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Made on Earth Hiking Trails

Feb 27, 2022

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Made on Earth Hiking Trails

We aim to provide a gay, lesbian and straight-friendly hiking environment for anyone and everyone to enjoy the beautiful outdoors in the company of like-minded friends.

Made on Earth Hiking Trails

Feb 27, 2022


Contact Portia on portiajOO@yahoo.com or for more information about the event.

The trail meanders through the wonderfully serene settings of the Schurweberg Mountains within the Hennops valley area, with the gentle rumble of the river in the distance.

You hike through woodlands, rocky slopes and grassy hillsides and for those seeking more adventure are dark cave to explore. There are 4 trails, the longest being 6 km. We will do the Black Baboon Trail (Pink foot). Trail length/time +- 3 hours estimated time excludes cave exploring.

Being part of the Crocodile River Reserve declares Made on Earth a protected area. A mere 30-50 min from Pretoria and Johannesburg.

PET FRIENDLY so all fur babies allowed to join in the fun.  

 

NB DO NOT USE THE R511 ENTRANCE AS THE LOW WATER BRIDGE IS WASH OUT!! 

 

> Meet at 07h00. We start hiking at 07h30.

> Bring along a torch should you wish to explore the caves.

> There are braai facilities, so please bring a braai lunch and charcoal (not supplied). You may want to bring snacks which we will eat along the way.

> PLEASE BRING YOUR CAMPING CHAIRS AS THERE ARE NO LAWNS

> Difficulty rating: requires some level of fitness.

> Bring: good hiking shoes, hat sun block, at least 2 litres of water.

Remember

Good hiking shoes, hat, sun block, at least 2lt of water, snacks

When

Feb 27, 2022

Where

Made on Earth Hiking Trails

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Fee

R110 per person

Includes R10 club fee

Lunch

Braai lunch

Intensity

Some fitness required

Black Baboon Trail

GPS Coordinates


-28.80656, 28.01241

Please Note


We suggest taking directions as well as the GPS coordinates, as Google Maps/Garmin might lead you astray.

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Directions

Made on Earth hiking trails is approx. 45 km from Johannesburg (about 50 min) and 25 km from Pretoria (about 35 min)

  • Directions from Fourways:
    • Head north toward Midrand (N1)
    • Use the left lane to take exit 124 for the N14 W towards Krugersdorp (300 m),
    • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for N14/Krugersdorp (4,9 km),
    • Take exit 317 for R55 N (1,5 km),
    • Keep right at the fork and follow signs for R55 N (400 m),
    • Use any lane to turn right onto R55 (11 km),
    • Turn left onto Main Rd/M26 (2,7 km),
    • Turn right onto Grey Str (280 m),
    • Continue onto Van Melle Str (8,3 km),
    • Your destination will be on your left.
  • Directions from Pretoria Central:
    • Head east towards Bosman St/M18,
    • Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Pretorius Str (240 m),
    • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left at the 1st cross street onto Schubart Str (350 m),
    • Turn right at the 3rd cross street onto Nana Sita Str/M2 and continue to follow the M2 (4,1 km),
    • Turn left onto Quagga Rd/M22 (6,9 km),
    • Turn right onto Main Rd/M26 (2,7 km),
    • Turn right onto Grey Str (280 m),
    • Continue onto Van Melle Str (8,3 km),
    • Your destination will be on your left.
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