Why do I hike?

One of our members found this uplifting award-winning documentary on why we hike. It was put together by Nikola Horvat-Tesla as a solo project, necessitating that he carry all his own video equipment in his backpack while walking the long distance Colorado Trail in 2019. It is quite inspiring. Hopefully you will enjoy watching it.

Sue Course – OAM

Something wonderful from today’s paper … ‘Mother of the park’ among community-based honours heroes The woman who helped create Darebin Parklands is among many community-minded recipients of Australia Day Honours. Sue is a long-term member of the MUAB. Here is a photo (courtesy JK) of Sue at the 2020 MUAB Christmas Picnic and walk in …

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Something to Read?

One of our members, Meg L, sent the following for us to consider. (Photo by Max W) I wonder why I do love my walking and was drawn to this publication: A Philosophy of Walking, by Frederick Gros, Published by Verso 2015 and is the winner of English Pen Award. I found it a delightful …

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Green Cape lighthouse

Launch of our Facebook page

MUAB Facebook page is now live. To connect better with members and potential members of MUAB, we have set up an MUAB Facebook page, ‘muabwalks’. We hope it will be of interest, and a convenient place to hear ideas and information relevant to bushwalkers. Please visit the page (click on the Facebook button on …

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Covid 19 lockdown

Here we go again! Groundhog Day! As of Thursday July 9, the whole of Greater Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are in our second lockdown, at present set for 6 weeks. Our members come from many areas of the state, but most of us are from the lockdown region. So we have cancelled all MUAB …

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