Day Hike – Sunday 2 May

By Sheila Head | April 25, 2021

Thank you to those who have already let me know that they are coming next Sunday. If there is anyone else who wishes to attend please let me know ASAP.Here are the details: Date: Sunday 2 May Venue: Stone Hill, Magaliesburg Breakfast Walk Cost: R50 for the walk or R175 for walk plus buffet breakfast Time: 08:00 Website: https://stone-hill.co.za/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StoneHill.Magaliesburg/…

POSTPONEMENT of Day Hike at De Wildt Adventure Trails

By Sheila Head | February 4, 2021

Unfortunately, due to the persistent rain, it has now been decided to POSTPONE the day hike at De Wildt Adventure Trails yet again. It will now be held on 28thFebruary. We hope by then the sun will be shining again!The good news is that it will not be limited to 20 people any more. It is a PRE-PAID…

DAY HIKE – November

By Sheila Head | November 11, 2020

Date: Sunday 29 November 2020 Venue: Kings Kloof, Oak Tree, Muldersdrift Time: 07:45 Cost: R40 per adult and R20 for scholars Website: https://www.kingskloofvenue.co.za/ GPS Coordinates: S 26 02’29.3 E027 46’51.3   This is another lovely local hike. If you are travelling west along Hendrik Potgieter, go straight over the big intersection by Cradlestone Mall on to the N14. It is…

Day Hike

By Sheila Head | October 19, 2020

Date: Sunday 25 October 2020 Venue: Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Opposite 129 Peggy Vera Road, Kibler Park. Time: 07:45 to start walking at 08:00 sharp Cost: No charge Website: http://klipriviersberg.org.za/ The forecast for Sunday at this stage is 31 degrees C so please arrive on time so that we can start walking early. There is free secure parking at the entrance. …

DAY HIKE – October

By Sheila Head | October 7, 2020

Date: Sunday 11 October 2020 Venue: Mount Usambara to the Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden Time: 08:00 sharp at the Botanical Garden or 8.15 opposite Mount Usambara Cost: No charge for hike but you will have to pay entrance to the Botanical Garden if you stay for a picnic afterwardsThe hike will start at 08.30 from the ridge opposite…

Day Hike

By Sheila Head | September 22, 2020

Date: Sunday 27 September 2020 Venue: Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Veronica Street, Constantia Kloof, Roodepoort Time: 08:00 Cost: No chargePlease meet promptly in the parking area in Kloofendal Nature Reserve at 08:00. We will cross the road (Wilgerood) and hike up the koppie and along the ridge back to Kloofendal (circular route). This will take approximately 2 hours. The energetic people…

Day Hikes

By Sheila Head | September 7, 2020

Many thanks to Rudolf for organising a hike yesterday. Mark is considering organising two day hikes per month commencing October until weekend hikes can resume again. The first will be on the last Sunday of September as follows: Date: Sunday 27 September 2020 Venue: Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Veronica Street, Constantia Kloof, Roodepoort Time: 08:00 Cost: No chargePlease meet promptly in…

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,…

Day Hike March

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: Sunday 15 March 2020 (Please note we have changed the date. It is NOT the last Sunday of the month due to many people going to Swaziland) Venue: Remhoogte Mountain Lodge, R12 Remhoogte Rd, Skeerpoort Time: 07:45 Cost: R25 for members and R40 for non-members Website: https://www.remhoogtemountainlodge.co.za/ This is another venue which is new to us – it is always good to…

Day Hike February

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: Sunday 23 February 2020 Venue: Phefumula Country Retreat, Rustenburg Road, Magaliesburg. Time: 07:45 Cost: R60 for members and R80 for non-members Website: www,phefulula.co.za This is a venue that we have never visited before and it looks very nice. Enjoy a panorama of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. The mountain is part of a protected…