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Fri 12 Mar 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Join Sam for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.   This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Sam will start walking at 5.30 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276773118/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sat 13 Mar 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
DO NOT LEAVE ANYTHING IN YOUR CAR!  Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.  Bring at least 1 litre water, snacks and friends.  R30 guest fee applies for non Mridian Hiking Club members - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event  More...

Meet at 9 am opposite the My Citi bus stop on Tafelberg Road. Approx 3 hrs duration. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276773236/

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Sat 13 Mar 2021
Lynne
Rerun so we can in the views we missed due to the rain.  Beginners / intermediate hike.  There is quite a bit of uphill so a fair amount of fitness is required. Beautiful views from the cave.  Bring 2 litres water, snacks, hat, sunblock, and R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Reserve entrance fee R35  More...

Meet in the car park next to the dam. Hike will start promptly at 9am. Use Entrance 1 to gain access to the dam. 

Directions and to book: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276775942/

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Sun 14 Mar 2021
Kevin
Glencairn to Kalk Bay and back along the beach. Stop along the way for a swim with lunch at Dixie's afterwards.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  This is a Covid compliant event. 

Meet at 9am in the parking area of Dixies Restuarant, Main Road, Glencairn. Walk should take 2 hours. 

Book on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276798594/

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Sat 20 Mar 2021
Mecheal
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 as the beaches are now open again we can enjoy the beach walk back to the cars. Bring plenty of water, snacks, windbreaker. w  More...

Meet at 9.30am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch. Dogs welcome with leash & poop bags! Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R30 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change. 

Please book with Mecheal via WhatsApp/SMS or email to: treasurer@meridian.org.za  or 082 640 1268 

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Sun 21 Mar 2021
Candice Fryer
This hike is subject to dry weather as the slpoes are too slippery when wet. Starting in Kirstenbosch, hike up Skeleton Gorge to the Waterworks Museum to return via Nursery Ravine. Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock, swimwear and R30 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  Entrance to Kirstenrybosch will also apply.  This   More...

Meet at Gate 2 of Kirstenbosch to start hiking at 9am. Should be back by 3pm. 

Numbers are very limited so you need to add your name to the waitlist on Meetup from where your booking will be confirmed. 

Book on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276775942/

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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 9 Apr 2021
Kevin
Camping at Wolvenberg on old N1 near Rawsonville / Worcestor for two nights.  Camp site with own ablution and entertainment facilities with fridge. Braai / wood and electricity provided.  Bring everything else.  R30 guest fee per day for non Meridian Hiking Club campers.  Site fee R150 pppd Tent hire R30 per day  Plea  More...

Confirm attendance and fees paid with Kevin on 072 236 4779 after 6pm.  

https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/276376345/

Camping
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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