Walking Since 1939

Dixons Creek Pauls Range

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Distance: 16km

Bookings are not required for this walk, just turn up at:   9:15am   Ringwood Station.

The leader will organise car-pooling and provide directions to the location of the walk.  Drivers are really appreciated to help car-pool walkers between the meeting point and the walk location. There is free all-day parking nearby if your vehicle isn’t needed for transport, but please check parking signs.

The drive from the meeting point to the starting point of the walk will take about 45 minutes and is 80 km return.

The walk will take around 5 1/2 hours including breaks.

Expect to return to the meeting point around 6.00pm.

Walk Description

Meeting at Ringwood Railway Station at car park on Station St at 9:15am waiting for the train that arrives Ringwood at 9:27am, leaving Flinders St at 8:36am Flagstaff Station at 8:41am.

The walk is mainly along 4WD tracks and starts with a extended uphill climb from 180m to 380m at the top of the ridge. There are other steep undulations as we walk along the ridge with the highest point at 480m. There are views of the surrounding Yarra Valley hills.
Lunch is at intersection of two main tracks and then the track descends steeply towards creek. There are other short undulations walking along 4WD track near the creek and as the walk finishes along country lanes returning back to the cars.
It is optional to go to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery at Yarra Glen on the way home.

What to bring

• Day pack
• Sufficient water (2 litres, more on hot summer days)
• Lunch and snacks
• Hat, sun screen
• Suitable outdoor clothing (no jeans/sneakers!)
• Rainwear & warm jacket
• Proper walking shoes/boots

Refer to our Gear Checklist page for more details.   If you are not properly equipped, the walk leader can decide not to let you participate on this walk.

Booking Fee:

YHA Bushwalking Victoria Members: Free
Non-members: $7  (please pay the leader CASH at the start of the walk, no credit cards)

Passengers must pay the driver their share of car-pooling costs as described on the Car-pooling page. Please bring cash for this purpose.

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Activity Date(s)

Start:

September 29, 2019 9:15 am

End:

September 29, 2019 5:30 pm

Information

Type:

Sunday

Grade:

Easy-med

Leader:

Andrew F

One Reply to “Dixons Creek Pauls Range”

PAM:

Looking forward to the walk.

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