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A circuit walk downstream along the Yarra to Pound Bend Tunnel where we will have morning tea. We then continue onto Longridge Farm and follow the river further to Longridge Camp. From there we return to Longridge Farm Picnic Ground for lunch and perhaps a paddle. After lunch we complete the circuit to return to our cars.

15kms

Meet at the car parking area at the end of Pound Bend and Everard Rds. Parking available at the top of the hill just outside the Warrandyte State Park entrance. Melway 23 A12

Bring poles, morning tea, lunch, water and a smile. 

 

 

 

 

Event Date Sun 01 Aug 2021 8:45 am
Finish Date/Time Sun 01 Aug 2021 2:30 pm
Capacity 20
Bookings 17
Available places 3
Bookings OK until Sat 31 Jul 2021 12:00 am
Categories WALK, Easy/Medium

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A circuit of Mount Lofty and then we will follow the Yarra downstream to Bend of Isles for lunch. A familiar walk but suitable at this time. 14 km and 480 m ascent.

Event Date Wed 04 Aug 2021 8:45 am
Finish Date/Time Wed 04 Aug 2021 2:30 pm
Capacity 15
Bookings 15
Available places 0
Waiting List 6
Bookings OK until Mon 02 Aug 2021 6:00 pm
Categories WALK, Medium

Meet at parking area off Greenwood Drive (Melway Page 20 B3) at 9.30 am for 9.45 am start.

Easy walk through Greswell Forest to Mcleoad shops (morning tea), then past the Cascades (early lunch), and back along the Greswell Forest Link. 8/9 km.

Event Date Wed 04 Aug 2021 9:30 am
Capacity 10
Bookings 10
Available places 0
Waiting List 1
Bookings OK until Tue 03 Aug 2021 12:00 am
Categories SHORT WALK, Easy

Start point is Mackenzies Flat Picnic area LER200 cross river twice to Grahams Dam.Climb Spur track leave track at post very steep rock climbing from here up heading to junction of Tunnel Access Track. Tough going very steep 400M approx 2k. Veer left onto LER507 continue on at next junction down to large gate easy down to Weir 2.2k. Cross weir wall and then creek and rock scramble up LER509 very hard slow going.Continue to junction with Blackwood Ranges Track 1.8k. Left follow to junction of LER506 turn left continue to Link Track o. 1 desent steep track to Grahams Dam. This is very very steep, slippery and hard on knees quite a distance. Continue back to cars. HARD walk, steep ups, steep downs, rock scrambling, river crossings15-16k poles recommended.

Event Date Sat 07 Aug 2021 7:30 am
Finish Date/Time Sat 07 Aug 2021 5:00 pm
Capacity 10
Bookings 4
Available places 6
Bookings OK until Fri 06 Aug 2021 12:00 pm
Categories WALK, Hard

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The walk is at East Warburton and starts at the Redwood forest car park.  The track is mostly flat and wide through beautiful tall timber forest. Lunch is at the O'shannassy Weir and then return.

Event Date Sun 08 Aug 2021 8:00 am
Finish Date/Time Sun 08 Aug 2021 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Bookings 22
Bookings OK until Sat 07 Aug 2021 11:55 am
Categories WALK, Medium

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Walk from Somerset Dr  Banyule around the Main Yarra Trail. Then following Bush tracks beside the Yarra to complete the circuit back to Somerset Dr   Morning tea at the Stockyard and lunch at Banyule Billabong. Approx. 5 km. Start  9.39. Mel. 32. F. 2

Event Date Wed 11 Aug 2021 9:30 am
Capacity Unlimited
Bookings 1
Categories RAMBLE

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A 15 km medium circuit walk located in the Bunyip State Park east of Gembrook. Melway Map X912 S5. The route follows mainly walking trails and some management tracks including a boardwalk along the Mortimer Nature Trail.

The walk includes a very steep 1.5 km climb (270 metre altitude gain). This section of the walk is rated hard and reaches the Four Brothers Rocks which is the lunch stop. This is the highest point of the track and provides extensive mountain views.

