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Sun 22 Sep 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
Take a walk through the forest, enjoy great company, finish off with drinks at Forries afterwards. Bring friends and family, water, snacks

Meet at 2pm in the car park of Newlands Forest, in front of the Working on Fire base (before you get to the helipad). Whatsapp or SMS only please

R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.

 

1Bb
Sun 22 Sep 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
This is a good challenging hike with lots of rock scrambles on the way up & some very steep walking in between. We will climb all the peaks on the way up. We will have a break on top. Rock scrambling ability & head for heights is important. Duration for whole, up & down +-4hrs. Rain cancels the hike.

8am at Toad on the Road restaurant. Google - Toad on the Road restaurant - for directions.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Please book with Faizel via email or whatsapp. 

1Dc
Sun 22 Sep 2019
Tim Jenkin
083 354 9374
A B-grade rock scramble up Kasteels Buttress taking in the Cups & Saucers pitch. Exciting route with amazing views. 4-5 hours

08:30 at Theresa Ave, Camps Bay.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Please confirm attendance by email, phone, SMS or WhatsApp.

2Dc
Tue 24 Sep 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
This is a relatively easy hike but the catch is in the distance of approximately 16kms. The unspoiled fynbos, lack of cellphone reception and the sheer beauty of the waterfalls is worth every step of the way. Due to the distance, some experience and fitness is required.

Meet at 8 am in car park at reserve office where you will have to pay R50 conservation fee. Bring snacks, water, lunch, hat, sunblock, light jacket, R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club. Please indicate if you are willing to carpool as the reserve is outside Stellenbosch. Family and friends welcome, no dogs allowed. Please Whatsapp or SMS queries only.

3Aa
Thu 26 Sep 2019
Samuel Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Bring some water and friends . Drinks after walk . 1 hours

6 pm at Peddiars car park

R20 cash guest fee for non-members

1Aa
Sat 28 Sep 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
We will walk along the pipe track to the start of Spring Buttress, which starts off with an exposed climb. On the way up there are a few exposed climbs & a very steep walk up on the left. Some cracks or chimneys to climb closer to the top. We will have two stops, one at the overhang & the other on top. We will descend Woody Ravine back to t  More...

Start at 7am at Theresa Avenue. Google - Kasteelspoort starting point - for directions.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp.

2Ec
Sat 28 Sep 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
Starting on Boyes Drive, we will walk up Bailey's Kloof, pass by Weary Willy's on to Silvermine Arena and Spes Bona Forest before descending again to Boyes Drive and our cars. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, a torch, hats and a light jacket. Regret no dogs on this hike. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members. Even though Movember  More...

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

How to find us

Turn right onto Boyes Drive from Main Road, Lakeside and continue to about 110 Boyes Drive where you will see the Bailey's Kloof sign on your right against the mountain. Car pooling is advised due to limited parking here.

 

2Bb
Sun 29 Sep 2019
James Windrum
Come & enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views. Drinks afterwards. Bring 1L water & your friends. Rain cancels.

2pm at Kloof Nek car park (as you'd turn to go to the cable car).

R20 cash guest fee for non-members.

For enquiries email James. No need to book.

1Aa
Sun 6 Oct 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
A nice challenge to reach an outstanding view spot at the beacon. Some rock scrambling towards the top, but taken step by step it is quite “do-able”.

2pm at turn off to Suikerbossie Restaurant, Houtbay. +/- 2.5 to 3 hours. Please book with hike leader (whatsapp or sms). Rain cancels

1Cc
Sun 6 Oct 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
Part of the walk will be on Tafelberg Rd and the rest on the contour path. Even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the fathers, brothers, friends and the mighty men who set us an example in life. As with Womens' Day, we would like to collect toiletries for the men at Kensington Home for the Aged. They are in need of shaving   More...

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

We meet at the end of Tafelberg Rd beyond the cable station. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, hats and a light jacket. Dogs on leashes welcome.

R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members.

Whatsapp or SMS only please.

 

1Aa
Sat 12 Oct 2019
Mecheal Wickham
082 640 1268
This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars.

Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty water, snacks, lunch. Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.

Please book with Mecheal 

2Ab
Sat 12 Oct 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
We will meet Constantia Nek & take some cars to Hout Bay. This hike will be a walk on top of Table Mountain, starting up from Llandudno Ravine with lots of ups & downs to the restaurant at the cable car, then over to Maclear's Beacon, then to the Heli Hutchinson dam on top of Skeleton's Gorge, then to Constantia Nek. We will have a few stop  More...

06h30 at Constantia Nek Car Park.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Please book with Faizel via email or whatsapp. 

 

5Dc
Sat 19 Oct 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
T aking the easy route to the top of Devil's Peak to pose for photo's at the beacon 1001m above sea level, this is another in the introduction to intermediate hikes. Bring hats, water, snacks, lunch, clothing to layer and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club. Bad weather i.e. cloud on the Peak and strong winds will cancel but we ca  More...

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

How to find us

Continue past the cable station for about a kilometer, park under the trees just before the concrete blocks and chain barrier where we usually meet for Woodstock cave and the blockhouse.

 

2Cc
Sun 20 Oct 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
Enjoy amazing views from between the trees, good company and plenty of fresh air.   Even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the fathers, brothers, friends and the mighty men who set us an example in life. As with Womens' Day, we would like to collect toiletries for the men at Kensington Home for the Aged. They are  More...

