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Planning to go on a club walk? Wondering about the experience of others on a previous trip? This index presents a listing of trip notes prepared by participants and published in the pages of Melbourne Bushwalkers newsletter, "The News". The notes present personal experiences and complement the formal Trip Reports prepared by trip leaders which are held by the club for future trip planning.

Notes from Trips in 2004

5 January
Pack Carry
Frenchman's Cap
23 January
Pack Carry
Mitchell River National Park
20 February
Pack Carry
Mount Wellington
4 March
Pack Carry
Federation Peak
5 March
Pack Carry
The `not so' Mt Darling
26 March
Track Maintenance
Bogong National Park work party
11 June
Pack Carry
Wyperfeld Wanderings
21 July
Wednesday Walk
You Yangs Regional Park
13 August
Track Maintenance
Grampians Working Party
10 September
Pack Carry
Dry Diggings
24 September
Pack Carry
Wilsons Promontory Circuit Walk
1 October
Pack Carry
North Grampians
29 October
Pack Carry
Cobberras Area
29 October
Pack Carry
Royal National Park (NSW)
4 November
TOFs
Warramate Hills
12 November
Pack Carry
Garden Range
26 November
Pack Carry
Baw Baw National Park
26 December
Pack Carry
Snowy Mountains Main Range
26 December
Base Camp
Day Walks in Tasmania

Notes from Trips in 2005

26 January
Pack Carry
Mount Wills area
28 January
Pack Carry
Eagle’s Peaks
26 February
Pack Carry
North Lake St Clair Circuit
24 March
Base Camp
Native Dog Flat
17 April
Sunday Bus
Hughes Creek Ramble
10 June
Base Camp
Pink Lakes
25 June
Pack Carry
Lerderderg Gorge Traverse
15 July
Pack Carry
Langi Ghiran
19 August
Base Camp
Maldon and Bealiba Range
7 October
Base Camp
Kooyoora State Park
2 December
Pack Carry
Mt Bogong
9 December
Base Camp
Great Ocean Walk -Part 4
23 December
Pack Carry
Snowy Mountains

Notes from Trips in 2007

25 January
Pack Carry
Mt Bogong
9 February
Base Camp
Mt Buffalo
2 March
Pack Carry
Mitchell River
5 April
Pack Carry
Maria Island
25 May
Track Maintenance
Grampians
8 June
Pack Carry
Wilsons Prom
7 July
Pack Carry
Brisbane Ranges
17 August
Lodge Trip
Bushies Truimph at Walhalla
15 September
Cycling
Corio and Around Geelong
27 October
Saturday Walk
A weekend on the bicycle
2 November
Pack Carry
Frenchmans Cap (Tasmania)
26 December
Pack Carry
Coopracambra - Genoa River

Notes from Trips in 2008

Notes from Trips in 2009

23-26 January
Pack Carry
Mitchell River National Park
30 Jan - 1 Feb
Lodge Trip
Bushwalking Mt Buller
20-22 March
Base Camp
Tarra-Bulga National Park
9-13 April
Pack Carry
Tasman Coastal Trail
5-8 June
Base Camp
Wilson’s Promontory
20-21 June
Pack Carry
Wirilda Track - Tyers Park
3-5 July
Base Camp
Mallee Fowl Nest Search
25-27 September
Pack Carry
Wilsons Promontory
2-4 October
Base Camp
Rubicon Ramble
17-18 October
Cycling
Weekend at Castlemaine
30 Oct - 3 Nov
Pack Carry
Viking - Razor and Mt Typo
13-15 November
Pack Carry
Brisbane Ranges - Burchell Trail
4-9 December
Pack Carry
Exploring the Wongungarra
27 Dec - 4 Jan
Pack Carry
Snowy Mountains: Thredbo to Kiandra

