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Two new Gippsland summits plus a Park

Wednesday 20 June 2018 After a very cold and wet weekend, a high pressure system started to move in across Victoria. I had spent much of the weekend, Monday and Tuesday working on preparing files for the Proceedings volume from … Continue reading

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The next step in VKFF Hunter

Thanks to those who have been out activating “new” Parks, I have qualified for the next level of VKFF Honour Roll for Hunters. Thanks again to Paul and the state coordinators for their continuing efforts.

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Two new Parks awards

Despite the generally poor band conditions, hunting for other activators has been largely fruitful. The key is to keep an eye on the Alerts at least at the start and end of the day, plus watching and listening to ParksnPeaks … Continue reading

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Gobur and Yarck Nature Conservation Reserves

Sunday 3 June 2018 It was time to head for home and I considered my route options. Mum wanted help with some tasks, so I did not get away until almost 1000 local. I decided to head back down the … Continue reading

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Two “new” summits north of Big Ben

I had been looking at the maps of summits within easy reach of Wodonga for some time. I always wonder why the two summits north along the ridge complex with Mount Big Ben had not yet been activated. On a … Continue reading

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Two new summits near Eskdale

Thursday 31 May 2018 I got away from Wodonga late – almost 0000Z before I was on the road. I headed to Eskdale and on towards Dartmouth and followed the signs to the boat ramp area and then up Six … Continue reading

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Wodonga via Swifts Creek and Mitta Mitta

Monday 28 May 2018 I needed to head up to Wodonga for some family issues. I headed off early via Rosedale, Tinamba, Stratford and on to Bairnsdale to add fuel to the tank. Then on to Swifts Creek and a … Continue reading

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VKFF Hunter Honour Roll 1075

There are seem keen WWFF/VKFF Activators out there – even keener than myself. There have been a steady stream of activations that have been providing targets for all of the Hunters. As a result, many are seeking out new references … Continue reading

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Screw Creek Nature Conservation Reserve VKFF-2188

Saturday 12 May 2018 Thursday and Friday had been very cold and wet as a complex of cold fronts passed over SE Australia. The air mass was so cold that most of the alpine resorts had snow, with snow expected … Continue reading

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Another VKFF milestone – Murray River Parks Award

The VKFF Coordinator Paul VK5PAS has done a great job in creating a series of goals and awards for both Activators and Hunters for the Parks program in Australia. There are a series of Awards for Hunters and Activators from … Continue reading

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