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Du Toitskop via the Manganese route with spectacular views. Moderate difficulty, 13km, 5 hours. Permit R50 pp.Find out more »
Stap vanaf Ganzekraal na Bokbaai en terug langs die kus. Mooi historiese huis by Ganzekraal en pragtige uitsig na Tafelberg. Ongeveer 5ure.Find out more »
Ons kan mekaar so 8h30 bo by Eerste Tol by die leertjie waar die Happy Valley voetpad begin ontmoet waar ons die motors kan los. (draai regs in by die eerste straat agter die Lutherse Kerk se huis ). Die paadjie sluit aan by die pas wat na Happy Valley toe lei…Find out more »
Hike in the Hawequa foothills to the mirror of Wellington, (Franse Ferreira memorial), then up to Seven Echos, back to Scouts via the shelter. End with swimming at the Scouts. 5 to 6 hours, 600m, sections are off path.Nardus Cronle firstname.lastname@example.org 0823478556Kelvin Rivett email@example.com 0825507598 Elsie Oetle firstname.lastname@example.org 0837379990Find out more »
Kom stap saam met Shannon van Breda op Paarlberg.Shannon van Breda will be doing a circuit on Paarl Mountain. Please contact Shannon on 072 642 1150 or email@example.comFind out more »
Join us to explore some beautiful rock formations of on the Atlantic side of Table Mountain.Contact the leader Gaye Hosking at firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
Cascades is a classic C grade scramble, and a pleasant summer route with scenic rock pools and waterfalls. The route follows a series of cascading waterfalls up the northern side of Du Toitskloof ending at our section's Kromrivier hut. The route offers lots of swimming, none mandatory. Please note that…Find out more »
Day hike on Kasteelsberg Ons begin bo-op die Bothmapas en stap dan rif-langs vir omtrent 2/3des van die rif. Afstand is so 10 km. Kontak leier Frans Slabber @ email@example.com om saam te gaan.Find out more »
Hiking and boulder hopping along the Witrivier, in the Happy Valley. Hike starts in Bain's kloof, 1ste Tol. Leader: Elsie Oettle (firstname.lastname@example.org) Note that this hike was changed from a weekend hike to a day hike.Find out more »
The club uses a grading system (given in brackets after the hike name) to make it easier for club members to know what expect from an outing. An outing’s grade consists of two factors that can be used to establish a outing’s difficulty – a number and a letter (e.g. 1A, 3B, 1C etc.).
The number represents the physical exertion of the outing, i.e. how physically fit you need to be to participate. This is normally a combination of distance covered and height gain (i.e how much elevation you will climb through). A low number means short distances and relatively flat walks, a high number means long walks / runs or outings that involve long and continuous ascents like climbing high peaks.
The letter represents the technical difficulty of the terrain and obstacles, i.e. how capable a scrambler / climber you need to be to participate. “A” grades are easy walks with no scrambling or climbing, all the way through to “D+” grades, which is full blown rock climbing.
If you are not familiar with the grading system use the table below to determine if a specific meet / outing’s difficulty will suite you. If unsure contact the meet convener (email@example.com) or the leader of the specific meet.
Physical Exertion Table
|1||Flat walks like contour paths or jeep tracks. Short distances, i.e. 5 km or less.||Olive Glen Blue Route, Kristenbosch, Paarl Arboretum|
|2||Strenuous half-day hike or moderate fullday hike. 5 – 12 km, 100 to 700 height gain||India Venster, Mobray Ridge, Krom River (to last pool)|
|3||Full day hikes with height gain or flat runs. 12 km to 20 km per day and/or 700 m to 1000 m height gain.||Slanghoekpiek from Krom River hut, Hiddingh-Ascension on Table Mountain, Jonkershoek Panorama|
|4||Trail runs / long fast / strenuous hikes. 20+ km per day and/or 1000+ m height gain and loss||Du Toitspiek from Du Toitskloof hut, Jonkershoek Traverse, Wemmershoek Traverse, Slanghoek Traverse, Arangieskop, Hex / Waaihoek, etc.|
Technical Grade Table
|A||Hike – Generally hands are not needed, but may be steep ascent/descent||Jeep tracks, Contour paths, Routes with good paths, Platteklip, Kasteelspoort|
|B||Moderate scrambling – Hands and arms frequently used. May be exposed, but generally does not require a rope. A fall likely to result in serious injury.||India Venster, Lion’s Head, Mobray Ridge, Krom River (to last pool)|
|C||Hard Scrambling – Steep sections of difficult scrambling where the use of a rope is recommended. Un-roped falls could be fatal.||Hout Bay Corner, Table Mountain Ledges, Kloof Corner Ridge, Cascades, Jonkershoek Pieke Suidfront|
|D+||Rock climbing – climbing equipment and experience required unless otherwise stated. Contact leader for details.||Paarl Rock Climbing Crags, Hellfire Crags, Lakeside Pinnacle, Silvermine Crag|