Category Archives: Travel

(No) notes from MPUG, November 2013

There are no notes for November, as I was bike touring in north-east Victoria over the Cup Day long weekend, so missed the November MPUG meeting. For the record, there were two talks at the November meeting: Lars Yencken gave … Continue reading

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The Strzelecki Peaks, Flinders Island

The Strzelecki Peaks are the highest peaks on Flinders Island and a great example of the Devonite granite massifs that stretch from Wilson’s Promontory on the mainland across the various Bass Strait islands down to Tasmania. It is about 3km … Continue reading

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Mt Killiecrankie, Flinders Island

The longest and hardest of the walks we did on Flinders Island was a loop from The Dock south along the coast and then to the top of Mt Killiecrankie and back to the Dock via dense bush. It took … Continue reading

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Emita beach, Flinders Island

Over the Cup Day long weekend, we spent five days of hiking, climbing and beachcombing on Flinders Island. Flinders Island is the largest of the 52 islands in the Furneaux Group off the north-west tip of Tasmania. With a long … Continue reading

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