The Mountain Club of South Africa


The Mountain Club of South Africa – Cape Town Section
97 Hatfield Street, Cape Town, 8001
Tel: +27 (0)21 465 3412

The office is open from 10h00 to 14h00 Mondays to Fridays.

General Enquiries:
Newsletter Contributions:
Hut Bookings:
Meet Reports:

See our General Committee (Gencom) and Sub-Committee lists below.

Other than the friendly and knowledgeable staff at the front desk, the Clubhouse sports a climbing wall, extensive library, large hall for events and slide shows, braai lapa, and cooled drinks.

Cape Town Section General Committee (Gencom) Volunteers 2024/25
Name Portfolio(s)
Martin Hutton-Squire Chairman
National Committee
Access & Properties
Robert Breyer Vice Chairman
Rock Climbing
Lester Coelen Treasurer
Anthea van Wieringen Secretary
(General Committee only, not office employee)
Sandra Fuld Assistant Treasurer
Thandi Davies Member Communications
Hanlie Gouws MCSA-CT Community
Andrew Beetge Meets
Brent Russell Search & Rescue
Ian Preston Plant Conservation
Pieter Jordaan ICT Systems
Jess Verheul TBD
Cape Town Section Sub-Committees (Subcoms) Volunteers 2023/24
Sub-Committee Convenor and Members
Access & Land Acquisition Convenor: Richard Sherry
Members: John Brimble, Ant Hall, Martin Hutton-Squire (ex officio), Tony Lourens, Greg Moseley, Peter Pearson, Mark Straughan, Jan Truter, Mark Wilson
Agtertafelberg Hut Convenor: Pierre Hoffa
Members: Ray Wytenburg, Johan Hartzenburg
Breekkrants Convenor: Joe de Villiers
Members: None
Clubhouse Convenor: Joe de Villiers
Members: TBA
Communications Convenor: Thandi Davies (Gencom)
Members: TBA
Du Toit’s Kloof Hut Convenor: Chris McKirdy
Members: Amber De Decker, Kate Larmuth, Leander Lacey, Ray Wytenburg, Tom Smyth
Entertainment Convenor: Anita Tait
Members: Brigitte Pegado, Clare Davies, Jaco Janse van Vuuren, Kay Quartermain, Mike Quartermain, Sara Araujo, Stephen Craven, Wendy Paisley
Expeditions Convenor: Greg Moseley
Member: Douw Steyn
Finance Convenor: Lester Coelen
Members: None
ICT Systems Convenor: Pieter Jordaan (Gencom)
Members: None
Klein Swartberge (including Towerkop) Convenor: Jan Viljoen
Members: None
Library Convenor: Kate McCallum
Members: Gill Grose, Margie Herron, Des Herron, Kay Quartermain, Robin Sandell, Luc Schnebel, Stephen Craven (Archives)
MCSA-CT Community Convenor: Hanlie Gouws (Gencom)
Members: André van Schalkwyk, Andile Nqoko, Jenni Fitzell, Ryan Green, Thandi Davies, Vanessa Jooste, Wesley Nash
Meets Convenor: Brian Lambourne
Members: Alan Hutton, Andrew Beetge (Gencom), Don Jepson, Ezan Wilson, Greg Forsyth, Kate McCallum, Ursula Athiros, Vanessa Jooste, Torben Wiborg
Perry Refuge Convenor: Andrew Beetge (Gencom)
Members: Andrew Lewis
Plant Conservation Convenor: TBA
Members: Aleck McKirdy, Jay Cowen, Katherine Forsythe (Gencom), Klaus Minges, Martin Kleynhans, Steven Barber
Rock Climbing Convenor: Robert Breyer (Gencom)
Members: Brian Watts (Meets), Cormac Tooze (Anchor Replacement Fund, ARF), Malcolm Gowans (Sport Climbing), Micky Wiswedel (Sport Climbing), Oliver Kruger (Bouldering)
Search & Rescue Convenor: Brent Russell (Gencom)
Members: Andrew Lewis, Christo Lötter, Rashaad Jakoet, Steve Hofmeyr
Springstygbeugel Convenor: Ron Clark
Members: John Brimble, Mark Wilson
Steenboksberg Convenor: Ian Bradburn
Members: Ray Wytenburg, Jay Cowen, Aleck McKirdy, Christopher McKirdy, Marian Oliver
Table Mountain Hut Convenor: Antonie Speirs
Co-Convenor: Kim Penwill
Members: Fiona McIntosh, Geoff Dalglish, John Horler, Tristan Nebe
Waaihoeksberg Convenor: Wesley Nash
Members: None


A directory of contact details of the Cape Town Section committee and sub-committee office bearers is available in the members’ only area below.