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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Summer 2017

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  12-January-2017

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New event added: Yarra Moonlight Kayak Tour Fri Feb 24th.
January Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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7Saturday   Med-hardTaggerty - Rubicon Valley Historic Area; Aqueducts circuit walk (20km) Lutz 
7Saturday   MediumMarysville: Keppel Lookout and Steavenson Falls (15km) David 
8Sunday   Easy-medPoint Addis Marine National Park. (13km) Bells to Point Addis Circuit via Ironbark ForestJonas 
14-15Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumBeginner Pack Carry: Baw Baw National Park. Mt St Gwinear to Mt Erica (departs Saturday morning).Stephen 
14Saturday   Med-hardBuangor State Park. (21km) Beeripmo Walk in Beaufort.Craig 
15Sunday   MediumWombat State Forest - Colbrook Reservoir (14km) Derek 
16Clubnight    New Members Presentation: Introduction to YHA Bushwalking   
16-20Mon-Fri (accommodated)   EasyHawkweed eradication - Falls Creek area. Conservation volunteer activity - your enquiry will be sent to Parks Victoria.Parks-Victoria 
21Saturday   MediumEnfield State Park. (15km) Bald Hills Loop, BuninyongErryn
21Saturday   MediumKinglake NP - Three Peaks Walk (18km) Jennifer
21Saturday   Med-hardBellarine Rail Trail: Geelong to Queenscliffe. (35km) Return by public transportPeter
22Sunday   EasyLysterfield Park (11km) Tobias
29Sunday   Easy-medMarysville: Wilks Creek & Gilberts Gully (14km) Andrew


February Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
4Saturday   MediumHike and Dinner: Creswick State Forest Circuit Walk in Creswick (20km) Craig
5Sunday   Easy-medDandenong Ranges National Park: Olinda to Ferntree Gully (11km) Peter
6Clubnight    Camino del Santiago: Walking the ancient pilgrim way across France and Spain Dree 
11Saturday   MediumGreat Otway National Park: Waterfalls Canyon and Castle Rock Lorne (24km) Kyle 
11Saturday   Med-hardFryers Ridge Conservation Reserve in Malmsbury (19km) Erryn 
12Sunday   EasyUrban Walk: St Kilda to Half Moon Bay: Bring your myki and your swimmers (16km) Michael 
18-19Saturday   HardWarburton Rail Trail with self-managed accommodation option. (40km) Peter 
18-19Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumPack Carry: Alpine National Park: Dibbins Hut and Mt Loch. (21km) Andrew 
19Sunday   EasyUrban Walk: Bayside Coastal Arts Trail from Sandringham to Beaumaris (16km) Sonya 
25Saturday    Walk Leader Training: contact Tobias for more info. Churchill National Park Endeavour HillsTobias 
26Sunday   Easy-medHepburn Springs Regional Park: Sailors Falls Walk in Daylesford (16km) Emma 


March Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
4Saturday   MediumNavigation Refresher: Wombat State Forest (15km) Tobias 
5Sunday   EasyUrban Walk: Flagstaff to Williamstown Beach. Bring your Myki & swimmers (13km) Sharon 
6Clubnight    Club Night - TBC Andrew 
11-13Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardPack Carry: Alpine National Park Lake Tali Karng. (42km) David
12Sunday   EasyDomino Rail Trail: Trentham to Lyonville (14km) Mei 
18-19Weekend (base-camp)   MediumBase Camp: Great Otway NP: Beauchamp Falls. Includes night hike. Craig 
18Saturday   MediumBus Trip: Yarra Ranges Pat's Creek short and long option. $20. Celine
19Sunday   MediumMurrindini Scenic Reserve: Wilhelmina Falls Murrindindi (12km) Kathleen 
25Saturday   Easy-medPaddy Ranges State Park Maryborough Erryn 
25Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumPack Carry: Great Ocean Walk Part 1 of 3 from Apollo Bay to Cape Otway. Limit 8. (27km) Paul 
26Sunday   MediumLerderderg State Park: Razorback Track Blackwood (14km) Les 


April Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Weekend (pack-carry)   HardWilson's Prom National Park: The Prom in a Day! (42km) Andrew 
1Saturday   MediumUpper Loddon State Forest: Tarlita Creek Hepburn (15km) David 
1Saturday   MediumMornington Peninsula National Park: Greens Bush to Gunnamatta Beach (20km) Marina 
3Clubnight   SocialClub Night: Haute Route in France and Switzerland Chris 
8- 9Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumPack Carry (Beginners): Kooyoora State Park Inglewood. (24km) Erryn 
16Sunday   Easy-medYarra Ranges National Park: Sugarloaf Reservoir (16km) Doug 
14-16Long weekend (accommodated)   MediumEaster Accommodated: Walks in Grampians National Park and Halls Gap. Cost $142.David
14-16Long weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardEaster Pack Carry: The Cobberas - Cowombat Flat - Headwaters of the Murray - Start of the Victorian Border. (50km) Bruce
22-24Long weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medPack Carry: Alpine National Park Bogong High Plains John
29Saturday    First Aid Course: free for Leaders. Andrew 


June Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
17-19Long Weekend   MediumWilson's Promontory staying at the Lightstation. (40km)
Cost $253.80 (two night stay).
Note: this is not the Queens Birthday long-weekend, the Monday is not a public holiday.



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