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Mountain Fest 2020 – Paarl-Wellington Mini Camp

2020-05-27T15:18:35+02:00September 21st, 2020|, |

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 [...]

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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July Camp 2020 – Injisuthi, KZN

2020-05-10T10:55:45+02:00June 19th, 2020||

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. [...]

MCSA Response to COVID-19

2020-05-28T09:35:24+02:00May 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

There is no doubt that we are living in difficult times right now. However, we, as the Mountain Club of South Africa, are attempting to do what is possible under the circumstances. We have held the National AGM and the Annual NatComm Meeting via Zoom and both went off very well. FYI, the make-up of [...]

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E-newsletter 2020-05

2020-05-20T10:18:52+02:00May 20th, 2020|E-newsletter|

1. PRESIDENT’S PIECE 2. COVID-19 REGULATIONS 3. MCSA NATIONA AGM 4. KAZAKHSTAN INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL 5. UIAA 6. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 7. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 1. PRESIDENT’S PIECE We seem to have got a little bit out of sequence with these sort-of-monthly National Newsletters. Personally, I blame Covid-19 – it seems the easiest thing [...]

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2020 Annual Dinner – Paarl-Wellington

2020-03-13T08:44:32+02:00May 16th, 2020||

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 [...]

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