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Youthful hiking

Beverly Brockman is the present, confident, youthful hiking leader and her enthusiasm has 'rubbed' off and youthful hiking is expanding ... so ... if you are keen check out the programme below. A need has been filled for the over 18's who,in conjunction with the more mature and experienced hikers, can now enjoy hiking in a positive and enthusiastic way.

By the way everyone is invited to join in to youthful hiking events as well as any other JHC event.

Below isthe abbreviated December 2005, January, February and March 2006 programme. For details of each month's complete programme, kindly click on the respective month below. The coloured words are hyperlinks to further information. Any queries on the programme, please contact our club administrator: 011 462 2993.

Date

Event

Description

DECEMBER

28 Dec to 2 Jan

YOUTHFUL: Amatola 6 day backpack hutted trail

One of the top big hikes in Southern Africa 100km. Traverses slopes and high peaks through the most beautiful scenery imaginable, including numerous waterfalls, cascades and pools.

JANUARY

Fri 27 to Sun 29

YOUTHFUL: Rooikrans Trail, 2 day basecamp

In the Loskop dam area. Wonderful new trail, not far from Jhb, on a game farm. Hike along the escarpment, through various ravines, indigenous forests and rivers.

FEBRUARY

Fri 17 to Sun 19

YOUTHFUL Kaapschehoop, 2 day backpack, hutted

This time, the hike is from coaches to the wattles! Experience the beauty in the surroundings of a small quaint gold mining town. Hike through patches of indigenous forests, plantations, deeply eroded valleys, sheer cliffs, hills and streams.

MARCH

Sat 4

Annual General Meeting

Ferndale High School, Milner Rd, Randburg at 14h30

Fri 17 to Sun 19

YOUTHFUL: Vergezient Berg Trails, 2 day basecamp

In Bergville area, stay in barn located on the edge of the escarpment with magnificent views of the high points of the Drakensberg. Hike through kloofs, tranquil streams, indigenous forests and grasslands. Two high waterfalls


Date

Event

Description

DECEMBER

28 Dec to 2 Jan

YOUTHFUL: Amatola 6 day backpack hutted trail

One of the top big hikes in Southern Africa 100km. Traverses slopes and high peaks through the most beautiful scenery imaginable, including numerous waterfalls, cascades and pools.

JANUARY

Fri 27 to Sun 29

YOUTHFUL: Rooikrans Trail, 2 day basecamp

In the Loskop dam area. Wonderful new trail, not far from Jhb, on a game farm. Hike along the escarpment, through various ravines, indigenous forests and rivers.

FEBRUARY

Fri 17 to Sun 19

YOUTHFUL Kaapschehoop, 2 day backpack, hutted

This time, the hike is from coaches to the wattles! Experience the beauty in the surroundings of a small quaint gold mining town. Hike through patches of indigenous forests, plantations, deeply eroded valleys, sheer cliffs, hills and streams.

MARCH

Sat 4

Annual General Meeting

Ferndale High School, Milner Rd, Randburg at 14h30

Fri 17 to Sun 19

YOUTHFUL: Vergezient Berg Trails, 2 day basecamp

In Bergville area, stay in barn located on the edge of the escarpment with magnificent views of the high points of the Drakensberg. Hike through kloofs, tranquil streams, indigenous forests and grasslands. Two high waterfalls