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 Romp 15 km

  • 25 Apr 2021
  • 8:45 AM
  • Dundas
  • 14

Registration

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


HIKE TITLE 

Dundas Valley Romp 15 km

DATE 

Sunday April 25

HIKE LEADER(S) 

Jim Blair or Patti Blair

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

pblair24@cogeco.ca         Cell:  905 906 6941

GENERAL LOCATION 

Dundas

START TIME

8:45 for 9:00 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Park and Meet behind Shoppers Drug Mart in University Plaza, 101 Osler Dr. Hamilton

Dundas

DISTANCE

15km +/-

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Fast 4-5 km per hour

DURATION APPROX 

3.5 hours

TERRAIN: 

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Rolling terrain with plenty of short and long hills. Trails are relatively wide and smooth with generally good footing. There may be some tricky footing in muddy areas depending on weather conditions.

TYPE OF HIKE: 

A big loop combing a variety of trails as well as some out and back at the beginning and end

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Point of interests

Primarily through beautiful hardwood forest. Creeks, ridges, valleys, and escarpment outcrops will add to the scenery. The hike will also include visits to Canterbury Falls and Sherman Falls.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours 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

2 weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

  • Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.
  • Dress in layers according to weather
  • Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks and water
  • Sun protection if necessary

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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