Get Hiking!

It's time to get hiking, and the best way to do so if you are unsure of your fitness or gear is to start with the Club's day hikes.  Check our latest Fixture List to see what is available.

If you are considering joining the Club but would like to try out a few hikes first, you are welcome participate as a visitor.  Please always contact the leader several days in advance of the fixture to check for space, make arrangements for sharing lifts, and to get more details about where to meet.


Welcome to the Mountain Backpackers Club

Welcome to one of the most active, fun and vibrant hiking clubs in South Africa!

If you are not yet a member of the Club, please click on Join where full details are provided.


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MBC Committee 2014

The 2014 Committee is as follows:

Chairman: Karen Miller; Vice Chairman: John McGovern; Marketing & Secretary: Heidi Cox; Treasurer: Bobby Stanton; Magazine & Fixture List: Alan Etchells; Socia Media: Brett Bentley; Committee Member: Chris Cox.

We have exciting new club events planned, in addition to our regular hikes as per our Fixture lists. 


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Lammergier Cave – The Last !!
  Lammergier Cave , not again. I had said on this hike route 2 years ago that that would be my last trip. Now I was leading it again, why? The logic was that perhaps we would have a number of
A tribute to Christine and John for their organization of the 2013 'HIGHS"
A sincere thank you to both Christine and John for their dedication and effort in making 2013 an enjoyable and memorable hiking year. I think the popularity of their “highs” surpassed all

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View, download or print the April - June 2014 Magazine for the Hiking Fixture List  for the 2nd quarter; and the Social Calendar.

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