We walked and talked our way up up and up uphill, negotiating logs [all sizes] wet and sometimes boggy ground and rocks until we reached ‘a top’. Vaughan could see a track through the trees! We were on track for lunch on Mt. Tatong. All this uphill I might add, was without a map. What navigation.
We had crossed boggy patches with lots of wild flowers [14 species in total] including Greenhoods of two varieties, Caladenias white and pink and Harbingers of Spring (Anguillaria dioica) in profusion. Carol recognized the calls of a number of birds and shared her knowledge willingly.
Lunch on top of Mt Tatong was a delightful place, on the rocks with views to Winton Wetlands filled with water and maybe even a sparkling glimpse of the Winton Raceway Pit sheds.
An easy walk down the road back to the vehicles with still more wildflowers and bird calls to delight our hikers for this Senior week walk. A great hike which was probably about 10Km, enjoyable company, well led and of course afternoon tea with biscuits at Tatong Pub!!! Thank you, Vaughan and Marion.
We will make our annual trip to the Reef Hills. The wet weather has been good for the wildflowers this year.
We leave the Centre car park at 10.00am. Ring Vaughan on 5762 1980.
There are no walks scheduled for December or January and the Easy walks will commence in April.