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Fri 22 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Join Sam for a 1 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 om the Bend, Spaanschemat River Road. 

1Aa
Sat 23 Jan 2021
Lynne
Beginners / Intermediate hike from Rhodes Memorial up to Woodstock Cave with stunning views over the Cape.  R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members. Covid protocols apply.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, mask and sanitiser. 

Meet at 9.30am in the car park of Rhodes Memorial. Expected time of return 1.30pm. 

To book: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275803814/

1Bb
Sat 23 Jan 2021
Kevin
Walk from Kloof Nek to Signal Hill and back.  Bring water, snacks, and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  This is a Covid compliant event. 

Meet at 4.30pm at the Kloof Nek parking area opposite the MyCiti bus stop on Tafelberg Road. 

Kevin after 6 pm 0722364779

Book at https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275827804/

2Aa
Sun 24 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Join Sam for a 1 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. Duration.about 2 hours. 

Sam will start walking at 5pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars om the Bend, Spaanschemat River Road. 

1Aa
Sun 24 Jan 2021
Desiree
Walk up from the car park to the waterfall and down on the Kirstenbosch side back to the cars.  This is a fairly steep climb through humid forest so a good degree of fitness is required.  Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock and R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  This hike is not suitable to dogs.  NB   More...

Meet in car park at the intersection of Rhodes Drive and Hohenort Avenue. Hike starts promptly at 1pm and should finish by 4pm. 

To book go to https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275827451/

2Bb
Tue 26 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. 

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

1Aa
Wed 27 Jan 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Join Sam for a 1 hour / 3km (maybe more) walk at Blue Peter with lunch afterwards.  Bring water, hats, sunblock and R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  NB! Correctly worn face masks and socail distancing is mandatory under the current Covid lock down regulations. Bring your own hand sanitizer. 

Meet at the Blue Peter Hotel, Popham Rd  to start walking at 11am. Lunch is at 12.45. 

Dirctions and to book: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275843965/

1Aa
Mon 1 Feb 2021
Kevin
Three day camping at the 22 Waterfalls campsite, Porterville. R150 per person per day. Tent rental R25 per day. Wood / braai and electricity provided. Bring everything else. Payment to Kevin - KH Carter Absa cheque account 713040851. Please confirm with Kevin. 

Go to meetup to book and for directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275830407/

Camping
Sat 13 Feb 2021
Desire
Something different, something fun for Valentine's Day ... We will take a sort walk followed by a picnic during which those who have Googled love poems / stories and found something funny, cute or sweet can share with the oup. The one voted best will receive a prize (hopefully to be shared with his / her Valentine).  Bring water, picnic food  More...

Meet by 12h30 in the first parking area of Deer Park. Should be done by 3.30pm. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275496803/

1Aa
Sat 20 Feb 2021
Ashley
We return to the Kogelberg Nature Reserve to do a second hike in our series of trails in this beautiful area of the Western Cape. The trail follows the river where swimming is possible in some of the first few pools. The incredible scenery and floral wonders make this walk very worthwhile.  Group size will be limited so booking ois essential.  More...

Meet up with Ashley at the office of the reserve at 7.30. Hike starts promptly at 8am. Duration 8 hours. 

For more information go to https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275440034/

https://tamlynamberwanderlust.com/discover-kogelberg-nature-reserve-palmiet-river-trail/

4Bc
Sat 6 Mar 2021
Ashley
Let's do something a bit cultural? The Historical Walk of Paarl’s Main Road forms an intricate part of the tour. The architectural styles of Cape Dutch Manor Houses to the 20th century Art Deco designs with its geometric shapes and precise lines are casually interwoven with suburban homes and stately oak trees along the main road. Come and li  More...

Meet up with Ashley at Denneburg Mews at 8.30. Tour starts promptly at 9am. 

Bring plenty of water, snacks, sun hat, sun block as Paarl gets really hot. 

Difficulty: Beginner 

Distance 1km 

Duration 2 - 2.5 hours

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275173869/

 

1Aa
Sat 27 Mar 2021
Ashley
The hike begins at Tafelberg Road and we will hike up Platteklip Gorge to the upper cable station. We will then take the Echo Valley route to Hely Hutchonson dam from where we will pass the other dams on Table Mountain eventually making our way to the Overseers Cottage. We will then continue on the Jeep Track down Constantia Nek to the parking lot.  More...

Meet at 7.30 am at the start of Platteklip Gorge. Hike starts promply at 8am and is expected to take 7 hours. Distance approx 17kms. 

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/275677532/

 

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Fri 14 May 2021
Mecheal
14 - 20 May 2021 Must be downhill fit for a 3 hour descent and able to carry your own pack for 6 days. What you take in is what you bring out.  There are 8 permits but only two places available now.  Although it has been done in 4 or 5 days we will be enjoying the trip with no train to catch! Six days it is, including the day of descen  More...
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