walhalla walks

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 (in the clouds) it would have been at most 21C but with a cool wind …

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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 to Thomson Station as soon as it joined the Mormon Town Track and walk up …

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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 so the dry river bed could be sluiced for gold. The sidetrip takes about 1.5 …

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Upper Yarra Track: Section Five: Erica to Walhalla:

This is a delightful easy section following historic tramways linking two of the most beautiful small towns in the world. It perambulates gently through majestic mountain ash and tree fern gullies with splendid views of the awesome Thomson River. It offers numerous opportunities to sightsee, sidetrack or camp. 12 km – @ 4 hours. NB: …

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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 http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-summary-cumulative-distancestimes/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-section-five-erica-to-walhalla/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-side-trip-poverty-point/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-osheas-mill/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-section-seven-mushroom-rocks-carpark-to-phillack-saddle/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-section-nine-phillack-saddle-to-block-10-road/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/upper-yarra-track-glamping-baw-baw-overnight-hike/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/over-the-baw-baws-to-walhalla-1922/