March 2013

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Available below is the summarized programme, with the dates and description for each date, certain events have a link to an article which explains the particular event.

The full programme contains details about the meeting spot, the hike or event leaders, event rating or type, and the fees applicable to the particular events.

For more information regarding the meeting spot for Sunday hikes, head over to the Sunday Hikes page.

The Programme

Fri 01 - Sun 03 - Mbundini(Fangs)/Rockeries Passes
A challenging hike taking in two spectacular passes in the northern Berg (1 day’s leave required)...
Sun 3 - Hennops Picnic Spot & BRAAI
MEET AT FOURWAYS - Two trails, easy and moderate – riverine and mountain delights. Relax and swim in pool after hike and then enjoy a self cater braai. Good venue for children.
Sun 3 - Hennops Picnic Spot & BRAAI
CHILDRENS’ HIKE - MEET AT FOURWAYS - Special hike for children over 8 and their parents/grandparents. Easy hiking with a swim/self cater braai to conclude the day
Sun 3 - Thaba Manzi
RECCE Something new for all leaders and potential new leaders, come and explore this possible exciting new JHC venue. Hike up to the highest point near Maharaand.
Wed 6 - Bokfontein
Wild, rugged and rewarding.
Sun 10 - Castle Gorge
Let your imagination run wild with the weird and wonderful rock formations. Great views, crystal clear rock pools, cascading waterfalls and interesting kloofs.
Sun 10 - (Adventure) Junction Kloof (B12) Grade 1
Payment on Booking - Easy kloof to start on, beautiful small kloof hidden away near Mountain Sanctuary Park.
Tues 12 - Slide show/club evening at 19h30
“Mount Everest Expedition – 2012” – Mark Hughes. Greenside Primary School
Wed 13 - Hennops Picnic Spot
Easy and more challenging routes. Swimming pool and braai.
Sun 17 - Fountain Gully
A steep ascent but once on top, you can hike along the escarpment and swim in the rock pools.
Tue 19 - Annual General Meeting (19h00 Registration; 19h30 Start of meeting)
Show your support to the JHC and have your say. Cheese and wine to be enjoyed after the meeting. - Greenside Primary School, entrance Taylor Road
Wed 20 - Castle Gorge
Climb to the remote weathered rocks and mountain pools.
Fri 22 – Sun 24 - Foothold monthly camp or day visit
Facilities open to all. Laze, walk, socialize or assist with maintenance. Great camaraderie.
Sun 24 - Foothold hike and braai
Check out the cosmos on way to venue. A myriad of hiking possibilities once you reach the escarpment. Notice the change in seasons from summer to autumn. Kloofs, rock pools and more to be discovered.
Wed 27 - Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve
Pleasant hill and valley walking amongst game.
Fri 29 – Apr 1 - Easter camp at Monks Cowl
Payment on Booking - Enjoy the splendor of the Drakensberg with a variety of day walks in the foothills of this beautiful area. Own tent required.
Sun 31 - Johannesburg Botanical Gardens to Delta Park
Delightful walk along shady paths next to river. Special, relaxing Easter morning hike.

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Marion Hüfner
Telephone Number:
010 590 1903
086 685 5746
Monday - Friday (08:30 - 12:30 CAT)
[email protected]
P.O. Box 4892,
Weltevreden Park

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