This is our current calendar of activities.  If you would like to try a trip please ring the leader listed and discuss the level of difficulty and your capabilities.

Below the table is a link to a local walks brochure.

General Trip Gradings

Easy - Usually suitable for beginners

Medium/moderate - some Fitness & skills required

Hard - Strenuous, high fitness & skills required

Bike ride gradings:

Easy - Up to 2-3 hours riding a day at a gentle and social pace with many short stops. The ride is mainly flat and up to 20kms.
Moderate - Up to 3-4 hours riding a day at a steady pace with regular stops. The ride may involve some hills and rough tracks up to 30kms.
Hard - Up to 5 hours a day at a steady pace with regular stops. The ride may involve some long and steep hills and rough tracks up to 60kms.

 

2024 calendar (see Facebook or newsletter for contact details) pdfSAC_calendar_2024

Date

Event

Activity

Rating

10th January 2024

8.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

Sunday 14th January

Ride

8.00am start.

Early morning ride Girgarre to Stanhope return. Breakfast & coffee at Girgarre Gardens Cafe. The Girgarre Farmer’s Market is on too.

Easy mostly on gravel rail trail.

24th January

8 am

Walk

Mooroopna Common area

Easy

5th February

SAC Committee meeting

   

13th February

Club Meeting

Meeting at the Peppermill Hotel. Time to be confirmed.

 

14th February

8.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

17th February

10.00am ride start

Ride

Gunbower Island and Murray River ride

Easy / Moderate

28th February

8 am

Walk

Ulupna Island/ Murray River

Easy

9th – 11th March

Camping & hiking weekend

Mt Speculation-Mt Howitt via the Crosscut Saw & return 2-day bushwalk. Walk distance ~20km. Alpine terrain.

Medium-hard

13th March

8.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

16th March

Ride

Town and Country ride at Numurkah.

Easy

18th - 22nd March

 Mon-Fri

Camping, Walking

Riding

Harrietville camp: 3 days walking, canoeing, bike riding, bird watching, scenic driving etc.

Easy / Mod

9th April

Club Meeting

Venue & time to be confirmed

 

10th April

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

21st April

Ride

Around Tungamah

Easy

24th April

9 am

Walk - Trek

Down Sevens Creek from Polly McQuinns to Gooram Falls, Strathbogie’s

Hard

8th May

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

19th May

Ride

Avenel district

TBA

22nd May

9 am

Walk

Kinnaird’s Wetland and the Broken Creek Numurkah.

Easy

11th June

Club Meeting

6pm at the Peppermill Inn, Shepparton - book via our secretary

 

12th June

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

15th June

Ride

TBA

 

26th June

9 am

Walk

Mt Samaria State Park

Easy/Mod

10th July

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

20th July

Ride

TBA

 

24th July

9 am

Walk

Mt Black, Graytown Heathcote National Park

Easy / Mod

13th August

SAC AGM

Details to be advised.

 

14th August

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

18th August

Ride

Goorambat to Winton Wetlands

TBA

28th August

9 am

Walk

Rushworth forest

Easy

11th September

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

21st & 22nd September

Ride

TBA - Two-day ride.

TBA

25th September

9 am

Walk

Wenham’s Camp walk, Warby Ovens National Park

Easy/Mod

8th October

Club meeting

Venue & time to be confirmed.

 

9th October

9.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

19th October. 10.00am ride start.

Ride

A 40+ km Springtime ride in rolling hills. Venue to be advised

Easy / Moderate

22nd – 24th October

Camping

Walking

Riding

October Spring camp TBC

TBC

13th November

8.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

16th November

Ride

TBC

TBC

27th November

8am

Walk

Barmah National Park

Easy

3rd December

Christmas breakup

Details to be confirmed.

 

11th December

8.00am

AST Walk

Tom Collins Drive car park at the Southern end.

Easy / brisk

14th December

Ride

Twilight ride and dinner. Location to be advised.

TBA

       

 

 For other clubs' activities nearby see these websites:

Benalla Bushwalking Club http://benallabushwalkingclub.org.au/

Border Bushwalking Club (Albury & Wodonga) -  www.borderbushwalkingclub.com.au

Warby Range Bushwalkers Clubhttps://warbybushwalkers.org.au/ 

Bendigo Bushwalking and Outdoor Club - www.gobush.org.au/

Echuca - Moama Bushwalkers - www.echucamoamabushwalkers.org.au 

Additional clubs and events can be found at www.bushwalkingvictoria.org.au

  

Attachments:

pdfSAC_GVwalks_brochureBW.pdf

Club Meetings


The Club generally meets the 2nd or 3rd Tuesday of the months: February, April, June, August, October

Either for dinner and/or at the Mechanics Institute/Shepparton Access, 227 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, or at our shed on Tom Collins Drive, Victoria Lake (south end past the pools). See above or Facebook for latest info.

 

 

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