Your correspondent in the field went on a well needed post lockdown walking/camping trip in the Upper Howqua / Mt.Stirling / Mt.Howitt area and took many photos.
Some previously unexplored routes were ticked off the list .The weather was kind too.
Day one .12/11/20
Alpine Industry Conference.
The Alpine Resorts Co-ordinating Council (ARCC) "will be hosting an industry conference at The Vibe in Marysville over Thursday 7 and Friday 8 May 2020 for all those who have a keen interest in the alpine industry. The theme for the conference is ‘Exploring Mountain...
Bushwalking Vic. are doing a track clearing working bee on Stanley Name Spur later in Nov.. (23, 24/11/19)
I am not sure if they are clearing the whole track from the Circuit Rd. or just the bit that goes up to the Cross Cut Saw from the intersection with Queen's Spur logging track.
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.
Bogong Jack’s hut
Did a day trip...
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...
Hi. "Happy new year first of all " as Jimi Hendrix said on the "Band of Gypsies" live album.
Your correspondent in the field went out and walked this route just recently with two other bushwalkers from the VNPA.
Upper Jamieson River/Clear Creek Track/ Mt. Clear...
Your correspondent in the field has been out scouting out the High country near Mt. McDonald.
I went up to the Upper Jamieson river hut in the Tee mobile. Well I walked down that Monster Tonka toy 4 x 4 track to the river ford from Brock's road , went across...
So here’s a new Victorian Alpine overnighter folks - start at the Upper Howqua camp site, head up the Bluff Link Track for about 5km, and once you’re at 1000m then head up the dry stream bed to the top of Square Head Jinny and up the Bluff, traverse to the Bluff Track below Mount Lovick and...
Pictures from my Nov. 4,5,6th 2017 Stanely Name spur/ Cross Cut Saw/ MacAlister Springs/ Mt. Howitt/Mt. Magdala/ Howitt Spur multi night hike can be seen here. There was still a bit of snow up there. It is a vast and inspiring place...