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 April 2019 to March 2020
Name Portfolios Telephone and Email
Martin Hutton-Squire Chairman
National Committee;
Access & Properties
082 777 7055
chairman at
Robert Breyer Vice Chairman
Rock Climbing
021 790 6376 (h), 021 447 1326 (w),
084 651 3219
Lester Coelen Treasurer
021 794 5611 (h), 083 225 6703
Marian Oliver Secretary
(General Committee only, not office employee)

Plant Conservation
Andrew Beetge Meets
Brent Jennings Search & Rescue 021 762 2161 (h), 021 406 6040 (w)
082 403 6994
Hanlie Gouws Outreach 072 310 3510
Jolene Wium Information Technology
Petro Mostert Member Communications
Steven Barber Information Technology
Cape Town Section Sub-Committees (Subcoms) Volunteers April 2019 to March 2020
Sub-Committee Convenor and Members
Access and Land Acquisition Convenor: Richard Sherry 021 686 3896 (h), 082 806 6024,
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 021 685 6205 (h), 021 444 7724 (w), 084 685 6205,
Members: Ray Wytenburg
Breekkrants Convenor: Joe De Villiers
Members: None
Clubhouse Convenor: Joe De Villiers
Members: TBA
Communications Convenor: TBA
Members: Jenni Fitzell, Petro Mostert
Du Toit’s Kloof Hut Convenor: Daniel Reinecke 021 975 9313 (h), 021 402 2103 (w), 084 408 4408,
Members: Klaus Minges, Ray Wytenburg
Entertainment Convenor: Wendy Scott,
Members: Mark Boekstein, Kay Quartermain, Mike Quartermain, Mike Scott, Ineke Moseley, Stephen Craven, Clare Davies, Richard Halsey
Expeditions Convenor: Greg Moseley 021 701 7618 (h), 083 763 9943,
Member: Douw Steyn
Finance Convenor: Lester Coelen 021 794 5611 (h), 083 225 6703,
Members: None
Klein Swartberge (including Towerkop) Convenor: Jan Viljoen 083 698 2973,
Members: Colas Coetzee 028 551 1368 (h), 028 551 1020 (w), 082 371 4195
Library Convenor: Kate McCallum
Members: Barry Fletcher, Des Herron, Gill Grose, Kay Quartermain, Margaret Herron, Robin Sandell, Stephen Craven
Meets Convenor: Brian Lambourne (021) 715 7022, 083 409 8460,
Members: Alan Hutton, Andrew Beetge (Gencom), Don Jepson, Ezan Wilson, Greg Forsyth, Neil Brathwaite, Torben Wiborg, Ursula Athiros, Vanessa Jooste
Outreach Convenor: Hanlie Gouws,
Members: Camilla Adelle, Jenni Fitzell, André van Schalkwyk
Perry Refuge Convenor: Andrew Beetge,
Members: Andrew Lewis
Plant Conservation Convenor: John Watermeyer,
Members: Aleck McKirdy, Jay Cowen, Klaus Minges, Marian Oliver (Gencom), 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 Co-Convenor: Brent Jennings (Gencom) 082 403 6994,
Co-Convenor: Wesley New
Members: Andrew Lewis, André van Schalkwyk, Brent Russel, Christo Lötter, Craig Burden, Matthew Young, Mo Thilo, Rudi, Xanthe Mayer
Springstygbeugel Convenor: Ron Clark 021 782 2396 (h), 084 220 0183,
Members: John Brimble, Mark Wilson
Steenboksberg Convenor: Ian Bradburn 083 651 2962,
Members: Jay Cowen, Aleck McKirdy, Christopher McKirdy
Table Mountain Hut Convenor: Antonie Speirs 082 306 6089,
Co-Convenor: Kim Penwill 061 105 0032,
Members: Brian Watts, Fiona McIntosh, Geoff Dalglish, John Horler, Mark Middleton, Tristan Nebe
Waaihoeksberg Convenor: Wesley Nash
Members: None