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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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Avro Anson A4-4 Memorial Restoration – Mount Torbreck

On 16 May 1940, a military Avro Anson aircraft with the Australian Defence Force (ADF)  serial A4-4 , crashed into the north-east face of Mount Torbreck, 300 m (1,000 ft) below the summit, not far from the townships of Eildon and Snobs Creek. All four men on board were killed instantly. Searches were conducted by […]

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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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Mount Terrible Hut Rebuild

The 22 metre steel firetower at Mt Terrible was constructed early 1962 and a 12 foot by 12 foot accommodation hut was constructed mid 1962. The hut offered towermen (also known as fire watchers or fire spotters) accommodation during fire seasons and was in use for around five decades. Sadly its condition slowly deteriorated and vandalism took its […]

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5
Mar
Anthony Dykes
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Trial Bike Adventure – Wesburn To Reefton Pub Loop Trip 4 March 2017

On Saturday 4th March, High Country Adventure Tours held a tag along Trail Bike Adventure in the Yarra Ranges State Park which was a loop ride from Wesburn to the Reefton Pub for lunch and back to Wesburn. This adventure was led by our very experienced riders Andrew Mason and Mark Pesavento. Full account of […]

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1
Feb
Anthony Dykes
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Avro Anson A4-4 Memorial and Track Ceremony – Mount Torbreck

Saturday the 23rd of January 2016 was a date that will be remembered forever as the day that four airmen who lost their lives on Mount Torbreck received their 1st official remembrance ceremony in 75 years. On the 23rd of January 2016, a large number of people attended the Avro Anson A4-4 Memorial on Mount […]

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