Grindstone Creek and Beyond 12 Km
Thursday April 15
Jim Blair or Patti Blair
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 905 906 6941
Burlington / Waterdown
9:15 for 9:30 start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
The very end of Hidden Valley Road in Burlington. Access is through Hidden Valley Park in Aldershot. Once in the park, follow signs to Hidden Valley Road and park at the end.
12 kms +/-
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Fast: 4 – 5 kms per hour
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging: There will be lots of hills and a few sections of tricky footing. Possible mud in certain conditions
TYPE OF HIKE:
Some out and back and some loops
Point of interests
We will work our way up Grindstone Creek and then veer off towards Waterdown on a combination of escarpment trails, returning on different trails as much as possible. Some sections will be on the Bruce Trail
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
2 weeks before the hike
WHAT TO BRING
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed.
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.
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