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Boots N' All 2016 Walks Calendar

Date

Location

Description

Rating

Contact Leader

Jan 9

Liffey Bluff

Expansive views and wide alpine meadows. Walk across the escarpment from Lakes Main Rd (aka Lake Hwy)

Medium

EL

Graham Alexander

0407 436 556

Jan 23

Mt Victoria

Prominent peak in the north-east with panoramic views to north and east coasts (with SU family camp walkers)  

Medium

MSE

Basil Tkaczuk

6331 1155

 

 

School term (state) begins 3rd Feb.

 

 

Feb 6

Fisher Bluff

A beautiful off track open alpine walk to a peak with extensive views of the central plateau area

Medium

DEL

Phil Andrew

0408 014757 or 6300 1067

Feb 27

Hollybank

Barbecue/picnic at this this popular picnic area near Lilydale. Walk to Piper’s R. or just wander and chat!

Easy - Family

Andrew Madden

6399 3315

Mar 12

L.Weekend

TBA - Possible Camping trip

Check website (via web address below) or ask leaders whether a walk has been added.

TBA

TBA

Mar 19

King William I & peaks ***camping

Friday evening car camp past Derwent Bridge. Sat. climb Mt King William 1, Milligan’s Pk & perhaps Mt Pitt.

Medium

John Tabor

6428 6512

Mar 26

Easter Saturday

Easter break is from Fri. 25th March to Tues. 29th March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School term break is 9 Apr to 19 Apr

 

 

Apr 9

Mt. Nicholas

In the vicinity of Cornwall in the North-East – a first for Boots N’ All!

Easy-Medium

CS

Phil Andrew

0408 014757 or 6300 1067

Apr 23

Warner’s & Havelock Falls

From Pine Lake ( Lakes Main Rd). Seldom visited waterfalls in alpine country falling into Meander Valley. Off track.

Medium-Hard

John Tabor

6428 6512

May 7

Chalice Lake Fagus time

In the heart of Cathedral MountainChapter Lake and Grail Falls are also included. A long day.

Medium-Hard

DELMS

Phil Dawson

0417 527 511

May 28
*** not 21

Mt. Littlechild (Blue Tier)

NE highland peak – a short and easy walk with optional much harder rainforest walk to the peakbagger point.
NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FROM 21st MAY!

Easy-Medium

S

Louise Fairfax

6327 2374

Jun 11

Duck Reach and Gorge Bushland

Explore the extensive bushland tracks and unexpected views right within our city limits.

Easy-Medium

S

John Potts

0418 576011

Jun 25

Meander Falls

Rain forest walk – spectacular water falls from the escarpment of the Western Tiers           

Medium
LMS

Phil Dawson

0417 527 511

 

 

School term break is 2 Jul to 17 Jul

 

 

Jul 9

Alum Cliffs & Wet Caves

Near Chudleigh – a short walk to a spectacular clifftop lookout, picnic lunch and a peep into Honeycombe Cave

Easy

Basil Tkaczuk

6331 1155

Jul 23

Visuals Evening

Past glories, future challenges – a pleasant evening of slides, photos and interesting people

Very easy & relaxing!

Basil Tkaczuk

6331 1155

Aug 6

Lees Paddocks

In the heart of the mountains – a historic hut near the Mersey River

Medium

DLM

Terry Heier

6393 6671

Aug 20

Mt. Duncan

A prominent peak of the Dial Range that dominates the north-west coast.

Easy-Medium

S

Kathy Cotton

0431 654617 or Basil

Sep 10

Moses Creek Falls Circuit

By far the best waterfall circuit walk in the state - in marvelous rainforest close to Cathedral Mountain

Medium

DELMS

Kent Lillico

0428 451 528

Sep 25

Tamar Island
(Sunday)

A peaceful wetlands area on the very edge of the city – plenty of bird life to observe.

Easy

John Potts

0418 576011

 

 

School term break is 24 Sept to 9 Oct

 

 

Oct 15*** not 8th

Forty Lakes Peak ***camp

Spectacular wilderness area with mountains, lakes and scenery via Mt. Ironstone. Camp at Lake Nameless. NOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND AREA

Medium
DELMS

Peter Davies
6344 8235

Oct 22

Holwell Gorge

Family (BYO) barbecue and walk through gorge with waterfalls and manferns

Easy

 

Andrew Madden

6399 3315

Nov 5
 L.Weekend

Bay of Fires ***camping

Further explore the northern part of this region recognised worldwide as one of Tasmania’s most beautiful places.

Medium

DL

Chris Langerak

0409 808 152

Nov 11 (Fri.)

Planning

Meeting to plan 2017 walks program

No mud or scrub!

See leaders below

Nov 26

Mt. Pillinger

A Boots N’ All favourite from bygone years - magnificent views to Mt Ossa and the Pelion mountains.
 NOTE - LIKELY TO CHANGE DESTINATION

Med-hard

BDELS

Vivienne Bartle

0409 347 151

Dec 3

Mt. Maurice

In region of Mt. Barrow. Views of the north east forests and out to the coast. Waratah and wild flowers in season!

Easy- Medium

S

Andrew Madden

6399 3315

 

 

School holidays from 22 Dec

 

 

Dec 28

(Monday)

Mt. Ironstone

Highest peak in the Western Tiers with extensive views across central plateau and the north

Medium
BSE

Basil Tkaczuk

6331 1155