Historical information

Books were published to guide walkers travelling long distances in remote areas increasing their safety and giving them independence.


Bogong High Plains and Mt Bogong are at the upper end of the Kiewa Valley where local people and visitors spend their leisure time, walking.

Physical description

1. and 2. both written by John Siseman, small (pocket size), includes maps and black & white photos. The covers are colored photos with the title at the top. 1. has 78 pages and 2. has 63 pages.The Alpine Safety Manual (in yellow) is twice the size of the others and published by the Department of State Development, Decentralization and Tourism.It has 40 pages, coloured and black & white photos and is held by 2 staples.