Walking the Mountains of Home – Kurrunganner/Mt Bride
For the seventh year running, Cat McKay and I are hosting community walks into the mountains that surround the village of Warburton. These walks are about leaving behind the human dominated places to meet the wild and ancient ones who have been here forever. Every year we meet different animal, insects and local flora, learning from each other and enjoying the companionship of place and community. Everyone’s invited!
For this walk, we’ll be exploring the stunning and diverse Kurrunganner/Mt Bride. This beautiful mountain is not well known to many people, but that may change very soon if/when the mountain bike trails go in. This will be a chance to see the routes of the proposed mountain bike trails and ponder the impact of these significant changes. We are lucky to have a number of knowledgable people from Warburton Environment joining us who will help us understand the pressures and potentials of these changes.
We will meet in Warby on the river at the bottom of the playground in the main street. We will organise carpooling then drive up Mt Bride Road and do a gorgeous loop track around the summit, passing through massive ancient ash and rainforest.
The walk is steep in parts and if it’s wet will be slippery. Please dress appropriately and wear shoes with good grip. Bring lunch and water and your own first aid needs – this is a community walk, and everyone must be responsible for their own safety.