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Fri 21 Jan 2022
Ivan Mills
Join Ivan 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. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

 

 Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/lthvrsydccbcc/

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Fri 21 Jan 2022
Lynne
Enjoy the sunset at Kloof Corner. Quite a tough uphill so a certain amount of fitness is needed.  Stunning views at the top.  Bring food and drinks to picnic as we watch the sun set.  R30 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members. 

Meet at 6pm at the Kloof Corner parking area. Sould end 9pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283267398/

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Thu 20 Jan 2022
Paula
5 PM start for those who can leave work earlier and for those on leave so that we can get a good 5-56 km walk in before the Forest closes at 7PM. Some fitness required for the gentle uphills.  Supper at Bloemendal Wine Farm, Bon Ami restaurant - lovely outside area, great menu includes a pizza special with 2 pizzas for R200.  You are we  More...

Meet Paula by 5pm at the Forest entrance on Jip de Jager and Van Riebeekshof Roads. 

Directions, quereis and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283314497/

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Wed 19 Jan 2022
Kevin
Walk to the Sandy Bay Beach for an iconic beach sunset with sundowners.  Bring your picnic (pizza), swimming gear, liqueids, warm clothing and a torch to watch the sun set at 8pm.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Walk duration 1 hour, total length of event 3 hours.  This is a Covid complia  More...

Meet Kevin by 6pm in the parking area at the end of Sunset Avenue, Llandudno. 

Directions, quereis and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283196207/

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Tue 18 Jan 2022
Kevin
Meet at Kirstenbosck outside Vida E Cafe and arrange lifts to Constantia Nek. Walk along the contour path back to Kirstembasch then through the gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company.  Entrance free for over 60s (bring your SA ID as proof) all others pay R80 entrance fee.  R30 guest fee applies for all non Meridian Hiking Club   More...

Meet at 9am outside the Vida E Cafe at Gate 1. 

Drections, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/qkcjqsydccbxb/

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Sat 15 Jan 2022
Ashley
RESERVATIONS BY E-MAIL ONLY We will be combining the Shipwreck and the Sirkelsvlei trails. Starting from Oifantsbos we walk along the coast past various historic shipwrecks then proceed inland and go in the direction of Sirkelsvlei lake doing about three quarters of this circuit then past Koggelman Arch back to Olifantsbos.  Duration 3 - 4 h  More...

Meet up with Ashley at the Cape Point Nature Reserve / Olifantsbos parking area. 

Event starts promptly at 8am but we will be there from 7.30 for admin things.  

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Fri 14 Jan 2022
Ivan Mills
Join Ivan 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. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

 

 Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283171809/

 

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Fri 14 Jan 2022
Lynne
Enjoy the sunset at Kloof Corner. Quite a tough uphill so a certain amount of fitness is needed.  Stunning views at the top.  Bring food and drinks to picnic as we watch the sun set.  R30 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members. 

Meet at 6pm at the Kloof Corner parking area. Sould end 9pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283193280/

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Wed 12 Jan 2022
Karen Watkins
Not a beginner's hike. Fast pace with an initial steep ascent to the contour path then left with views of the Twelve Apostles, Camp's Bay and Clifton beaches. A quick detour to views over Fresnaye and Sea Point then back onto the contour path past the cannons and back to kloof Nek. Possibly drinks and supper afterwards.  R30 guest fee for no  More...

Meet across the road from the toilet block, hike starts at 4pm, should last 2 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283099330/

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Tue 11 Jan 2022
Kevin
Meet at Kirstenbosch Vida E cafe (gate 1) where we will arrange lifts to Newlands Forest and walk back through the Gardens enjoying the great outdoors and great company.   Entrance to Kirstenbosch is free for over 60's (bring your SA ID book as proof) - all others pay R80 entrance fee for adults.  R30 guest fee applies if not a mem  More...

Hike starts at 9am and will last 2 hours. 

