MUAB walkers on the Alpine Walking Track - Falls Creek Week of Walks 2011

Falls Creek Week of Walks 2011

By Meg Lee | September 5, 2020

Reminiscence – Falls Creek 2011 Duncan Crockett Photos by DC and JK Falls Creek has long been a favourite destination for the group’s summer activity: not just because of the lovely walking to be had in the area but also because we had access to “Icicles” Ski Lodge – a very comfortable base for our […]

Something to Read?

By Meg Lee | August 16, 2020

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 […]

Green Cape lighthouse

Launch of our Facebook page

By Meg Lee | August 10, 2020

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 […]

Ten years ago this year – Flinders Island

By Meg Lee | August 8, 2020

With bushwalking currently unavailable in the Covid 19 lockdown, we are looking back at memories of wonderful walks we have shared in the past. No doubt we will. have just such enjoyable walks in the future when we get going again. Our first recollection is written by John Langford, with photos by JC, CM, DC […]

Covid 19 lockdown

By Meg Lee | July 11, 2020

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 […]

Braeside Park walk

By Meg Lee | June 27, 2020

Date:  Saturday, 20 June 2020.  10am,  ‘The RED GUM Picnic Area’, Governor Road, Keysborough. Leaders Mick Liddell and Joan Kenny.  MUAB undertook a delightful walk in Braeside Park, a large urban green-space and native plant reserve providing community gardens for walks, cycling and picnics.  Redgum stands, grassy woodlands, heathland and the wetlands provide a series of diverse micro-habitats. The […]

Devilbend Reservoir walk

By Meg Lee | March 28, 2020

Devilbend Reservoir Walk, Saturday 21 March 2020Ian McMichael led the long walk, a 13km loop on mostly flat management vehicle tracks around the Devilbend Natural Features Reserve. Shorter walkers were self-guided with an option to join in at the lunch spot forthe return walk. The Devilbend Reservoir and adjoining Bittern Reservoir formthe largest inland water […]

The AGM Bayside Walk at Ricketts Point

By Meg Lee | February 29, 2020

Eve Steel hosted the MUAB AGM meeting on 22nd February, and afterwards gave a talk on theIndigenous history of Ricketts Point. The long walk was a 11km loop with lunch stop led by Mick Liddell. We descended to the bay from Eve’s place and turned northwards, going along the foreshore paths to Sandringham andreturning along […]