Why Should I Join The MCSA

As a member you will benefit from our shared resources, the experience and knowledge of our leaders, access to restricted mountain areas, an organisation that boasts 125 years of experience, affiliation to the UIAA and reciprocal rights with other mountain clubs around the world.

Our club enjoys special discount rates at outdoor stores such as Cape Union Mart and Outdoor Warehouse (membership card is required).

Access to our section’s properties as well as other sections’.

The opportunity to be part of exciting International expeditions.

And being a part of an organisation that cares deeply for our country’s natural resources and beauty – an organisation that explores every kloof and every mountain of South Africa and those beyond.

How to become a member

  1. Have a look at our forthcoming meets on our schedule. Choose a meet that you like the look of and you feel is within your capabilities.
  2. Contact the Meet organiser to confirm space is available and to discuss your participation.
  3. Download and complete a temporary membership application which should be handed to the Meet leader on the day of the Meet prior to the start.
  4. If after having experienced a Meet or two you decide you would like to join the Section please read and complete the Membership application form and send this to the Secretary of the Section.

Note that transfers from other Sections have slightly different requirements.

Further information in respect of membership enrollment to be found in our Constitution on the Info page (Paragraph 3).

Membership fees

Membership fees for 2024 Fees
Ordinary Membership R180
Annual Journal (extra to the above fee) “To be advised”
Once-off joining/admin fee R150

Please pay via electronic funds transfer:

MCSA South Cape Section
Standard Bank
Branch No: 050-314
Current Acct No: 082589143
Reference: your name / subsYYYY (i.e. 2024)

Please email the proof of payment to the secretary.