Takes you places
A selection of our upcoming Activity Program is below.
|Date/s||Activity Type||Name / Location||Grading|
|Thu 15th Nov||Training Walk||Thursday Mt Lofty night Walk -- every Thursday||M H M|
|Thu 22nd Nov||Training Walk||Thursday Mt Lofty night Walk -- every Thursday||M M M|
|Sat 24th - Sun 25th Nov||Social||Chalks: compass cohorts and colourful car camping||S E M|
|Wed 28th Nov||Wednesday Walk||Wadmore Park and Black Hill CP||M M E|
|Wed 5th Dec||Meeting||Christmas Party and Photo Competition. 7.30pm, North Adelaide Community Centre|
|Wed 12th Dec||Wednesday Walk||Wynn Vale, upper Dry Creek and nearby areas||M E E|
|Sat 23rd Feb - Sat 2nd Mar 2019||Multi-day Walk||Mt Aspiring NP NZ||M H M|
|Mon 25th Feb - Tue 5th Mar 2019||Extended Walk||Snowy Mountains, NSW||M M M|
|Fri 8th - Fri 15th Mar 2019||Extended Walk||Bogong High Plains||M M E|
|Sat 4th - Sun 12th May 2019||Multi-day Walk||Chambers Gorge, central Flinders Ranges||S M E|
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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 ...