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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Spring 2016

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

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October 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.
1Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Southern Circuit (11km) James 
2Sunday   MediumMornington Peninsula: Arthurs Seat Circuit Walk (14km) David 
3Clubnight    Trekking the Atlas Mountains Morocco and Climbing Mulhacén (Spain's highest peak). Presented by John & Monica Chapman  
8Saturday   MediumKinglake National Park: Mason Falls Circuit (16km) , wildflowersJennifer 
9Sunday   MediumAirey's Inlet Circuit Walk (19km) Robert 
15-16Weekend (accommodated)   MediumMansfield accommodated weekend. Day walks at Mt Samaria and Mt Stirling.
(Sorry - Trip Full.)
15-16Weekend (base-camp)   MediumSheep Yard Flat: Day walks at The Bluff & Bluff Hut, and Mt Buller via NW SpurKen 
15Saturday   MediumBay Trail - McCrae Lighthouse to Sorrento. (21km) Myki required.Michael 
15Saturday   MediumMacedon Ranges Walking Trail (19km) , followed by dinner at the Mt Macedon Hotel.Craig 
16Sunday   Easy-medKurth Kiln Regional Park: Cockatoo (15km) Andrew 
22Saturday   MediumGreat Otway National Park (Lorne): Cora Lynn Creek & Erskine River Circuit (22km) Sonya 
22Evening   Easy-medNight walk: You Yangs Regional Park Andrew 
23Sunday   MediumMacedon Ranges: Cherokee-Lions Head (13km) Rafal 
29- 1 NovLong weekend (accommodated)   MediumBallarat - various walks over Melbourne Cup Weekend
Cost = $127 + booking fee.
29- 1 NovLong weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Hotham - Mt Loch - Dibbins Hut - Diamantina Spur - Mt Feathertop - The Razorback. (50km) Bruce 
29- 1 NovLong weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medBogong High Plains: Howmans Gap - Pretty Valley - Cope Saddle - Marum Point - Spion Kopje.John 
30Sunday   MediumYarra Ranges: Dixon's Creek - Pauls Range (18km) Andrew 


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
5Saturday   MediumChurchill National Park: Navigation Refresher and Treasure Hunt (14km) Tobias 
6Sunday   Easy-medUrban Walk - Yarra Trail. (18km) Myki requiredMei 
7Clubnight    The Banks Peninsula Track (New Zealand) Andrew&Louise 
12Saturday   Med-hardYarra Ranges National Park: Donellys Weir (25km) , Mt St Leonard (Healesville)Peter 
13Sunday   Easy-medLong Forest Flora Reserve; (11km) Happy Valley, Long Point and Coimadai CreekJonas 
19Saturday   MediumBus trip: Lake Mountain. Cost = $20. Two walk options: 14km (med) and 18km (med-hard).
Trip Full
20Sunday   MediumBrisbane Ranges National Park: Ted Errey Circuit (Staughton Vale) (13km) Andrew 
26-27Weekend (base-camp)   HardWilson's Prom circuit in a day! (42km) Andrew 
27Sunday   MediumYarra State Forest: Richards Tramline (Warburton) (15km ) Aleksander 
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


December 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.
4Sunday   Easy-medDandenong Ranges: Mt Dandenong Circuit from Olinda (16km) Change of LeaderRobert 
7Clubnight    Photo Competition Winners & Display - Last Club night for 2016.   
9Evening   EasyCheetham Wetlands (creek crossing low tide). Meet Altona Rail station at 6.30pm, dinner after at local café.Colin&Christine 
10Saturday   MediumBass Coast: George Bass Coastal Walk David 
11Sunday   MediumBunyip State Park: Four Brothers Rocks Susan 
17Saturday   Med-hardTaggerty. Rubicon Aqueducts circuit walk. Lutz
18Sunday   MediumWombat State Forest: Annual Cake Walk , Firth ParkChris
24Saturday   MediumHeathcote - Graytown NP: Mt Ida - Dargile Forest Walk (15km) Craig
24-26Long weekend (base-camp)   EasySouth West Victoria. Glenelg River Canoeing and Camping Trip. Anne
26-30Extended pack-carry   MediumKosciuszko National Park: Jagungal Wilderness region. Mt Jagungal - Far Bald Mountain - Tumut River - Round Mountain HutBruce
26-30Extended (accommodated)   MediumApollo Bay David
27- 1 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardCroajingolong Coastal Wilderness Walk (East Gippsland) Peter
27- 8 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardTasmania. Frenchman's Cap ,Mt Anne & Three Capes walk.
Trip Full - sorry!


January Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
26-29Extended pack-carry   MediumPack Carry: Australia's Ten Highest Peaks (Thredbo). Craig 



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