Takes you places
A selection of our upcoming Activity Program is below.
|Date/s||Activity Type||Name / Location||Grading|
|Fri 22nd - Sun 24th Jun||Multi-day Walk||Up Deep Creek: FULL Members register here||M M M Q|
|Fri 22nd - Sun 24th Jun||Multi-day Walk||Up Deep Creek: PROSPECTIVE members (registration now closed)||M M M Q|
|Sat 23rd Jun - Mon 2nd Jul||Multi-day Walk||Frome River, Angepena to Marree||L E E|
|Sun 24th - Sat 30th Jun||Multi-day Walk||Mawson Plateau 700km north of Adelaide||S H H Q|
|Wed 27th Jun||Wednesday Walk||Crafers to Glen Osmond||M M E|
|Sat 7th - Sun 8th Jul||Multi-day Walk||Pichi Richi||M E E Q|
|Sat 7th - Sun 8th Jul||Multi-day Walk||TBA|
|Sat 7th - Tue 17th Jul||Multi-day Walk||Alice Springs||M M M|
|Wed 11th Jul||Wednesday Walk||Belair National Park||M E E|
|Fri 13th - Sun 15th Jul||Multi-day Walk||Kuitpo Forest||L E E Q|
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John Bartlett asked if I could provide some notes on a trip I did to Tasmania in my early years, with a special mention of Lake Pedder, to complement his article about the wilderness photographers Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis. Both these remarkable men died well before their time while taking part in the activities they were passionate about.
Many of you would have seen Bob Mossel’s presentation to the club about a ...
Because of my great fondness for bushwalking in Tasmania, and because of my overall love of the island, I have always relished in the photography of Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis. I began walking in Tasmania when I was twelve in 1946 whilst living in Hobart, and after leaving to come back to Adelaide in 1952, I have been back 23 times. I went walking on most of those return trips, and I have had the good fortune to complete ...
Like many of you in the Adelaide Bushwalkers, my partner and I love nothing better than walking in the Northern Flinders Ranges. I first visited the ranges by car in 1977 when the Gammon Ranges were still part of Balcanoona Station, and during Easter 1984 I completed my first bushwalk in the Gammon Ranges National Park. By 1990 I had become so inspired by the area that I published a book on walking in the Northern Flinders Ranges. I was ...
Light weight backpacking has become a form of obsession in the world of bush walking, and for good reason. As the weight on our backs goes down we can move faster and further, spend more time exploring and less time resting. As we age the reduced weight gives new life to our backs and knees, in turn filling us with the type of trail lust and vigour we had in our youth… ok maybe that’s a stretch but it has ...