"Takes you places"
A selection of our upcoming Activity Program is below.
|Date/s||Activity Type||Name / Location||Grading|
|Wed 4th Dec||Meeting||7.30pm, Christmas Social and Photo competition|
|Tue 7th - Sat 18th Jan 2020||Extended Walk||Kosciuszko NP and Jagungal Wilderness||M E M Q|
|Sun 9th - Sun 23rd Feb 2020||Multi-day Walk||Vanishing Falls, Tassie SW Nat Park||M H H|
|Fri 21st Feb - Tue 10th Mar 2020||Extended Walk||New Zealand Sth Is Back Country Huts||M M M Q|
|Sun 19th - Sun 26th Apr 2020||Day Walk||Gammon Ranges: day walks||M E M|
|Sun 26th Apr 2020||Social||Walking SA 2020 Hiking Expo - Belair National Park||S E E|
|Tue 26th May - Sat 6th Jun 2020||Multi-day Walk||Bibbulmun Track, Pemberton to Walpole||L 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 ...