Trip Program

Date Type Sort descending Title Grade Distance
Tue, 27 Dec- 1 Jan 2023 BC Howmans Gap Basecamp. This is an annual basecamp organised by Diamond Valley and Koonung BWCs at the YMCA camp at Howmans Gap just down from Falls Creek. It offers 5 nights accommodation plus 3 meals a day with a variety of walks (easy to hard) from which to choose. Singles will share a room (bottom bed only) with 1, 2 or 3 other people (around $550 per person) and couples will have their own room with a small surcharge (around $590 per person). A $200 deposit is required immediately. Please phone or email me for more info. M 10 km
Fri, 10-15 Feb 2023 BC Mt Stirling, Craigs Hut . First timers preference open 2 days. Preference will be given to New members for first 2 days of booking who would like to experience a base camp. Walks : Craigs Hut, Mt Stirling, Delatite River & Mc Loughlans Spur. Spectacular scenery 360 views. Several half day walks Please bring a compass if you would like compass experience/training. M/H 16 km
Thu, 23-30 Mar 2023 BC Combined Hobart/BBC base camp. This is now our 4th combined Base Camp. Originally at Daylesford, Hobart & Wilsons Prom. Next year we are visiting the NE Corner of Tasmania and those who have been on the Base Camps from the start have taken first preference. We will be catching the Ferrie from Geelong to Devonport. You can also fly and hire a car. H 16 km
Sun, 11 Dec CYC Xmas Bike Ride. Club's traditional Xmas Bike Ride is on again. The easy/medium morning bike ride starts with chicken and champagne breakfast and it is downhill from then onwards. E/M 20 km
Wed, 11 Jan 2023 CYC Sandringham to The Waterways and return. 9.30 meet opposite Sandy pub on beach side ride all on bike paths to Mordialloc Station then along to The Nest for a coffee then return. E/M 30 km
Wed, 1 Feb 2023 CYC Sandringham to Port Melbourne to City. 9.30 Meet opposite the Sandy Hotel beach side ride north to Port Melbourne then on into the city . Remember your MYKI Card for return trip via train. E/M 25 km
Mon, 13-14 Feb 2023 CYC Gippsland Plains Rail Trail Bike Ride. Traralgon to Stratford ride, stay overnight 63km one way then return next day. M 63 km
Sat, 10 Dec DAY Lysterfield Park. Starting from Lysterfield Lake walk up the tramline track to Lysterfield L'ookout. Lunch at the boys farm and (hopefully) picking of some wild plums. Early finish. E/M 16 km
Thu, 15 Dec DAY Thursday Christmas Walk. A pleasant, relaxed walk through Melbourne's many attractive parklands via Albert Park lake, Botanic Gardens, Yarra Park, Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens, Birrarung Marr to Southbank. E 12 km
Sun, 18 Dec DAY Christmas walk Olinda. A walk through parts of the Dandenong Ranges NP and the R.J.Hamer Forest Arboretum. All on track but a short steep hill before lunch to beautiful views at a lookout. Return to Silvan reservoir park to join other BBC walkers for a cheerful Christmas themed afternoon tea. M 15 km