Please bring walking poles (strongly recommended), morning tea, lunch and water.

Meeting at Mullum Mullum Reserve Melway Map 34 H7 at 8.00am for an 8.15am departure.

Will be car pooling. Please indicate if you are prepared to drive.

Travel distance to the start of the walk is approx. 58 kms

Event Date Sun 15 Aug 2021 8:00 am
Finish Date/Time Sun 15 Aug 2021 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Bookings 15
Bookings OK until Sat 14 Aug 2021 5:00 pm
Categories WALK, Medium

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Description: The walk starts at The Pines Picnic Area car park, Cape Schanck Road (first car park as you enter off Cape Schanck Road). 

The walk is through the Mornington Peninsula National Park and along the Two Bays Walking Track to Boneo Road.  There are majestic views over Gunammatta Beach, Cape Schanck Lighthouse and across Bushrangers Bay to Bass Strait.

Length: Approximately 15kms with some short, steep sections.  The walk is a return walk however the views are completely different from each direction.

Meeting place & Melways ref: 259 B10 NB. Car pooling from Mullum Mullum Reserve Melways ref: 34 H7 (Reynolds Rd entrance) - leaving at 7:30am

Bring trekking poles, morning tea, lunch and water

Event Date Wed 18 Aug 2021 9:00 am
Finish Date/Time Wed 18 Aug 2021 2:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Bookings 20
Bookings OK until Tue 17 Aug 2021 12:00 pm
Categories WALK, Easy/Medium

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Please come along and join other Club members at our annual Swipers Gully Restaurant event. This is a great opportunity to catch up, share stories of walks, rambles, trips away or base camps. Would be wonderful to have Ramblers join us too. 

You can look forward to a three course meal for $30.

Please note this event replaces our usual third Thursday meeting.

Please list any dietary requirements in the space available for comment or contact me.

Frances D

Event Date Thu 19 Aug 2021 6:30 pm
Finish Date/Time Thu 19 Aug 2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 50
Bookings 50
Available places 0
Waiting List 1
Bookings OK until Wed 18 Aug 2021 12:00 am
Categories SOCIAL EVENT

Another Gorge walk this time on some old tracks, some new sections never walked and others done in reverse. Appoximately 12k some decent short sharp hills all on bike tracks. There is a river crossing on a bridge (pretty dicey) and the plank crossing so if you are unsure I can send pic of the bridge not for the faint hearted if you dont  have a sense of adventure.

Leaving at 9.00am.

Event Date Wed 25 Aug 2021 9:00 am
Finish Date/Time Wed 25 Aug 2021 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Bookings 12
Bookings OK until Tue 24 Aug 2021 4:00 pm
Categories WALK, Easy/Medium

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We will ride from Kew down the Main Yarra Trail to Burnley, then up Gardiners Ck. Trail and return along the Anniversary Trail. About 35 km.

Meet at the Freeway underpass in Kilby Rd. East Kew, Melway 45 E2 at 8.45 am. Carparking is available.

Event Date Wed 25 Aug 2021 9:30 am
Finish Date/Time Wed 25 Aug 2021 3:00 pm
Capacity 12
Bookings 11
Available places 1
Bookings OK until Mon 23 Aug 2021 6:00 pm
Categories BIKE RIDE, Medium

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Description:

Length kms, approx uphill & downhill:

Meeting place & Melways ref:

What to bring eg trekking poles, morning tea, lunch, water

Are you able to drive when car pooling permitted?

Description:Walking along the River Yarra towards Blue Tonge, Wonga Park. Then a slow ascent to Mt. Lofty, where there are splendid views of the Upper Yarra Valley. 

Length kms:7

Meeting Place:Wittons Reserve. Wonga Park

What to bring:Morning nibbles and .lunch at the end. There are planty of picnic tables.

 

Event Date Wed 25 Aug 2021 9:30 am
Finish Date/Time Tue 13 Jul 2021 12:00 am
Capacity 12
Bookings 1
Available places 11
Bookings OK until Mon 23 Aug 2021 12:00 am
Categories RAMBLE, Easy/Medium

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