Loergat, Bettys Bay (2A)

Begin stap by Johan de Koker se huis (Dolphin rylaan 3336) om 07:30 vm. Redelike steil klofie om bo-op die berg te kom. Geen voetpad, maar pragtige uitsigte oor Betties. Kontak gerus vir Thordis Sixt op 083 454 6660 of sixtthordis@gmail.com as jy belangstel. We start in Dolphin Avenue 3336 Read more…

(Postponed) Hut Workday

This work day at Krom River Hut on 28 November has been postponed. Check next year for a revised date. Contact Bradley Hemphill at bradleyhemphill@gmail.com if you are interested.

Houwhoek Circular, Houwhoek (2/3A)

We will meet at the Houwhoek Hotel parking at 9 am. It is a 15km circular hike up their mountain. Not too strenous. Thereafter draft or any other drink at the hotel. Contact Thordis Sixt at 083 454 6660 or sixtthordis@gmail.com.

Left Face Mystery B, Table mountain (3b)

Reasonable fitness and head for heights as there is some rock scrambling near the top. Park on Tafelberg road close to Platteklip Gorge. Ascend on Platteklip a short way, then branch off on a minor path up gulley behind Left  Face. Quickest descent is via Platteklip or the easier option, Read more…

Hawequa mountains, Wellington (2B)

Hike the Hawequa mountains near Wellington. If it's cool we'll go up, if it's hot we'll reroute and stay in the shade, either way it's a difficult hike with scrambling and off-path hiking. No cost involved.  For more information contact Elsie Oettle at elsieoettle@gmail.com or 082 737 9990.  WhatsApp is best.

Family and friends morning hike

A short morning hike suitable for the whole family. No cost, bring the kids, swimming costumes, snacks and friends. email Elsie elsieoettle@gmail.com or whattsapp 0827379990


Hangklip to Pringle Bay, Overberg (2B)

Circular route through Hangklip Conservation to Lighthouse and Pringle Bay. Sandy beach, rock hobbing, exposure to height, rough and tough terrain. 16 km and 7 hours. We meet 8am at the turnoff to Pringle Bay.  Please contact Thordis, WhatsApp 083 454 6660.

Honingklip Farm, Botriver (2A)

Honingklip Farm, different circular hiking route, 14km - 5 hours. We meet 9am at the farm parking. Walking all along fine bos. Superb view over the Botriver Lagoon to the sea. Thereafter we'll get craft beer and pizza at the farm restaurant. This hike needs to be booked with the Read more…

Crystal Pools, Steenbras Kloof (2A+)

DONDERDAG 27 Januarie: Crystal Pools Steenbraskloof  (anderkant Gordonsbaai)Daar is 'n paar oop plekke vir hierdie roete wat vir Kaapstad seksie bespreek is'n Ideale voldag somer stap in hierdie kloof met (5) aanloklike swempoele. Permitgeld R103 per persoon. Wild Cards nie geldig. Groep beperk tot 20. Vir meer besonderhede en om te bespreek kontak leier Suzanne Smith by wilsonsmith@yebo.co.za (verkies) Read more…

Kromhut kuier+onderhoud

Ontmoet Vrydag 18H00 by die hek, of 8H00 Saterdag vir diegene wat slegs vir die dag wil kom.  Ons gaan aan die "fire -break" werk en 'n nood radio installeer, genoeg tyd om wel 'n kort stap te doen en die poele te geniet.       Kontak Riaan Doorduin: Read more…

Krom River Area Day Hike and Pools (1A or 2B)

Day hike in the area of the Krom River hut in the morning and be back at the pools after lunch, or spend the day at the hut and enjoy the pools. We will meet at the gate at 7am on Sunday.  Email or message Jamie Southgate - jamietijger@gmail.com.

Visgat (P/W & STB shared meet)

Please note that this meet is already full and that there is a waiting list. Paarl/Wellington and Stellenbosch sections are sharing a Visgat permit - 4 slots per section, 8 in total. Club leaders, active club members and members who haven't done it before get preference. Contact Nardus Cronje at ncwpbr@gmail.com if Read more…

Scouts Hut, Table Mountain

A sleep over a the Scouts Hut on Table Mountain and do day hikes the following day. More details to follow. There will also be a mid-week sleepover available for those who can go during the week.

