Centenary July Camp 2019 – Cobham

There will be a very special July Camp this year - The Centenary! We have changed our tactics slightly, while keeping the spirit of July Camp the same, if not even better this year on account of the Centenary! First, we have shortened the July Camp to ten days because the second week was not [...]

UIAA Global Youth Summit – Iran

Dates: 20 July to 1 August, 2019 Mountains: Alam-Kuh and Damavand Place: Tehran & Mazandaran Province, Iran Accommodation: 2 nights in D/hotel, 1 night in Polour lodge, 1 night in Vandarbon lodge, 3 nights in Atour eco-camp in Alam-Kuh, 2 nights in Atour eco-camp in Damavand, 1 night in a villa. The rooms in lodges [...]

Pan-African Meet 2019 in Malawi

Mulanje Mulanje,

Mulanje Mountain This splendid mountain is where the meet will primarily take place. Hiking access is at about 8-900m and the ‘plateau’ level where the huts are is at about 2000m. The highest peak is Sapitwa at 3002m. The peaks are granite and in August/September – when it is dry – traction is very good. [...]

American Alpine Club International Climbers’ Meet Yosemite Valley 2019

Yosemite Valley Yosemite Valley, CA

Hello South Africa Federation, I wanted to make sure your federation was informed that the American Alpine Club is having the eleventh International Climbers meet this fall in Yosemite. We would be grateful if you could share this information with your members. I have attached an application form and a photo you can use to [...]


KZN Section Centenary Dinner

The Protea Hilton Hotel 1 Hilton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal

This year marks the Centenary of the KZN Section of the MCSA so their annual July Camp in the Drakensberg will be very special! This year the Annual Dinner is being combined with the KZN Section’s Centenary Dinner. 19th October 2019 The Protea Hilton Hotel A 3-course buffet meal in the Tudor Banquet Room in [...]


UIAA Global Youth Summit – France

Guillestre - Hautes Alpes - France Guillestre,

UIAA YOUTH COMMISSION – GLOBAL YOUTH SUMMIT The French Alpine Club, Toulouse, is facilitating another of their highly successful INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ICE CLIMBING Camp, which is held in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes (05), in France. Participants: Youth members aged 16 to 26 years. Participants should lead rock climb at a minimum of 5b French grade, and [...]


2020 Annual Dinner – Paarl-Wellington

Picardie Guest Farm Laborie Street, Courtrai,, Paarl, Western Cape

If you are a member of the Mountain Club you are invited to join the Paarl Wellington Section for the 2020 Annual Dinner of the Mountain Club of South Africa Dress Code: Mountain Smart/Casual RSVP: 16th of April 2020 to dinner2020.mcsapw@gmail.com Bank: ABSA Branch: 632005 Acc. No: 740141023 Ref: DIN_SURNAME Celebrating 125 Years of Mountaineering [...]


July Camp 2020 – Injisuthi, KZN

Injisuthi Injisuthi, KwaZulu-Natal

2020-05-09 CANCELLATION OF JULY CAMP 2020 AT INJISUTHI This is the saddest July Camp letter I’ve had to write, but it is inevitable. Due to Covid 19, we have had to cancel July Camp 2020. It is also noted that, at present, Ezemvelo is probably not taking camp site bookings until the end of September. [...]


Mountain Fest 2020 – Paarl-Wellington Mini Camp

Scouts Adventure Center Hawequas Hawequas Scout Ranch, Olyvenbosch Road, Wellington, Western Cape

2027-05-09 CANCELLATION OF THE MOUNTAIN FEST 2020 AT PAARL-WELLINGTON Due to Covid 19, we have had to cancel the Mountain Fest 2020. We will reschedule it for 2021. Paarl/Wellington Section is celebrating their 125th anniversary this year. To celebrate we are hosting the MCSA national minicamp: Mountain Fest 2020. Festivities will be held all around [...]

Virtual National AGM 2021

The Mountain Club of South Africa is pleased to announce that the Annual Meeting for 2021 will take place on 17 April 2021 at 9:00 am. In order to reduce the risk and avoid unnecessary travel, this year’s meeting will be a “virtual” meeting (via a Zoom link – to be made available) as was [...]