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We have created a WhatsApp group for people who are interested in leading and joining hikes on short notice, i.e. with 1 - 3 days' notice. Any person who would like to lead a meet can post the meet details on the group and those interested can contact the leader directly for the meet arrangements. If you'd like to be added to the group please drop Nardus a WhatsApp at 082 347 8556.

MCSA / BKSA Paarl/Wellington section is offering the following meets over the next few weeks:

September 2021

Saturday 11 September 
The hacking meet scheduled for this weekend is cancelled.

Saturday 18 - Wednesday 22 September
Die uitstappie is ongelukkig vol. Kontak Enslin vir meer ligting: 072 362 8443 of

Saturday 18 September
Ons kom om 9vm vir ontbyt of drinkgoed bymekaar by !Kwa Ttu die pryswennende Boesman Sentrum, net voor Yzerfontein; besoek die San uitstallings; teen 12vm stap ons dan vir +-2 uur by Grottobaai as die son reg skyn. Dis ideaal vir 'n groep stadige stappers en en die wyses om Read more…

Saturday 18 September
Exicting traverse from the Du Toitskloof pass to the Powries' farm. The route will include an optional recce of Spitskop peak. Contact Steve Hosking at 0844244369 or

Kleinmond Circular (2A)

Friday 24 September
Kleinmond Circular, 5 hrs, start at 9 am from Kleinmond Golf course. Contact Thordis Sixt at 083 454 6660 or

Klipspringer, Gordon’s Bay (3A)

Saturday 25 September
Klipspringer, opposite Caravan Site, approx 11 km drive after Gordonsbaai.  We climb up half way Kogelberg get onto gravel path and continue walking until we get to the viewpoint over the Steenbras Dam, 8hours. We meet at 9 am opposite the Caravan Site. Contact Thordis Sixt at 083 454 6660 Read more…

Saturday 25 - Tuesday 28 September
A slackpacking hike in the Baviaanskloof from 25 to 28 September 2021.The Leopard Trail is a 4-day and 3-night hike set in the magnificent Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site Wilderness Reserve.  This is a slack packing hike – each day the organisers will transport your bags and food from one overnight Read more


Sunday 26 September
Honingklip farm, R43 after Botriver, 14km, 5 hrs. Cost is R50 pp. Start at 9am. Pizza and craft beer thereafter. Contact Thordis Sixt at 083 454 6660 or Booking by latest Friday 20 August.


October 2021

Thomas Hut 90th Birthday Weekend, Worcester

Friday 1 - Sunday 3 October
Due to COVID restrictions, there will be limited space available.  When booking is made, please state which accommodation you choose - inside the hut or camping, as well as which group you want to join to hike to the hut: Friday afternoon, Saturday early or Saturday afternoon. Various roundtrip hikes Read more…


MCSA PW Minicamp!

Monday 4 - Sunday 10 October
The Paarl-Wellington section will be hosting this year's minicamp. The minicamp base will be at the Scouts Hawequas Adventure Centre in Wellington mountain foothills. The minicamp will include hikes in the Limietberg, Slanghoek, Du Toits, Wemmershoek mountain ranges.


Saturday 23 October
We've booked out Krom River hut for a weekend of hikes in the Krom River Hut area. Contact Riaan Doorduin for details at

Chair: Riaan Doorduin -
Vice-Chair: Kuba Miszewski -
Secretary: Elsie Oettle -
Treasurer: Petrus Claassen -
Meets: Nardus Cronje -
Outreach: Cobie Martins -
Mini Camp: Gaye Hosking & Nick Mentoor -
Hut Maintenance & Warden: Kuba Miszewski -
Hut bookings: Elsie Oettle -
Communications: Kerry Feldman -

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