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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Autumn 2016

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  22-June-2016

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Snow-Train trip Sat July 23rd (details with program listing)
May 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.
1Sunday   MediumSunbury: Mt Holden. (14km) Public Transport Option Available.Robert 
2Clubnight    GPS Navigation - Tools for PC and Smartphone. Lutz 
7Saturday   Medium+Blackwood. Lerderderg Track: Whiskey Creek Walk: (22km) Gorge View Walk (car shuffle). Contact Leader for meeting pointCraig 
8Sunday   MediumHealesville. Donnellys Weir Maroondah Reservoir. (14km) Rachel 
14Saturday   MediumMornington Peninsula. Rye Ocean beach to London Bridge. (18km) contact Leader for meeting pointMarina 
15Sunday   MediumDandenong Ranges. RJ Hamer Arboretum. (14km) Ulrike 
14-15Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumPack Carry: Mt Feathertop via Bungalow Spur. Jan 
22Sunday   MediumLerderderg Forest: The Tunnel. (15km) Derek 
21-22Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumGrampians Peaks Trail. Paul 
28Saturday   EasyMt Macedon: Macedon Ranges Walking Trail. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointPeter 
29Sunday   EasyBrisbane Ranges. Boar Gully Camping Area Walk. (11km) Rafal 


June 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.
4Saturday   Med-hardMt Donna Buang. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointDavid 
5Sunday   EasyWoodlands Historic Park (12km) Les 
6Clubnight    Guest Speaker - YHA Cross Country Ski Club
YHA Bushwalking Annual General Meeting will be held after the presentation.
10-19Extended pack-carry   Medium+Larapinta Trail sections 7-12.
Trip Full
11-13Long weekend (accommodated)   MediumAccommodated Weekend with walks around Lorne David 
11-13Long weekend (pack-carry)   Medium+Alpine National Park: Lake Tali Karng. David 
19Sunday   EasyMornington Peninsula. Point Nepean Walking Trail. (10km) Aleks 
25Saturday   MediumDaylesford. Blowhole to Shepherds Flat. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointAndy 
26Sunday   MediumDandenong Ranges. Circuit. (16km) Peter 
25-26Weekend (accommodated)   Med-hardWilsons Prom with accommodation at Foster.
Trip Full - sorry!


July Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
2Saturday   EasyDaylesford region: Glenlyon Domino Trail. (12km) To be followed by dinner at the Radio Springs Hotel. Bookings essential with deposit of $20Craig 
3Sunday   MediumBrisbane Ranges Steiglitz circuit walk. Jonas
4Clubnight    Bushwalking in the Snow   
9Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Cathedrals Peak. (8km) contact Leader for meeting pointAleks
10Sunday   EasyAnnual Sausage Sizzle: Wombat State Forest (12km) Chris
16-17Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Feathertop Snow Walk and Climb. Bruce
17      The full set of July-September walks will be uploaded when the winter program is released.
Major trips requiring booking well in advance are listed below.
23Saturday   MediumSnow Train snow-shoe walk. (Mt Baw Baw.)

Cost=$135 (transport and snow-shoe hire), limit 10.


August Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
6-14Extended pack-carry   HardOverland Track (snow-walk/pack-carry)

Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair.


November Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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 (trip almost full!).


December Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
24-26Long weekend (base-camp)   EasySouth West Victoria. Glenelg River Canoeing and Camping Trip. Anne
27- 8 JanExtended pack-carry   Med-hardTasmania. Frenchman's Cap and Mt Anne.
Trip Full - sorry!



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