Start Date End Date Event Type Location Event Description Event Distance Grade
Wed-31-Oct-18   Day Walk Geelong Redeem your Seniors train ticket again and join us for a wonderful walk along the Geelong foreshore between Geelong North and the Botanic Gardens.  It's very scenic and historical. BYO morning tea and lunch and we will have afternoon tea in a cafe before we return to Melbourne.  If you don't have a spare Seniors freebie ticket you can use your usual Myki Card but remember to top it up.  Train times will be on Registration sheet. 10 km Easy
Wed-31-Oct-18   Day walk Warramate Hills We will be doing the circuit walk that we did 2 years ago, featuring a range of totally different vegetation including some very special fern gullies and spectacular views. With a little luck we will find a few orchids & very unusual fungi. 14 km Medium
Fri-02-Nov-18 Sun-04-Nov-18 Pack Carry Pack Carry – Lake Tali Karng Camping at Nyimba campsite, with walks to Lake Tali Karng and Millers hut and surrounding area   30 km Easy/ Medium
Sat-03-Nov-18   Day Walk SORRENTO-NEPEAN NATIONAL PARK Scenic walk through the Nepean National Park.  Good walking tracks but can be windblown.  Fantastic views over bay and back beach. 15 Medium
Sun-04-Nov-18   Day walk The Briars and Balcombe Creek Wallk the several trails of the wildlife Sanctuary at the Briars while looking out for its residents.  Following morning tea, follow the Balcombe Creek trail to Mount Martha beach  park and return to the Briars on the same trail for lunch.  No roads to cross. 12km Easy
Wed-07-Nov-18   Day Walk Albert Park Lake Urban walk from the city through South Melbourne, Port Melbourne along the bay to a circuit of Albert Park Lake. Returning to the city by tram. 16km Medium
Wed-07-Nov-18   Day Walk BOROONDARA TRACK - MURRUNDINDI Toolangi forest circuit walk with a visit to the lovely Wilhelmina Falls. Steep ascent and descent - poles advised. 14 km Medium
Sat-10-Nov-18   Special Event Mount Waverley A 1 day leadership Training Course covering all the basics of event leadership, from finding walks, recce'ing, paperwork, preparing, leading the walk and problem solving. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 0 N/A
Sun-11-Nov-18   Day Walk Darebin Creek Trail, Mt. Cooper From Alphington Station along Darebin Creek Trail to Mt. Cooper, Bundoora. Return to City by tram. Note: Hurstbridge train leaves Flinders Street Station at 8.38am. Check PTV Journey Planner for any last-minutes changes to schedule.  16.5km Medium (for distance) but easy grade for terrain.
Sun-11-Nov-18 Fri-16-Nov-18 Base camp Wilsons Prom. Various walks, fabulous views,wild flowers, wombats Various Easy/hard
Wed-14-Nov-18   Day Walk Coronet Bay to Corinella, Westernport An easy walk along the shores of Westernport Bay and surrounding farmland. Excellent views of Phillip Island and French island. 13 km Easy
Sat-17-Nov-18   Day Walk Baldrys Crossing to Cape Schanck Walk from Baldrys Crossing through Greens Bush, down Main Creek Track to Bushrangers Bay, then along the clifftop to Cape Schanck.  Varied bushland and coastal scenery.  A car shuffle is required (extra drivers please) but a short loop walk keeps the passengers busy. 15 km Easy/ Medium
Sun-18-Nov-18   Day Walk Keppels Hut & Lake Mtn This walk starts near the top of the Lake Mtn road, and proceeds along the Upper Taggerty 4WD road through alpine ash forest to Keppels Hut, and then the East Boundary track to the Boundary Hut ruins within the Lake Mtn ski area. From there we follow ski trails back to Gerratys car park.   21 km Medium
Wed-21-Nov-18   Day Walk Menzies Creek A circular walk starting at herman's Corner,walking to St John's Hill and following menzies Creek to Emerald. Retrun via Puffing Billy line. Steep descent, poles are reccomended.  14 km Medium
Fri-23-Nov-18 Sun-25-Nov-18 Pack Carry/ with a gourmet meal Mt Feathertop Hike up  Feathertop via Northwest spur and enjoy a shared dining experience on top. Return next day via Bungalow spur. 22km Medium
Sat-24-Nov-18 This is Election Day, you may need a postal vote Day Walk ELTHAM / WESTERFOLDS PARK Starting from  Eltham we walk along Diamond Creek Track continue along Main Yarra Trail  to the highest point of the walk at Manor House in Westerfolds Park to enjoy the views and visit Mia Mia Gallery( if open).   Lunch at Finn Reserve and back. 17.8 Medium
