TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS: SATURDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2021 - SILVERMINE EAST (NON-DAM SIDE)

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Bellairs, T. (Tim)

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Aug 30, 2021, 5:23:45 AM8/30/21
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Hi Trailers

 

This Saturday 4 September 2021 we will head to Silvermine East (non-Dam side)

 

Rendezvous and Start Time

RV in the parking area Silvermine Gate 2 parking area as soon after 08h00 as possible ready to start at 08:10.  Officially the gate only opens at 08h00.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO CELL PHONE RECEPTION AT THE CAR PARK.  So don’t be late because you won’t be able to notify us.

 

Not sure if they are still official charging an entry fee but historically it was R5.00.  Please bring a generous tip for the car guard.

 

Route details

We will do a clockwise circular route which will take us to first past Wolfkop, Fat Lady’s Cave / Higher Steenberg Peak.  Then we stick to the outer ridge path and drop down to the aerial enclosure.  From there we proceed to tag Muizenberg Peak.  Drop down to the top of Farmer Peck’s Valley and on to St James Peak and then Muizenberg Cave.  From the cave we descend past Geoff’s Spike and cross the gravel jeep track twice before the climb to Kalk Bay Peak.  Cross the top of Spes Bona Valley and over to the Amphitheatre.  Through the Amphitheatre towards Cave Peak, down Dooiemanspad and follow the contour to join the jeep track again near the waterfall.  Jeep track back to the car park.

 

Please remember this a pack run, and it’s important that we look out for each other.  

 

Terrain and Distance

Mostly undulating single track with some short sharp climbs and a little jeep track to finish on.

 

Distance: +- 13 kms taking about 2 - 2.5hrs for Medium Group.  Various short cuts available.

 

 

Relaxed Group and Walking group to be confirmed on Friday.

 

*Please note adjustments to the route may be made whilst running depending on the group and weather conditions.

 

 

Please bring:

A whistle, WATER  a warm & waterproof/windproof top, space blanket and ICE (In case of Emergency) tag or card.

 

Unfortunately no dogs are allowed on our runs.

 

Please remember to adhere to the COVID rules below:

  • No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run.
  • All runners to carry a mask or buff.
  • Practice social/physical distancing.
  • We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run.
  • No personal sign in – ensure the leader ticks you in/out. Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe.
  • We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size.
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape.
  • If you have any symptoms, have been in contact with anyone with symptoms or are feeling unwell, please stay at home.

 

Have a great week!

 

Regards

 

Run Organiser

Tim Bellairs

0823210299

 

 





 


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