Posts by Sheila Head

Photography

We have asked Marc Leroy to set a date for the photography course that he has offered to our members. As soon as we hear further from him, we will let you know. The course costs R150 pp and includes theory as well as practical. The practical element will probably be held in the Johannesburg…

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Photographic Competition Information

As most of you know, this is held annually and judged at our Club Night in November. Please start sorting out your photos now.To give you advance notice, the categories for this year are listed below. Please note that we now have TWO open categories for those who do not hike regularly. Except for the open categories, all photos have…

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FIVE DAY PORTAGED HIKE – PORT ST JOHNS TO COFFEE BAY

Date: 16-20 December 2019 Cost: R2 255.00 per person – accommodation & meals included. This is the price for 6 hikers – price will decrease if more people go. 8 people have responded so far. Please contact Bill if you are interested: 082 576 198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za 

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Snare Search

In the conservancy where Engedi is situated (where we are holding our year-end weekend), they have a problem with poaching. Every month they organize a snare search called “1 snare, 1 life”. Here are the details we have received, should you wish to become involved. They take place once a month on the second Sunday of…

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Year End Fun Weekend

Date: 22 – 24  November 2019 Venue: Engedi Retreat, Broederstroom Base camp Cost for the weekend: R600 for members and R650 for non-members. For children under 12 the cost will be R300.00. Should you wish to camp then the price will be R300 We have had a wonderful response to this weekend. There is very limited accommodation left so…

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Weekend Hike

Date: 18 – 20 October Venue: Buffalo Gorge, Loskop (Groblersdal area) Base camp Cost for the weekend:  3 x 3 metre tents with mattresses (sleeps 2) – R350 pp for the weekend for members and R400 for non-members Own tents (can purchase mattresses for R50 each) – R170 pp for members for the weekend and R200 pp…

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Day Hike Cleanup October

Date: Sunday 27 October 2019 Venue: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Poortview, Roodepoort Time: 8 am Cost: No charge John Leroy, one of our members who is very involved with the Botanical Garden, has organized a clean-up of litter at this beautiful venue. Let’s help to keep in beautiful. We will meet at the Garden when it opens at 8…

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Day Adventure September

Date: Sunday 29 September 2019 Venue: Tapimanzi Adventures, Parys. Cost: R280 for adults & R250 for Seniors & children under 12. Let’s go river rafting on the Vaal! We have done this in the past and it is really great fun. Mark has booked for 10 people provisionally. Please let him know URGENTLY if you would like to attend. You then…

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Club Night September

Club night falls on 24 September this month which is a public holiday. We will just have a social bring & braai. PLEASE reply to this email if you are able to attend. If no one is interested we will cancel. Tuesday 24 September 2019 Golden Reef Road Runners Club Andrew Street, Horizon, Roodepoort 7…

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Year End Fun Weekend

Date: 22 – 24  November 2019 Venue: Engedi Retreat, Broederstroom Base camp Cost for the weekend: R600 for members and R650 for non-members. For children under 12 the cost will be R300.00. Should you wish to camp then the price will be R300 The cost is a bit more expensive than usual but it is well worth the…

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