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Missed out of the programme but a hike which should not to be missed: WHALE TRAIL13/18 Nov 06: Cost R918(R966) member (non member).  Please email: [email protected] for bookings or further infomation OR contact the club administrator on 011 462 2993.

Below is an abbreviated November 2006 programme.  For a full programme, kindly click on the November 2006 icon above.  The coloured words are hyperlinks to further information.

Any queries on the programme, kindly contact the club administrator:
011 462 2993.

C = Constantia Park (Outside Gateway House):  F = Fourways Mall (Outside Game Main Entrance)

 B = Book with leader:   * = Leader of the day  # = Co-leader

TRANSPORT FEE: Sunday hikes – fee indicated is per person, approximate and based on 4 in vehicle   BOOKINGS: Members receive preferential bookings.


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Wed 1

Castle Gorge hike

Nothing nicer than relaxing nears the pools after an adventurous scramble through the wilderness.

Sun 5

Vergenoeg hike & braai

Hike the zigzag path to the top of the mountain. Stand on top of white rock for magnificent views over Hartbeespoort Dam. Perhaps see some vultures. Return for a refreshing swim and braai.

Wed 8

Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge hike & Lunch

Big 5 area. Good hiking and very close to home. Indulge in a bite to eat afterwards in pleasant surroundings

Fri 10-Sun12

Youthful-Magoebaskloof – 2 day hutted trail

The indigenous forests of Magoebaskloof are among the most beautiful in South Africa, resembling a fairytale wonderland. Streams cascade over mountain slopes and moss covered rocks while ferns line their banks. This is truly a very special hike, one to be remembered

Sun 12

Castle Gorge hike

Wind carved stone statues, shady kloofs, cool waterfalls and swimming. What more could you ask?

Tues 14

Slide show/Club evening

“China Images” (Digital) By Richard Salt

Wed 15

In- The- Gorge hike

A brand new hike in the Hekpoort area. Lets see what it’s like.

Sat 18-Sun 19

Heydays year-end celebration  at Rustig Farm

Camp Sat. night or visit on Sunday. Sat. cocktail party-wear mad hats (18h15). Followed by self- catered braai –Sunday hike (9h15)-Ernst’s special tea-swim-Milly & Jean’s lekker lunch  (14h00). Bring table & chairs. Book with Milly by Wed 15. Camping  (R60) Cocktail party (R15)-Lunch (R30). Pay at Rustig.



Rustig hike

Circular route using paths going up and down. Swim and picnic in delightful farm garden. Hike ends 13h30. See details above. Book!

Wed 22





Bartlett’s Farm hike

Worth the distance travelled to take in some breathtaking views from the top of the mountain.

Thurs 23 -Sun 26

Judges-Leslies pass -backpack

An excellent Drakensberg hike with beautiful views. Not to be missed. Share tents. Days leave required. Includes Thurs. camping.

Fri24-Sun 26

Foothold Monthly camp or day visit

Facilities open to all. Laze, walk, bird watch Socialise or help with maintenance. Sat evening s/c Braai. Own or official hike on Sunday.

Sun 26

Foothold hike & braai

Four diversified routes to take you to the top of the escarpment. Once you reach the top there are numerous routes to take. Enjoy a braai afterwards

Sun 26

Youthful- Tonquani hike

Stupendous kloofs. Swimming.

Wed 29

Castle Gorge hike

This ever-popular hike has it all. Take a picnic lunch, which you can enjoy, by the pools.