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Thu 21 Nov 2019
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Easy 1 hour walk followed by drinks afterwards. Bring family, friends, water, R20 guest fee if not a Meridian member. 

Meet up with Sam by 6pm in the car park of Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd, Constantia. 

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Colin Seftel
083 441 7495
We will follow a circular route that climbs 700m up to the summit of the Dutoitskop mountain, offering views that stretch over the beautiful Franschhoek Valley and Wemmershoek Mountains.  Expected duration 4-5 hours.

Meet at 08:00,  Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve entrance near the top of the Franschhoek pass.  There is a R50 entrance fee and Wild Cards are not valid.  No guest fee for non-members.
Please book in advance with Colin.

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Sun 24 Nov 2019
Desiree
084 640 0079
 We meet at the end of Tafelberg Rd beyond the cable station. Part of the walk will be on Tafelberg Rd and the rest on the contour path. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, hats and a light jacket. Dogs on leashes welcome. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members. Even though Movember is about men's health, we can still honour the  More...

 Get together by 2pm - Once you reach the cable station continue on the road passing the start of Platteklip Gorge and Devils Peak until you reach the parking area under some big trees, slow down as the road ends after the bend. Find us at the concrete and chain barrier. 

Sat 30 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 hik8ng club.

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

 

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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
Tue 10 Dec 2019
Maré Ascott
Join us for an easy hike up a hill on this beautiful wine farm, with drinks and/or dinner after. We will also say goodbye to a hiking buddy who is emigrating to Australia mid December. Sandy McDonald was a member of Meridian and other hiking clubs for more than 20 years and led many hikes as well. Menu: https://carluccis.co.za/wp-content/upl  More...

Walk will start at parking lot at Crown Restaurant at 5.30pm and drinks (dinner) around 7pm. 

Email to book: mareascott@meridian.org.za or reply via Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/

 

Social
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
Fri 27 Dec 2019
Kevin
072 236 4779
Camping at Jamaka farm in Cedarberg from 27 December till 5 January 2020. Riverside campsite under trees.Hot and cold showers.Plenty of pools.

Cost R80 Per person per day, payable to Kevin. 

Contact Kevin after 6 pm for more information. 

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