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Spring 2014

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  23-November-2014

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September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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 


October Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5Sunday   Easy-medKilcunda. George Bass Coastal Walk. (15km) Don’t forget Daylight Savings Begins!Emma 
6Clubnight    Bushwalking Search and Rescue Information. Presentation by Peter Campbell. 7.30pm Venue Library@ The Dock  
11Saturday   MediumWarburton. Richards Tramline. (20km) David 
12Sunday   Easy-medDaylesford. Wombat State Forest. (13km) Chris 
18-19Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumWilson’s Prom. Waterloo Bay – Refuge Cove – Sealers Cove. Jan 
19Sunday   MediumDandenong Ranges. Olinda. (14km) Derek 
25Saturday   Easy-medNavigation Training. Wombat State Forest. Ken 
26Sunday   Easy-medHealesville. Warramate Hills Flora Reserve. (12km) Lutz&Ulrike 


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 (accommodated)   MediumCup Weekend: Lorne. Cumberland River/ Currawong Falls & other walks. Accommodation Great Ocean Backpackers in Lorne. Limit 12. Book by Oct 11th.Michael 
2Sunday   Easy-medTrentham. Domino Trail. (13km) Chris 
8Saturday   Med-hardLerderderg State Park. Old River Track. Limit 10. (18km) David 
8Saturday   EasyYou Yangs. Night walk under a full moon!! Limit 15. Contact Andrew to book (click on Enquire)Andrew 
9Sunday   Easy-medFerntree Gully to Belgrave via Sherbrooke Falls. (14km) Jeff 
10Clubnight    Mount Kinabalu & the Head Hunter Trail Borneo. Presentation by Louise & Andrew. Venue Library @ the Dock. 7.30pm  
15-16Weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medMt Buffalo – Mt McLeod. Limit 10, cost $4.50 plus booking fee. (departs Saturday morning)Stephen 
15-16Weekend (accommodated)    Grampians. Introduction to Rock Climbing. Professional instructors. Accommodation at Gariwerd Motel Halls Gap. Limit 12. Cost $225. Book by Oct 28th.Craig 
16Sunday   Easy-medPowelltown. Ada Valley. (15km) Lutz&Ulrike 
22Saturday   MediumCancelled -Lake Mountain – Keppels Hut Sonya 
23Sunday   Easy-medBacchus Marsh. Long Forest Nature Conservation Reserve. (12 km) Rafal 
29-30Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumLerderderg Gorge. Mt Blackwood – Graham Dam. (departs Saturday morning)Marina 
30Sunday   Easy-medPowelltown River and Reid’s Tramline. (14km) David


December Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
7Sunday   EasyCape Schanck. (13km) tba 
8Clubnight    YHA Bushwalking Slide Night. Celebrating 75 Years of Walking. Venue Library@ The Dock. 7.30pm.  
13-14Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Feathertop. Bungalow Spur. Training trip for Xmas bushwalks (and an end-of year celebration - byo champagne!).Bruce
14Sunday   MediumYarra Glen. Upper Yarra Goldfields Walk. (10km) Andrew 
21Sunday   Easy-medLerderderg State Park. Pyrete Range. Annual Cake Walk. (14km) Chris 
26-29Long weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medChristmas Trip: Great Ocean Walk. Accommodation at Apollo Bay Backpackers. Cost Approx. $120 plus booking fee. Book by Dec 1st.David
26-29Extended pack-carry   MediumChristmas Trip: Kosciusko NP. Round Mountain – Mt Jagungal – Tumut River. Bruce
27- 7 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardChristmas Trip: Tasmania. Overland Track. Limit 6. (Waiting List Only)Jan 



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