Membership

Why become a member

This is our value proposition to you:

Benefits to Hikers & Hiking Clubs

  • Regular updates on new developments in the sport
  • Information on hiking trails throughout Southern Africa
  • Availability of new hiking trails
  • Reliable, independent grading of hiking trails
  • Independent accreditation of hiking trails
  • Assuring safety on hiking trails through the GFA system
  • Forwarding and reporting of complaints regarding trail conditions

Benefits to Trail Owners

  • Regular updates on new developments in the sport
  • Increased marketing exposure via relevant websites and social media channels
  • Trail auditing and GFA accreditation
  • Availability of certified trail builders and approved maintenance contractors
  • Reliable, independent grading of hiking trails
  • Training of maintenance staff
  • Trail maintenance inspections
  • Trail maintenance contracts

Benefits to Booking Offices / Travel Agents

  • Regular updates on new developments in the sport
  • Increased marketing exposure via relevant websites and social media channels
  • Development of new hiking trails
  • Information on hiking trails throughout Southern Africa
  • Increased quality of hiking trail offerings through GFA accreditation
  • Access to hikers’ contact details for marketing purposes

Benefits to Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers

  •  Regular updates on new developments in the sport
  • Increased marketing exposure via relevant websites and social media channels
  • Referrals by HOSA members
  • Access to hikers’ contact details for marketing purposes

Please download the membership form and return to us at secretary@hosavosa.co.za

Application form 2018