Off-road Ride to FijnBosch Farme 16 - 17 Nov 2019

3 replies [Last post]
Charles Oertel's picture
Online
Joined: 2007/04/14

Points: 0

Who is up for an overnight stay on top of the mountain on 16th November?

We will ride on the railway service road to Darling, then on gravel roads to Hopefield and Aurora before the 15km ride up the mountain to Mountain Mist.  The mad woman at Mountain Mist is now gone, and the new owner is a mensch.

We will stay in the cottages at Mountain Mist, chill in the bush pool and have a braai in the evening (bring your own chop 'n dop).  On Sunday we ride back on dirt to Malmesbury where we join the N7 to head home.

Who is in? 

Details

The ride will not suit beginners.  The railway service road to Darling can be challenging for novices, and some of the sandveld dirt roads can be sandy in patches.  The ride up the mountain is a dirt road that sedan cars can manage, but it is a push.  That said, we are not going to over do it, and intermediate riders will easily manage.

Costs

Attached is the rate sheet for Mountain Mist.  The chalets are wooden cottages with bedding and facilities, so no need to bring a tent or sleeping bag.

You pay for accommodation at Mountain Mist - bring something for the braai, and pay for meals: breakfast at the Swartland 1-stop, lunch in Hopefield, then breakfast at the Desert Rose on Sunday.

Booking

Use this form: https://forms.gle/QfKm84ebBXGpK1s16

Once we have the numbers we will allocate accommodation (there will probably be some sharing ;-)). 

Registered So Far:

  1. Charles Oertel
  2. Hugh Hendricks
  3. Albie Oosthuizen
  4. Alan Woodcock

Entries close end of Wednesday 13th Nov.  It's going to be a cool adventure.

 

AttachmentSize
Mountain Mist Pricing .pdf420.9 KB

Committee: Webmaster / Ride Captain

hugh101's picture
Offline
Joined: 2013/07/23

Im In yes

Charles Oertel's picture
Online
Joined: 2007/04/14

Tomorrow close of business is the deadline for this trip.  If you want to have some interesting and scenic riding, and an epic weekend getaway, then sign up now.

Committee: Webmaster / Ride Captain

Charles Oertel's picture
Online
Joined: 2007/04/14

Wow, what a lovely ride, and what fine gentlemen to ride with.  The gravel was interesting but not hectic, the company superb, and the food extraordinary.

Committee: Webmaster / Ride Captain

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Events

« December 2019 »
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031

Liability

Motorsport is inherently dangerous.  As per paragraph 9 of the club constitution, the club shall not be held liable for any loss, injury or death of any member or guest, howsoever arising.

The BMW Motorrad Club Cape cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for any actions or decisions you make as a result of the information posted on this site.  Although this site is enabled and used by the BMW Motorrad Club Cape, posts are made by members, non-members, advertisers and guests and none of it is vetted by the club before posting.  This is the internet and Africa - you are responsible for yourself.

Login or Register

If you have a valid login, and enter the CAPTCHA correctly the first time, you will still get an error message about incorrect choice and unrecognised login details.  Just e-enter your login credentials, this time there will be no CAPTCHA and you will be logged on.

CAPTCHA
Just to make sure you're human! The mismatching words are abstract and concrete nouns.
 __   __    _          _           _   _ 
\ \ / / (_) _ __ | | | | | |
\ V / | | | '__| | | _ | | | |
| | | | | | | |___ | |_| | | |
|_| _/ | |_| |_____| \___/ |_|
|__/
Enter the code depicted in ASCII art style.