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Fourth Quarter Fixtures List 2018

Please confirm with the Leader:

  • some of the caves have limited capacity
  • some of the day hikes are much in demand...

so please don't just pitch up! Please read our Fixtures - Introduction if you are a new member.                                               

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2018          

  

                                                                              

Date

 

Description

 

Distance / Elevation

 

Leader

 

Contact

 

Grade

 
 

27 Oct

 Overnight hike to Caracle Cave in the Highmoor area.  Great views - ideal for first time backpackers. Cost R70 pp. 

16km

Keith Ashton

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27-28 Oct

 Overnight hike to Lower Injisuthi Cave in the Injisuthi area. The route tales in Fergy's Cave and Dead Dog Cave. 

20km 

345m

David Gay

 David Gay 074 580 3511 (18h00 - 20h00)

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27-28 Oct

 Overnight hike to Xeni Cave in the Cathedral Peak area. Spacious cave with a waterfall. River crossing and boulder hopping involved. 

12km

450m

   Farouk       Omarjee

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031-577 6336

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081 530 8447

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NOVEMBER 2018

 

Date

Description

Distance/ Elevation

Leader

Contact

Grade

 

2-4 Nov

 Spring Campout 2018 at Cobham Campsite. Its time for another campout - a weekend of relaxing in the berg together as a community, with a base camp at Cobham, and some short day hikes from the camp site. With an MBC sponsored braai on the Saturday evening as we all gather round the fire for the night together. The cost is R210pp for the weekend. Please see our official invite on the front page of the webisite, and feel free to contact Amy and Brent for any further information and to RSVP.

 

 

 

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MBC Committee (Amy and Brent -  organisers) 

Brent and Amy Kloppers on 084 470 2026 / 0732083716 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
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Sun

 

4 Nov

 

 ‘Impendle Nature Reserve’. Distance 12kms. Ascent / Descent 300m. Meet at the Impendle turn off on the R617 (6kms past Boston coming from Howick, or 3kms past the Pickle Pot Cafe, coming from Underberg) at 8.30am. (Bring all your own refreshments for after the hike.) I will take a collection for the rangers.

 

 

12km

 

300m

 

Philip Grant

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082 417 9163

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Note: It is the prerogative of a hike leader to accept or reject members or other applicants from participating in his or her hike, after questioning the applicant on their fitness and experience. It is a privilege not a right to participate in a hike.

 

Day hikers are requested to phone the leader beforehand to confirm their attendance and that the hike is still on schedule.

 

ADVANCED NOTICE FOR UPCOMING EVENTS

 

                                          

 

Date

 
 

Description

 
 

Distance/ Elevation

 
 

Leader

 
 

Contact

 
 

Grade

 
 

30 Dec to 2 Jan

 Bushman's Nek- Celebrate New Year In Style In A Stunning Area - Short (just over 1.4 km) backpacking to Bushman's Nek Hut for a three-night stay.- Beautiful day hikes from this base to see waterfalls, bushmen's paintings, caves & lovely pools for swimming. Hut has lockable rooms with bunk beds & mattresses + flush toilets & showers (only cold water but no problem) - Combined hike with other clubs. Don't forget your drinks & goodies -Please book early to secure your place - (Some members have already booked) - last bookings by Fri 14 Dec. Cost R120 pppn. Total R360.

 

12-16 per day

 

Keith Ashton

 

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