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Autumn 2014

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  12-April-2014

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March Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Evening   EasyWerribee River. Meet 5pm Werribee Station, dinner afterwards.Colin&Christine 
2Sunday   MediumKinglake - Mason Falls (14km) Sonya 
3Clubnight    John & Monica Chapman: Pilgrims and Prayer Flags. Yunnan Province, China. Door prize of one or two Chapman’s books  
8-10Long weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medBeechworth , staying at The Old Priory. Dorm Room $135 – Shared Room $150. Bookings by Feb 1st.Andrew 
8-10Long weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Clear – King Billies – The Bluff. Paul 
9Sunday   MediumWerribee Gorge. (10km) Les 
15Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges - North Jawbone Robert 
16Sunday   Easy-medLysterfield (15km) Lisa 
23Sunday   Easy-medStarlings Gap – Ada Tree (14km) David 
29Saturday   MediumMt Worth Marina 
30Sunday   Med-hardKinglake NP - Mt Everard circuit Chris 


April Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
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5- 6Weekend (pack-carry)   MediumMt Stirling. Sonya 
5Saturday   HardWilson’s Prom: Around the Prom in a day. (40km) Limit 8.Andrew 
5Saturday   Easy-medCharity walk - Dandenong Ranges. (10km) Cost = booking fee + suggested min $10 donation.Timea 
6Sunday   Easy-medTanglefoot Trail. (14km) David 
7Clubnight     Three walks, three seasons in Tasmania.Robert 
12Saturday   MediumWarburton: Richards Tramline - Big Pats Creek. (20km) David 
13Sunday   EasySan Remo to Kilcunda coastal walk (14km) Emma 
18-21Easter (accommodated)   Medium+Dinner Plain. Walks include Razorback-Mt Feathertop, Cobungra Ditch and the Three Huts Walk (one place still available).David 
18-21Easter (pack-carry)   MediumGreat South West Walk: Glenelg River Gorge - Nelson - Discovery Bay Stephen 
22-24Base-camp   Easy-medBridging walks between Easter & Anzac day weekends for those who don't need to drive back to Melbourne. Day walks at Discovery Bay (part of Great SW Walk) and Mt Gambier.Stephen 
25-27Anzac w/e (pack-carry)   MediumGreat South West Walk: Three Capes (Cape Bridgewater - Cape Nelson - Portland) Stephen 
25-27Anzac w/e (accommodated)   MediumNarbethong (day walks to the Cathedral Ranges and Lake Eildon). $67pp (2 nights) + trip fees (limited places still available).David 
27Sunday   Easy-medCreswick Forest walk (13km) Doug 


May Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
3- 4Weekend (base-camp)   Medium+Bush Search & Rescue Practice - Wombat State Forest.
Must register by 25th April - open to experienced walkers, it is not necessary to already be a member of BSAR.
4Sunday   Easy-medExpedition Pass Reservoir / Welsh Village Chewton. (13km) Sonya
5Clubnight    Guest speaker from Victorian High Country Huts Association   
11Sunday   MediumDandenong Ranges - Kalorama Park circuit walk. (14km) Derek 
17-18Weekend (pack-carry)   Medium+Grampians - Mt. William. Robert 
18Sunday   Easy-medCherokee – Lions Head walk (Eastern Macedon Ranges). (13km) Chris 
24Saturday   MediumSutherland Creek – Bris Ranges. (9km) Some rocks & off-track.David 
25Sunday   MediumSherbrooke Forest. (14km) Dean 


June Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
1Sunday   Easy-medBrisbane Ranges - Steiglitz (12km) Sonya 
2Clubnight    Trekking in Patagonia - Torres del Paine Kris 
7- 9Long weekend (accommodated)   Easy-medBass Coast Walk $110pp (3 nights) + trip fees. Must book by 1st MayChris
7- 9Long weekend (pack-carry)   MediumGrampians - The Fortress/Mt. Thackeray. Saturday morning departure. Limit 12.Marina
8Sunday   EasyGellibrand Hill - Woodlands Homestead. (10km) Les 
15Sunday   Easy-medMt Evelyn. (11km) Liz 
15-20Extended pack-carry   Medium+Thorsborne Trail (Hinchinbrook Island), Qld. Limit 12Robert 
22Sunday   Easy-medBrisbane Ranges. Ted Errey walk. (12km) Agatha 
29Sunday   MediumWerribee Gorge. (12km) Lutz 



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