Directions, bookings and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/qkcjqsydccbpb/

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Sun 9 Jan 2022
Ginny
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 R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking club.  This is a Covid compliant event.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome.   

Meet at 2pm in the car park next to the start of the Alphen Trail.

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282936291/

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Sun 9 Jan 2022
Lynne
Intermediate / fit beginners as this is about 10kms.  Sepctacular panoramic views.  Entrance fee to reserve R35 cash only.  R30 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club. Rain or strong winds cancel. NB: There is no cell phone reception / signal so make sure you know where to meet as you will not be able to contact anyon  More...

Meet in the car park just next to the toilets. Start time 10h00 - should end by 14h00. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282951969/

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Sat 8 Jan 2022
Wilfred
Join me on an adventure starting at East Fort (limited parking so it will be a good idea to car pool where possible) exploring the historic ruins of the fort then hiking up Blackburn Ravine and back via the contour path.  Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock, a head for a little bit of heights on the contour path and R30 guest fee if not a memb  More...

Meet at the East Fort parking area by 9.00 am. Do not leave any valuables in your cars. Expect hike to take 4 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282821880/

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Fri 7 Jan 2022
Lynne
Enjoy the sunset at Kloof Corner. Quite a tough uphill so a certain amount of fitness is needed.  Stunning views at the top.  Bring food and drinks to picnic as we watch the sun set.  R30 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members. 

Meet at 6pm at the Kloof Corner parking area. Sould end 9pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282951544/

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Fri 7 Jan 2022
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan 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. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

 

 Directions, queries and bookings: 

 https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/283040012/

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Sun 2 Jan 2022
Lynne Singer
Beginner / Intermediate Beautiful views over Cape Town and Table Mountain.  Entrance fee R20  Guest fee R30 if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  All Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at 10 AM at the entrance to the reserve. Should take 3 hours.

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282936156/

 

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Thu 30 Dec 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan 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. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

 

 Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282871545/

 

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Thu 30 Dec 2021
Mecheal
Beach walk to Melkbos and back - flip flops or trainers. Optional lunch afterwards at Die Damhuis.  Socialised dogs with poop bags welcome.  Bring your own water and snacks.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at 10.30 am beach area parking on the lawns, 7th Avenue. Should last 3 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282937615/

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Wed 29 Dec 2021
Lynne
Walk from Milnerton Lighthouse to Sunset Beach and back.  Wind or rain cancels.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet by 10 am on the steps as you walk onto the beach. Should end about 12h30. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282885634/

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Tue 28 Dec 2021
Glynis
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. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events

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Tue 28 Dec 2021
Ginny
Coming Tuesday fresh walk - we meet in parking lot to the right of the Alphen entrance.  Bring refreshments and sun hats for a tea break among the cork trees.  Only bad windy and rainy conditions will cancel the event.  Non Meridians - R30 guest fee.  Covid protocols apply

Start 09h15 - 11h15

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282818596/

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Mon 27 Dec 2021
Kevin
Camping on Jamaka Farm in the Cedarberg from 27 December 2021 - 6 January 2022.  Riverside campsite under trees. Hot and cold showers. Plenty of pools.  Cost per person per day: R100 for campsite, includes fire wood. R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club. Tent rental R30 per day.  One, two or three nights accep  More...

Contact Kevin for more information: 072 236 4779. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281469457/

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Mon 27 Dec 2021
Andre Goethals
Need to shake off some festive excess? Take a relaxig stroll through Newlands Forest via the ruins of the Woodcutter's Cottage and beyond.  Bring water, snacks, hat and R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event.  I am not familiar wi  More...

Meet in the first car park to start the hike at 10am. Should take 3 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282853719/

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Sun 26 Dec 2021
Lynne
Beginners hike, about 10kms. Relative fitness required as a there is a bit of a climb up to the path at the start.  Bring water, snacks, hats and masks.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at the start of Devil's peak path, Tafelberg Rd. 

2pm - 4pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282799826/

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Fri 24 Dec 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan 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. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

 

 Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282779533/

 

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