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E-newsletter 2019-09

2019-09-05T15:10:03+02:00September 5th, 2019|E-newsletter|

NATIONAL NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2019 PRESIDENT’S PIECE 2018 JOURNALS MCSA STANCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE KZN SECTION CENTENARY AAC TO HOST 12TH INTERNATIONAL CLIMBERS’ MEET UIAA FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS SNIPPETS PRESIDENT’S PIECE I was unsure whether to call this the “President’s Piece” or the “President’s Peace”! It certainly will be a piece [...]

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Pan-African Meet 2019 in Malawi

2019-08-01T15:51:57+02:00August 31st, 2019|, |

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. [...]

UIAA Global Youth Summit – Iran

2019-07-15T19:53:51+02:00July 20th, 2019|, |

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 [...]

E-newsletter 2019-07

2019-07-25T16:50:39+02:00July 1st, 2019|E-newsletter|

NATIONAL NEWSLETTER – JULY 2019 1. PAN-AFRICAN MEET 2019 2. KILIMANJARO – PROPOSED CABLEWAY 3. KZN SECTION CENTENARY – EVENTS 4. PRESS COVERAGE OF THE MCSA 5. AAC TO HOST 12TH INTERNATIONAL CLIMBERS’ MEET 6. UIAA 7. FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 8. ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 9. SNIPPETS 1. PAN-AFRICAN MEET 2019 After last year’s successful [...]

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Centenary July Camp 2019 – Cobham

2019-04-12T11:18:07+02:00June 28th, 2019||

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 [...]

E-newsletter 2019-06

2019-07-25T16:48:39+02:00June 1st, 2019|E-newsletter|

NATIONAL NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2019 1.      PRESIDENT’S STUFF 2.      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - NATIONAL BODY 3.      PAN-AFRICAN MEET 2019 4.      KILIMANJARO – PROPOSED CABLEWAY 5.      KZN SECTION CENTENARY – EVENTS 6.      AAC TO HOST 12TH INTERNATIONAL CLIMBERS’ MEET 7.      UIAA GLOBAL YOUTH SUMMIT EVENT TO BE HELD IN IRAN 8.      UIAA 9.      FACEBOOK AND WEB [...]

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2018 UIAA Annual Report now available

2019-08-01T15:32:35+02:00May 29th, 2019|UIAA|

Find the annual report of the UIAA on their website for download (Pdf | 19 Mb): https://www.theuiaa.org/ice-climbing/2018-uiaa-annual-report-now-available/

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The MCSA’s Stance on Climate Change

2019-08-23T09:48:34+02:00May 11th, 2019|Conservation|

The Mountain Club of South Africa recognises that the effects of climate change and the interconnected issues, e.g. biodiversity loss, pollution of all environments, especially the mountains, the increasing severity of droughts and storms, should be very high on the current concerns of all MCSA members. It is well-established that the continuing pollution by mankind [...]

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E-newsletter 2019-04

2019-07-25T16:45:27+02:00April 1st, 2019|E-newsletter|

NATIONAL NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2019 1.      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS 2.      JOURNAL 2019 3.      PLANNED EXPEDITION TO THE PAMIR MOUNTAINS, CENTRAL ASIA 4.      KAMCHATKA 5.      UIAA 6.      FACEBOOK AND WEB PAGES 7.      ANY NEWSWORTHY ITEMS 8.      SNIPPETS    1.      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS ‘tis the season of goodwill - and Annual General Meetings! If I may take [...]

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