WEEKEND & LONGER HIKES

Please contact FLO to book or to get more details re the following hikes: info@cdcdoors.co.za  /  082 785 8165 29 April-1 May : Cycad Back packing Hiking Trail, Middleburg, Mpumalanga Cost: R320 for members and R360 for non-members. The first day is 12km long and needs a fair degree of fitness as it involves some rock scrambling and boulder hopping. The second day is a leisurely… Read more →

CLUB NIGHT : OUTING – April

Monday 25 April 2016 Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Malcolm Road, Poortview, Roodepoort 6.30 for 7.00 pm Cost: Members: R50 for adults, R35 for seniors & R20 for scholars. Non-Members: R60 for adults, R45 for seniors & R30 for scholars. Those who have Botanical Society cards to enter the Garden, please bring them along and we will then charge you the… Read more →

DAY HIKE – APRIL

Date: Sunday 24 April 2016 Venue: Hennops Hiking Trail, Hartebeespoort Time: 08:00 for 08.30 am Again this month we have to apologise for changing the venue. We have actually swopped this month’s and May’s hike around. The reason for this is the fact that the F.R.O.G.S.Trail people insisted that someone who has hiked the trail before must accompany the group and, unfortunately, there… Read more →

WEEKEND APRIL

22-24 April : Cycad Back packing Hiking Trail, Middleburg, Mpumalanga Cost: R320 for members and R360 for non-members. The first day is 12km long and needs a fair degree of fitness as it involves some rock scrambling and boulder hopping. The second day is a leisurely 6km long but is a very beautiful walk as it weaves in and out… Read more →

CLUB NIGHT – March

Tuesday 29 March Golden Reef Road Runners Club Andrew Street, Horizon, Roodepoort 7 for 7.30 pm PRESENTATION BY ERNEST PORTER We have been lucky enough to persuade Ernest to give us another presentation. This time it is on the “Animals & Birds of the Kruger National Park”. Those who attended his previous talk will remember what a nice young man… Read more →

DAY HIKE – MARCH

Date: Easter Sunday 27 March 2016 Venue: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Poortview, Roodepoort Time: 08:00 for 08.30 am Cost: There is a small entrance fee which you must pay at the entrance to the Garden: Adults R35, Pensioners R25, Students R25, Scholars R12, under 6 free. Meeting Place: Just inside the entrance at the Botanical Garden. We apologise for… Read more →

LANGBERG HIKE REPORT

HIKE:              LANGBERG HIKE DATE:      17 – 19 MAY 2013 TYPE:              BASE CAMP AREA:      VREDE/MEMEL – FREE STATE We had a few newbie’s on this hike – hope they all enjoyed and that we would be seeing them soon again.   Although this was not the hike we originally booked it turned out to be a pleasant surprise. We had 16… Read more →

RIETVLEI HIKE

HIKE:              RIETVLEI NATURE RESERVE  DATE:      8 – 10 FEBRUARY 2013  TYPE:              BACK PACKING  AREA:      IRENE / PRETORIA  Our first hike for 2013 and I decided to book a back packing one and also wanted to make sure we didn’t have too far to travel. Well we could hardly have got any closer to home. The Rietvlei Nature Reserve is very… Read more →

SENTINEL REPORT : WEEKEND HIKE

DATE:      10 – 12 AUGUST 2012 TYPE:              DAY HIKE AREA:      DRAKENSBERG This was a revisit for those of us doing the Annapurna Circuit in October, and we watched the weather report in the days leading up to the weekend with great anticipation – and we were not disappointed at all. We had snow snow and more snow…it was a total… Read more →

ROTSVAS : Weekend Hike

DATE:      20 – 22 JULY 2012 TYPE:              BASE CAMP AREA:      CLARENS – FREE STATE We were welcomed with the usual Free State hospitality! All arrived safely and we made sure that we all had enough warm bedding and clothes. The cottage was adequate and very clean – there was only a bath and no shower and we found that there… Read more →