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Volunteers Required - Trackwork

Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

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Extended Navigation training Practical day

A day of practical navigation to enhance your skills. The course will cover the following as part of route planning:

Pacing, timing, attack points, aiming off, catching features, use of handrails, back bearings.

The course assumes some navigation ability such as grid references and contour lines. It is NOT a beginner's course day.

Date: Saturday May 6th

Time: 9am to 3:30 pm

Location: You Yangs

Maximum participants: 12.

Participants need to provide own compass (Silva brand preferred) map case or plastic envelope, notepad & pen, long pants, gaiters and sturdy boots, warm clothing & wet weather gear, lunch, snacks and water.

In your email application please include a contact number, your club, and a short indication of any navigation training / skills you have.

Please apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 26th April