Ella Range, Nelson Range National Park - 8-11 March 2019

“They generally attack the fourth person in line”. Sonja was over from Australia, and had been regaling us with stories about snakes, leeches, ticks and March flies. We countered with tales of wasp attacks and sand- fly swarms, but our wasp warning sounded a bit feeble in response.

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The Tors Tour – Sunday 23 March 2019

Stan Wilder agreed to lead this trip many months before the event, but damaged his heel a week before the Sunday. A sympathetic Trish Falkner agreed to stand in for Stan, and by 0900, 14 of us turned up at the Mt Vernon car-park to do “Stan’s” circuit.

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Pinchgut Hut – Saturday 16 February 2019

A rainy forecast ruled out the scheduled Mt Noble climb so we settled for a simple there-and-back to Pinchgut Hut with its advantage of being a dog- friendly trip. Our leader, Evelien took Neisha and John took Bob. We parked on Taafes Glen Road and were soon across the Okuku ford and on the riverside track.

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Sylvia ‘surely not in the cloud again’ Tops - 9 – 10 March 2019

The first time I did this trip was in Nov 2010 with Dan Pryce. The details then were:-Leave town 7.00am to be walking from the Deerstalkers Hut at 9.30am. Turn off the Nina track to cross the Nina River and follow all day up the spur on the true right, from east to west. The ‘new’ as in 2008 Devil’s Den Bivvy is right on Devilskin Saddle whereas the old bivvy used to be in the bush a little way down Blind Stream.

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Mt Algidus – Big Goat Hill – Sunday 10 February 2019

The club hadn’t been up Mt Algidus for many years so we’d lost contact details to gain access. On the day three cars drove via Coleridge, Homestead, and Algidus roads to the road-end. Our plans coincided with the station-owner’s so we were given a ride over the wide, braided Wilberforce River behind a tractor on a fancy trailer..

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