Trip Program

Date Sort descending Type Title Grade Distance
Thu, 20 Jan DAY Hartwell to Clifton Hill. Walk from Hartwell station (Alamein line) to Clifton Hill station (Mernda/Hurstbridge lines) along the Anniversary, Outer Circle and Main Yarra Trails. Committed bookings only; no book now cancel later walkers, please. E 14 km
Sat, 22 Jan DAY The Briars. Mount Martha. A woodland ramble and boardwalk to Mt Martha beach with an opportunity for a swim. E 11 km
Mon, 24-29 Jan O/N Hellfire Despair MkII. 1st attempt was modified due to wx; MarkII will reverse direction & cut a day. Day1: drive to Upper Howqua & car-camp. Day2: up Helicopter Spur to Hellfire Creek 11km. Day3: to Wonnangatta Valley via Mac Springs 10km. Day4: to Mt Speculation via Despair 10km. Day5: over Mt Buggery & along the Crosscut, camp down Stanley Name Spur 7km. Day6: along Thorn Range, down to cars 7km & drive home. Distances are short but terrain is frequently steep & difficult. 6 days inc driving. H 46 km
Wed, 26 Jan- 1 Feb CON BTAC - Track maintenance in the Alpine National Park. This is a week long activity with various projects to do preparation work on the walking tracks for the FedWalks and track maintenance on the trail to Tali Karng. Volunteers can come on as many days as they wish and they can take time out to explore or relax. For further information and to register see parkconnect.vic.gov.au. For further inquiries contact the project leader, Joe van Beek, phone 0411 749 799. N.B. Parks Victoria now require all volunteers to hold a Working With Children Permit. M 5 km
Thu, 27 Jan DAY Moreland to East Brunswick. Catch Metro to Moreland (Upfield line). Walk from Moreland to East Brunswick on the path below the Moreland to Coburg elevated rail, along the Merri Creek Trail and some suburban streets. Morning tea at Pentridge Piazza near the former B and E Divisions. At walk's end, catch route 96 tram (East Brunswick/St Kilda Beach) to Parliament station for onward connections. Committed bookings only; no book now cancel later walkers, please. E 13 km
Thu, 3 Feb DAY Tarneit to Werribee. Catch Metro to Werribee. Take a short bus ride to the walk starting point in Tarneit. Walk from Tarneit to Werribee along the picturesque Werribee River Trail. Committed bookings only; no book now cancel later walkers, please. E 12 km
Sat, 5 Feb DAY Four Brothers Rocks Gembrook. A fairly strenuous circuit in the Bunyip State Park, on a combination of walking trails and management tracks, starting at the Mortimer Nature walk, then a steady, sometimes steep climb on management tracks up to our lunch spot at the Four Brothers Rock. The last section up to Four Brothers is extremely steep and on a slippery track. We head down the same track after lunch and then onto a leafy undulating track through the forest and back to the cars. This walk is for fully vaccinated people. H 14 km
Sat, 5-6 Feb O/N Beeripmo Weekender. Drive to Mugwamp camp on Friday evening and walk 45 min to the Beeripmo Camp. Do the Beeripmo Circuit on Saturday with day packs. Sunday we may drive to the Bukkertillerbe Cave on the NW side of the park. Alternatively meet the group on Saturday morning at Richards Campground and walk with an overnight pack. M 23 km
Sun, 6 Feb DAY London Bridge - Bay of Isles. A scenic beach and cliff walk in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, with lunch on the beach. M 14 km
Tue, 8 Feb DAY Geelong Bollards and Archibald 100. Catch 9.10 am VLine train from Southern Cross to North Geelong, stroll along foreshore admiring the bollards, lunch in Botanic Gardens or cafe, visit Archibald and McCubbin Exhibitions in Art Gallery, catch Port Phillip ferry at 4 pm arriving Docklands 5.30 pm. Train $5, exhibitions $18, ferry $16 (seniors prices, individual bookings). S 9 km