonya 
20-21Weekend (pack-carry)   HardMt Feathertop via the Razorback (snowshoe walk) Andrew 
20Saturday   Med-hardDandenong Ranges Upper Ferntree Gully Station to Mt. Dandenong. (15km) Return via public bus - Myki card required!Lutz 
21Sunday   MediumLerderderg - Gardens of St Erth (16km) Derek 
27-28Weekend (base-camp)   Easy-medWarby Ranges Ken 
27Saturday   Med-hardBus trip Castlemaine. Cry Joe and Heritage Park Walks. (19km or 24 km) Medium and Med-hard options, cost $20Dani 
27Sunday   EasyChurchill National Park (11km) Tobias


September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
3- 4Weekend (pack-carry)   HardPack Carry/Snow Walk: Mt Bogong Paul
3- 4Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medPack Carry/Beginners snow shoe and camp: Mt Stirling (20km) Andrew
3Saturday   MediumMt Langi Ghiran Circuit Walk. (15km) Contact Leader for meeting point.Craig
4Sunday   MediumBlack Range State Forest: Blue Mount - Toolangi Potato Farm (15km) Andy
5Clubnight    The Changing Nature of Walking Tourism in Australia. Presented by Campbell Philips from Wild Magazine.  
10-11Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medBeginner pack-carry: Kooyoora State Park. (Bendigo region). Departs Saturday moming.Stephen
10-11Weekend (accommodated)    Tree planting with Regent Honey Eater Project. (Benalla region) - tools supplied, includes free accommodation and dinner.Ken
10Saturday   MediumLerderderg Forest - Blackwood Ruth Gully Circuit. (16km) Craig
11Sunday   Easy-medDandenongs - Olinda Falls Valley Circuit (14km) Peter
17Saturday   EasyMelbourne Laneways and Street Art. (10km) 10am start and lunch afterwards. Contact Leader for meeting point.Mick 
17Saturday   MediumFull Moon Walk: Dandenong Ranges from 7.30pm. (10km) Contact Leader for meeting point.Jan 
18Sunday   Easy-medKinglake Park - Andrew's Hill (12km) Kathleen 
24Saturday   MediumPhilip Island - Cape Woolamai. (13km) Tom 
25Sunday   MediumHealesville - Warramate Hills Flora Reserve. (12km) Ulrike 
25- 1 OctExtended (accommodated)   Med-hardFlinders Ranges accommodated trip.
Sorry - Trip full!
30- 2 OctLong weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardPink Lakes: Sunset Remote Walk (Murray Sunset National Park). Grand Final long weekendStephen


October Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Northern Circuit. (14km) Contact Leader for meeting point.James 
2Sunday    To be announced!   
3Clubnight    Treking the Atlas Mountains Morocco and Climbing Muhacen Spain's Highest Peak. Presented by John & Monica Chapman  
15-16Weekend (accommodated)   MediumMansfield accommodated weekend. Day walks to Mt Samaria and Mt Stirling. Cost = $85 + booking fee.Stephen 
15-16Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt McDonald and the Knobs. (18.5km) Ken 
30- 1 NovWeekend (accommodated)   MediumBallarat - various Walks over Melbourne Cup Weekend
Cost = $127 + booking fee.
30- 1 NovWeekend (pack-carry)   MediumPack Carry Mt Hotham - Mt Loch - Dibbins Hut - Diamantina Spur - Mt Feathertop - The Razorback. Over Melbourne Cup weekend. (50km) Bruce 


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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
24-26Long weekend (base-camp)   EasySouth West Victoria. Glenelg River Canoeing and Camping Trip. Anne
27- 8 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardTasmania. Frenchman's Cap and Mt Anne.
Trip Full - sorry!



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