Welcome to the Johannesburg Hiking Club

Hiking is a sport that requires a reasonable level of physical fitness, a level which should preferably be attained beforehand. Our programme is structured so that anyone with the required level of fitness can enjoy a day out in our lovely countryside. To this end, the regular Sunday hikes incorporate a slow (level 1), medium minus (level 2), medium plus (level 3) and a brisk (level 4) hike. Newcomers are required to join the slow group on their first outing with the club. Click here for more information on our Sunday Hikes

Sunday hikes are typically 7 hours or longer, often in tough terrain without paths.  Three hours of hiking up sometimes steep mountainsides and down valleys, over rough ground and scrub are usually covered before stopping for an hour lunch break, after which a further 3 hours of hiking back to the start point covers a typical day.

NOTE: Sunday Hikes & Leisure hikes are completely two different types of hikes, and the meeting places and venue may offen differ. Looking forward to seeing you out there. For more information on our Leisure hikes click here.

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Available Programmes

NEXT Slide Show

Friday, 20 April 2018 - Patagonia presented by Dobek Pater. Poster and info will be sent out nearer the time but book date.

The slide show/club evening is held on the fourth Thursday of every month at 19h00 for 19h30, unless otherwise indicated in the programm...[READ MORE]

NEXT Sunday Hikes

Sunday, 22 April 2018

There is no need to book for Sunday hikes - just arrive at the meeting place (Check the full programme ) on a Sunday morning, and introduce yourself to the leader of the day....[READ MORE]

NEXT Leisure Hike

Sunday, 20 May 2018
   Rustig Leisure Hike

Leisure Hikes are typically 3 to 4 hours of relatively slow walking up to 6Km, usually on paths, with plenty of stops. Children who cannot keep up will have to be carried. Not suitable for prams and very small children.

CURRENT Basecamp Hikes EVENT[S]

Friday, 11 May 2018
   Sporekrans Base Camp Witteberg Mountain

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Coastal Hike


Jonensfontein to Witsand
5 - 14 Jan 2018

On Sunday 6th January our group of 10 hikers set off in cars from Clive Gullifer’s house in Witsand to travel some 75 km to Jongensfontein higher up the coast, mostly over dirt road. At around midday we started the…

Christmas Camp


George Country Resort
17 - 27 December 2017

We all arrived at the camp site on the 17th December 2017. The site area was pretty much open. Most of the caravan sites had trees in their areas. Otherwise the camp was quite pleasant. This year there were only…

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Contact Us

Sue Glanville (Club Administrator)
Telephone Number:
078 885 6505
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday (08:30 - 12:30 CAT)
(Closed Weekends & Public Holidays)
P.O.Box 1676
South Africa


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