Thomas hut, Hex River Mountains
14 September @ 8:00 am - 16 September @ 5:00 pm
Thomas Hut is situated in the Hex River Mountains north of Worcester at Disa Dell (1395m) on the
north-eastern flanks of Brandwacht Peak. Overlooking Meiring’s Plateau, it is often the first stop on
an exploration of the Hex River Mountains. It is an ideal base from which to access Brandwacht Peak, Chavonnesberg, Meiring’s Plateau and its ridge peaks, Audensberg and of course Fonteintjiesberg.
Co-ordinates: S33o32’57.59” , E19o24’19.25” Map: 1:50 000 – 3319CB – Worcester
Drive-time: About 1 hour 30 min from Cape Town; Walk-in time: 3 hours 30 min.
Height gain: Approximately 1000m from the car park.
|Height exposure||Degree of difficulty|
|A – No exposure to heights||1 – An easy stroll|
|B – Mild exposure to heights||2 – Moderate|
|C – Moderate exposure to heights||3 – Strenuous exercise|
|D – Very exposed to heights||4 – Only for the very fit|