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Uitkyk Hiking Trail

Hosted by the Consul of the Johannesburg Outdoor & Adventures Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 05 Aug 09:30 - 15:30

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This trail is easily accessible from Johannesburg and Pretoria. It offers hikers the opportunity to enjoy an exhilarating and rewarding walk in the protected natural area of the Magaliesberg. It is highly recommended by both seasoned hikers and casual walkers who have enjoyed the breath-taking views of the Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding. Nature lovers enjoy the variety it offers as it passes through woodland, rocky kloofs and over grassy hillsides.

The trail starts and ends at a securely fenced car park with flushing toilets and braai areas. A map is provided by Jacana as a guide to both the well-marked route and to the fascinating history, geology, fauna and flora of the area.

± 9 km over 4½ - 5½ hours.

Moderate to challenging with a few optional extreme sections. Note the steep ascend and descend (from 1,000 metres altitude to 1,400 metres in 4,000 metres; that's 1 metre up every 10 metres ahead).

At least two litres of water, a strong pair of walking shoes or hiking boots, a hat, light clothes to avoid overheating, sunblock, an energizing snack, and an emergency plastic poncho in the event of showers.

Fenced and locked car park with flushing toilets, water, and braai areas (bring own fire wood).

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