Trips

Here is a selection of trips currently planned.

You need to be a current club member to come on club trips.

Full details of trips including trip leader/contact person are available on the ‘Members Only’ section of the website.

DateGradeDestinationTypeDescription
Apr 2024
Sat~20~--~Sun~21 Apr~2024Jubilant The return of 'The Weekender' Four Mile Hut also (Hughes Hut) - Official NPWS OpeningOpen to all club members. The theme is the return of 'The Weekender' with due recognition to Bob Hughes the builder of the original hut. For those who require assistance with walking, transport in and out from the trailhead of Selwyn Trail will be provided on Saturday, time TBA. Vehicle access will be strictly limited and dependent on recognised 4WD qualification. A barbecue lunch will be provided. For members travelling down Friday suggest camping at Three Mile Dam. Erecting of tents for Saturday night camping near Four Mile Hut ruin after official hut opening ceremony is complete for members wishing to stay there. Dinner to be kindly provided by the club.
May 2024
Wed~22~May 2024Club MeetingFirst club meeting for the year. Great opportunity to renew aquaintances, hear reports of summer activities and make plans for the coming winter.
Jun 2024
Wed~26~Jun 2024Club Meeting
Jul 2024
Sat~6~Jul 20241ANavigation exercises at Pennant HillsLearn how to use a map and compass. Take sightings and triangulate to fix your position. then test your skills with a 3 hour exercise around the Great North Walk. This event is aimed at people new to navigating, but if you want to practice your skills it may suit you as well.
Fri~12~--~Sun~14 Jul~2024Beginners Instructional Weekend.Instruction in skiing technique for beginners. Sunday will be a short trip out from the resort applying skills learnt the day before.
Mon~22~--~Thu~25 Jul~20242BDay trips from ThredboDay tripsThis year I'll be running 4 different day trips from Thredbo (avoiding the traffic and early starts out of Jindabyne).
Wed~24~Jul~--~Wed~24~Jan 2024Club Meeting
Sat~27~--~Sun~28 Jul~2024Easy 2BCascade HutTwo Day TourIn from Dead Horse Gap via Horse Flat. Out via Cascade Fire Trail. Very scenic trip to a very photogenic hut. If insufficient snow, then trip will be rerouted to a higher elevation.
Aug 2024
Sat~3~--~Sun~4 Aug~20241ABeginners Touring Instructional. Gary Gow Memorial Trip. This is an introductory tour specifically aimed at beginners. Tuition provided in the skills needed for touring. This is also an introduction to the huts experience and the club's Four Mile connection. If insufficient snow, then Plan B.
Fri~9~--~Sun~11 Aug~2024Intermediate Instructional Weekend.Tuition in skiing technique for those a little more advanced beyond beginner level.
Mon~26~--~Sat~31 Aug~20242B - 3CVictorian AlpsLooking for expressions of interest in a 4 to 5 day multi-day overnight ski trip in the Victorian alps in the week after the Kangaroo Hoppet. Destinations will depend on snow and weather but could be any or a combination of the following - Mt Bogong, Mt Fainter area, Bogong high plains, Mt Loch and Mt Feathertop. Participants need suitable ski equipment to suit the terrain and snow conditions. For example, if we went to Mt Bogong, then AT or Telemark Equipment (with ski crampons/skins) will be necessary. Details to be firmed up in the week before the trip. Meetup/Car Camp will be in Victoria (eg Mt Beauty or Harrietville) on the evening of 25/8 before setting out on 26/8. Maps: Various - Falls Ck Nth 1:25K, Falls Ck Sth 1:25K, Feathertop Nth, Feathertop Sth, Mitta Mitta Sth. Participant limit - 6. Contact: Monika Binder monikabinder2@gmail.com.
Wed~28~Aug 2024Club Meeting
Sep 2024
Wed~25~Sep 2024Club Meeting
Oct 2024
Wed~23~Oct 2024AGMAnnual General Meeting. Reports from Office Bearers, election of 2025 committee, photo competition &etc.