Notes from Trips in 2010

22-26 January
Base Camp
Bimbi Park - Cape Otway
23-24 January
Pack Carry
Cape Liptrap to Venus Bay
27 February
Cycling
Moonlight Ride
2 May
Social Walk
Bushies Go Platinum
10-11 July
Pack Carry
Fraser National Park
24-26 September
Base Camp
Wildflowers Galore
10-12 December
Pack Carry
Stronachs Camp - Mt St Gwinear
26 Dec - 3 Jan
Pack Carry
Port Davey (Tasmania)

Notes from Trips in 2013

11-13 January
Base Camp
In the footsteps of Royalty…
12 January
Cycling
A Multi Cycle-Trail Tour
7-15 March
Pack Carry
Overland Track, Tasmania
19-21 April
Base Camp
Black Range
4-5 May
Track Maintenance
Grampians Track Maintenance
7-10 June
Pack Carry
Hattah Lakes - Murray River
10-17 August
Lodge Trip
Rover Lodge 2013
24-25 August
Pack Carry
Saintly Snowshoeing
31 Aug - 1 Sep
Conservation
Track maintenance - Wirilda Track
21-22 September
Conservation
Regent Honeyeater Planting
27-29 September
Pack Carry
Brisbane Ranges Pack Carry
19 October
Cycling
A Varied Suburban Ride
26-27 October
Pack Carry
Snake Island
26 Dec - 1 Jan
Pack Carry
Buchan Wilderness

Notes from Trips in 2014

24-27 January
Pack Carry
Australia Day on Mt Bogong
28 Feb - 2 Mar
Base Camp
Around the Prom in a Day
7-10 March
Pack Carry
Bogong High Plains
21-23 March
Pack Carry
12 Apostles Pack Carry
28-30 March
Base Camp
Brisbane Ranges Base Camp
5-6 April
Conservation
Nest box survey weekend
17-21 April
Pack Carry
Kanangra Walls to Katoomba
2-4 May
Track Maintenance
Grampians Track Clearing
5-7 September
Pack Carry
Mt Kooyoora in the Spring
25-28 September
Pack Carry
Luxury on the Prom.
31 Oct - 4 Nov
Pack Carry
From Viking to Gladiator in the Alps
7-9 November
Base Camp
Federation Weekend - Rawson

Notes from Trips in 2015

13-18 January
Pack Carry
Kepler Track Adventures
18-26 January
Pack Carry
Milford & Hollyford Tracks
22-26 January
Lodge Trip
Mt Hotham
24-26 January
Conservation
Weeding Willows at Wilkie
6-8 February
Base Camp
Yambuk Lake (Port Fairy Area)
27 Feb - 1 Mar
Pack Carry
Snakes and Mud make up Snake Island
3-6 April
Base Camp
Marlo at Easter
24-26 April
Pack Carry
Beeripmo Walk
8-15 August
Skiing
Rovers Ski trip
4-6 September
Pack Carry
Grampians Peak Trail - Stage 1
11-13 September
Base Camp
Camperdown Volcanic Hills
18-20 September
Pack Carry
Eagles Peaks
2-9 October
Base Camp
A Week on Flinders Island
9-11 October
Base Camp
Northern Grampians
16-18 October
Pack Carry
Major Mitchell Plateau (Grampians)
24-28 December
Base Camp
A Christmas Eureka!
27 Dec - 5 Jan
Pack Carry
Cambodia Tour - Stage 1

Notes from Trips in 2016

6-19 January
Pack Carry
Cambodia Tour - Stage 2
11-21 February
Pack Carry
Overland Trip - Group 1
18-28 February
Pack Carry
Overland Trip - Group 2
4-6 March
Pack Carry
The Bluff - Howqua River
11-14 March
Base Camp
Mt Buffalo - Lake Catani
25-29 March
Pack Carry
Blue Mountains Easter Walk
25-28 March
Pack Carry
High Plains Walk, Easter 2016
8-10 April
Pack Carry
Beginners' Mt Feathertop
22-25 April
Pack Carry
Wilsons Prom Northern Circuit
24-27 June
Pack Carry
A Barmah Adventure
12-14 August
Pack Carry
Langi Ghiran State Park
3-10 September
Base Camp
Wilpena Pound Base Camp
14-16 October
Pack Carry
Off Track in the Wild Strathbogies
28 Oct - 1 Nov
Pack Carry
The Melbourne Cup long weekend
5-25 November
Pack Carry
Northern Vietnam Adventure Tour
11-13 November
Pack Carry
More Plateau Explorations
30 Dec - 2 Jan
Pack Carry
Mitchell River

