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Date Meet Title Grade
25 Apr (Sun) Dry Mouth Guild (DMG) R
26 Apr (Mon) Rescue training High Angle R
30 Apr (Fri) Rock Climbing in the full moon R
1 May (Sat) Winston Park Climbing 1R
7 May (Fri) Cambalala House Work meet 1
15 May (Sat) Rock Climbing and camping at Swinburne R
16 May (Sun) Rescue training Shongweni R
30 May (Sun) Dry Mouth Guild (DMG) R
13 Jun (Sun) Rescue training High Angle R
26 Jun (Sat) Dry Mouth Guild (DMG) R
3 Jul (Sat) Monteseel Climbing 1R
9 Jul (Fri) July Camp 1-5
17 Jul (Sat) Sani Pass - Ice Climbing 5
13 Aug (Fri) Cambalala House Work meet 1
10 Sep (Fri) Search and Rescue Workshop 5R
19 Nov (Fri) End of year Party and camping 1-3

Meet Grades range from 1 (easy walk) to 5 (serious 'Berg pass), R indicates rock-climbing.

For example, 3R could describe a meet involving a moderate hike and rock-climbing (which may be an optional activity).

Meet Details

Dry Mouth Guild (DMG)
Date 25 Apr (Sun)
Description Monteseel
Grade R
Leader Gavin Raubenheimer
Leader Email gavin@peakhigh.co.za
Leader Cell 0829905875
Venue Monteseel
Rescue training High Angle
Date 26 Apr (Mon)
Description Monteseel High Angle
Grade R
Leader Jon Sargood
Leader Email jonsargood@hotmail.com
Leader Cell 0826525202
Venue Monteseel
Rock Climbing in the full moon
Date 30 Apr (Fri)
Description Climb Utopia (Monteseel) at night (pink moon/super moon on 27.04.2021)
Grade R
Leader Gavin Raubenheimer
Leader Email gavin@peakhigh.co.za
Leader Cell 0829905875
Venue Monteseel
Winston Park Climbing
Date 1 May (Sat)
Description Sport climbing at one of the Winston Park crags.
Grade 1R
Leader Graeme Bruschi
Leader Email grae22@gmail.com
Leader Cell 071 398 5929
Venue Winston Park
Cambalala House Work meet
Date 7 May (Fri)
End Date 10 May (Mon)
Description Work meet at Cambalala
Grade 1
Leader Clem Robins
Leader Email clemnolarobins@gmail.com
Leader Cell 0845004666
Venue Cambalala
Rock Climbing and camping at Swinburne
Date 15 May (Sat)
End Date 16 May (Sun)
Description Rock Climbing and Camping at Swinburne (Free State)
Grade R
Leader Gavin Raubenheimer
Leader Email gavin@peakhigh.co.za
Leader Cell 0829905875
Venue Swinburne, Free State
Rescue training Shongweni
Date 16 May (Sun)
Description Shongweni High angle
Grade R
Leader Carl Dreyer
Leader Email carldreyer5@gmail.com
Leader Cell 0845279985
Venue Shongweni
Dry Mouth Guild (DMG)
Date 30 May (Sun)
Description Ringwood Crags
Grade R
Leader Gavin Raubenheimer
Leader Email gavin@peakhigh.co.za
Leader Cell 0829905875
Venue Ringwood crags
Rescue training High Angle
Date 13 Jun (Sun)
Description Ringwood Crags High angle
Grade R
Leader Colin McCoy
Leader Email colinmccoy1985@gmail.com
Venue Ringwood crags
Dry Mouth Guild (DMG)
Date 26 Jun (Sat)
Description Boothill
Grade R
Leader Jon Sargood
Leader Email jonsargood@hotmail.com
Leader Cell 0826525202
Venue Boot Hill, Kloof Gorge
Monteseel Climbing
Date 3 Jul (Sat)
Description Trad climbing at Monteseel.
Grade 1R
Leader Graeme Bruschi
Leader Email grae22@gmail.com
Leader Cell 071 398 5929
Venue Monteseel
July Camp
Date 9 Jul (Fri)
End Date 18 Jul (Sun)
Description July Camp 2021 at Injisuthi
Grade 1-5
Leader Rikki Abbott Wedderburn
Leader Email ronwedd@netactive.co.za
Leader Cell 082 538 538 9 or 033239 2374
Venue Injisuthi
Sani Pass - Ice Climbing
Date 17 Jul (Sat)
End Date 18 Jul (Sun)
Description July Ice meet to Sani Pass
Grade 5
Leader Gavin Raubenheimer
Leader Email gavin@peakhigh.co.za
Leader Cell 0829905875
Venue Sani Pass
Cambalala House Work meet
Date 13 Aug (Fri)
End Date 16 Aug (Mon)
Description Work meet at Cambalala
Grade 1
Leader Clem Robins
Leader Email clemnolarobins@gmail.com
Leader Cell 0845004666
Venue Cambalala
Search and Rescue Workshop
Date 10 Sep (Fri)
Time 18:00
End Date 12 Sep (Sun)
Description TBA
Grade 5R
Leader Paul Roth et al
Leader Email paul@highhorizons.co.za
Leader Cell 076 395 0119
Venue TBA
End of year Party and camping
Date 19 Nov (Fri)
End Date 21 Nov (Sun)
Description Glenhaven Campsite, Underberg
Grade 1-3
Leader Karen Miller
Leader Email kjmchiro@eject.co.za
Venue Glenhaven Campsite, Underberg

GRADES - Where a Berg or other climbing meet has been allocated a grade 1, 2 or 3 as well as the usual R, this means that non-climbers are most welcome as hikers on the meet.

BACK-UP MEET LEADERS - When unable to take their meet, the meet leader should have contact details of a backup leader.

IMPROMPTU MEETS - May be arranged at short notice and the details will be distributed by email, on the website and in the newsletter if time permits. Be sure that you are on the Google-mail list for MCSA members to receive notice of the many short notice meets (contact kzn.mcsa.comm@gmail.com).

ADDITIONAL MEETS - Please advise Clem Robins of your plans for a meet which you are prepared to arrange/lead and it will be added to this or the appropriate future Meet Sheet.

MONTHLY ADVENTURE TALKS & SOCIAL EVENINGS - If you know of someone who has interesting slides to show on hiking, climbing or travelling please contact Ian Bailey (Pietermaritzburg) 083 269 6201, ianbailey@telkomsa.net, or Neil Williamson (Durban) 0836589494, dendro-p@hotmail.com.

DMG - A monthly meet of trad climbers with partners pushing their grades & then slaking their thirst, but other climbers are welcome to come along to the venue for the camaraderie.

UPDATES - Check the newsletter and website for changes and for details of new meets. The latest Meet Sheet can be viewed on the club's website at https://mcsa-kzn-meets.azurewebsites.net/Meets or http://kzn.mcsa.org.za/meets

CAMBALALA HUT - Booking calendar on-line (http://kzn.mcsa.org.za/Resources/cambalala-hut) or Clem Robins at clemnolarobins@gmail.com

GUIDE TO MEET LEADERS - Meet Leaders please note the Guide to Meet Leaders and Indemnity Form on the MCSA KZN website.

CLIMBING ON TUESDAYS - Contact Bruce Sobey, 083 440 6753.

DISCLAIMER - Hiking and climbing in mountainous areas are potentially hazardous activities. Participation in MCSA meets is at your own risk. It is your own responsibility to be properly equipped with adequate food, clothing, footwear, sleeping bag, shelter and maps. The club and the meet leaders cannot be held liable for any injuries or mishaps whatsoever. An Indemnity Form is available for leaders use.