Sun-25-Nov-18   Track Maint. Kinglake NP Work on reinstating an old disused track in Jehosaphat Gully.  There is no minimum requirement – only do as much as you are comfortable doing.  All abilities welcome.   5 km Easy
Sun-25-Nov-18   Day Walk Templestowe A pretty walk along walking tracks and bike trails through reserves, orchards and parks.   14 km Easy
Mon-26-Nov-18 Fri-30-Nov-18 Base Camp Based near Bairnsdale - Central and East Gippsland Lovely walks at Buchan (includes a cave tour - small payment needed in advance), Mitchell River (Den of Nargun and Bairnsdale), near Lakes Entrance and Sale.  Stay at Nicholson River  Holiday Park - 5156 6348. Nicholson River is 10 min east of Bairnsdale. Various Medium
Tue-27-Nov-18   Half Day Walk Glen Iris / Ashburton This circular walk leaves T. H. King Oval in Glen Iris.  The trail takes us on formed paths through several parks and alongside Gardiners Creek in the Glen Iris / Ashburton area.  Morning tea on track and lunch when we return to our cars. 8 km Short'n'Easy
Wed-28-Nov-18   Day Walk DANDENONGS GARDENS & FOREST A beautiful new circuit walk in the Dandenongs incorporating the George Tindale, Alfred Nicholas & Pirianda Gardens and Sherbrooke Forest. Short walk but some very big hills. 12 kms Medium
Sat-01-Dec-18   Day Walk Menzies Creek Menzies Creek from Emerald to Butterfield Reserve and back, with lunch afterwards in Emerald 9 km Easy
Sat-01-Dec-18 Sun-02-Dec-18 Pack Carry The Bluff This is an easy two day walk to a major peak in Victoria's high country. We will ascend via Eight Mile Spur, camp beside Bluff hut, and return via an unnamed spur to Richie's hut, and finally along the Howqua River low track with its numerous river crossings.   25 km Medium
Sun-02-Dec-18   Day Walk BLACKWOOD Mckenzies Crossing to Blackwood 14 km Medium
Wed-05-Dec-18   Day Walk Royal Botanic Gardens  Cranbourne An easy morning strolling through the bushlands of the Botanic Gardens   followed after lunch, by a  guided tour of the stunning  Australian Garden. 9km Easy
Sat-08-Dec-18   Day Walk Hamer Arboretum circuit walk Pleasant walking through woodland on formed paths, with mainly dappled shade. Several ups and downs, hence the medium component of the grading.   13 km Easy/ Medium
Sat-08-Dec-18   Track Maint. Kinglake NP Work on reinstating an old disused track in Jehosaphat Gully.  There is no minimum requirement – only do as much as you are comfortable doing.  All abilities welcome.   5 km Easy
Sun-09-Dec-18   Day Walk Mitcham Mitcham to Warrandyte via Mullum Mullum Ck & Koonung Ck Trails. Car shuffle required 11km Easy/Medium
Mon-10-Dec-18   Special Event Christmas party    Glen Waverley Bowls Club Barefoot bowls  BYO food  BBQ available  No BYO drinks.  Drinks at bar prices    
Mon-10-Dec-18 Fri-14-Dec-18 Base Camp Alpine National Park North of Licola There are no easy walks here.  The easiest is medium and there is a very hard walk with 3 1/2 hours of continuous, steep, uphill walking, followed by 2 1/2 hours of the same, but downhill.  Car trips are up to 2 hours each way per day, much of that on dirt roads into isolated areas.  2 WD is ok, but 4 WD / AWD is better.  Drivers willing to take passengers will be given preference.  Accommodation is school camp style.  The scenery is spectacular.     LIMIT 16 Various Hard
Sat-15-Dec-18   Day Walk Mt Macedon Summer time walk along ridge line of Mount Macedon to Sanatorium Lake. 17 km Medium
Sun-16-Dec-18   Day Walk BASIN THEATRE - KALORAMA RETURN Beginning at The Basin Theatre we hike up to Kalorama for lunch at Destiny Point Café.  Return via different route.  Walk to include Doongalla. 16 km Medium/Hard
Wed-19-Dec-18   Evening Walk Norton's Park BBQ with optional walk  Join us for a summer's evening BBQ at Norton's Park beginning with a short walk starting at 4pm, followed by a BBQ at Norton's Park.  BYO dinner to barbeque, a fold up chair, and a plate of nibbles to share. Can't make it for the walk - just join us for the BBQ.   9 km Easy
Sat-22-Dec-18       End of 2018 Day Walk Program        Merry Christmas    
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