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End of year bbq

The club enjoyed a wonderful BBQ on the roof top of 500 Drummond Street. We thank Joan Staples and Barry Crisp for their generous hospitality. Sixteen members experienced the barmy evening with views to the north to Mt Macedon east to the Dandenong Ranges and south over the city. Members enjoyed discussions over food and …

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Budj Bim

Budj Bim World Heritage Weekend.  20-22 October 2023 In October, twenty-two members enjoyed two days of walking, geology and insights into Indigenous knowledge at Australia’s first World Heritage Area listed solely for its Indigenous values. We stayed at Port Fairy and met up on Friday night for a barbecue and a talk by geologist Richard Lovell.  Many …

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Daylesford

Leaders Tony Gartland, Kiki Schwartz This walk had two false starts. The first attempt had to be abandoned because of extreme fire risk. The second, because a “wrath of God” storm brought down giant trees, floodwaters destroyed tracks and smashed down strong steel bridges. Peter Gartland, our local guide, Kiki Schwartz and I, then devised …

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LODDON RIVER, LODDON FALLS AND BIOLINK TRAIL – GLENLYON, 17/4/21

Text Jill Teschendorff and John Cable, photos Joan, Sid, Meg, Mick, Meri. A record number of 47 walkers, including 12 visitors, undertook the two walks along the Loddon River. Commencing the walk at the Glenlyon Recreation Reserve, the Long walkers followed the Biolink trail to the Loddon Falls, then headed downstream through the rocky gorge, …

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