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March 2011

Great Hiking - game, photography, wilderness, and more...

Below is an abbreviated program for March 2011.   For a detailed program please click on the March 2011 icon at the bottom of the page.

Where available, links have been added to the venues.  Click on the words highlighted in red for a detailed description of the hike.

Should you have any queries on the programme, please contact our Club Administrator on Tel  087 940 1903.


  March 2011





Wed 2

Saamrus hike (New)

Find ancient Tswana kraals; look for lions through boundary fence. Easy hiking. End off with a swim.

Sun 6

Bergheim hike & braai

It is a steep ascent to the top but there is excellent hiking once you get there! Enjoy the pools and scenery. Afterwards return to a cool swim and braai.

Sun 6

Bergheim Photography/ Leisure & braai

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

Sun 6

Adventure: Fernkloof

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

Tues 8

Slide Show/Club Evening

“Coast To Coast & The West Highland Way - U.K.” (Digital)

By Sue Desmond


Wed 9

Thaba Nkwe Game Reserve hike

Hike in a nature reserve through hills and dales. Perhaps spot some game as well. Lunch back at the cars.

Sun 13

Castle Gorge hike


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

Tues 15

Annual General Meeting



Chances to voice your opinions so come along and have your say at this very important meeting.  PLEASE ATTEND

Wed 16

Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens hike

A pleasant hike through these magnificent gardens and along the ridge. Finish with a lunch at the restaurant watching the eagles soar. If you’re lucky.

Thurs 17 – Mon 21

Lesotho Wilderness Trail

Payment on day of hike ( B10)

A New challenge!! Explore the spectacular beauty of the Berg in Lesotho. Passports needed.

Fri 18-Mon 21

Drakensberg Wilderness Trail

Payment on booking (8)

3 day backpack from Cathedral Peak over the Bell Traverse and down Organ Pipes. A degree of fitness required!


Fri 18 – Mon 21

Entebeni Base Hut Trail

Payment on Booking (B10)

Eastern Soutpansberg. Excellent hiking in very beautiful deep indigenous forests, with kloofs, ravines, cascades and rockpools, with good base camp facilities

Sun 20

Bluebird Farm hike

 Come and experience this lovely hike now back on the programme again!

Wed 23

Cyara hike

A pleasant climb to the ridge, this hike includes a river walk and negotiating a magnificent kloof.

Fri 25 – Sun 27

Foothold Autumn Camp

Sat. Walks, Cocktail Party (R25) to be paid at Foothold Braai fires, camp fire. Own or official hike on Sunday.

Book by 22 March

Sun 27

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 27

Hike Recce –Venue to be advised

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

Wed 30

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens/Delta Park hike

Nice and close for all. Hike through Delta Park and surrounds.


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