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80th Birthday celebration at Foothold Midwinter Camp

Below is an abbreviated June 2011 programme. 
For a full programme, scroll down and click on the June 2011 icon below.
 Links have been added to specific hikes below where more information is available.

For further information on the program please contact the club administrator: Tel : 087 940 1903.

June 2011





Wed 1

Teak Place hike & lunch

Hike on cycle tracks close to home. Indulge in a light lunch afterwards.

Sun 5

Uitkyk hike

Magnificent views of Hartbeespoort dam once you reach the top. Well worth the effort!! Be sure to carry at least 2 litres of water on this hike!

Wed 8

Uitkyk hike

Great views of Hartbeespoort Dam once you reach the top.

Fri 10 – Sun 12

Queen Rose Hutted Trail (B12) Payment on booking

A favourite hike through grasslands, indigenous forest, ravines. Good facilities. In the Badplaas area.

Sun 12

Castle Gorge hike

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



Sun 12

Photography :Castle Gorge

Great hiking and a wonderful opportunity for all of you photographers to get some great pics.

Sun 12

In field Leader Training @ Castle Gorge

Calling all Present/New Leaders.  Join Robbie Macdonald to learn new routes and valuable info on leading hikes.

Sun 12

Tswaing Crater hike

Meet @ 08h00 outside game, Fourways Mall

A trail through the bushveld, on Gauteng’s doorstep, leads one around one of the world’s most extraordinary heritage locations, the Tswaing Meteorite Crater.

Sun 12

Hike Recce  Phefumula

Calling leaders who are not leading why not come along and explore a new hike.

Tue 14

Slide Show/Club Evening

Sling Around the world - How to Design, Build and Fly a Two Seat Airplane Around  the World"(Digital)

By James Pitman and Mike Blyth


Wed 15

In the Gorge hike

Pleasant hiking in the Hekpoort area with wonderful views. Enjoy a potjie afterwards.

Thurs 16-Sun19

Maluti Cave Trail (B8)

Payment on booking

1 day leave required   Exciting hiking in the Maluti Mountains sleeping in caves.


Interesting hiking in the Maluti Mountains over nighting in caves

Thurs 16 – Sun 19

Ifidi  Wilderness Trail

Payment at Venue


A challenging hike to the top of the escarpment. Lovely views of the berg,+ Madonna and her worshippers

Sun 19

Remhoogte hike

The ascent up the mountain is through a steep and picturesque kloof. Once on top there are several kloofs to visit including Moepel kloof & Forest stream.

Wed 22

Hennops Picnic Spot

Hike along the river & through  undulating hills

Fri 24 – Sun 26

Foothold 80th Anniversary Mid-Winter Camp

Saturday eve. 3 course dinner- camp fire. Book and pay Marion 010 590 1903 by Tuesday 21 June – see flyer.

Sun 26

Foothold hike & braai

The chain ladder and Footloose gully will get you to the expansive summit plateau with its pools and easy walking on top.


Sun 26

Adventure: Abseiling at Foothold

Come and enjoy the adventure! Hikers must be fit and agile. Wear shoes with a good grip. Experienced hikers only

Sun 26

Adventure Recce: Hidden Kloof hike

One of the few kloofs that has not been hiked, as it is difficult to find. A very deep kloof with lots of water.

Wed 29

Suikerbosrand hike

Easy hiking on good paths with lots of game to be seen along the way.


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