East Rand Hiking Club Program

Date: 7 November 2021
Event: Somabula – Cullinan
Hike type: Day Hike
Rate P/P: R70 (Gold) & R85 (Silver) – Pay to the club
Notes: +/- 7km – Easy – Great for a family hike
Leader: Alex
   
Date: 21 November 2021
Event: Harties River Trail – Harties
Hike type: Day Hike
Rate P/P: R63 (Gold) & R80 (Silver) – Pay to the club
Notes: +/- 9km – Moderate
Leader: Sally & Sarah
   
Date: 5 December 2021
Event: Modderfontein Nature Reserve Picnic Area
Hike type: ERHC Christmas Gathering
Rate P/P: Entrance fee to Modderfontein to be paid at the gate
Notes:

R40 pp for Curry & Rice – Pay to the club by 20th November 2021

Bring your own drinks, chair, plate & cutlery

If you are a girl bring a prezzie for a girl and if you are a boy bring a prezzie for a boy for no more than R50

2021 Hiking awards will be presented

A hike will be incorporated before lunch for those that want to work up an appetite…. details to follow

Leader: Alex & Sally & the rest of the committee
   
Date: 14 – 16 January 2022
Event: Suikerbosrand
Hike type: Back Pack
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader
Notes: Back pack to Blesbok on Friday afternoon and to Springbok on Saturday – Moderate with some difficult parts
Leader: Alex
   
Date: 23 January 2022
Event: Sable Ranch – Magaliesberg
Hike type: Day Hike
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader
Notes: +/- 10km – Moderate
Leader: Eddy
   
Date: 4 – 6 February 2022
Event: Holhoek – Near Paul Roux in the Orange Free State
Hike type: Base Camp
Rate P/P: R575 (Gold) & R715 (Silver) – pay to the club
Notes: Very interesting hike with beautiful rock formations, ladders and bridges – Technical with ladders
Leader: Alex
   
Date: 13 February 2022
Event: Windy Brow – Cullinan
Hike type: Day Hike
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader – Pay at the venue cash or card
Notes: +/- 10km – Easy to Moderate
Leader: Christine
   
Date: 19 – 21 March 2022
Event: Golden Gate – Near the Lesotho border in the north eastern Free State
Hike type: Back Pack & Camping with day walks
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader – Pay to the club
Notes: A tough technical 1night back pack for those who are eager while others can choose to Base camp in tents in the Golden Gate National Park with a variety of day walks to choose from
Leader:

Back Pack – Eddy

Base Camp – Sally

   
Date: 15 – 18 April 2022 (Easter Weekend)
Event: Fanie Botha – Sabie area in Mpumalanga
Hike type: Back Pack
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader – Pay to the club
Notes: A fairly tough 2night back pack from President Burger hut to Graskop hut and then to Mac Mac hut and then back to President Burger hut. Beautiful scenery with some BIG hills
Leader: Sally & Sarah
   
Date: 30 April – 2 May 2022
Event: Mahai – Drakensburg
Hike type: Base Camp
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader – Pay to the club
Notes: Bring your tent and spend the long weekend camping at Mahai Camp Site with a variety of amazing day hikes the Drakensburg has to offer
Leader: Eddy & Rob
   
Date: July 2022 – Dates to be confirmed
Event: Old Mill – Near Clarens
Hike type: Base Camp
Rate P/P: TBC by the leader – Pay to the club
Notes: Stunning base camp with beautiful day walks and the possibility of snow
Leader: Alex
   
Date: 12 – 17 September 2022
Event: Shipwreck – Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
Hike type: Slack Pack
Rate P/P: R1260 (Gold members only) – Pay to the club
Notes: Fabulous slack pack mostly along the coast from Port Alfred to the Fish River Mouth. For added adventure there will be canoeing to one of the huts so be prepared
Leader: Mike – 082 452 4095, emjaybee@yebo.co.za 
   
Hike Leaders Alex Elshove: 0824463752, alexe01@telkomsa.net
Eddy Zabielski: 0834478582, zabie@imaginet.co.za
Sally Jones: 0824140140, joness@alcolin.co.za
Lesley van Vuuren: 0823720486, indigogas@absamail.com
Sarah Cook: 0795172207, sarahann0105@gmail.com
Christine Greyling: 0835811230, chris10grey@gmail.com
Hike Co-Leaders Talfryn Harris: 0799066197, talfrynharris@gmail.com
Rob O’Connor: 0824102944, robhoconnor79@gmail.com
Jeanette Hayman: 0725842186, jmhaccounts@webmail.co.za
Raymond Knott: 0826190124, Raymondknott@outlook.com

BANK DETAILS:

Account Name: EAST RAND HIKING CLUB

Bank: STANDARD BANK

Branch: BENONI

Branch Code: 013042

Account Number: 021010285

Please send your proof of payment to the hike leader and to joness@alcolin.co.za

PROOF OF PAYMENT MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND THE NAME OF THE HIKE