Please consult the frequently asked questions before contacting the office with any queries.
To join the Cape Town Section of the MCSA, complete the online form below and click Submit. Please be sure to include a clear ID-type photo, which will be used on your membership card, and so must be recognisable.
Alternatively, application forms can be completed at the office.
(Should you wish to join another geographically-based section of the MCSA, please visit that section’s site for information, by using the menu in the top right-hand corner of this website.)
NOTE: Cape Town Section entrance fees (R175 if you are over 24 years of age, and R50 if you are between 17 and 24 years of age) are due within one month from the date of your application, or it will be discarded and you will have to re-apply.
Please note: the next ballot for new members (i.e. the election of new members) is in January 2020. Please call the office if you have any questions.
Once elected as a member, should I wish to resign or change my membership status I will notify the Club in writing by 31 December of the current year, and I understand that the change will take effect only from 1 January the following year.
I will be bound by The Constitution of the MCSA (Cape Town Section) and any rules as set by its General Committee while I remain a member, and I will familiarise myself with and abide by the Club’s Code of Conduct.
I indemnify and absolve The Mountain Club of South Africa, the Sections of the Club and any individually-officiating Club members from any liability of any nature whatsoever and howsoever caused to me which may arise from injury, illness, damage, loss, mishap, accident, or any other occurrence, resulting from my participation in any meet, expedition, event, activity or service held under the auspices of the Club or sanctioned by the Club. I acknowledge that I am aware of the risks to which I might be exposed as a result of such participation, and I voluntarily accept all such risks.