Notes from Trips in 2017

21-22 January
Pack Carry
Beginners PC - Mt Baw Baw
25-29 January
Pack Carry
Malacoota - Nadgee
26-29 January
Base Camp
Bimbi Park Base Camp
9-13 February
Base Camp
Erith And Deal Islands
6-12 March
Base Camp
A Tale of two Lighthouses
31 Mar - 2 Apr
Base Camp
Prom in a Day with Wombats
5-7 May
Base Camp
Gunbower National Park
19-21 May
Pack Carry
Pyrenees Endurance Trail
4-23 July
Pack Carry
The Larapinta Track, Group B
12-13 August
Pack Carry
Baw Baw Nat Park snowshoeing
1-3 September
Base Camp
Volcanic Hills of Camperdown
8-10 September
Pack Carry
Wabonga Plateau, Rose River
16-17 September
Pack Carry
Goldfields Ridges, Gullies and Ruins
20-22 October
Pack Carry
Mt Cobbler - Dandongadale Falls
7-10 December
Pack Carry
Great Ocean Walk
8-10 December
Base Camp
Strathbogies Creeks and Gorges
15-18 December
Pack Carry
Bogong High Plains

Notes from Trips in 2018

4-7 January
Pack Carry
Mt Howitt - Mt Speculation
2-4 February
Base Camp
Mount Buffalo Waterfalls
9-13 February
Base Camp
Deal Island
16-20 February
Base Camp
Jilly's Deal Island Group
23-25 February
Pack Carry
Mirimbah- Mt Buller – Mt Stirling
3-10 March
Pack Carry
Walking the Tarkine, Tasmania!
9-17 March
Base Camp
Great Barrier Island
29 Mar - 2 Apr
Pack Carry
Northern Wilson's Prom
29 Apr - 3 May
Base Camp
Maria Island
27-29 July
Pack Carry
Black Range
21-23 September
Pack Carry
Eastern Strathbogie Ranges Traverse
27-30 September
Pack Carry
Mitchell River Three day Pack Carry
20-21 October
Pack Carry
Lerderderg - A Bit of Everything
25 Nov - 2 Dec
Pack Carry
Kepler Great Walk, New Zealand
14-16 December
Pack Carry
Mount Buller West Ridge
26 Dec - 1 Jan
Pack Carry
Windy Weather on the Main Range

Notes from Trips in 2019

25-29 January
Pack Carry
Frenchmans Cap, Tasmania
8-10 February
Pack Carry
Conquering the Mt Buffalo Big Walk
15-24 February
Pack Carry
Overland Through Paradise
8-17 March
Base Camp
Great Barrier Island / Aotea
8-11 March
Pack Carry
Mt Buller, Mt Stirling
5-7 April
Base Camp
Base Camp Rawson
3-5 May
Pack Carry
Eagles Peaks
17-19 May
Base Camp
Dargile Forest - Heathcote
17-26 May
Pack Carry
Fraser Island National Park
29-30 June
Pack Carry
Lerderderg Gorge State Park
19-21 July
Pack Carry
Lake Eildon - Rocky Peak
26 Sep - 4 Oct
Base Camp
The Grampians in September
25-27 October
Pack Carry
Major Mitchell Plateau (Grampians)
29 Nov - 1 Dec
Pack Carry
Paradise Falls Wabonga
7-8 December
Pack Carry
Mt Langi Gihran
22 December
Sunday Carpool
Upper Ferntree Gully to Lilydale,
27 Dec - 3 Jan
Pack Carry
Mt Buller Circuit

Notes from Trips in 2020