April 21, 2019

As a hiking venue, Bokfontein packs an interesting mix of cool forests, fascinating rock formations, challenging climbs, history, wildlife, wild flowers and wild herbs as 20 hikers discovered on Easter Sunday.

 The Club’s resident historian Alkis, hike leaders Betsie an...

June 17, 2018

Your welcome at the elegant, self-catering Remhoogte Mountain Lodge, the starting point for the hike, is likely to include families of warthogs and, if you are fortunate, the elusive kudus that also call this farm home. The good news is that the owner has plans to stoc...

March 31, 2018

Don’t let the entrance to Bergheim put you off. Beyond the camping and self-catering chalets at the entrance of the property lies a challenging and varied adventure hike that will put your stamina and fitness levels to the test- and have you mentally congratulating you...

December 18, 2017

Arguably one of the prettiest hikes on the Johannesburg Hiking Club calendar, B’Sorah is a 1 600-hectare cattle and game farm in Broederstroom that also offers visitors luxury tented and bush camping facilities.

The name B’Sorah is Hebrew, meaning “the good news” and fo...

August 27, 2017

Not too many hike leaders would have taken us on at Foothold this past Sunday. Self-dubbed the No-Name Level, we comprised seasoned hikers Johann and Truia, no-longer-seasoned Willem, Veldskoen Richard and myself, Cynthia, about to embark on only my fourth hike ever.

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