Inc. No. A0004849G | ABN: 66 581 863 017
PO Box 70, Maffra VIC 3860
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  Click on the walk name to see a preview of each walk

Please note that this calendar may change at short notice.  If you are interested in joining an activity, you must register with the activity leader whose contact details are in the walk preview. 

Walk previews are loaded onto this website for up to 3 months in advance only. If you are enquiring about a walk for which a preview has not yet been included on this website, please contact us.

If you are a member and would like to add a walk to the calendar or lead a walk already on the calendar contact us with your suggestions.

Bushwalking Victoria's (BWV) Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation (BTAC) program of activities also is included below.  Details are available directly from BWV via the link below for each activity.

Ben Cruachan Walking Club - Walk Gradings

Distance

Hills

Track

S

Short < 10 km

1 – 3

Easy – Suitable for beginners

1 - 3

Graded open terrain. Well formed   tracks / paths

M

Medium 10 – 15 km

4 – 7

Medium – Reasonable fitness required

4 – 7

Bush, minor scrub, some rock hopping, scrambling

L

Long 15 – 20 km

8 – 10

Hard – Strenuous – fit walkers only

8 – 10

Bush, thick scrub, rock hopping, scrambling, creek crossings, use of   hands.

X

Extra Long 20 + km

       

Important - Suspension of Activities

Along with the rest of the community we, the Ben Cruachan Walking Club committee, are concerned about and monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and are thinking of you, your families and friends. The safety and health of our members, visitors and the Victorian community are our first priority - we are following the advice of health experts, the government and Bushwalking Victoria.

Based on this advice the committee have decided to cancel all face-to-face activities to at least the end of June including all walks, the May Club Night and the June Committee meeting as of Wednesday 1 April. We will continue preparations for FedWalks2020 (November) as far as possible.

We look forward to everyone resuming and enjoying bushwalking and outdoor activities when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

 2019-2020 Calendar of Walks & Activities

Date Walk Area Walk Name & Preview Grade
Saturday 28 March 2020
Gippsland Lakes

Metung environs

CANCELLED

S-3-2
Saturday 4 April 2020 Gippsland

Sale Common Wetlands Trail

CANCELLED

S-3-3
Friday 10 - Monday 13 April 2020 Alpine National Park

A Taste of McMillans Walking Track no. 5 (vehicle supported walk)

CANCELLED

various - see preview
Saturday 18 April 2020
Tarra - Bulga National Park

Balook - Macks Creek

CANCELLED

M-6-6
Saturday 25 April 2020 Morwell National Park

Morwell National Park

CANCELLED

S-3-3
Saturday 2 May 2020
Gippsland

Nyerimilang

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 9 May 2020 Gippsland

Toongabbie - Cowwarr Rail Trail

CANCELLED

M-1-1
Saturday 16 May 2020
Bairnsdale

Mitchell River - Picnic Point

CANCELLED

S-3-2
16 - 18 May 2020  

Track clearing - McMillans Track - location TBC

CANCELLED

BTAC
Wednesday 13 May 2020
 

Social evening

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 23 May 2020 Tarra-Bulga

New walk - details soon

CANCELLED

 
Sat 23 May - Sun 24 May 2020  

Bushwalking Victoria Leadership Training

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 30 May 2020 Bruthen State Forest

Bruthen Walks

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 6 June 2020 Holey Plains State Park
 CANCELLED  
6 - 8 June 2020  

Track clearing - Bendoc - Snowy - TBC

CANCELLED

BTAC
Saturday 13 June 2020 East Gippsland

Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 20 June 2020 Moornapa State Forest

Blue Pools - McKinnon Point

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 27 June 2020 Mitchell River National Park

Mitchelldale peak walk

CANCELLED

 
Saturday 4 July 2020 Walhalla Historic Area
Thompson Station - O'Shea's Mill  
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Xmas in July + Annual General Meeting  
Saturday 11 July 2020
Mitchell River National Park Mitchelldale loop walk
 
Saturday 18 July 2020
Mitchell River National Park Mitchell River Old Weir  
Saturday 25 July 2020
Gippsland Peterson's Lookout and Tyers Gorge
S-3-2
Saturday 1 August 2020 Gippsland Deptford - Slaughter Track
Saturday 1 August 2020 Baw Baw National Park
Snow Shoe Shuffle
 
Sunday 9 August 2020 Tyers Park
Wirilda Track circuit
 
Saturday 15 August 2020 Mitchell River National Park Billygoat Bend to Den of Nargun  
Saturday 22 August 2020 Mitchell River National Park Cobannah Creek
 
Sunday 30 August 2020
South Gippsland
Mt Tassie  
Wednesday 16 September 2020
Gippsland Lakes - Blond Bay Wildlife Reserve
Blond Bay
 
Saturday 19 September 2020 Baw Baw National Park Mt St Gwinear Car Park - Mt Erica Car Park   
Saturday 26 September 2020
Gippsland Wirilda Track - 2 walks short one M-7-5
26 - 28 September 2020   Track clearing - Croajingalong National Park - TBC BTAC
Friday 2 - Sunday 4 October 2020 Wilson Promontory National Park Lodge accommodation & various walks   
Saturday 10 October 2020
Mitchell River National Park History Mystery walk  
Saturday 17 October 2020 Port Albert
Old Port Trail
 
Saturday 24 October 2020
Avon - Mt Hedrick Scenic Reserve Avon Channel - Dermody's Camp  
Friday 13 - Monday 16 November 2020
Alpine National Park - southern (based at Licola).

Federation Walks 2020

Open to all members of bushwalking clubs affiliated with Bushwalking Victoria.

www.fedwalks.org.au
4 - 6 December 2020

Alpine National Park/

Kosciuszko National Park

Cowombat Flat - The Pilot (NSW)
 
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