Non-members are welcome to participate in official Club outings as guests. If a non- member does not know anyone attending an outing, please make the necessary arrangements with the meet leader. Guests are limited to one per club member. A guest is the responsibility of his/her host and both of them must co-operate fully with the meet leader.

For further information on any proposed meet please contact the leader directly, their name and contact number is provided on each meet. Determining the size of the group and whether individuals has the suitable experience and abilities is the leaders prerogative. Some of the areas may require access permits and parking arrangements, leaders do like to plan ahead.

Please see our list of event & meets here – calendar.

Upper Tonquani, Magaliesberg

Temporary Membership fees (guest fees) on Club meets: please see FAQ: Guest Fees.
Parking fees: A parking fee is often required and has to be paid to the landowner where we park.

Permit and entrance fees: On certain outings, permit and/or entrance fees will be payable.
Transport: A contribution to transport costs is expected.
Please find out beforehand from the meet leader what fees are payable and have the amount ready

Equipement:

It is the responsibility of guests to bring their own equipment. If you are unsure of what you need, please talk to the meet leader beforehand. The leader may refuse participation, if not satisfied that a guest is suitably equipped, experienced and/or fit enough for the specific outing.

Rules for outings:

  1. Do not interfere with fauna, flora or natural and cultural artefacts. Do not tamper with the landowner’s property or fences.
  2. NO dogs, other pets, firearms, radios or tape recorders allowed.
  3. Leave the campsite clean and tidy.
  4. Remove all rubbish from mountain areas (including tissues, cigarette stubs and the corners of opened food packets etc.) Rubbish may not be hidden under stones or in rock fissures.
  5. Hiking stoves are necessary for cooking areas. Operate your camp stoves with great care. Avoid veld fires at all times. FIRES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE MAGALIESBERG.
    This area is part of the Magaliesberg Protected Environment (MPE) and the Magaliesberg Biosphere.
  6. Keep streams and water unpolluted. Do not wash yourself, dishes, or anything else in the streams. Do not use any soap (not even bio-degradable soap) in the streams.
  7. Sanitation: Bury all human waste properly. Use a digging tool and operate well away from campsite and watercourses. Digging for any other purpose is not allowed. Please FAQ: What are ‘Field toilet manners?’

Disclaimer

Mountaineering (climbing and hiking) is de facto an activity which carries certain inherent risks. Neither the MCSA, nor any of its members or representatives accept responsibility for any deaths, injury or illness sustained or suffered by any person or for any theft, loss or damage to any property that result from participation in MCSA activities, no matter in what manner caused and whether allegedly due to negligence or not.

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

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