Walking Since 1939

Sausage Sizzle – Upper Plenty Gorge

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Distance: 12km

Bookings are not required for this walk, just turn up at:   8:45am   Flagstaff station forecourt (corner William and Latrobe Sts, CBD). However, you do need to book your sausages in advance.

This is public transport walk. We will be getting the train from Flagstaff. Please bring your Myki.

We will be getting the 9:13am train from Flagstaff to Middle Gorge Station. Drivers are also welcome to go directly to Middle Gorge station – please be at the station by 10:10am. Note, drivers will still need a MYKI card, as the walk will likely finish at Mernda station.

Expect to return to Flagstaff around 5.30pm.

Walk Description

There will be 2 easy walks and a lunchtime BBQ at Le Page Homestead.

The plan is to do a short walk in the morning  then have a sausage sizzle. The walk is a family friendly, so walkers are welcome to bring their children under their own supervision for the walk and sausage sizzle.

We’ll be cooking the sausages on the BBQs at Le Page Homestead and if you email / message the leader in advance, then you can enjoy two gourmet sausages for $4 (payable on the day, in addition to walk fees). The club will also provide bread, sauce, onions, napkins etc. You may be waiting around for the sausages to cook, so please bring warm clothes, hats, etc

After a long lunch, we’ll be heading for a longer walk along Plenty Gorge.

If you want Chris to secure your sausages, please email christopher.marney@ericsson.com or use the enquiry button,

Please contact Chris by 1pm on Saturday  6th July at the latest and state if you’d like meat or vegetarian sausages.

Please only sign up for this walk if you intend to come on the day. We want to avoid anyone dropping out at the last minute because of the catering.

We will travel via Public Transport to this walk. Please bring your MYKI.

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),

This is public transport walk, make sure your Myki is charged with at least $7.

If you do get a lift, then Passengers must pay the driver their share of car-pooling costs as described on the

Car-pooling page. Please bring cash for this purpose.

Still have questions?

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Contact the leader using the “Enquiry” button below BEFORE 8 pm on the preceding Wednesday.


Activity Date(s)

Start:

July 7, 2019 8:45 am

End:

July 7, 2019 5:00 pm

Information

Type:

SocialSunday

Grade:

Easy-med

Leader:

Christopher M

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