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Date           Activity                      Destination                                                        Grade
 
2017
JANUARY
28-29             Base Canoe                      Edwards River - Deniliquin to Stevens Weir
FEBRUARY
10-12             Base                                 Bright - Adventure Travel Film Festival                          Relaxing
23-26             Base walks                        Surf Coast - Point Impossible to Fairhaven                   Medium
MARCH
3-5                 Base walks                        Wagga Wagga & The Rock                                           Easy - Medium
17-19             Base walks                        Spion Kopje                                                                   Medium
23-27             Overnight walk                   Benambra - Cowombat flat                                           Hard
APRIL
7-9                 Base walks                         Lake Hume area                                                           Easy Medium
29-30             Base walks                         Healesville                                                                     Medium
MAY
13                  Day                                     Porcupine Ridge to Jacksons lookout                            Easy-Medium                        
27-28             Base Cycle                         Tocumwal to Cobram                                                    Easy
JUNE
3                    Day                                     Pyramid Hill & Mt Hope                                                 Easy
24                  Day                                     Shepparton                                                                   Easy
JULY
1-2                 Base walks                         Bright & Mt Buffalo                                                        Medium
22                  Day                                     Campaspe river Echuca                                               Easy    
AUGUST
11-13             Base walks                         Mornington Peninsula                                                    Easy
19                  Day                                     Jacksons lookout to Daylesford                                     Easy-Medium
27                  Day                                    Rushworth wildflower walk                                             Easy 
SEPTEMBER
8-10               Base                                    Bass Coast - Kilcunda                                                   Easy Medium
16                  Day                                      Lock Garry                                                                     Easy  
OCTOBER
1                    Day walk                              Euroa - Balmattum Hill                                                 Easy- Medium
13-15             Base                                    Grampians                                                                    Medium
28-29             Base walks                         Federation walks weekend - Warburton                       varied
NOVEMBER
?                     Overnight walk                   Tawonga Huts - High Plains                                          Medium  
 
2016
JANUARY
29- 1/2         Base                                   South West coast                                                             Easy -Medium
FEBRUARY
6                  Morning walk                      Wills Bend Murray River                                                  Easy
13-14           Base accommodated         Bright Mystery Meal                                                         Easy
26-28           Base camp                         Falls creek                                                                       Medium
MARCH
12-14           Overnight                           Falls creek - Mt Hotham                                                   Hard
27                Day walk                            Mt Macedon                                                                     Medium
APRIL
1-3               Base camp                        Yanga & Mungo National Park                                         Easy 
10                Day walk                            Moira Lakes                                                                     Easy
16             Day walk                            Great Dividing Trail Mt Alexander to Chewton                 Easy-Medium  
30-May 15   Base camp                        Gammon Ranges -Chambers Gorge                                Medium
MAY
14                Day walk                            Koondrook                                                                       Easy
29                Day walk                            Axedale Derrinal Rail Trail                                               Easy
JUNE
5                 Cycle                                  Gulpa Island                                                                    Easy
19               Day walk                            Bakery to Bakery Murchison                                            Easy    
JULY
9                  Day walk                            GDT  Chewton - Castlemaine                                         Medium
17                Day walk                            Kyneton area                                                                   Easy 
AUGUST
6                 Day walk                            Sugarloaf dam                                                                 Easy
13               Day walk                            Shepparton                                                                      Easy
20               Day walk & lunch               Heathcote & Redesdale Hotel                                          Easy
28               Day walk                            Rushworth Wildflower Walk                                             Easy 
SEPTEMBER
3                  Day                                   GDT Castlemaine to Vaughan Springs                            Easy-Medium 
10-11           Base                                  St Arnaud                                                                        Medium
25                Day walk                            Gunbower Island                                                             Easy
OCTOBER
7-9               Base                                  Federation walks - Western Grampians                          Varied
29 -Nov 4     Base                                  Khancoban Harringtons Track                                         Medium-Hard  
NOVEMBER
12                Day                                    GDT  Vaughan Springs to Porcupine Ridge                   Medium 
2015
JANUARY
31- 1/2          Base                                   The Bluff, Bluff hut                                                           Medium-Hard
FEBRUARY
13-15            Base                                   Bright - Adventure Travel film festival                             Easy
11                 Walk & Dinner                    Echuca walking track & Shamrock hotel                         Easy
28-1/3           Canoe                                Edwards Rver                                                                  Easy-Medium
MARCH
15-22            Base                                   Sydney                                                                            Medium
28-29           Cycle Base                           Lilydale - Warburton rail trail                                      Easy -Med
APRIL
11-12           Cycle - Base                        Great Victorian Rail Trail  Trawool - Mansfield
               
MAY
2                  Day                                       Dry Diggings -Sandhurst Res - Mt Alexander               Easy
16-17          Cycle base                         Myrtleford, Bright, Everton                                       Easy-Med 
31                Day                                      Swan Hill river trail                                                         Easy
JUNE
 6                 Day cycle                             Axedale - Bendigo O'Keefe rail trail                              Easy 
28                Day walk                              Barmah Lakes                                                               Easy
JULY
19                Day                                      Mt Kooyora - Melville Caves                                        Easy
AUGUST
 16                 Day                                    Blackwood                                                                   Easy
SEPTEMBER
 5                 Day                                Mt Alexander                                                         Medium   
12-13           Base                                    Beechworth - Woolshed falls                                        Easy-Medium
 20               Cycle                                   Gulpa Island                                                                  Easy
OCTOBER
 3                 Day                                      Garden of St Erth                                                         Easy-Med    
24-25           Base                                    Federation walks - Daylesford - Hepburn Springs       Varied
NOVEMBER
14-15           Base camp                          Mt Buffalo                                                                     Medium
 
To attend a walk contact the club for further details via the "Contact Us" menu tab.

Participants should advise the leader of interest in attending a walk as early as possible with at least a weeks' notice for day walks and more notice for overnight /extended walks.

Walk gradings:

Easy                     Gently undulating terrain, mostly on formed tracks.
Easy / Medium      Gently undulating terrain with some short climbs
Medium                Both on & off formed tracks with some sustained climbs.
Medium / Hard     Medium walks but may also include rougher terrain, heavy scrub, rock scrambling,
                             longer climbs & descents, or exposure to bad weather.
 
Day walk:             Involves carrying a day pack only, with return home at the end of the day.
Base Camp:          Carrying day pack only but return each day to a camp site usually near the cars
                             & often in designated camp grounds.
Overnight Walks: Involves 2 or more days walking & carrying a full pack including camping gear,
                             food & water for the number of days walking.