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

CANCELLED Hiking Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

  • 14 Apr 2021
  • 9:15 AM
  • Hamilton
  • 7

Registration

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


HIKE TITLE

Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

DATE

Wednesday Mornings March 31 – May 26

HIKE LEADER(S) 

Heather Wilson

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

heatherwlsn249@gmail.com, cell # 289-259-5099

GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)

Hamilton

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Parking at Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton.

Hike starts near the gazebo by the water. No washrooms. 

DISTANCE (km)

6 kms. with option to lengthen to 8 kms +

PACE:

Leisure/Moderate/Fast

Moderate: 3 - 4 kms per hour but pace may vary if you prefer a faster or slower pace 

DURATION APPROX (hrs)

 hours +/-

TERRAIN: 

Easy/Moderate/Challenging

Easy: Flat and paved. Winds off the water can be cool. Be prepared with layers etc.. 

TYPE OF HIKE: 

Loop, out and back, End to End

Out and back, with some possible route variations from week to week (i.e. up to York Blvd., over to pier 4, some city sidewalks)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Point of interests

Along waterfront of Hamilton Harbour, Cootes Paradise and Bayfront Park. There may be some route variations. 

Outdoor coffee stop at Williams Pub an option on nice days 

REGISTRATION

REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.

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 or good walking shoes 
  • Carry: Snacks, water, extra layers, especially wind and rain protection.
  • NO WASHROOMS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

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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