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-=====Mount St. Elias.  =====+===== Mount St. Elias.  =====
  
 by Ross Wyborn. by Ross Wyborn.
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 We were not looking forward to the trip back to Oily Lake without skis. On the 1st August we descended to base camp, two days later started down the glacier. We found the snow much better than we thought and had no trouble walking. One abseil took us over most of the difficult We were not looking forward to the trip back to Oily Lake without skis. On the 1st August we descended to base camp, two days later started down the glacier. We found the snow much better than we thought and had no trouble walking. One abseil took us over most of the difficult
 section. We reached the col between the Newton and Agassiz Glaciers at the lowest point and descended a 500 ft. snow couloir between the rocks. A 500 ft, fixed rope was used for the upper section and a few abseils were done at the bottom. In two days from base camp we were back at Oily Lake. The lake had grown tremendously while we were away and while we waited for the float plane we wandered around in the lush vegetation which had sprung up in the short summer. section. We reached the col between the Newton and Agassiz Glaciers at the lowest point and descended a 500 ft. snow couloir between the rocks. A 500 ft, fixed rope was used for the upper section and a few abseils were done at the bottom. In two days from base camp we were back at Oily Lake. The lake had grown tremendously while we were away and while we waited for the float plane we wandered around in the lush vegetation which had sprung up in the short summer.
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 === Paddymade. === === Paddymade. ===
  
-**Lightweight bushwalking and camp gear**+Lightweight bushwalking and camp gear.
  
 __Bunyip Rucksack__ __Bunyip Rucksack__
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-===Correction to Walks Programme.  ===+ 
 +=== Correction to Walks Programme.  ===
  
 Bill Gillam's phone number is incorrect on the Walks Programme. It should read 520-8423. Bill Gillam's phone number is incorrect on the Walks Programme. It should read 520-8423.
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-=====Aboriginal Man and Environment in Australia.  =====+===== Aboriginal Man and Environment in Australia.  =====
  
 Book Review - by Bill Gillam. Book Review - by Bill Gillam.
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 __July 9, Sunday__ - Nancy Alderson's historical walk is easy and interesting. Admire the graceful lines of convict built Lennox Bridge and John Whitton's masterpiece Knapsack Bridge. Note now departure time of train from central is 09.15 hours. __July 9, Sunday__ - Nancy Alderson's historical walk is easy and interesting. Admire the graceful lines of convict built Lennox Bridge and John Whitton's masterpiece Knapsack Bridge. Note now departure time of train from central is 09.15 hours.
  
-__July 14, 15, 16__ - Wild Wi1f "leads?" this weekend cross country practice weekend. Langlauf locale is Munyang or Guthega - ideal for learners who have had at least two weekends cross country experience. Transport is limited - book early.+__July 14, 15, 16__ - Wild Wiif "leads?" this weekend cross country practice weekend. Langlauf locale is Munyang or Guthega - ideal for learners who have had at least two weekends cross country experience. Transport is limited - book early.
  
 __July 14, 15, 16__ - Max (the mighty) Crisp carries the banner on this picturesque test walk in the wild blue yonder - the northern Blue __July 14, 15, 16__ - Max (the mighty) Crisp carries the banner on this picturesque test walk in the wild blue yonder - the northern Blue
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 The rates for this year remain unchanged. They are:- The rates for this year remain unchanged. They are:-
  
-Full member $6.00// +Full member $6.00\\ 
-Married couple $8.00// +Married couple $8.00\\ 
-Student member $3.00//+Student member $3.00\\
 Non-active member $1.00 plus $1.50 for magazine if required. Non-active member $1.00 plus $1.50 for magazine if required.
  
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