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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.

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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
Sun 27 Oct 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
Sat 2 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 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
Fri 15 Nov 2019
Hannelie
074 775 1914
Pandoer St, Welgemoed  https://www.facebook.com/DeOudeSocialCafe/ Phone: 021 200 5802     “De Oude Social Café combines Old World heritage with beautiful natural surroundings and the finest locally sourced produce. With quality and craftsmanship running through everything we do, a day out at De Oude Social Caf&eacut  More...

Meet at the bar (or ask for the reserved table under my name) from 6.30pm.

 

2Ec
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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