“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” – Dr Seuss

Wynberg’s Mountain Club (and a few welcome guests) escape the books, the marking, the cell phones, the fast lane – to clear the heads, and cleanse the spirits for a few hours in the quiet and beauty of the mountains. Left Face B – also known as Mystery B –  follows an interesting and intricate […]

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On August 8th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Hiking, Mountain Club, News, Sport by

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Getting fresh perspectives ….

All you need is mountain air, sandy toes and salty hair. Wynberg’s Mountain Club shows us how to get out, get hiking and get a fresh perspective! This album is from our latest adventure to Nature’s Valley.

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On May 9th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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Exploring the Kalk Bay Caves…

On Sunday 5 Feb 2017, 10 WGHS mountain club girls and 2 teachers joined a group of WBHS boys and a guide from the Speleological Society to explore the Kalk Bay caves. This was an exciting experience for everyone as most people had not been in caves of this kind before.

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On February 5th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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Just spoilt for choice in the Western Cape…

A group of two staff, our gap student, Janneke, two boys who joined us from the WBHS Outdoor Club, and four of our WGHS girls travelled to Betty’s Bay on Saturday, where we spent a wonderful day swimming in and hiking up the Palmiet River in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve. It’s all in the pictures! […]

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On January 28th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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Wandering where the WiFi’s Weak!

Sky Above Earth Below Peace Within This is something that our Mountain Club members know well. And that’s just what the Palmiet River Hike brought for them on 30 January. The photographs say it all.

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On January 15th, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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A welcome return to past pupil conservationists, Taryn Joshua and Catherine Kühn

The last day of school began with a presentation by past pupils, Taryn Joshua and Catherine Kühn, on the work being done by the Cape Leopard Trust. Inspired by the late Meg Wilding (Head of Geography and the Mountain Club) they dedicated this presentation to her, commenting that much of their love of and concern for […]

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2016 Cedarberg Hike

The mountain club went on an incredible journey to the  Cederberg during the 3rd weekend of September. We started our hike on the Saturday morning and set off into the narrow Wolfberg cracks, where we had to scramble over rocks and squeeze through small openings. When we reached the arch, we were absolutely blown away […]

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On September 18th, 2016, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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A hike to remember for years to come – the Harkerville Trail Hike Report

On the first morning of the March/April holidays, members of the mountain club set off for the Harkerville Trail near Knysna. After staying a night at a mountain hut and readying our hiking packs, we left early in the morning on our two-day journey. The first day started off in the forest and Mr Bodenstein […]

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On April 12th, 2016, posted in: Culture, Featured, Hiking, Mountain Club, News, Sport by

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Mountain Club is Blown Away

The inclement weather on Sunday, 1st November, proved no match for our determined Mountain Club Hikers. Six of our girls made their way down to the historically-rich Cape Point in the hope of clearer conditions as midday approached. We admired the scenic beauty as Mr Bodenstein took us for a drive around the Cape of […]

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On November 1st, 2015, posted in: Culture, Featured, Mountain Club, News by

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Contour Path Hike

On a perfect Sunday morning in late August, a large and enthusiastic group of Wynberg girls and teachers walked the contour path from Rhodes Memorial to Kirstenbosch. This walk is really a Cape Town classic which should everyone living here should experience. Winter, is also a special time to do this walk with water crashing […]

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On September 11th, 2015, posted in: Challenge, Culture, Featured, Mountain Club by

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