Author: Tim Messenger

Hiking & Coffee: Wingan Inlet to Red River – Croajingolong National Park (Victoria)

Wide open beaches, tiny coves and rocky headlands make up the 100 km Wilderness Coast Walk, from Sydenham Inlet in Victoria’s south-east to Wonboyn on the New South Wales south coast. Those not up to the 100-kilometre challenge can take on short sections of the walk via return trips or car shuffles. This section covers the 10 km (20 km return) between Wingan Inlet and River Road. Wingan Inlet is one of many beautiful camping locations Croajingolong National Park has to offer. The campground itself has plenty of good sized sites and is kept in top condition by Parks...

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Hiking & Coffee: Warburton to Mt Donna Buang (via Mt Victoria)

We had our eyes on this track for a number of months before walking it. A workmate, hiking and MTB partner, and fellow coffee lover, David King, had planted the seeds back in February when we were on a mission to keep increasing the adventure level of our outings. He’d read reviews on the track (known for the infamous Vertical K race each year) and it seemed pretty gruelling. “But just to add another level of adventure,” he’d suggested, “let’s wait until winter and do it in the snow”. Challenge accepted. The lead up was filled with mapping routes...

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