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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Summer 2016

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  07-February-2016

News Headlines
Clubnight moves to the Celtic Club
Larapinta Trail stages 7-12 : see June listing below
New Booking Fees from 1st Jan
January 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.
3Sunday   EasyMaribyrnong River. Brimbank Park with BBQ (14km) Dale 
8Evening   EasyLaverton Creek evening walk and pizza afterwards Meet 6.30pm Laverton StationColin&Christine 
9-10Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Buffalo Mollisons Galleries Eagle Point
Departs Saturday morning, limit 6, cost=$9 + b/f.
9Saturday   EasyMelbourne laneway walk with drinks afterwards contact Leader for meeting pointMick 
10Sunday   EasyBells Beach (14km) Jonas 
16Saturday   Easy-medMornington Peninsula - Point Nepean. (15km) contact Leader for meeting pointAgatha 
17Sunday   MediumDandenongs Kalorama Circuit Doongalla Forest (14km) Derek 
18Clubnight    Introduction to YHA Bushwalking - New Members Talk   
23-26Long weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Speculation & Crosscut Saw Andrew 
24Sunday   Easy-medFour Brothers Rocks Bunyip State Park (14km) Peter 
30Saturday   MediumLerderderg Track Graves Mill Walk Daylesford (14km) Craig 
31Sunday   Easy-medTed Errey Walk Brisbane Ranges (13km) Susan 


February 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    Travels in Iceland by John Sloan   
5Evening   EasyMerri Creek meet Rushall Station 6.30pm Dinner after Colin&Christine 
6- 8Long weekend (pack-carry)   Medium+Alpine Crossing Falls Creek to Mount Hotham Craig 
6Saturday   Medium+Lorne: Cumberland River region (16km) (tbc - subject to restrictions due to bushfire)Stephen 
7Sunday   MediumMordialloc Pier - Edithvale - Carrum - Mordialloc (20km)
Note: Does not meet at Flagstaff Station, meet 10am at Mordialloc Station.
10Evening    New Leaders Info Night & Dinner Meet 7pm in City - contact Leader for meeting pointCraig 
13Saturday   EasyLerderderg Track: Balt Camp Walk Daylesford (11km) Craig
13-14Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumWilson's Prom. Ken
14Sunday   Medium+Werribee Gorge - Ironbark Gorge - Falcons Lookout (13km) Sonya
20Saturday   MediumBaldery's Crossing Cape Schanck (15km) Robert
21Sunday   MediumOlinda Dandenong Ranges (16km) Emma
27Saturday   Medium+Lerderderg Track: Simmons Reef Walk Blackwood (18.5km) Craig
28Sunday   MediumMarysville: Steavensons Falls Keppel Lookout (15km) Andrew
27-28Weekend (base-camp)   MediumSheepyard Flat base-camp.
Walks include Eagles Peaks, Howqua River.


March Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5Saturday   MediumMt Buangor State Park (20km) Andrew 
6Sunday   Easy-medMount Worth State Park Lutz 
7Clubnight    Trekking to Everest Base Camp.

Note new venue: Celtic Club, cnr Queen and Latrobe Sts, city.
11Evening   EasyCruickshank Park Yarraville. Meet Spotswood Station 6.30pm. Pub meal afterwardsColin&Christine 
12Saturday   Medium+Daylesford: Wombat Creek (19km) Sonya 
13Sunday   EasyTrentham: Domino Trail (13km) Mei 
12-14Long weekend (accommodated)   Medium+Bendigo Great Dividing Track Craig
12-14Long weekend (pack-carry)   MediumGreat Ocean Walk: Johanna Beach to Twelve Apostles Jan
20Sunday   MediumMt Dandenong: Olinda Falls Silvan Reservoir (18km) Stuart 
25-28Easter (pack-carry)   MediumDargal Mountain and Jagungal Kosciusko National Park Ken
25-28Easter (pack-carry)   Med-hardThe Main Range Mount Kosciuszko Mount Townsend Bruce
25-28Easter (accommodated)   Medium+Blue Mountains NSW David
25-28Easter (accommodated)   Medium+Grampians Peaks Trail Part I Peter


April Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
23-25Long weekend (accommodated)   Medium+Grampians Peaks Trail Part II Peter


June Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
10-19Extended pack-carry   Medium+Larapinta Trail sections 7-12.

The Larapinta Trail extends 220km west of Alice Springs, traversing ancient central Australian mountain ridges. This eight-day pack-carry (with a food drop in the middle) covers the second half of the trail, commencing at Mt Sonder, taking in Glen Helen, Ormiston Gorge & Serpentine Gorge before finishing at Ellery Creek Big Hole. Limited postitions available.



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