Walks Program: July+ 2019

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
June 27 General Meeting Leongatha Community House, 8:00pm    
June 14 Lunch Bastille Day lunch at Hydewood - booking essential July 1  
July 25 Activity Meeting 6:30 meeting followed by a meal    
July 30 Walk/Camp Overnight camp at Bear Gully   E
Aug 10 Cultural ’Canyon’, 8:00pm Café Culture Series at the ArtsPit   S
Sept 14-15 Walk Combined Clubs Weekend on Phillip Island Aug 24 V
Oct 14-18 Kayaking Glenelg River Sept 1 E
Oct 19-20 Walks Federation Weekend Sept 1 V
Oct 22-25 Walk Great Ocean Walk June 14 M
Oct 23-25 Walk Daylesford area July 9 M/H
Oct/Nov Walk Nakasendo Way, Japan ASAP M/H
Nov 8-15 Multi-day Cycle Adelaide and Environs - expression of interest sought asap
Nov 11-19 Camp/Walk Greencape/Ben Boyd NP - not until 2019   E/M
Dec 7 Cultural ’Dr Hernández’, 8:00pm Café Culture Series at the ArtsPit   S
Dec 18 Cultural ‘Chicago’ in Melbourne S
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 Kate’s email list, contact her on 0412 126 369 for the starting point location.
July 4 Mt Worth - meet at Hallston Corner at 9:00am    
July 91 The Great Meeniyan Rail Trail Explore - meet at Meeniyan behind IGA    
July 16 Mt Vereker and Millar’s Landing - meet at Fish Creek    
July 23 Bear Gully and perhaps camp overnight - meet at Bear Gully campground    
July 30 Meeniyan Meander - meet in carpark behind IGA    
Walks Coordinator: Ilse Arndt 0429 416 116
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.