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Activities program

To book for any activity please contact the leader by no later than Wednesday for walks on a weekend and much earlier than that for extended walks. Express your interest early to enable dates to be changed if necessary.        For many of our walks we meet at the Kepler St carpark near KFC. jpgMap 

Non-members can find out more about an activity by contacting the Secretary. Before going on an activity, you must agree to certain conditions.   Contact Secretary   Read conditions for going on a walk

Monthly Meetings are usually at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of the month in the Archie Graham Centre.
However, a dinner elsewhere will replace the 13th April meeting.
      Archie Graham Center, 118 Timor St, Warrnambool jpgMap

See what walks we've already done this year

 Activities program

When Activity Grading Leader
Apr Sat 03 Warrnambool to Port Fairy beach walk Rob
Apr 5–9 Cancelled: South Gippsland Rail Trail Gwenda
Apr Sun 11 GSWW: Yellow Rock to Portland: postponed 15 km Rob
Apr Tue 13 Dinner Lothar
Apr Sat 17 Killarney Beach sunrise walk Lothar
Apr Sun 18 Four peak challenge: Leura, Sugarloaf, Elephant, Noorat Coralie
Apr 24–25 Overnight walk Beeripmo Track Coralie
Apr Tue 27 Newsletter deadline Rob
May Sat 01 GSWW: Portland to Yellow Rock 15 km Rob
May Tue 11 Meeting
May Sat 29 Mt Abrupt track working bee Rob
Jun 4–6 Back of Lorne Lothar
Jun Tue 08 Dinner meeting Lothar
Jun Sat 26 Langi Ghiran M-4-4 Rob
Jul Tue 13 Meeting
Jul Sat 24 Christmas in July a progressive dinner Lothar
Aug Tue 10 Meeting
Sep Tue 14 Meeting
Oct Tue 12 Meeting
Oct Sun 17 Café Crawl Lothar
Nov Tue 09 AGM
Nov 12–15 Federation Weekend in the Licola area
Nov 18–21 GOW: Shelly Beach - Blanket Bay - Cape Otway Base camp Gwenda
Dec 3–5 Christmas break up at Cape Bridgewater Lothar

 

The walks grading system
Distance (in 1 day) Hills Tracks
S–Short, under 10 km 1–3 Easy, suitable for beginners 1–3 Graded "open terrain", well formed tracks or paths
M–Medium, 10–15 km 4–7 Medium, reasonable fitness required 4–7 Bush, minor scrub, some rock hopping or scrambling
L–Long, 15–20 km 8–10 Hard/strenuous, fit walkers only  8–10 Bush, thick scrub, major rock/creek
crossing, rock hopping, scrambling and use of hands
X–Extra long, over 20 km