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Tue 16 Apr 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
We will be walking around various paths for no more than 3 hours. 

Meet at entrance in Totius Street, Welgemoed (excellent directions on Google maps) at 10am. R50 entrance fee applies. Hats and water advised. 

Sun 14 Apr 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
From Silvermine Dam follow a wide circuit above the dam with beautiful views. 

3pm at Silvermine Dam parking area. +/- 3 hours. Wild card or Silvermine entrance fee. Please book with hike leader (whatsapp or sms). Rain cancels

R20 cash guest fee for non-members.

2Bb
Sun 14 Apr 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
Take a walk along Tafelberg Rd up to the Blockhouse and back via the contour path. The cable station is the nearest point of reference. Once you reach the cableway, continue on about another kilometer until you reach a parking area where the road ends with a chain and a couple of concrete blocks. We have been approached by friends of Tygerberg Chil  More...

3pm on Tafelberg Road

R20 cash guest fee for non-members

Sat 13 Apr 2019
Victoria Wilson
This faster-paced beginners walk will follow the Liesbeek, a river steeped in history and interest. We will go from River Club to Newlands breweries and back. Duration: +-3hrs 30mins. Rain cancels.

10 am at the River Club Observatory (directions from Google)

Layered clothing, money for optional coffee afer.

R20 cash guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount.

No need to book.

Sat 13 Apr 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.

Cancelled!! 

8am 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
Thu 11 Apr 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
We will be walking around various paths for no more than 3 hours. 

Meet at entrance in Totius Street, Welgemoed (excellent directions on Google maps) at 10am. R50 entrance fee applies. Hats and water advised. 

Sun 7 Apr 2019
Samuel Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Bring some water and friends . Drinks after walk . 1.30 hours Please bring books for Tygerberg Childrens Hospital .. Old or New

11 am at Peddiars car park 

R20 cash guest fee for non-members.

 

 

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Sat 6 Apr 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
Here we go up India Venster, then across to Arrow Face & Right & climbing through some cracks on the way, then traverse to Platterklip Gorge also with some narrow cracks to climb through on the way, so no fat people allowed. Between Arrow Face & Right Face there is a narrow ledge that one has to walk before entering a tunnel & getti  More...

8am at the stairs next to the cable station on Tafelberg Road 

R40 guest fee for non-members  Please bring the correct amount.

Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp 

2Dc
Sat 6 Apr 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
Meet us in the car park of Newlands Forest for a walk mostly under trees along jeep tracks. Parts of the walk are uphill but keep in mind what goes up must come down again. Bring friends, family, dogs on leashes, water, snack, hats and some extra pennies for beer and maybe burgers at Forries afterwards

14h30 at Newlands Forest car park

R20 cash guest fee for non-members  

 

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Colin Blake
082 532 3124
From Silvermine Dam follow the Craggs route, along up to Elephants Eye Cave, and a circular route back.

3.30pm at Silvermine Dam parking area. +/- 2.5 hours. Wild card or Silvermine entrance fee. Please book with hike leader (wh.atsapp or sms). Rain cancels.

R20 cash guest fee for non-members

 

2Bb
Sun 31 Mar 2019
James Windrum
Come & enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views. Drinks afterwards. Bring 1L water & your friends. Rain cancels.

9am 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.

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Sat 30 Mar 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
Meet in the car park at Rhodes Memorial from where we walk up through the forest then a short distance on the jeep track to the King's Blockhouse and reward ourselves with tea and scones at the tea room afterwards. If you have done a few beginner's hikes already then this is for you

8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Bring hat, snacks, water and R20 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.

Queries – please Whatsapp or SMS Desiree 

Wed 27 Mar 2019
Karen Watkins
A cool spot in the chaos of Woodstock. Views from the rooftop, good ambience and setting which is mostly outside and super casual - so bring something warm to wear.

Meet at the bar from 6.30pm

Order food later.

No tabs, pay as you go.

Bring friends. No need to book.

http://labottega.co.za/ Buchanan Square, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, 021 461 9731

2Ec
Sun 24 Mar 2019
Victoria Wilson
Let's take a less strenuous walk below the contour path around the bottom part of Newlands forest eventually joining the Jeep Track to Rhodes Mem for coffee and back. Duration: approx 2hrs Level: fitter beginners

Meet at 8h30 at the main entrance to the forest (helicopter entrance)

Safety: Route may change depending on attendance, due to this being an occassional crime pocket,

R20 cash guest fee for non-members. 

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Desiree Sagnelli
084 640 0079
A walk in the park, through a bit of forest before going up to Tafelberg Road and after a few meters, down again back to the cars. Dogs on leashes, friends and family welcome. Really bad weather will cancel - maybe.

We meet in the car park at the end of Deer Park Drive at 3pm.

Non Meridian Hiking Club guests - R20 guest fee applies.

Queries – SMS or WhatsApp Desiree

Sat 23 Mar 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
This hike is on the right of Kloof Corner Ridge, about 5m below the Beacon with some bush wacking at the start, then some climbing, then traverse to a dassie traverse where there is a 30cm to 40cm gap which one must lay on & crawl on one's tummy to get to the other side & there is no other way around it because of the sheer drop on the one   More...

8am at Kloof Nek car park.

R40 guest fee for non-members. Please bring the correct amount 

Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp

2Dc
Thu 21 Mar 2019
Faizel Abrahams
072 901 3930
Starts off by climbing a chain, then a steep walk up to the 2nd chain which is about a 6m climb, then through an 11 inch crack to climb the 3rd & final chain, so no fat people allowed on this hike. The route is quite exposed so must have a head for heights. Descent will be via India Venster or by cable car. Duration +-5 hours. Rain cancels.

8:00am sharp at Kloofnek parking (by public toilets).
R40 guest fee for non-members.
Book with Faizel via email or Whatsapp. 

1Ec
Thu 21 Mar 2019
Samuel Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Bring some water and friends . 2.1/2 hours walk   Tickets R50 if staying for Festival

9 am in car park 

R20 cash for everyone

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