bogong high plains

  1. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Bogong High Plains/ Big River/ Fitzgerald hut loop hike.28-31/12/20

    Your correspondent in the field has returned after completing a solo bushwalking adventure that has been in my " in tray " for a couple of years now. The route was Watch bed Creek( near Falls Creek )/ Fitzgerald 's hut/ Kelly Hut/ Track 107/ Big River/ Shannonvale/ Kelly...
  2. Chaeron

    Victorian Alps Bogong High Plains easy overnighter

    Took a little overnight stroll along the Bogong High Plains between Cope and Young’s hut - an easy 24km with a 16kg pack. On the way in to Falls I drove the Tawonga Gap Track up to Mt Porepunkah into Havilah off Happy Valley - requires low 4x4, but a beautiful little offroad epic with lovely...
  3. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Falls Creek. June 2nd 2020.XC ski. Nordic Bowl to Langford Gap.

    A trip report with photographs can be found here https://www.ski.com.au/xf/threads/xc-ski-from-nordic-bowl-to-langford-gap-june-02-2020.87741/ :-)
  4. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Falls Ck./ Bogong High Plains XC ski .Windy corner to Langford Gap.4.7.20

    I went and XC skied at Falls Creek from Windy Corner and almost made it to Maddison Huts near the Quarry in the Langford Gap vicinity , but I hit turn around o clock at 1300 and skied back. I also hit a rock on the management track that leads to Maddison Huts, which scratched my...
  5. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Bogong High Plains Bushwalk.27-29th Dec.2019.

    Salaam . Your correspondent in the field went for some relatively easy bushwalking out along the Bogong High Plains. The route was : Day 1. Pretty Valley Pondage /Pole 333/ Pole 267/ Young's SEC Survey Hut. Day 2. Young's hut/ Pole 267/ Short cut ,cross country to Cope West...
  6. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Falls Creek XC ski trip.10/9/19.Windy corner/Heathy spur/Edmondson's hut/The Paralyser.

    A full trip report with photos is as follows below.:).
  7. Chaeron

    Victorian Alps Fainters Day trip

    South-western Face Fainter North Feathertop from Bogong Jack’s saddle, looking Fuji-esque Bogong and Timms Spur Spion Kopje and Nelse Northwestern bowl of Fainters South Bogong from lower Fainters bowl. Feathertop Close-up Feathertop Bogong Jack’s hut Did a day trip...
  8. Chaeron

    Victorian Alps Nelse North Day Trip

    Did a day trip to Nelse North from Windy Corner. Left Melbourne 9pm Saturday, back 10pm Sunday. I went up Heathy Spur via Westons Lookout, didn’t cross the damwall. I skirted the edge of Heathy and headed down to Nelse Creek through the trees to get up Baker Spur as far east as possible -...
  9. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Falls Creek XC ski trip. Windy Cnr. to Langford Gap.30th July 2019

    Yesterday your correspondent in the field rose early from bed at my friend's house in Myrtleford and went up to Falls Creek for the day in search of some XC skiing . I skied out to Langford Gap Hut and had lunch there . The Aqueduct near the Hut at Langford Gap looked like...
  10. Chaeron

    Bogong High Plains Day Trip

    On Sunday I did a short & relaxed trip out of Falls - about 18km. I left a bit late - leaving Windy Corner around 10.00 and was back at the resort at 4.30. I cheated - Falls Express lift on the way out and Ruined Castle lift on the way in. I had a heavy day pack around 10kg, because I was...
  11. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Falls Ck./BHP/ Langford Gap XC ski day.June 2nd 2019

    Hi. A full trip report with photos can now be seen below :-) .
  12. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Faithful's hut/BHP.Pre BC XC season visit .May 20/2019

    Hi. Your correspondent in the field went to Buckety plain and Faithful's hut on the Bogong High Plains ( BHP)and surveyed the area for a Trap yard Gap type BHP BC XC ski trip this August . . If anyone is interested in coming with me for such a multi night snow camping and...
  13. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Bogong High Plains.26-28/1/19

    A full trip report from your correspondent in the field is soon to be forthcoming. I took an old friend up along from Clover Arboretum out along the Bogong Creek Aqueduct and tramway and then went up the fire trails to Bogong Creek saddle (The old Helipad) for the...
  14. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Paling Spur/Bogong High Plains/ Cobungra Ditch track.12-14/1/19

    Salaam. Your correspondent in the field has returned from an insane and epic solo bushwalking trip in the Victorian Alps. Having been long curious about Paling spur and the access it offers to The Bogong High Plains ( BHP) from The Dinner Plain side of the Cobungra...
  15. Chaeron

    Victorian Alps Summer Bogong High Plains with a skier’s eye

    Over the past few weeks my skier’s eye has had about 10 days on the Bogong High Plains, and while Google Earth has its advantages, developing one’s own overview is always difficult. Difficult to develop an overview in winter. I know it’s flat, but there’s SO much to ski. These are my amateurish...
  16. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report XC Skiing. Heathy Spur Loop.Falls Ck. /Alpine N.P. 11.9.18

    On Tuesday September 11th 2018 I skied the entire Heathy Spur loop .I started from Windy Corner and set out on my Skinny skis. My non skiing friend Ms. C. and I set out from Myrtleford in the Tee Mobile . It was a sunny morning. Ms. C. had a sore ankle and just did a...
  17. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report 5.8.18.XC skiing .Windy Cnr. to Roper's aquaduct.

    I went up to XC Ski at Falls Ck. on 5/8/18. .It was foggy and very windy when we arrived at just after 10 am. The sun came out but the snow was very soft and sludgy and softened even further as the day progressed.The wind over the dam wall was fierce.My friends and I skied up...
  18. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Question BHP road from Shannonvale to Trapyard gap:snow ploughed?

    Hi. My question for the panel is whether the BHP road coming up from the Shannon vale side is cleared of snow at all during white season up to the Trap yard gap gate. I would imagine a few trees would fall down over the road well before the gate. I walked the terrain...
  19. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Victorian Alps Bogong High Plains Dec.2017. 5 day trek

    I lead a small VNPA group over the Bogong High Plains from 27/12/17 - 31/12/17. My camera died on day 4 so sadly no photos of the wildflowers, snow gums or feral horses on the route out to Fitzgerald's hut from Roper's hut could be captured. We had all...