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Current Programme

September 2012
October 2012
November 2012
December 2012

September 2012 Highlights

Sun 9
Castle Gorge - Work Party
Wed 26 Aug – Mon 1 Oct
Whale Trail- Backpack or slackpack

September 2012

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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.
Fri 31, Aug 2012

Langberg base camp

Fri 31 Aug – Sun 2 Sept

A beautiful base camp hike in the Free State. Rock pools, rock clambering and caves all go to make this trail very interesting.
Article link

Sun 2, Sep 2012

Uitkyk Hike

Fairly demanding climb to view of dam from top. Watch out for vultures soaring in the thermals. Take plenty of water with you.
Article link

Wed 5, Sep 2012

Weever's Roost Hike

A new venue in wooded terrain. Pleasant picnic/swimming spots.
Article link

Fri 7, Sep 2012

Queen Rose Base Camp

Fri 7 Sept - Sun 9 Aug

A very pretty hike with swimming opportunities, beautiful waterfalls and many river crossing.
Article link

Sun 9, Sep 2012


Very pleasant, moderate Southern ascent of Magaliesberg. Up through a beautiful kloof, along the escarpment for superb vistas and down through a forest.
Article link

Sun 9, Sep 2012

Castle Corge

Come and give your support by volunteering with the path maintenance!! Phone for details.

Tue 11, Sep 2012

Slide Show/Club Evening - At 19h30

“Touring Alaska”by Jeffrey Jacobs
Article link

Wed 12, Sep 2012

Bokfontein Hike

Remote and rugged kloofs. Swimming afterwards in pool
Article link

Sun 16, Sep 2012

Phefumula Hike

Demanding but short hike to the top for panoramic views of the oldest mountain range in the southern hemisphere. Borewors rolls and cold drinks on sale on your return!! Enjoy.
Article link

Sun 16, Sep 2012

Tswaing Crater

Explore this phenomena with a geologist. Easy hiking
Article link

Wed 19, Sep 2012

Pelinduna Hike

Easy to moderate walking trails on Crocodile River
Article link

Fri 21, Sep 2012

Didima camp, Drakensberg

Fri 21 Sept - Sun 23 Sept

Excellent hiking from the campsite. Explore Didima Gorge and the foothills of the central Drakensberg

Sun 23, Sep 2012

Chicken Run

A tough climb to the top but nice kloofs and good hiking along the top of the escarpment
Article link

Wed 26, Sep 2012

Peglarae Hike

Rugged terrain above Hartbeespoort Dam.
Article link

Wed 26, Sep 2012

Whale Trail - Backpack or slackpack.

Wed 26 Sept - Mon 1 Oct

Magnificent fynbos with superb views whilst hiking along the Potberg Mountains then easy coastal hiking.
Article link

Fri 28, Sep 2012

Foothold Monthly Camp or day visit

Fri 28 Sept - Sun 30 Sept

A weekend of tranquillity in the bush at the base of the Magaliesberg. Facilities open to all. Sat eve enjoy the camaraderie at a self catering braai.
Article link

Sat 29, Sep 2012

Springboks VS Australia rugby match at Foothold

Come and join the JHC for the Springboks vs Australia rugby match at Foothold
Article link

Sun 30, Sep 2012

Foothold Hike

followed by special lunch at 14:00 - Book for the lunch

A myriad of hiking possibilities once you reach the escarpment. Super vistas of the spring patchwork of the various smallholdings and farms.
Article link

Sun 30, Sep 2012

14h00: Special lunch by Through the Grapevine

A great lunch awaits the keenest of hiker! Bring your own crockery and cutlery. Relax and stay the night. Book!!

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