VIC - Overnighter - Howqua - Mitchell's Trek to Fry's Hut & Mt. Stirling / Craig's Hut

Arranged By: Moggs
Start Date: 27 May 2005
End Date: 27 May 2005
Updated: 28 Apr 2005
Attendance: 8

Description last weekender prior to the winter gate closures.

Dates: Sat 28th & Sun 29th May 2005
Standard: Good mix of Easy / Medium - some low range - trailers not advised. Some sections hard if wet.

Start: Saturday 28th May 9.00am - Mansfield BP for fuel and a meet and greet
Finish: Sunday 29th May mid afternoon - Craig's Hut

Saturday: Mansfield to Sheepyard Flat via Howqua Track, then Brock's Road past Tunnel Bend onto Upper Jamieson Hut, Low Saddle Road / Mt. Sunday Road through Wren's Flat onto Mitchell's Flat for lunch. Then on past the old shale mine and Tobacco Flat to Fry's Hut / Flat to set up camp for the night and to have a few yarns and beers around the campfire / camp ovens.

Sunday: Head off around 9.30am (or whenever we are ready) back along Howqua Track and along the Mt. Buller Road to Mirimbah, then onto Howqua Gap Hut. Then onto the summit of Mt. Stirling and onto Craig's Hut for lunch and home.

Trip will basically be Trek 1 from Boiling Billy's 4wd Tracks of the High Country on the Saturday and then Trek 3 in reverse to Craig's Hut on the Sunday.

All welcome - would be great to see some new faces :)

Registration & Attendance (8)


ID ScreenName No. Names Comments
V6308 Moggs 1 Arranging Member
V160643 Wanda 1 G'day Moggs, Kir and I would love to come
V5783 Truckster (Vic) 1 ya ya ya.. I'll be there.. probably me and 1x5 yr old. :)
M1066 Member - John (Vic) 1 Hopefully all should be "OK" to be there.
V23345 lc_120man 1 Sholud be OK. Probably me, 5yr old and 3yr old ;-)
M833 The Original JohnR (Vic) 1 May be ok, will have to organise a few things as I have to be in Melbourne Thursday and up Kilmore way Friday. Part way to Mansfield already :-)
V160767 whoray 49 1 I'll be in that, It'll be good to meet some of you.
V12177 System Admin 1 What channel will you be on. I may pick you up when you get to Merrijig or Mt Buller. Not sure if the kids want to come. They want a normal weekend not doing anything.

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