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 2023/24
Name Portfolio(s)
Martin Hutton-Squire Chairman
National Committee
Access & Properties
Robert Breyer Vice Chairman
Rock Climbing
Lester Coelen Treasurer
Thandi Davies Secretary
(General Committee only, not office employee)
Member Communications
Hanlie Gouws MCSA-CT Community
Andrew Beetge Meets
Brent Russell Search & Rescue
Katherine Forsythe Plant Conservation
Pieter Jordaan ICT Systems
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.