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

Any queries on the programme, please contact our 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.


Fee R

(non  member)


return distance



Fee – R



Sun 1



Fountain gully hike

Once you get to the top you can hike along the escarpment. Enjoy the great views, and a dip and lunch at a stream.

Wed 4

Tswaing Crater hike

Tswaing-“place of salt”. A meteorite crater with a salt lake. Good birding as well.

Sun 8

Castle Gorge hike

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

Sun 8

Youthful - Kiddies hike at Castle Gorge

Bring the kids along – a splendid day of adventure and fun for the over 8 year olds.

Tues 10

Slide Show/Club Evening

“Steam on the Escarpment” By Dr. David Benn

Wed 11

Hennops Picnic Spot Hike

Easy ramble near river and undulating hills.





Sun 15

 75th Anniversary Charity Hike

Meet at Delta Park by 08h30. Club photo!

Wed 18


Circular route using paths going up and down. Swim and picnic in delightful farm garden.

Fri 20 – Sun 22

Youthful-Queen Rose Barberton –Hutted Trail

Laid out in the mountains West of Barberton. A 2 day trail through spectacular scenery of indigenous forests and plantations. Swim in the pools of the Montrose and Queen’s rivers.



Thurs 19-Sun 22

Rockeries/Mnweni passes. Wilderness Trail

Drakensberg backpack. An excellent hike for those who love the Drakensberg. Excellent scenery through the passes. Not to be missed. Share tents. Days leave required.

Fri 20-Sun 22

Idwala-Base Hut Trail

Hike through deep valleys and gorges filled with ferns, pools and cascades. On the plateaus over looking Loskop dam are zebra, wildebeest and other game. Excellent accommodation.


Sun 22


RustigSlow hikers only


 Circular route using paths going up and down. Swim and picnic in delightful farm garden.


Sun 22












Olifants Nek-Brisk and moderate hikers only










Here is a pleasantly demanding one. Different and exciting.



Sun 22

Tswaing Crater

Tswaing –“ place of salt”. A meteorite crater with a salt lake.

Wed 25

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve hike

Lots of historic interest in this nature reserve and if you are lucky you might spot some animals.

Sat 28- Sun 29

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 29

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