East Rand Hiking Club Programme

Date: 26 December to 1 January
Event: Giants Cup Christmas Hike
Rating: Average/ Strenuous – Backpack
Rate P/P: R 900.00 incl Sani Pass accommodation – PAY TO CLUB
Notes: Great 5 day backpack. Stay at Sani Lodge backpackers on the 27th Dec and see the New Year in at Swiman’s Hut, Garden Castle
Leader: Graeme
Date: 21 January
Event: Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve
Rating: Average – Day Walk
Rate P/P: Gate Fee – PAY AT GATE
Notes: Hike in the nature reserve near Mondeor. Lovely views of the city with game to be seen
Leader: Alex
Date: 4 February
Event: Social Braai @ Modderfontein Nature Reserve from 12pm
Rating: Fun day out
Rate P/P: R40.00 – PAY AT VENUE
Notes: Bring your meat, salad and drinks and come enjoy a chilled afternoon with friends
Leader: Sally
Date: 16 February – 18 February
Event: Mount Komati
Rating: Average/ Strenuous – Basecamp
Rate P/P: R450.00 – PAY TO CLUB
Notes: New trail layout. Beautiful views, spectacular gorges and lots of water and surprises
Leader: Sarah
Date: 11 March
Event: Suikerbosrand
Rating: Average – Day Walk
Rate P/P: Gate fee – PAY AT GATE
Notes: An old favourite of the club and ideal for beginners
Leader: Lesley
Date: 17 March – 20 March
Event: Magoebaskloof – Woodbush to Waterfall to Dokalewa
Rating: Average – Slack-pack
Rate P/P: R345.00 plus R300.00 for slack-pack
Notes: Hike through the indigenous forests but this time we are going to stay in the very rustic wooden huts
Leader: Sally & Sarah
Date: 25 April – 28 April
Event: Olifants Kruger National Park
Rating: Strenuous – Tented backpack
Rate P/P: R 2980 – PAY TO LEADER
Notes: Izak has 4 spots available on his booking which he has very kindly offered to the club. Please contact him directly
Leader: Izak Greyling – 082 322 1088
Date: 26 April – 1 May
Event: Mahai Camping Week
Rating: Average – Camping with day walks
Rate P/P: TBA
Notes: What a way to spend a week… camping, walking and spending time with your fellow hikers
Leader: Graeme
Date: August
Event: Naukluft – Namibia
Rating: Strenuous – Backpack
Rate P/P: TBA
Notes: Hike is unfortunately full
Leader: Alex
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
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




Branch: BENONI

Branch Code: 013042

Account Number: 021010285

Please send your proof of payment to the hike leader and to accounts@eastrandhikingclub.co.za