Events

For further details on how to attend our events as a visitor, and becoming a member, please contact our secretary at: secretary@essendonbwc.org.au.

26
Mar
2023

Portland Three Capes Walk

Sun Mar 26th 2023 5:00:00 - Fri Mar 31st 2023

Travel to Portland on Sunday the 26th of March for four days of walking a section of the Great South West Walk around Capes Bridgewater, Nelson and Grant; then return on Friday - or stay longer.  Distances will be 14 kms,15 kms, 13 kms and 15 kms respectively which will include walking tracks and along the beach at low tide.  Visiting the Blow Holes, Petrified Forrest, Seal Colony, the lighthouse, the Pinnacles and Enchanted Forest; there will be several steep hills and undulations.  Details are attached, and book your own accommodation.

Sorry, the event is now full and we could not accept more registration

25
Apr
2023

Warburton Base Camp

Tue Apr 25th 2023 11:00:00 - Fri Apr 28th 2023 10:00:00

All walkers must be fully vacinated.

Apart from registering here on the online system, please also contact Ron on 0429 384 057 to nominate for the base camp and to organise motel accommodation

 

 

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01
May
2023

Grampians Peaks Trail Stage 2

Mon May 1st 2023 - Thu May 4th 2023

Continuing along the GPT with some steady climbs requiring good fitness level. Up to 20km per day. 
Not suitable for novice walkers. Staying at Halls Gap. Suggest you book Sunday to Thursday nights. 

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17
Nov
2023

Mt Disappointment end of year / Xmas weekend

Fri Nov 17th 2023 6:00:00 - Sun Nov 19th 2023 4:00:00

Mt Disappointment End of Year / Xmas Weekend never disappoints!

Possible to stay from Friday night until Sunday, including main walk on Saturday (meet 9:00 at conference centre) led by Howard in the forests and hills of Mt Disappointment, or come just for Christmas lunch on the Sunday (12:00, which follows a short local walk c.09:00).

If staying for the weekend, dinner on Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday, Saturday afternoon tea, plus dormitory accommodation (byo sheets etc) included, for approx $100. Supply own dinner on Friday night and Saturday lunch / morning tea.  If only coming for Sunday lunch, price approx $25. Limited wine with lunch is the only alcohol permitted.  

If time does not allow an overnight stay, it is possible to just come for the Saturday walk, for no charge.

After registering on this site, also please contact Ron Bell (0429 384 057) to confirm booking, organise payment and accommodation.

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About Essendon Bushwalking Club

The Club was formed in 1975, and is a major club servicing the Northern and Western suburbs.

The main theme of the club is to enjoy the great outdoors and through participation learn new skills and have FUN!