Apply for the 2023 MCSA Supertramp Award

Apply by 30 November and stand to received R30 000 in funding!

Do you fancy yourself an adventurer? Are you plotting a unique and promising expedition? Apply for the 2023 Mountain Club of South Africa Supertramp Award!


Established by the Magaliesberg MCSA section back in 2005, the Supertramp Award seeks to support brave and determined South African mountaineers by providing funding for an ambitious adventures. Previous winners (a.k.a. Supertramps) have used their winnings to explore remotes areas of Nepal, embark on a solo trek across Iceland, summit volcanoes in Mexico, and check out the bouldering in Zimbabwe’s Chimanimani Mountains, among many other excellent pursuits.

Unfortunately, funding for the award dried up back in 2017…but now it’s back and better then ever, offering a base amount of R30 000 for the applicant who proposes the most deserving expedition…


The application deadline is 30 November 2022 – no late submissions will be accepted. To apply for the Supertramp Award, you will need to download and complete the application form linked below, and email it through to and

You can find more information about the award and what is required of applicants in the letter and info pack linked below:

Good luck, future Supertramps!