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YHA Bushwalking Club of Victoria

Autumn 2016

Please note this program is subject to change    Last modified:  01-May-2016

News Headlines
YHA Beeripmo Walk article in 'Great Walks' magazine
Smartphone Navigation Tips - Clubnight 2nd May
April 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   MediumDandenong Ranges: Johns Hill Mick 
4Clubnight    Everest Base Camp

Note new venue: Celtic Club cnr Queen and Latrobe Sts city
9Saturday   MediumMornington Peninsula: Two Bays Walk (18 & 26km options) Transport by bus cost=$20 must book by 3rd AprilLutz 
10Sunday   EasyWarburton Sonya 
16Saturday   MediumCentral Victoria Mt. Alexander. (13km) contact Leader for meeting pointDavid 
17Sunday   MediumAnglesea Point Roadknight (16km) Andrew 
23Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges Northern Circuit (14km) Tobias 
24Sunday   EasyDaylesford Tipperary Circuit Walk (15km) Jonas 
23-25Long weekend (pack-carry)   Easy-medFalls Creek area beginner pack-carry John 
23-25Long weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardFalls Creek to Mt Bogong Paul 
23-25Long weekend (accommodated)   Medium+Grampians Peaks Trail Part II Peter 
30Saturday   MediumBlackwood: Lerderderg Track: Byers Back Track (15km) contact Leader for meeting pointCraig 


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.
After the Clubnight: YHA Bushwalking Annual General Meeting!
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
4Saturday   MediumMt Donna Buang. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointDavid 
5Sunday   EasyWoodlands Historic Park (12km) Les 
6Clubnight    Guest Speaker - YHA Cross Country Ski Club & AGM. YHA Annual General Meeting after the Guest Speaker.  
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. Limited postitions available.
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. Craig


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 
4Clubnight    Bushwalking in the Snow   
9Saturday   Med-hardCathedral Ranges: Cathedrals Peak. (8km) contact Leader for meeting pointAleks 
16Saturday   MediumRubicon Valley - Royston Tramline. (14km) contact Leader for meeting pointDavid 
16Weekend (pack-carry)   Med-hardMt Feathertop Snow Walk and Climb. Bruce 


September Date Type Grade Event Leader Info
25- 1 OctExtended (accommodated)   Med-hardFlinders Ranges accommodated trip

Limit 12 cost=$500 + return airfare to Adelaide. Includes walks in Mt Remarkable NP Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park and Flinders Ranges/Wilpena Pound.


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.


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. Estimated cost $1,000 plus airfare.Jan



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