Some Days are Sapphires:

Yesterday was. Our 45th wedding anniversary – so naturally we went for a walk! Mt St Gwinear to Mt St Phillack return makes an enjoyable 12 km on a very hot day down here in the valley (34C). Up there … Continued

Upper Yarra Track Side Trip: Poverty Point:

From the Thomson River Bridge/s (‘Thomson Station’) you can walk a lovely 8 km circuit up along the West bank of the river then down along the East bank. If I were walking the entire UYT I would come down … Continued

Upper Yarra Track Sidetrip: Horseshoe Tunnel/Coopers Creek

Only a bit over a km from Platina Station on the walk from Erica to Walhalla you can take this lovely walk down to the historic Horseshoe Tunnel. The tunnel was created over a century ago to divert the river … Continued

Australian Alps Walking Track (4 Days)

Australian Alps Walking Track: 4 Days:  Walhalla to Stronach’s Camp (Description): http://osp.com.au/?p=5614 This section is also called The Upper Yarra Track. It is a wonderful walk. Here are some resources you can use for exploring it: http://www.finnsheep.com/THE%20UPPER%20YARRA%20WALKING%20TRACK.htm http://www.finnsheep.com/Track%20Instructions.htm Upper Yarra Track … Continued