The time of year for another weekend away on our bikes is fast approaching. Similar to last year’s Old Beechy Rail Trail event the ride will be in an out-and-back format but over two days rather than one. The weekend is the 19th, 20th and 21st of May and we will ride from Tallangatta to Shelly and return on the High Country Rail Trail. An overview follows, however please read the more detailed version contained in the current newsletters:
Friday Night 19th May: arrive at the Tallangatta Hotel (11 rooms available as at February 14) for basic accommodation and Pub meal. Booking is the individual’s responsibility. See the below link for details and booking.
Talllangatta Hotel: https://tallangattahotel.com.au/
Saturday 20th May: ride the High Country Tail Trail to Shelley Forest Camp. 9am start.
At Shelley we will be staying in bunk huts with individual rooms with 2 bunks per room. You will need to bring your own Sleeping bag/sheets/doonas/pillow. The facility has excellent kitchen facilities for self catering. Hot showers are provided but bring your own toiletries etc.
Dinner will be of a BBQ style tea with a glass of vino. Individuals must provide for themselves.
Note: we might be able to bring a burner and kettle to make coffee/tea en route if we can find a spot to meet up with our support vehicle as there are no coffee shops on the way. See the route at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/42081218
Shelley Forest Camp:
Sunday 21st May: Ride back to Tallangatta, mostly downhill, to either drive home for those with commitments, or stay one more night in Tallangatta with the possibility of doing an out and back to the Bonegilla Migrant experience near Wodonga which is open Monday. Approx. $5 admission.
Please put the dates in your calendar, we hope you can come. Don’t forget to book your accommodation in Tallangatta sooner than later to avoid disappointment and please register below so we know who and how many are coming.
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