Gathering of the Elements
May
7
6:00 pm18:00

Gathering of the Elements

  • Barwon Heads Jetty

A Ceremony of Completion

Gathering of the Elements at the mouth of the Barwon River from 6pm on Saturday 7 May is a ceremony of completion, acknowledging those forces that came together to support our journey both as individuals and as a community on Mountain to Mouth 2016.

Point Lonsdale Village to Ocean Grove
May
7
2:50 pm14:50

Point Lonsdale Village to Ocean Grove

Distance: 8.5km
Times: 2:50pm - 5:10pm (2hr 20min)

This is one of the hardest stages of the Walk and not for the weak kneed. 8km on soft sand. There is no going back once you've started this part of the walk. 

Moorpanyal Park to Steampacket Gardens
May
6
6:55 pm18:55

Moorpanyal Park to Steampacket Gardens

Distance: 6.7km
Times: 6:55pm - 8:20pm (1hr 25min)

This path is mostly flat, however there are some steep climbs and descents. This path also changes between gravel, sealed, roadsides and grassed nature strips.

Gathering of the Elders
May
6
12:30 pm12:30

Gathering of the Elders

  • Big Rock You Yangs Regional Park

A Ceremony of Welcome

12:30pm-1:30pm

Gathering of the Elders at You Yangs Big Rock begins Mountain to Mouth 2016 with a ceremony acknowledging the land and the ancestors in whose footsteps we walk.