Event header: Table Mountain to Constantia Nek
Event date: Saturday, 27 March 2021
Event description:

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. 

This trail exposes the hiker to the many beautiful views of cape Town such as Hout Bay, Simon's Town, Camps Bayand the dams of Table Mountain, combined with the natural floral beauty of the Western Cape make this one of the best inner city hikes. to the hike. 

NB! This is not a circular trail so we will have to organize a carpool / Uber to return to the start point. 

Bring plenty of water, snacks and lunch. 

Group size is limited so booking is essential. Contact Ashley on fresnaye@gmail.com and close 20 Marcg 2021. Guest fees of R40 for non Meridian Hiking Club members will be payable prior to the hike. 

NO RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED VIA MEETUP. 

Meeting details:

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/

 

Grade: 5Cc
• Length: Very long – over 18 km
• Gradient: Steep
• Effort: Moderately fit
Coordinator: Ashley
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