East Rand Hiking Club Programme

 

Date: 25 Apr 18 – 28 Apr 18
Event: Olifants Kruger Park
Rating: Strenuous: Tented Backpack
Rate P/P: R2980 pay to the leader
Notes: Experience the Kurger Park on foot
Leader: Izak – 082 322 1088
 
Date: 27 Apr 18 – 1 May 18
Event: Mahai
Rating: Average: Camping/ Day Hikes
Rate P/P: R750 pay to the club
Notes:  Enjoy this camping getaway with a lot of hiking
Leader:  Graeme – 082 805 4903
 
Date:  5 May 2018
Event: Modderfontein Nature Reserve
Rating: Easy: Day Hike & Social
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Join us at 7am to hike the morning away or at 12pm to braai the afternoon away. Bring your own meat and drinks
Leader: Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
 
Date: 12 May 2018
Event: Suikerbosrand Movie Day – An inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Rating: Fun
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Meet at the auditorium at main visitors centre at 9:30am and enjoy a movie outing with a difference
Leader: Margaret – sunstove@iafrica.com
 
Date: 20 May 2018
Event: Suikerbosrand
Rating: Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: An oldie but a goodie
Leader: Karen – 082 339 1945
 
Date: 27 May 2018
Event: Dassie
Rating: Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P: TBC
Notes: Something new
Leader: Lesley – 082 372 0486
 
Date: 8 Jun 18 – 10 Jun 18
Event: Weekend Getaway TBC
Rating: Backpack
Rate P/P: TBC
Notes: Watch this space for more details
Leader: Lesley – 082 372 0486
 
Date: 9 Jun 2018
Event: Suikerbosrand Star Gazing
Rating: Fun
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Stargazing with Wits Planetarium
Leader: Talfryn – talfrynharris@gmail.com
 
 Date: 24 Jun 2018
 Event: Hedianga Farm
 Rating: Average: Day Hike
 Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
 Notes: Escape for the day
 Leader: Sally – 082 4140 140
 Date: 30 Jun 2018
 Event: Social Meet & Greet at Remax
 Rating: Fun
 Rate P/P: R50 (Gold) & R60 (Silver) – pay to the club or on the day
 Notes: Battle of the sexes with chilli concarne & gluwein. Meet us at Remax at 1:30pm for an afternoon of fun. Please RSVP by the 22nd June for catering purposes
 Leader: Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
 
Date: 13 Jul 18 – 15 Jul 18
Event: Suikerbosrand
Rating: Average to Strenuous: Backpack
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Get fit, get strong, get out of the city
Leader: Alex – 082 446 3752
 
Date: 15 Jul 2018
Event: Suikerbosrand
Rating: Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Meet in the morning, walk the hills then meet our weekend hikers for a braai afterwards
Leader: Sally – 082 4140 140
 
Date: 1 Aug 18 – 4 Aug 18
Event: Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
Rating: Average: Base Camp
Rating P/P: R4930 – pay to Boksburg Hiking Club
Notes: Weekend wilderness base camp hike in the Kruger National Park with our friends from Boksburg
Leader: Werner – 076 048 5568
 
