What we're about

A social club with a hiking problem...
We are a group of hikers with a passion for the outdoors, hiking and socialising. Hiking is best in a group for safety and as a beginner, having someone who knows the trail.
Our hikers range in age and experience from 20's to 60's, beginners to experts who know the mountain like the back of their hand; some who stroll and some who sprint!
Please note: You are NOT a member of the Meridian Hiking Club if joining on Meetup alone. The Club has an annual membership fee (R250 per year) and Club members receive benefits (discounted weekends, events, no visitors fee for day hikes), while Meetup members pay R30 CASH per hike (and any other non-members joining an event) which is then paid to the Club by the hike leader.

Meridian Hiking Club
Nedbank Claremont
Br 104609
Acc 1046348396 - always email membership@meridian.org.za with proof of payment

Our hike leaders are volunteers who host hikes every weekend, and often in summer mid-weekdays too, of varying grades.
This meet-up is to introduce you to the hiking world at the beginner level and slowly advance to more challenging hikes as your fitness & hiking skills/knowledge increase.

A young-at-heart and social group, we hike, we meet for supper clubs, go away hiking or just chilling for a weekend; always plenty of laughter and people with good, fun attitudes.
All leaders are volunteers. The Club has been around for quite a few years, since 1989 and there's usually around 300 paid-up Club members.
As a visitor/meet up person to an event, we do ask R30 cash fee per person per hike/day.

http://www.meridian-hiking.org.za/join/

http://www.meridian-hiking.org.za/calendar/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/5472975993/ \

And now... http://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club !!

Upcoming events (4+)

Monday Evening Promenade Walks - 17H30

Needs a location

Note the New Winter start time of 17h30

This is a Covid-compliant event.

Meander along the Promenade and Brighten Up the Start of your Week. Walk and Chat....Smell the Sea. Stretch your Legs & Let your Senses be Soothed... Then head back to Starting Point. No Fuss...No Fee...Just be Free!

Supper/Drinks after

Newlands Forest to Kirstenbosch Gardens one way

Needs a location

Meet at Kirstenbosch Vidae Cafe[gate 1] then arrange lift to Newlands forest and walk back through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your SA ID as proof) - all others pay the R80 fee for adults. R30 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.
Breakfast at Moyos after the walk.
Bring water, hat and sunblock.

Face masks and social distancing still apply.

Meerendal Walk

Needs a location

Join us for a moderate walk (5km / ±60 mins) on this beautiful wine farm with drinks and dinner afterwards at the newly opened Bossa Restaurant on the premises.
PLEASE indicate in the comments if you are joining for dinner or only doing the walk.
Visitor's fees: R30. Limit 25.
Visitors PLEASE bring the correct amount of cash.
PLEASE NOTE: Fees payable to the farm:
Adults R30
Pensioners R20
Children 6 - 12 R10

Please pay on arrival @ the gate. NO CASH will be accepted at the gate.
We will meet @ the gate (be there by 16h50). No dogs allowed.
Rain cancels

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Peddlars- Beginner's Walk .. 5.30 pm

Needs a location

5.30 pm .... Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of green belt ..
Invite your FRIENDS ..

NB! Correctly worn Face masks and social distancing is mandatory according to Level 1 regulations.You must carry your own Hand Sanitizer.

R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club.

Rain cancels event

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Peddlars- Beginner's Walk .. 5.30 pm

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