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Saturday
08/09/2018
Rosemary 0784251880 STEENBERG RIDGE TO BLACKBURN LOOKOUT
Walk along the ridge then up the road across to the old burnout lookout at Blackburn Ravine for tea. Wonderful views. Bring tea and water and car guard money. Bring your Wild/Green card or pay R50 at the gate. Meet at Silvermine Dam parking.
13:30 16:30 7km
Sunday
09/09/2018
Mervyn 0217950092
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email
SWARTBOSKLOOF CIRCUIT
The hike starts at the entrance to Swartboskloof and ascends  to the intersection of the contour path where the route turns west passing through some riverine forest with waterfalls, one of which is a very pleasant lunch stop. The return ascends gently to the fire lookout and then back down to the cars. Wildcard or pay with cash at the Jonkershoek gate.  Bookings: mervyn.henderson@gmail.com
08:30 16:30 8km
Saturday
15/09/2018
Geoff 0217827757 ELSIE'S PEAK TO STONEHAVEN VIA BRAKKEKLOOF
We will hike up Elsies Peak and then down to the saddle and  on to Brakkekloof and past the reservoirs ending at  Stonehaven. Views over Fish Hoek, Glencairn and Noordhoek. Car shuffle required. Meet at Glencairn Spar
13:00 16:30 7km
Sunday
16/09/2018
Helen 0216853426 STEENBERG RIDGE & SILVERMINE RIVER
From the mountain bike car park we will walk along the top of Steenberg Ridge (The Crags) then down to the dam for tea. Round the dam and back down the river to the cars. Wild/Green car or pay cash at entrance.
13:30 16:30 6km
Saturday
22/09/2018
Derrick 0217123566 SPOOK CAVE & KALK BAY PEAK
A circular walk via Maiden Peak and follow a faint path to Spook Cave and then on to Kalk Bay Peak for excellent views over False Bay and return to the carpark. Bring money for the car guard.. Meet @ Silvermine East - non-pay gate.
13:30 17:00 7km
Saturday
29/09/2018
John 0217832577 WOLFKOP & SPITZKOP
Hike up Wolfkop then over the shoulder of Steenberg Peak across the plateau to the masts. Continue around the masts and up the side of Splitkop then return via the Fat Lady's Cave. Great views. Bring money for car guard. Meet @ Silvernine East - non-pay side car park.
13:00 17:00 7km
Sunday
28/10/2018
Mervyn 0217950092
or
email
ANNIVERSARY LUNCH - 35 YEARS OLD!
More info on next month's page
Bookings open 15/9/2018
Next month
NB: As a general rule, children are not allowed on our hikes, but exceptions can be made, please ask permission from the convenor (hike leader) well in advance.

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: New hikers, please contact the convenor before joining any advertised hike

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Trails and Weekends away (see our Hiking Schedule for more info)

Saturday 22/09/2018
to
Monday 24/09/2018
KUNJE FARM - Kouebokkeveld Debbie Marshbank -
Home Ph: 0734575121
Saturday 13/10/2018
to
Sunday 14/10/2018
BOESMANKLOOF - GREYTON TO MCGREGOR Mervyn Henderson -
Home Ph: 0217950092 or Email: mervyn.henderson@gmail.com
Saturday 10/11/2018
to
Sunday 11/11/2018
CAPE POINT-CAPE OF GOOD HOPE HIKING TRAIL Debbie Marshbank -
Home Ph: 0734575121
Friday 23/11/2018
to
Sunday 25/11/2018
VOGELGAT & PHILLIPSKOP -STANFORD Barbara Kahn -
Home Ph: 0724710581 or
Email: barbara3420@gmail.com
Saturday 15/12/2018 to
Monday 17/12/2018
GROOTVADERSBOS-BUSHBUCK & GRYSBOK TRAILS Mervyn Henderson -
Home Ph: 0217950092 or Email: mervyn.henderson@gmail.com
Wed 02/01/2019
to
Monday 07/01/2019
SHIPWRECK TRAIL - PORT ALFRED TO THE FISH RIVER  Mervyn Henderson -
Home Ph: 0217950092 or Email: mervyn.henderson@gmail.com
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