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Here is an abbreviated June 2005 programme.  For a full programme, kindly click on the June 2005 icon below.  The coloured words are hyperlinks to further information.

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






Wed 1

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

Wonderful views and game thrown in on this pleasant trail.

Sat 4 to Wed 8

Otter Trail backpack

This backpack 5 day trail speaks for itself. The Otter Trail is one of those rare places of utmost beauty that stirs the imagination and touches the soul. 

Sun 5


A new addition. Explore kloofs and wonderful rock formations

Sun 5


This popular hike is in the country, relatively easy and close to home.

Tues 7

Leader’s Meeting

This is an important meeting for all leaders and prospective leaders, A discussion on “Magaliesberg issues” will form the agenda, lead by Chris Williams.

Wed 8


In the country and close to home. Enjoy easy walking in this popular venue.

Sun 12

Castle Gorge

A favourite.  Once you’ve made it to the saddle head off and explore. The rock formations will amaze you if you just use your imagination – chess pieces, dogs, seals. Relax by the pools or the magnificent water fall for lunch, swim, then head back to the car park.

Mon 13 – Sun 19

Kosi Bay

One of the last unspoilt places in South Africa. Plenty of snorkeling for those interested in the aquatic life, and much more besides;

Tues 14

Slide Show

“Mt Kenya – a kaleidoscope of Natural Wonders” by Kate Dryden

Wed 15

Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

A pleasant walk along along the ridge with snack lunch afterwards at the restaurant.

Sat 18/ Sun 19

YOUTHFUL. Suikerbosrand, 2 day backpack

Wonderful 2 day trail, close to home. Wander through grasslands, woodlands, excellent game viewing and birding opportunities. Easy hiking with good overnight facilities.

Sun 19

Bartlett’s Farm and Braai

A relatively easy walk to the kloofs with running water. Hike to the edge of the mountain for a superb view. To finish a fine days hike there is a braai..

Wed 22


Walk through grasslands, kloofs and woodlands and get wonderful views of Hartbeespoort Dam.

Sat 25- Sun 26

Midwinter camp

Come and celebrate midwinter in the warm and friendly company of Foothold friends! Book with Inge Meets /Milly Saffer for supper!

Sun 26

Foothold hike and braai

One of the JHC’s most popular hiking venues, and with good reason. The hiking, the views, the company will provide a memorable day. Relax with a braai and good company.

Wed 29

Castle Gorge

No description required for this favourite hike