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April 2011

Plenty to choose from - Don't miss the 80th Anniversary Lunch

An abbreviated programme for April 2011 appears below.
For a full programme, scroll down and click on the April 2011 icon at the bottom of the page. 
Links have been added to specific hikes below where more detail is available.

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

  April 2011





Sun 3

Benlize hike

(New venue)

Beautiful kloofs to climb and wonderful African bushveld with views over Pecan Wood and Hartbeespoort Dam.

Wed 6

Groenkloof  Nature Reserve

Adjoining Fountains in Pretoria. Enjoy this pleasant hike and maybe spot some of the game roaming the reserve.

Sun 10

Castle Gorge hike

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

Sun 10

Kiddies hike  Castle Gorge

A splendid day out for the over 8 year olds!

Sun 10

Adventure:Mhlabatini kloof (B6)

Fantastic kloofing in this beautiful kloof. Only for the fit and agile.

Tues 12

Slide Show/Club Evening

"Demons and Devils - Australia" (Digital)

By Howard Rayner

Wed 13

Croc River Horse Trails hike

Very pleasant, fairly easy hiking in the Kromdraai area. A new venue for us. Game to be spotted on the property.

Sat 16

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 17

80th Anniversary Lunch

The Country Club Johannesburg

Sophisticated venue, enjoy exquisite cuisine in beautiful gardens with champagne, wine, entertainment/spot prizes and more.  Relax and enjoy.  If the weather is good we shall be able to sit outside in the gardens.  Not to be missed.

Wed 20

African Swiss Farm hike

A new venue near Hartbeespoort Dam. Lovely views and a castle from the Boer War to be seen. Restaurant available.

Fri 22 – Mon 25

Drakensberg Wilderness Trail

Pay on day of hike

Starting from Giants car camp up Giants pass and down Lotheni pass a good 4 day hike. If you have not been to this part of the berg it is worth a visit.


Fri 22 -

Mon 25

Easter Camp – Injasuthi Campsite

Payment on booking

Fantastic hiking possibilities with great camaraderie at this beautiful spot in the Drakensberg. Family event.

Sun 24

Rustig hike & braai

Steep ascent/descent but worthwhile for the fantastic views. Cool off in pool after hiking.

Mon 25 – 1 May

Malolotja Trail, Swaziland

Payment on Booking (B10)

A beautiful must do trail exploring the Malolotja game reserve in Swaziland. Passports needed

Wed 27

Castle Gorge hike

Wind carved stone statues, shady kloofs and cool pools and waterfalls. This hike has it all.

Fri 29 – Sun 1

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.


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