Whether you are an experienced mountaineer or just starting out and in need of guidance, the club’s vast experience offers the opportunity to experience and share hiking and mountaineering with like-minded individuals who has a love for adventure and an appreciation of nature. The club offers its members access to a wide variety of breathtaking areas, well off the beaten track. We organize official hiking, canyoning, climbing events almost every weekend of the year.

Find a friend

Find a hiking buddy.

Please check our Calendar for the hiking & other mountaineering events planned.


Bouldering, Sport- and Trad Climbing. There are enthusiastic groups of rock climbers in Pretoria, Polokwane and Mpumalanga. Rock climbing happens almost every weekend and beginners are welcome. Motivated beginners are welcome to join us to experience climbing and learn to climb safely by apprenticeship. We regularly offer introduction days to sport climbing & trad climbing.

Find a Friend

Find a climbing buddy.

Please check our Calendar for the climbing events planned.


The club have various initiatives and support actions towards protecting the natural beauty and wilderness character of mountains and to promote their effective conservation management. We arrange frequent conservation meets in the Magaliesberg.

Find out more

Find more information here.

Please check our Calendar for conservation events planned.


The club regularly presents safety talks & training at the clubhouse. We do not provide any form of certification. Please check our calendar for the next training session or connect with one of our members.

More on training here

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Please check our Calendar for training events planned.


We have regular social evenings featuring interesting speakers presenting talks on various topics. Join us every second Tuesday night at the club house.

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Please check our Calendar for club events planned.


All sections of the MCSA contribute towards the search and rescue team. In the event of a mountain emergency, you can contact them. If you think you have the stamina, patience, skills and mental fortitude to search for people in the middle of night please join them.

Emergency Numbers


The club regularly arranges family outings for adults with children. Almost all of our properties are child friendly, however children must be accompanied by an adult. We also enjoy taking the kids and their parents for introduction climbs at the various climbing gyms and on real rock.

More on our youth meets

Please check our Calendar for youth events planned.


Content about our outreach programme is coming soon. Stay tuned.

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The MCSA has an expedition fund, part of which is made available to a deserving party or expedition. At times, under the auspices of the MCSA, expeditions are organised by members of the Club to various remote and often unexplored areas.

More information on Expeditions

Indemnity form

We require each member of a hiking group to sign a meets register, thereby accepting the indemnity disclosure. The Indemnity form that can be viewed here:

MCSA Magaliesberg Indemnity

Cedarbergkloof, Magaliesberg