May 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

Wed 1 - Rustig
Easy to moderate climb to top. View the cave shelter.
Sun 5 - Frogs
This is an easy to moderate hike with a wonderful waterfall where you need some time to relax. A camera and cozzie are a must even in autumn.
Wed 8 - Van Gaalens Hike
Pleasant alternatives. Restaurant or picnic nearby.
Fri 1 - Sun 12 - Rooikrans Base Camp (B12)
Book with leader - Payment on booking
3 different hikes with spectacular views of Loskop Dam with valleys, indigenous forests and kloofs. There are many bird species plus a variety of game. Good hiking.
Sun 12 - Castle Gorge
Easy ascent to the saddle for amazing views. Wind carved stone statues, shady kloofs and cool pools and waterfalls. Everyone’s favourite.
Tues 14 - Slideshow/Club Evening @ 19:30
Arctic dreams – sailing and big walls in the Arctic by Andrew Porter
Wed 15 - Segwati Hike and Braai
Easy to moderate climb terrain. Game viewing
Fri 17 - Sun 19 - Magaliesberg Traverse
Book with leader
Hike from Foothold to Castle Gorge and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Magaliesburg. Good level of fitness required.
Sat 18 - Fri 24 - Fish River Backpack (B20)
Book with leader - Payment on booking
This hiking trail in Namibia is unique. The Canyon is the 2nd largest in the world. It stretches south from Seeheim down to the Orange River. It is an amazing wonder of nature.
Sun 19 - Fountain Gully
Climb steadily to top of mountain. Have lunch at one of the natural pools. Look out for some old fortifications and lovely rock formations on your way down.
Wed 22 - Sandowaan Hike
Steep ascent to spectacular view of Hartbeespoort Dam
Fri 24 - Sun 26 - Elangeni Backpack
Book with leader - Payment on booking
Challenging Hike. Follow the Elands River with exceptional vegetation, bird and water life. Stunning views, with waterfalls, a beech wood bush and an indigenous forest. Beautiful views from the hiker’s camp.
Fri 24 - Sun 26 - Fonthoold monthly day camp or day visit
Facilities open to all. Enjoy the cooler days lazing, walking, socializing or assisting with maintenance. Great time of the year to be outdoors.
Sun 26 - Foothold Hike NO BRAAI
A myriad of hiking possibilities once you reach the escarpment. Enjoy the hiking as the weather starts cooling down. Bring a packed lunch as there will be no braai this Sunday.
Sun 26 - Melville Koppies @ 15:00 - 17:00
Wonderful afternoon spent in koppies close to home. Guided tour. Meet at Marks Park at 14h45.
Wed 29 - Rocky Valley
Wilderness on our doorstep.

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Marion Hüfner
Telephone Number:
010 590 1903
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P.O. Box 4892,
Weltevreden Park

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