Mt Buffalo - Hans memorial Lake Catani and View Point Nature Walk : 6 km grade 2/3

From November 23, 2019 9:00 am until November 23, 2019 12:00 pm
Categories: CarCamping, DayWalks
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Meet at Lake Catani campground shelter at 8:45am to leave at 9am.

We will take the Lakeside walk heading in a clockwise direction then join the View Point Nature Walk.  This will take us through tall montane forests ending at the Buckland Valley lookout for a break.  We will head back the same track rejoining the Lakeside walk back to the campground.  Don't forget to bring a snack for morning tea.

We should be back between 12 and 12.30pm. 

GRADE 3 Walk

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Track may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

What to Bring for Day Walking in the Alps

    Activities in the Alps require additional safety equipment due to the fact that weather can change really quickly from benign to dangerous
  • Current Medical Information Form found on the website here
  • Water - 2 litres recommended - exercise in the Alps uses prodigious amounts of fluid
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves and hat
  • Sufficient food bearing in mind the distance and duration of the event (snacks for morning and afternoon tea and lunch)
  • Suitable clothing and footwear - note denim pants are uncomfortable
  • Wet weather waterproofs, jacket and pants
  • Thermal top and bottoms
  • Walking poles
  • Gaiters
  • Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator
  • Torch or headlamp for contingencies
  • Whistle
  • Toilet paper, trowel and sanitiser
  • A set of dry clothing in a separate bag to be left in the car to change into if you get wet

 


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