Walks Program: January - February 2019 2018

If you are interested in participating in any of the activities shown below, you should first contact our Walks Coordinator, Ilse Arndt (0429 416 116), and she will provide you with the details needed to contact the person organising and leading that particular activity.
Please indicate your interest as early as possible.


Date Activity Details Booking date Grade
Jan 20 Day Walk Hoddle Mountain Trail Jan 6 M
Jan 22-24 Cycle Warburton Base Camp ASAP E
Jan 24 Activity Meeting Meeniyan Hotel - 6:30pm followed by a meal    
Feb 10 Walk 3 Islands in a day Feb 3 E
Feb 16 Cycle Leongatha to Meeniyan - Garlic Festival Feb 2 E
Feb 19-21 Cycle Crystal Brook base camp, Templestowe Feb 2 E
Feb 28 General Meeting Leongatha Community House, 8:00pm    
March 17-18 Walk ‘Relay for Life’, Korumburra    
Oct 14-15 Walk Combined Clubs Weekend   V
Oct 19-20 Walks Federation Weekend   V
Oct/Nov Walk Nakasendo Way, Japan ASAP M/H
tba Camp/Walk Greencape/Ben Boyd NP - not until 2019   E/M
Tuesday Walks:
These walks take place each Tuesday morning at a variety of locations in the area. They are E to M in grade and 8-12kms in length.
If not on Sandra’s email list, contact Ilse Arndt for the starting point location.
Jan 8 Kongwak    
Jan 15 Wonthaggi Bush to Beach    
Jan 22 Lyrebird Walk    
Jan 27 Darby River to Tongue Point    
Walks Coordinator: Kerry Baggallay 0428 647 440
Gear Hire: Josie Lomagno 56573305
Hire before you buy - tent, Trangia stove, backpack, etc
Emergency Contact:
Judy Speedy - 5668 1387
Les Cruickshank - 0408 595 008
Membership Fees due June 30 to:
         The Treasurer, SGWAC, PO Box 557, Leongatha, 3953
Grading of Walks. (These are a guide only as an individual's grading will depend upon their fitness, stamina, & experience. The weather can also be an influence.)
Social (S): Generally not walks at all but one of a variety of social activities
Family (F): On formed tracks, generally flat terrain - up to 10km, (including children under 10)
Easy (E): Gently undulating terrain, mild short climbs, formed tracks, up to 15km
Medium (M): mostly on tracks, some ascents and descents, possibly some scrambling, 10-15km
Hard (H): Consistent walking, scrub/forest walking on/off tracks, moderate to difficult ups and downs, 15+km
Very hard (VH): Extended &/or consistent walking, scrub/forest walking on/off tracks, difficult and steep terrain. Snow. 15+km.