"Takes you places"
A selection of our upcoming Activity Program is below.
Due to COVID19 all activities including General Meetings are cancelled immediately.
The situation will be reassessed on 17 Jun 2020.
|Date/s||Activity Type||Name / Location||Grading|
|Thu 9th - Mon 13th Apr||Multi-day Walk||Walk the Yorke Trail, Yorke Peninsula||L E M Q|
|Sat 11th Apr||Day Walk||Yurrebilla North||M M E|
|Sun 19th - Sun 26th Apr||Day Walk||Gammon Ranges: day walks||M E M|
|Sun 26th Apr||Social||Walking SA 2020 Hiking Expo - Belair National Park||S E E|
|Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd May||Cycle||Murray Plains, Mannum SA||E E|
|Sat 9th - Sun 10th May||Multi-day Walk||Mt Remarkable Nat Park - Fricks camp||M M E Q|
|Sat 16th - Sun 17th May||Multi-day Walk||NEW MEMBERS weekend. Kuitpo Forest||M E E Q|
|Sat 16th - Sat 23rd May||Extended Walk||Gammon Ranges||M M E|
|Tue 26th May - Sat 6th Jun||Multi-day Walk||Bibbulmun Track, Pemberton to Walpole||L E E Q|
|Fri 5th - Mon 8th Jun||Multi-day Walk||Parachilna Gorge area, June long weekend||M M M Q|
|Sat 20th - Sun 21st Jun||Multi-day Walk||Mambray Creek, Mt Remarkable National Park||M E E Q|
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In late March this year Trevor Jones and Bruce Hood undertook a 13 day walk and paddle in an attempt to get to Vanishing Falls, in the SW National Park in Tasmania.
At Vanishing Falls, the Salisbury River flows over a dolerite plateau underlain by limestone. The river flows over the edge of the dolerite sill, a 70m drop, and drains straight into a cave system in the limestone. The above-ground channel downstream of the plunge pool flows only during floods.
Having become a regular hiker over the last few years, I felt the need to stretch myself a little further and try out some solo hiking. I have had the urge to go back to Tasmania after several trips had always left me feeling the desire to experience more of this beautiful part of the world. So when I had the opportunity to tackle the Three Capes Track in Tasmania alone – I jumped on it.
The trail is a 4 ...
Just as Charles Ryder “revisits” Brideshead castle in Evelyn Waugh’s famous novel, we were revisiting the Glenelg River, some 30 years after our initial sojourn. Ryder develops a close relationship with Brideshead, as we also had with multiple visits to the Glenelg River over the years. Our initial courtship started on a full moonlit night at Easter, and we had a midnight paddle on the limpid waters at Moleside camp that time.
Initially a group of 4 ...
The Australian Alps Walking Trail (AAWT) begins in Walhalla, Victoria and traverses the high peaks and plateaus of the Australian Alps to finish at Tharwa near Canberra covering a distance of about around 700kms. The trail passes through five remote wilderness areas with some parts undefined or overgrown and poorly marked so good navigation skills and equipment are essential.
There are no general stores or accommodation along the way apart from Mt Hotham and Thredbo Alpine resorts and there may be ...