Due to the extension of the provincewide stay-at-home order all HOC in-person events have been cancelled until May 20th

CANCELLED Hiking Dundas Valley - Back Trails

  • 22 Apr 2021
  • 9:15 AM
  • Ancaster
  • 9

Registration

  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.


HIKE TITLE

Dundas Valley - Back Trails

DATE

Thursday April 22, 2021

HIKE LEADER

Isabel Bravo

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

 ibravo_13@icloud.com                905.746.2217

GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)

Ancaster

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 for a 9:30 am start 

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet on Martin Rd after turning of Jerseyville Rd W, park in  the last lot in the Ancaster Little League Park. To have a general location enter  Morgan Firestone Arena, 385 Jerseyville Rd W in your GPS. 

PACE:

Leisure/Moderate/Fast

Moderate

DISTANCE (km)

12 km approx. 

DURATION APPROX (hrs)

3 - 3.5 hrs

TERRAIN: 

Easy/Moderate/Challenging

Generally moderate trails with some more challenging sections. 

TYPE OF HIKE: 

Loop, out and back, End to End

Section of Headwaters Trail and other back and side trails

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Point of interests

Combination of wide and narrow trails. Some steep hills and poor footing, lovely scenery, forest and creeks. If lucky we can see some white-tailed deer. In winter icers and hiking poles are required for your safety. 

REGISTRATION

REQUIRED

Yes. A Must. At this time this hike is limited to 15 participants. 

Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hrs before the event.

CANCELLATION

  • If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot. 
  • The club may cancel due to bad weather that may impact the safety of participants or due to low attendance.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Two weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

  • Hiking boots and hiking poles 
  • Carry : snack and plenty of water. First Aid and Tick Removal kits.
  • Check the weather to wear extra warm layers, wind and rain gear as necessary.  
  • NO WASHROOMS AVAILABLE. 

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed. 


GUIDING NOTES: 

HIKE PACE -  Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are average and depending on the terrain. 

TERRAIN - Easy: mostly flat and usually good footing (i.e. rail trails, Confederation Park, Bay Front Park), Moderate: some hills and/or poor footing (Bruce Trail, Dundas Valley, etc) and Challenging: steep hills and strenuous footing (Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, Dundas Valley and Red Hill Valley). Please note variations can be expected with weather conditions. 


Attention Non-Members:  If you are thinking about becoming a member, the Halton Outdoor Club invites you to take part in up to two club activities as a Non-Member. After that, please join our club so we can welcome you as a member. 

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Email Us info@haltonoutdoorclub.ca

Call Us  905-634-2012
1-877-877-4550

Mail Us 3023 New St.
P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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