Mountain Club of South Africa

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If in trouble in the mountains use your cell phone emergency number which will link through to Metro Rescue or use this emergency map to find the nearest MCSA Search & Rescue coordinator.

Who we are
The Club consists of 14 Sections, geographically distributed. Contact the section nearest to you to join in activities.

Monthly MCSA news that included upcoming events and mountain news from around the world is available hereNews items should be sent to

MCSA annual  dinner 2015
The South Cape section is hosting this year's National Dinner on 23 May at Salina's Beach Restaurant in Wilderness. It will also celebrate the Section's 10th anniversary. Download the details and menu.

National Camp, 5-12 September 2015
This year the Eastern Province Section is hosting the annual MCSA National Camp in the remote and magnificent Baviaanskloof. This famous valley kloof and its majestic mountains are well known throughout South Africa for their rugged, unique character. With gorges, krantzes and peaks, the area is a paradise for the mountaineer. Download the second announcement. The online application form is here.  Enquiries

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Disclaimer: Mountain climbing has its risks. All who join in Mountain Club outings or use information from this website do so entirely at their own risk.