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Sun 17 Jan 2021
Desiree
Three hour hike from Constantia Nek along the jeep track to the border of Kirstenbosch and back. Stunning views, lots of trees, best company ever. Bring water, snacks, hat, light jacket, R20 guest fee if not a Meridian Hiking Club member. Well behaved and well socialised dogs welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Hike starts promp  More...

Meet in the car park behind the hawkers at Constantia Nek. We start walking promptly at 2pm, please arrive earlier to sign in. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275666162/

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Sun 17 Jan 2021
Lynne Singer
Beginner / Intermediate Beautiful views over Cape Town and Table Mountain.  Entrance fee R20  Guest fee R20 if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  All Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at 10h30 at the entrance to the reserve. Should take 2 hours.

See Meetup for directions:

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275647759/

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Sat 16 Jan 2021
Karen Watkins
Event date 13 - 16 February 2021 Two places sharing still available Book now and pay your deposit before 31 January only 2 places left, three days guided hiking (45km) and half a day of kayaking (4km), on a coastal slackpacking trail on the southern Cape coast Feb 13 to 16, 2021, R6 400 pp sharing and R6 900 pp single room. Difficulty: Averag  More...
Trail
Sat 16 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.  Bring at least 1 litre ewater, snacks, hat and sunblock.  R20 guest fee applies for non Mridian Hiking Club members - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event. 

4pm opposite the My Citi bus stop on Tafelberg Road. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275720378/

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Fri 15 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Join Sam for a 2 hour walk on part of the green belt.  This is a Covid responsible event.  R20 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Sam will start walking at 6pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Road. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275641935/

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Tue 12 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Starting in Kirstenbosch, hike up Skeleton Gorge to the Waterworks Museum to return the same way. Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  Entrance to Kirstenbosch will also apply.  This is a Covid compliant event = masks, hand sanitiser and social distancing will apply. 

Meet at Gate 1 of Kirstenbosch to start hiking at 9am. 

Numbers are very limited so you need to add your name to the waitlist on Meetup from where your booking will be confirmed. 

Link to Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275564857/

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Tue 12 Jan 2021
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/kkwxcsycccbqb/

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Sun 10 Jan 2021
Desiree
Take a gentle stroll along the Green Belt with a short detour through Cecilia Forest before returning to the start.  Bring water, snacks, hat, sun block and R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking club.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome.   

Meet at 2pm in the car park next to the start of the Alphen Trail.

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274534743/

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Sat 9 Jan 2021
Lynne Singer
Intermediate/beginners hike from Constantia Nek along the Jeep Track up to the 5 dams. Please only rsvp yes if you are serious about joining this hike. Due to covid I am keeping numbers way down. There are many people who do not pitch which is not fair to people on the waiting list. This is a gradual uphill all the way so a good amount of fitness i  More...

Meet at 10am in the parking area at Constantia Nek.

For more information: 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275451082/

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Sat 9 Jan 2021
Ashley
Details to follow ... watch this space - or e-mail Ashley for more information. 
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Tue 5 Jan 2021
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/vrlzbsycccbhb/

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Sat 2 Jan 2021
Lynne
Beginners hike, about 10kms. Relative fitness required as a there is a bit of a climb up to the path at the start.  Bring water, snacks, hats and masks.  R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at the start of Devil's peak path, Tafelberg Rd. 

10am - 1pm. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275266030/

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Fri 1 Jan 2021
Desiree
16km walk from the entrance to Jonkershoek to Tweede Waterval and back. The trail runs through pure fynbos along the course of the river with the majestic mountains towering above.  Entrance is limited to 30 people and a booking with full payment needs to be made prior to the date.  Costs involved: R50 conservation fee to be paid in adv  More...

Meet at the entrance to the reserve by 8am to start the hike. 

Arrangements for car pooling to be made privately between participants. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275047506/

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Thu 31 Dec 2020
Volunteer
Just became a member? Jump in and lead something for us. Why wait for someone to ask? Name the route, the meeting place and if you are going for drinks after the hike. You choose the date, the start/end time, and it can be easy to difficult, just tell us what you like. Email Desiree all the details of your hike you want to lead: calendar@meridian.o  More...

If you have any queries on a specific hike on this calendar, please contact the hike leader. All other queries must be addressed to the committee member handling the portfolio (see our Contacts page on the website) or to: meridian@meridian.org.za

You decide
Tue 29 Dec 2020
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/273777200/?isFirstPublish=true

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Sun 27 Dec 2020
Desiree
Let's take a stroll down the Pipe Track for a change . . .  Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock, your facemask and R20 guest fee (change not available) if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Drinks at van Hunks afterwards.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome (bring the leash with  More...

Meet across the road from the public cloakrooms at the Kloof Nek parking area. Hike starts at 2pm so please arrive a bit earlier to sign in first. Should be back by 5pm. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274534579/

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Sun 27 Dec 2020
Kevin
Camping on Jamaka Farm in the Cedarberg from 27 December - 6 January 2021.  Riverside campsite under trees. Hot and cold showers. Plenty of pools. 

Cost R100 per person per day. 

Contact Kevin for more information: 072 236 4779. 

Camping
Sun 27 Dec 2020
Lynne
Intermediate / beginners hike. There is quite a lot of uphill so a fair amount of fitness is required. beautiful views from the cave. R35 entrance fee to Silvermine payable at the gate in cash only.  R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking club members.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet in the parking area at the dam. 

10am - 2pm. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275265665/

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Fri 25 Dec 2020
Ginny
Join Ginny for a 2 hour walk on part of the green belt.  This is a Covid responsible event.  R20 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ginny will start walking at 4.30pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Road. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275295005/

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Wed 23 Dec 2020
Kevin
Day trip to Klondyke for some cherry picking for those who weren't able to join the camping.  R20 guest fee applies to non NMeridian Hiking Club members.  This is a Covid responsible event. 

 Meet at 7.30 am at McDonalds, N1 City to arrange lifts. 

Kevin after 6 pm 0722364779. 

 https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275176781/

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Tue 22 Dec 2020
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/273777200/?isFirstPublish=true

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Tue 22 Dec 2020
Lynne
Walk from Blouberg KFC to Eden on the Bay and back.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at 10am on the beach opposite KFC. 

10km / 2 hours. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275011295/

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