2 pm – 5pm. Meet up in the car park across the road from the La Parada eatery, behind the fruit hawkers. Bring water, snacks, friends, family, jacket and hat. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members. Drinks across the road at the restaurant afterwards. Whatsapp or SMS only please.

1Bb
Fri 25 Oct 2019
Frank Dwyer
082 882 4388
Fybos Trail – 3 day / 2 night trail in the pristine Walker Bay / Stanford area. 3 day of relatively easy hiking over the undulating hills behind Grootbos Nature Reserve. Day 1 7km / Day 2 11km / Day 3 8km. Coastal and Mountain Fynbos and ancient mikwood forest. Fully catered and guided trail.

Meet at Steinbos Farm at approximately 13h00 on 25th, finish at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve after lunch on 27th. Option of an extra day in Gansbaai on 24th (TBC). Cost R3850 pp sharing. All food and accommodation included, luggage transported (day packs only).

This is not an official Meridian organized event. Payment arranged with the organizer.

Trail
Sat 26 Oct 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
This is a very steep hike with some boulder hopping & two very steep scrambles on the way up. Once reaching the top we will do Carroll's Ledge & we can decide which way to descend, either Skeleton's Gorge or Newlands Ravine. Head for heights & able to climb up steep pitches will be important. We will have a few stops along the way. Dura  More...

06h30 at Newlands Forest car park. Google Newlands Forest car park for directions.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp.

3Dc
Sun 27 Oct 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
Up through the forest to the top contour, along to above Kirstenbosch. A further climb upwards through the forest, then follow a long circuit through the forest back to the cars.   

1pm at Newlands Forest Station parking area (where helicopters are). +/- 4 hours. Please book with hike leader (whatsapp or sms). Rain cancels.

2Cc
Sat 2 Nov 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
This is an exposed climb up the left side of Kasteels Buttress. We will descend Kasteelspoort. Head for heights is very important & must be fit. Rain cancels. Duration: 5hrs, depending on the group.

7am at Theresa Avenue, Camps Bay. Google - Kasteelspoort starting point - for directions.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp.

2Ec
Sat 2 Nov 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
This is a relatively easy walk from the Silvermine Ranger Station up to the waterfall and back. Bring hats, water, snacks, lunch, clothing to layer and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club. Even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the fathers, brothers, friends and the mighty men who set us an example in life  More...

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

How to find us

From Ou Kaapse Weg continue past both entrances to Silvermine. Continue with the road to where you reach the intersection of Silvermine Rd. Turn left here to the Silvermine Ranger Station. Follow the road to some buildings where you can park

 

Sun 3 Nov 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
Take a walk through the forest, enjoy great company, finish off with drinks at Forries afterwards. Even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the fathers, brothers, friends and the mighty men who set us an example in life. As with Womens' Day, we would like to collect toiletries for the men at Kensington Home for the Aged. They  More...

Meet at 2pm – 5pm. In the car park of Newlands Forest, in front of the Working on Fire base (before you get to the helipad). Bring friends and family, water, snacks, and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club. Whatsapp or SMS only please

1Bb
Sat 9 Nov 2019
Mecheal Wickham
082 640 1268
This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars.

Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty water, snacks, lunch. Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.

Please book with Mecheal

2Ab
Sat 16 Nov 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
This hike is only for the adventurous people. This one is to the left of Muizenberg Buttress, running along the ridge. It starts with some bush-wacking at the bottom, then steep rock scrambles most of the way up. It has two exposed ledges to walk across. Some boulder hopping, then one 6m vertical at the top. Descend Peck’s Valley & back t  More...

7am at the Corner of Upper Towers Road & Albert Road in Muizenberg. Google - Albert Road Muizenberg - for directions,then drive further to get to Upper Towers Road.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

Book with Faizel via email or whatsapp.

1Ec
Sat 16 Nov 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
This is for the gentlemen and even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the fathers, brothers, friends and the mighty men who set us an example in life. As with Womens' Day, we would like to collect toiletries for the men at Kensington Home for the Aged. They are in need of shaving cream, BIC disposable razors, men's deodorant  More...

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

At the top end of Deer Park Drive, drive past the boom and up the piece of bumpy road to the first parking on the right.

The usual - water, snacks, hat, friends, R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members. Regret no dogs.

 

1Aa
Sun 17 Nov 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
Up Cecilia Ridge, along to Ash Valley. Through the Valley to dams, down Skeleton Gorge, and back along top contour to cars.  

12pm at Cecilia Forest parking area. +/- 4.5 to 5 hours. Please book with hike leader (whatsapp or sms). Rain cancels

2Cc
Sun 8 Dec 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
A very nice time of year to do this beautiful beach hike. Bring costumes to swim if you want. Sundowners at Red Herring afterwards

2pm at Noordhoek Beach parking area. +/- 3.5 hours.

 

2Ab
Sat 14 Dec 2019
Mecheal Wickham
082 640 1268
 This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars. 

 Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty water, snacks, lunch. Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.

Please book with Mecheal

2Ab
Thu 14 May 2020
Mecheal Wickham
 ‪14 - 22‬ May 2020 There are 4 permits available at R600 p/p for the Fish River Canyon, start walking 15 May 2020, 6 day trail, 90km/75kms. TOTAL Budget approx R2 300 (camp at Ai-Ais) - R2 700 (room at Ai-Ais), all costs included. Will also program to do a few longer ups and downs like Devil's Peak, Lions Head or Platteklip - need to g  More...

Please contact Mecheal if interested

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