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Tue 1 Dec 2020
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your SA 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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Wed 2 Dec 2020
Karen Watkins
Event date 13 - 16 February 2021 Two places sharing still available Book now and pay your deposit before 26 November 2020, only 10 places, 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: Ave  More...
Trail
Sat 5 Dec 2020
Colin Blake
Starting at Silvermine dam we follow an upward route with lovely views of the dam and Constantiaberg mountain.  Continuing upwards we stop off at the beacon overlooking Chapman's Peak. On reaching Noordhoek Peak we take a break to view the panoramic scenery over Hout Bay.  We then follow a little known path in a circuit back to the dam  More...

Meet Colin at 3pm at the Silvermine Dam parking area at the green Sanparks board. 

Entrance fee / Wildcard required for the reserve. 

Duration 3 1/2 hours

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274014999/

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Sun 6 Dec 2020
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. 

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

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274533922/

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Tue 8 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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Wed 9 Dec 2020
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Camping at Klondyke Cherry Farm, Ceres.  Get your camping stuff out of mothballs. We're reviving a Meridian tradition.  It's cherry season so you can pick your own or buy some from the kiosk. Spend a few days at a simple campsite with lots of shade under the old pine trees. There are electricity connection points and hot water showers. Ma  More...

Cost R200 for two nights (Wednesday 9/12/2020 an Thursday 10/12/2020). 

Payment to Meridian Hiking Club: Nedbank

Claremont branch code 104609

Current account 1046348396

Reference: K Camping

Contact Sam on Whatsapp to confirm your booking. 

No payment = no booking

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274190786/?isFirstPublish=true

 

Camping
Sun 13 Dec 2020
Desiree
Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.  Drinks afterwards - venue to be announced.  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   More...

2pm opposite the My Citi bus stop on Tafelberg Road. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274533992/

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Tue 15 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 20 Dec 2020
Desiree
Take a stroll through Newlands Forest via the ruins of the Woodcutter's cottage.  Bring water, snacks, hat, R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Drinks at Forries afterwards. 

Meet in the first car park to start the hike at 2pm.

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274534153/

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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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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 - 3 January 2021.  Riverside campsite under trees. Hot and cold showers. Plenty of pools. 

Cost R100 per person per day. 

Contact Kevin after 6pm for more information: 072 236 4779. 

Camping
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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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
Sun 3 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.  Drinks at the Alphen afterwards.  More...

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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Sun 10 Jan 2021
Desiree
Easy walk along Tafelberg Road towards Rhodes Memorial with a short climb up to the King's Blockhouse to enjoy the most amazing views over our city.  Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock and R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Dogs welcome (bring water, snack and leash for th  More...

Meet at the end of Tafelberg Road (beyond the cable station and past Platteklip Gorge) where the road ends at a chain and concrete blockade. 

Hike starts at 2pm. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/274534936/

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