MIDLANDS HIKING CLUB - FIXTURE LIST - 28 MARCH TO END JUNE 2004  

 

 

 

 

## Chance to practice & train for backpacking at this venue ##

 

 

 

 

DATE

HIKE / AREA

APPROX.

GRADE

LEADER & CONTACT

APPROX.

 

 

DISTANCE

 

DETAILS

COST

Sun 28 Mar 04

## Day Hike - Nottingham Road/Loteni area on private land - ridge route with good views - game in area

10-12 km

2+

Warwick Keating-Tel 033 3432133

R10pp

Sat-Sun

## Berg. Cottage weekend - adjacent to Drakensberg Gardens - Fully Equipped - Max 10 persons

12km

2-3

Keith Ashton - Tel 033 3303763

R50 pp

3-4 Apr 04

Day Hikes from cottage or simply unwind on the property (10 acres). Book early to secure your place.

each day

 

 

 

Fri-Tue

## Long "Easter" weekend - Camping & hiking at Highmoor - Book early to secure your place.

10-12km

2-3

Keith Ashton - Tel 033 3303763

R40 pppn

9-13 Apr 04

Lovely small campsite - day hikes from campsite - chance to see game & view Bushmen's paintings

each day

 

 

inc entrance & levies

Sun 18 Apr 04

## Day hike - Byrne Valley - more details later

10-12km

2

Bushy Kirby - Tel 033 2123071

Details later

Sat-Tue

Long weekend (inc Freedom Day) at Mbotyi (sleeping in cottage). Beautiful wild coastal spot.

10-15km

2-3

Mary Clover - Tel 033 3435787

R50 pppn

24-27 Apr 04

Day hikes along coast & inland waterfalls etc.   Fully booked.

each day

 

 

 

Sun 2 May 04

Day Hike - Nhlosane "South Ridge" - Watershed to  Sitamani - hiking fitness essential

15km

3+

Philip Grant - Tel 033 9971817

R10pp

 

Meet at Boston Country Club at  08h30 - bring lunch,  water & refreshments for afterwards.

 

 

 

 

Mon-Sun

5-day/5-night Whale Trail - De Hoop Nature Reserve - Fantastic Trail - Already fully booked but if you are

7-16km

3

Keith Ashton - Tel 033 3303763

R520 pp for trail plus

3-8 May 04

keen put your name on waiting list in case of any cancellations - first come first served.

each day

 

 

R200 pp for porterage option

Sun 9 May 04

## Day hike - Hilton area - more details later

10-12km

2

Mary Clover - Tel 033 3435787

Details later

15-16 May 04

Camping & Hiking weekend at Lotheni - Day hikes from campsite - chance to see Bushmen's paintings

10-12km pd

2-3

Dave Sclanders - Tel 033 3865622

R48 pp

Tue 18 May 04

Social Evening at Crossways at 19h30 - Slide Presentation on Whale Trail by Brian Henwood

 

 

Mary Clover - Tel 033 3435787

No charge

Sat-Sun

Camping & Hiking weekend at Weenen Game Reserve - short walks - good game viewing

short walks

1-2

Warwick Keating-Tel 033 3432133

R38 pp

29-30 May 04

4x4 options available.

 

 

 

 

Sun 13 Jun 04

## Day hike along beach - La Lucia / Umhlanga - Social braai at the Ashton's timeshare afterwards.

6-8km

1-2

Graham Cullinan Tel 033 3965514

No charge

26-27 Jun 04

## Weekend Camping & Hiking at Eagle View - Harburg - Day hikes from Campsite

10km pd

2

Warwick Keating-Tel 033 3432133

R25 pp

 

QUESTIONNAIRE

Name:                                                Types of activities in which you are interested:

                                                                    Cycling / Day Hikes / Recognised Hiking Trails (eg Whale Trail)  /  Cave Hikes  /  Cottage Weekends with hikes included  /  Camping weekends 

                                                                    with hikes included / Social Evenings / Other (please specify)

                                                                    Preferred regions:                    Coastal  /  Mountains  /  Nature Reserves  /  Any other comments or suggestions