With the peak registered--Schoenmaker’s Kop [+- 500’] after Mafadi [+- 11,000’]--what now remained as a major challenge was putting together a party of seasoned climbers, to make up the team.
Dot... Read more
In mijn planning van mijn vakantie in Zuid Afrika, had ik ook een bezoek aan de Drakensbergen geboekt.
Mijn herinneringen van ongeveer 20 jaar terug, waren nog zeer levendig! Toen bezochten... Read more
Gough Island: South Rowett (836 m), Central Rowett (823 m), North Rowett (811 m), West Rowett (804 m)Low Hump and Albatross Plain with Ediburgh Peak in the distance.
Gough Island in... Read more
A lovely long hike at TM's Back Table, instead of 3 Peaks in Cape Point
The weather on Thursday 6 October was really bad at Cape Point, where the Meet was... Read more
The Thursday Group, retired Johannesburg & Magaliesberg members (jokingly referred to as the ‘coffin dodgers'), walks in the Magaliesberg every Thursday – as the name implies. We did our 125-climb-hike... Read more
Bamboo mountain – had 16 takers, though 6 fell by the wayside the day before – but the mist came down too thickly and it would have been irresponsible to... Read more
Klipspringer Trail: 2 – 4 October
It was a hot and arid three day hike through the stunning desert of the Augrabies national park, teeming with wildlife of which the titulat... Read more
Huisklip - 2 October 2016
This meet was a day walk across the rolling hills of the Tsitsikamma to the coast at Huisklip. From there the party continued along the coastline... Read more
EP Section holds regular Wednesday afternoon walks and scrambles on its Lady’s Slipper property just outside Port Elizabeth. On 5 October 2016 a party of 14 walked to the peak... Read more
3 friends of the KZN Section of the MCSA summited Sterkhorn via all three summits in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the MCSA.
After overnighting at the Monk’s Cowl campsite... Read more
Sakkie Jansen van Rensburg and Johan Terblanche celebrated the 125th birthday of the MCSA on 8 October 2016 by climbing 125 sport routes at Boven.
We started at 04:00 on the... Read more
9th October 2016by Wojtek Przybylowicz
Doing a hike just a day after the MCSA’s 125th anniversary should be something special, and I officially registered this hike as one of the many events... Read more
We had a great time in the Hex River Mountains. We were a party of twenty, ranging in age from 82 to 29. The combined age was 1195 years and... Read more
by Hugo LeggattSunday 2 October
Members:Werner Frei Romy FosterChris Gow ... Read more
Saterdag, 15 Oktober 2016.
Ons was maar taamlik huiwerig toe ons die miswolke rondom die Pieke vanaf die ingangshek by Jonkershoek sien, maar het toe vir die beste gehoop en 8vm... Read more
Noordhoek Peak: The morning after rain always gets me excited to head onto the mountain. That's what Katherine and myself did, targeting a local favourite destination, Noordhoek Peak.
North Peak & Simonsberg: I... Read more
7-9 October 2016Organiser: Stefan Neser with guidance and tight rope from Otti Neser
While climbing at 'The Prow" north of Hanglip in December 1963 a few of us, Explo members, were... Read more
It was an exciting prospect - to bag a reasonably challenging peak in celebration of MCSA's 125th year. The party of 12 set off at 8:00 from Olive Glen Farm... Read more
By Piet MuisI arrived in Korea about a month ago to teach English. Although Korea has a population density about 20 times higher than South Africa 60-70% of the country... Read more
By Keith ThomasI'm afraid I scored a fail for my walk to Mt Holdsworth this morning. I did the 900m ascent to Powell Hut last night as I planned, arriving... Read more
It was one hot summer morning that I received my invitation from Herman Carstens. I was cordially invited to a formal evening, which included fantastic fine dining and a venue... Read more
A stance fit for hoisting
Bennie and Johan on Dograrious
Johan working hard on Sabre
Our beautiful playground
Raging Bull Read more
Remains of a canon platform used during the war
Die ou manne maak musiek
Simon on Bottelneck bulge Read more
A great time was once again had by all who attended the Sekororo trip! The ticks were less aggressive, the weather was fantastic and the pools and slides spectacular as... Read more
Sarel starts on probably the longest hand-traverse in the Magaliesberg called Pinnacle Direct (17). The route was opened by Sarel's uncles and dad in 1975 (Opened by M Prior, S... Read more
Andrew Louw abseiling past Comanici after Slipstreaming
Sarel on Raging Bull
Karen and Saranie on Cederberg Corner
Sonja finishing on Excalibar
Die uwe Ysbeer is terug in die Magaliesberg. Eish! Dis hittig daarso. Ysbeer het maar gesweet. Daar waar hy vandaan kom is dit nie so warm nie. Ysbeer kan wel... Read more
Disclaimer: Although inspired by true events, all characters and events in this creative work — even those based on real people — are entirely fictional, imagined and is not necessarily... Read more
Die fynbos is ruig en sopnat. Hier en daar verraai ‘n gebreekte tak dat iemand al vantevore deur dié krapperige boskasie gesukkel het. Dit is die eerste dag van ons... Read more