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Federation Walks 2020

WHERE - FedWalks2020 will be held in the Gippsland Foothills and Southern Alps and based at the Licola Wilderness Village.  Licola is a small village on the banks of the Macalister River, approximately 250km east of Melbourne.

WHEN - The Combined Gippsland Bushwalking Clubs will be hosting the Federation Walks Weekend from Friday 13 to Monday 16 November 2020.

VENUE & ACCOMMODATION - Accommodation and meals will be provided at the base, the Licola Wilderness Village.  Accommodation is in cabins containing 3 or 4 bedrooms with bunk-style  accommodation. An all-inclusive package (including meals and accommodation will be available as part of the registration process).

WHATS ON OFFER - FedWalks2020 will showcase the diversity of walks, scenery, landscapes, flora and fauna of the Gippsland Foothills and Southern Alps. Come and be inspired by Gippsland and FedWalks2020.

Walks will take you to mountain tops, waterfalls, through fields of wild flowers and spectacular bush, down sparkling rivers, to mountain huts and a jewel of a lake. The walks on offer will be from an easy stroll to challenging and include some offering supported overnight camps.

WHO - An organising committee has been established with representatives from the Ben Crauchan Walking Club, Strzelecki Bushwalking Club, West Gippsland Bushwalking Club and the South Gippsland Walking and Adventure Club.

Representatives from our land managers Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning are also involved.  The Macalister 4WD Club has kindly offered logistical support for a few of the walks to be offered.

REGISTRATION –   Will be open from early in July 2020 onwards.  This event is open to all members of bushwalking clubs affiliated with Bushwalking Victoria.