WEEKEND HIKE – MAY

By Sheila Head | November 11, 2020

Date:Sometime in May – date to be confirmed Venue: Bermanzi Basecamp: Website: https://www.bermanzi.co.za/ Cost for the weekend: Members – R460 pp,  /  Non-members – R510 pp This is another hike which was supposed to take place this year and had to be postponed. There were some people interested so Bill is going to get a date for May…

WEEKEND HIKE – APRIL

By Sheila Head | November 11, 2020

Date: 23 – 27 April (4 nights) Venue: Mahai,Giants Castle Game Reserve, Drakensberg Cost: R440 for Members and R480 for Non-Members Base camp – bring your own tents Mahai is a beautifully situated campsite featuring 120 large campsites nestled along the Mahai River with magnificent mountains forming the backdrop. Half the sites have electric plug points and barbecue…

WEEKEND HIKE – FEBRUARY

By Sheila Head | November 11, 2020

Date: 12-14 February 2021 Venue: Blue Wildebeest, Badplaas Base camp Website: https://www.ecotrail.co.za/trails/blue-wildebeest Cost for the weekend: Members – R370 pp  /   Non-Members: R420 Some people had already booked and paid for this hike which was supposed to take place in April this year. There are still 5 places available if anyone would like to go. If so, please contact Bill: 082 576…

YEAR-END FUN WEEKEND

By Sheila Head | November 11, 2020

Date: 4 – 6 December 2020Venue: Rustig, HekpoortFULLY BOOKEDThose who have already booked, if you haven’t yet paid, please do so ASAP. Also, if you haven’t yet let me know your menu option for Saturday night’s dinner and whether you will be having breakfast, please do so.Remember the theme is HAWAIIAN so we hope to see some fabulous costumes…

Walks in & around Joburg

By Sheila Head | August 6, 2020

One of our members, Peter Roberts, has very kindly sent me detailed information of three walks that he has done recently that I would like to share with you – see below. I have also heard that the Kliprivier Nature Reserve, Mondeor, is now open. If there are any other local hikes that members know of,…

WEEKEND HIKE – MAY

By Sheila Head | April 6, 2020

Date: 15 – 17 May  (THIS HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD FOR THE TIME BEING) Venue: Bermanzi Basecamp: Website: https://www.bermanzi.co.za/ Cost for the weekend: Members – R460 pp,  /  Non-members – R510 pp Bill has booked for 12. 4 people have booked so there are still 8 places open. Please let Bill know if you are interested in going: 082 576 8198    “The Mountain…

WEEKEND HIKE – APRIL

By Sheila Head | April 6, 2020

Date: 17 – 19 April   (THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR THE TIME BEING) Venue: Blue Wildebeest, Badplaas   Base camp Website: https://www.ecotrail.co.za/trails/blue-wildebeest Cost for the weekend: Members – R370 pp  /   Non-Members: R420 Eight people have booked and there are two places still available.Please let Bill know if your are interested in going: 082 576 8198  It is a two day base camp trail.…

Proposed Weekend Hikes June – October

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

17 – 19 July: Elangeni, Waterval Onder This is an overnight hike but slack-packing is available R400 for members and R450 for non-members 14 – 16 August: Holhoek, Paul Roux, Free State Basecamp 11 – 13 September: Mahai, Drakensberg Basecamp 16 – 18 October: Thabaphaswa, Potgietersrus Basecamp or overnight R500 for members and R550 for…

Weekend Hike May

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: 15 – 17 May Venue: Bermanzi Basecamp: Website: https://www.bermanzi.co.za/ Cost for the weekend: Members – R460 pp,  /  Non-members – R510 pp This is another provisional booking which has to be confirmed as soon as possible. Please let Bill know urgently if you are interested in going: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za “The Mountain where the Water is” Bermanzi is situated between Machadodorp and…

Weekend Hike April

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: 17 – 19 April Venue: Blue Wildebeest, Badplaas Base camp Website: https://www.ecotrail.co.za/trails/blue-wildebeest Cost for the weekend: Members – R370 pp  /   Non-Members: R420 Bill has provisionally booked for 10 people and must know ASAP who will be interested in going: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za It is a two day base camp trail. You spend both nights at the thatched house where you park…