MIDLANDS HIKING CLUB - FIXTURE LIST – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER/DECEMBER  2003  

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

 

 

 

 

DATE

HIKE / AREA

APPROX DIST

GRADE

LEADER/CONTACT DETAILS

APPROX. COST

24-26

Octo

#Camping week-end Eagle View, near Harburg, 3 waterfalls – good ablutions, hot & cold water, flush toilets – lovely area.

±12 km

2

Warwick Keating

033 343  2133

R25 per person per night

Sun 2 Nov

#Day hike-Elandshoek Boston (J Black's farm) - wonderful views & flowers-bring lunch & juice in daypacks

10km

 2 - 3

Philip Grant Tel 033 9971817

R10 per person

 

Fri-Sun

#Mary Clover's Cottage "Makulumane"-Champagne Castle/Monks Cowl area set high above the  Drakensberg Boys Choir – Flowers Week-end - very

10km

 

Mary Clover

Tel: 033 343 5787

R40 p.p.p.n.

7-9 Nov

comfortable accommodation -

each day

2

Cell:  083 700 6199

Book early to secure a place

Sun

16 Nov

#Day hike - Kamberg - Roman Baths - bring day pack with swimming costume, lunch & drinks etc

8-10km

2

Mary Clover Tel 033 3435787

R15 p.p. entrance fee

Tue 18 Nov

Social Evening at Crossways at 19h30

 

 

Keith Ashton Tel  3303763

No Charge

22-23 Nov

#Highmoor - Camping & hiking weekend - small campsite - beautiful area, see game & Bushmen's paintings

10-12km pd

 2 - 3

Dave Sclanders 033 386 5622

Camping R42 pp inc Ent & levies

30 Nov

CHRISTMAS PARTY at the home of Warwick & Brenda Keating, 18 Summit Road, Hilton   See Newsletter for full details of this event.

 

 

Warwick /. Brenda

Keating

Tel: 033 343 2133

Hike, cycle ride and

Braai

7 Dec

#Day hike in the Hilton/Cedara area

±10 km

2

Mary Clover

033 343 5787

No charge

14 Dec

#Day Hike in the Otto’s Bluff area

8-10 km

2

Warwick Keating

033 343 2133

No charge

31 Dec/

1 Jan

Fancy something different – join Keith & Margaret in a cave for New Year and hiking and backpacking

 

10 km

per day

2+

Keith Ashton

Tel: 033 330 3763

R30 per person

per night

18 Jan 04

#Day Hike – Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve – grasslands & Black Eagle Trail

12 km

2

Selven Nyker

Tel: 033 330 4842

R9 per person