Scouts Hut, Table Mountain

A sleep over a the Scouts Hut on Table Mountain and do day hikes the following day. Various day hikes ranging from 2a to 3b are planned. More details to follow. There will also be a weekend sleepover available for those who can't go during the week.

Weskus Strandstap-naweek (2a)

Kamp by Andries en Ria se Soutkuil lapa agter die duine tussen Dwarskersbos en Elandsbaai. Saterdag – Stap suidwaards langs die see na Rocherpan en terug – 14km. Sondag – Stap noordwaarts langs die see na Draaihoek Lodge en terug – 10km. Bring alles benodig vir kamppering, flitse ook, min Read more…

Table. M. 7 Buttresses Apostle Traverse (2B)

This is a fun 'B' grade scramble crosses Porcupine, Jubilee, Barrier, Valken, Kasteels, Postern, and Woody buttresses on the Apostle side of Table Mountain. 7 hours. More detailed info will be given closer to the time. This hike will be led by Wendy Scott. Email wendyscott.ba@gmail.com or Whattapp 0832707765 (NO Read more…

Thomas Hut, Worcester (2b)

On Saturday early we do the steep hike up to Thomas Hut, over 1000m but on a good footpath. In the Afternoon and Sunday we hike to one of the nearby peaks, possible Fonteintjiesberg. One group will leave Sunday afternoon, another group will leave on Monday. R40 pppn for mcsa Read more…


Honingklip, Botrivier (2C)

We meet 9am at the farm parking. The 20 km route offers superb views, pristine Fynbos and swimming opportunity in the Honingklip dam. Before driving back you can enjoy craft beer and pizza at the farm restaurant. This hike needs to be booked with the farmer, cost is R20. Kindly Read more…

Betties Bay circular. (2A)

Four hour circular route includes fynbos paths and a rocky coastline. Please contact Thordis, WhatsApp 083 454 6660.

Spitskop (2b+)

Ons stap van Olive Glen op in die nek, dan op teen Middagsberg rigting Haelhoek Sneeukop, verby Felixberg. Ons klouter dan die laaste stukkie op teen die rotse tot bo. Redelike fiksheid en behendigheid word vereis en 'n kop vir hoogtes sal dit vir die res makliker maak. Geen Koste.

Agter Tafelberg hut weekend

Overnighting at the Cape Town section's Agtertafelberg hut. More details for this weekend will be given later. Easy and difficult options will be on offer. Leaders: Gaye & Steve Hosking (gayehosking@gmail.com)

Manganese mine, Du Toit’s Kloof (2a)

Saturday 9 April: Manganese mine, Du Toit's Kloof: This route can include children. A 4.5 - 5 hour hike, elevation gain less than 300m, it is all off-path so we move relatively carefully. The views of familiar landmarks are from a completely different perspective! We also walk along inside the 100m tunnel that was Read more…

Houdenbek camping

Camping with day walks and great Mountain bike routes. R200 pppd.


Social – Soup & Sherry

Dinsdag 9 Augustus, vakansiedag. Sop en Soetes Samekoms. Event: Club morning social, winter get-together and short safety & navigation presentation before tucking into delicious soups, breads and “soetes” for lunch. 11Am till after lunch. Contact: Avril Powrie Cell & Whatsapp 082 921 4325, apowrie@oliveglen.co.za

2022 MCSA National Camp – South Cape Section

The 2022 National camp dates are Oct 14th-22nd October. The National Dinner will be held on Saturday 15th October. Details will be made available on the SC website: https://southcape.mcsa.org.za/mcsa-national-camp-2022-2/

The club uses a grading system (given in brackets after the hike name) to make it easier for club members to communicate the difficultly of an outing. You can check out our Meets Grading page for details on how to use the grading system, or alternatively you can contact the meet leader directly if you are unsure of the difficulty of a meet.