 Date: 4 Aug 18 – 19 Aug 18
 Event: Nauklfuft Namibia
 Rating: Strenuous: Back Pack
 Rate P/P: One place up for grabs. Contact Alex if you want to join us
 Notes: Chains, ladders, excitement… what more could a hiker ask for?
 Leader: Alex – 082 446 3752
Date: 12 Aug 2018
Event: Rustig
Rating: Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: Choose between 14km strenuous or a 9km average day out
Leader: Izak – 082 322 1088
Date: 18 Aug 18 – 19 Aug 18
Event: Suikerbosrand Steenbok Hut
Rate: Average: Back Pack
Rate P/P: R150 – pay to Boksburg
Notes: Overnight hike to Steenbok hut with our friends from Boksburg
Leader: Wendy (Boksburg)
Date: 2 Sep 2018
 Event: Modderfontein Nature Reserve
 Rate: Day Hike with a social meet and greet
 Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
 Notes: Join us at 7am to hike the morning away or join us at 12pm to braai the afternoon away. Bring your own meat and drinks
 Leader: Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
 Date:  22 Sep 18 – 24 Sep 18
  Event:  Queen Rose
 Rate:  Average: Back/ Slack Pack
 Rate P/P:  TBC
  Notes:  One of our favourite “abbadentures” perfect for families and beginners
 Leader:  Sarah – 079 517 2207
 Date:  6 Oct 18 – 7 Oct 18
  Event:  Somabula
 Rate:  Easy: Base Camp
 Rate P/P:  R370 (Gold) & R460 (Silver)
  Notes:  We’ve done the day hike so many times before, now we get to sleep over in the wagons. Book Quickly
 Leader:  Alex – 082 446 3752
  Date:  14 Oct 18
 Event:  Windy Brow
 Rate:  Average: Day Hike
 Rate P/P:  R75 – pay to the club
 Notes:  Nature on our doorstep
 Leader:  Wendy – 082 310 2710
  Date:  28 Oct 18
 Event:  Sable Ranch Hiking Trail
 Rate:  Average: Day Hike
 Rate P/P:  Gate Fee – pay at the gate
  Notes: New hiking trail, a little hard but not to long. 5KM from Hekpoort
  Leader:  Stuart – 083 304 1316
  Date:  3 Nov 18
  Event:  Social meet & greet at Remax
  Rate:  Fun
  Rate P/P:  R50 (Gold) & R60 (Silver) –  pay to the club or on the day
 Notes:  Photo swopping day. Bring your camera, hard drive, cd, memory stick and exchange memories. Pregor rolls and wine will be served
  Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
   Date:  16 Nov 18 – 18 Nov 18
   Event:  Whataba
 Rate:  Average: Base Camp
 Rate P/P:  R480 (Gold) & R600 (Silver) – pay to the club
  Notes:  Don’t miss out on this beautiful family friendly hike
 Leader:  Alex – 082 446 3752
  Date:  8 Dec 18
Event:  Christmas Braai
Rate:  Fun
Rate P/P:  TBC
Notes:  Christmas braai – details to be confirmed
Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
Date:  15 Dec 18
Event:  Castle Gorge
Rate:  Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P:  R60 – pay at the gate
Notes:  No markings, no maps but luckily our leader knows where to go to find the pools and waterfalls
Leader:  TBC
Date:  28 Dec 18 – 1 Jan 19
Event:  Cederberg Pakhuis Trail
Rate:  Average: Slack Pack
Rate P/P:  R 4300 (Gold) & R 5400 (Silver) – pay to the club
Notes:  4 Nights Pakhuis trail through Cederberg Mountains. Food, transport (during hike), accommodation and guide all included. Book now to avoid disappointment.
Leader:  Graeme – 082 805 4903
Date:  12 Jan 19
Event:  Social meet & greet at Remaxfun
Rate: Fun
Rate P/P: R50 (Gold) & R60 (Silver) – pay to the club or on the day
Notes:  Festivities to be confirmed
Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah 079 517 2207
 
Date: 27 Jan 19
Event: Klipriviersberg
Rate: Average: Day Hike
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes: It’s so nice we want to do it twice
Leader: Izak – 082 322 1088
 
Date:  8 Feb 19 – 10 Feb 19
Event:  Kingdom
Rate:  Average: Back Pack
Rate P/P:  TBC
Notes:  First back pack of the year
Leader:  Stuart – 083 304 1316
Date:  24 Feb 18
Event:  Modderfontein Nature Reserve
Rate:  Easy: Day Hike
Rate P/P:  Gate Fee – pay at the gate
Notes:  Sticking to what we know, and we know this one is beautiful
Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140
 Date:  9 Mar 19
 Event:  Leeuvenkloof
 Rate:  Day Hike
 Rate P/P:  R75 – pay to the club
 Notes:  Guided hike in Hartebeesport
Leader:  Wendy – 082 310 2710
Date:  21 Mar 19 – 24 Mar 19
Event:  Rhebok & Golden Gate
Rate:  Average: Back Pack & Camping
Rate P/P:  TBC – pay to the club
Notes:  Something for everyone – back packing or camping
Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140 or Izak – 082 322 1088
Date:  30 Mar 2019
Event:  AGM
Rate: AGM
Rate P/P:  AGM
Notes:  AGM will start at 2pm at Remax. Once the formalities are done we will enjoy boerie rolls and wine
Leader:  Sally – 082 4140 140 or Sarah – 079 517 2207
Date:  24 May 19 – 26 May 19
Event:  Kgaswane Nature Reserve
Rate:  Average: Back Pack
Rate P/P:  TBC
Notes: Full details to follow
Leader:  Wendy – 082 310 2710
Hike Leaders

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Elshove: 0824463752, alexE@retecon.co.za
Mike Bisset: 0824524095, emjaybee@yebo.co.za
Stuart Simpson: 0833041316, stuarts@ceeng.co.za
Graeme Chown: 0828054903, graeme.chown@gmail.com
Izak Greyling: 0823221088, izakgrey@gmail.com
Wendy Theron: 0823102710, wendy.theron@investec.co.za
Berth Lazarus: 0825179287, gretonietax@mweb.co.za
Sally Jones: 0824140140, joness@alcolin.co.za
Lesley van Vuuren: 0823720486, indigogas@absamail.co.za
Sarah Cook: 0795172207, sarahann0105@gmail.com
Karen Irwin: 082 339 1945, karenirwin912@gmail.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 accounts@eastrandhikingclub.co.za