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E-newsletter 2021 03

2021-03-01T20:14:39+02:00March 1st, 2021|E-newsletter|

1. MCSA NATIONAL AGM 2. PRESIDENT’S NEWS 3. COVID-19 UPDATE 4. EIGHT EXPEDITIONS 5. UIAA UPDATE 6. ASIAN ALPINE ENEWS 7. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 8. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. MCSA NATIONAL AGM The Mountain Club of South Africa is pleased to announce that the Annual Meeting for 2021 will take place on 17 April [...]

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E-newsletter 2021 02

2021-02-08T14:48:56+02:00February 8th, 2021|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S VIEWS I have spent some considerable time during the various lock-downs over the past year ruminating on the type of climbing that really turns me on – I have titled this piece “President’s Views”, you get what you see here! Part of that introspection was because the pandemic has allowed me time to [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 12

2020-12-21T08:12:51+02:00December 21st, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S NEWS As we approach the end of what has been a difficult year for the whole world, it behooves us to reflect on how we have come through – or are still going through – the Covid-19 pandemic. While climbing mountains may seem like a frivolous pursuit when compared with peoples’ struggles just [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 11

2020-11-18T08:32:47+02:00November 6th, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. NEW LOGO! 2. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS 3. JOURNAL FOR 2020 4. COVID-19 UPDATE 5. UIAA UPDATE 6. ASIAN ALPINE E-NEWS 7. MOUNTAIN RESEARCH INITIATIVE 8. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 9. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. NEW LOGO Yes, we have finally got there! We have arrived in the 21st century and up-dated the MCSA logo suite. [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 10

2020-10-07T07:48:25+02:00October 7th, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS 2. JOURNAL FOR 2020 3. COVID-19 UPDATE 4. UIAA UPDATE 5. ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA 6. ASIAN ALPINE E-NEWS 7. MOUNTAIN RESEARCH INITIATIVE 8. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 9. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS You won’t have to plough through many more of these President’s Rumblings – sorry, Ramblings – as [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 09

2020-09-03T15:58:13+02:00September 3rd, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS 2. COVID-19 REGULATIONS 3. UIAA 4. ASIAN ALPINE E-NEWS 5. MOUNTAIN RESEARCH INITIATIVE 6. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 7. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS Hopefully, some of you who actually read some of my rambling streams of consciousness that pass for the sort of editorials that I write from time-to-time in [...]

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Hikers to summit SA’s highest peak to raise awareness of blood disorders

2020-08-27T11:29:09+02:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Two courageous hikers will scale the mighty Mafadi – SA’s highest peak situated along the Drakensberg mountain range – between 7 and 9 September to say “thank you” to the countless donors who have saved lives, while raising awareness of life-threatening blood disorders, which are on the increase. Alicia Venter, Search Coordinator for the SA [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 08

2020-08-09T15:48:43+02:00August 9th, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS 2. COVID-19 REGULATIONS 3. UIAA 4. ASIAN ALPINE E-NEWS 5. MOUNTAIN RESEARCH INITIATIVE 6. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 7. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. PRESIDENT’S RAMBLINGS While I – and many other people – are pleased to note that the Covid-19 regulations are slowly being eased all over the world, we are still [...]

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E-newsletter 2020 06/07

2020-07-11T14:42:46+02:00July 11th, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S PIECE 2. COVID-19 REGULATIONS 3. UIAA 4. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 5. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. PRESIDENT’S PIECE In the last issue of the National Newsletter, I commented that we seemed to have got a bit out of sequence – it is now a lot worse! I continue to blame Covid-19 – it [...]

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