HOC Fall Information Fair, Oct 2nd
Mondays, Aug. 2, 16, 23, and 30 and Sept. 6, 13, and 20
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
365-888-2962 on the morning of the hike
Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Beat the heat. 7:45 a.m. for an 8:00 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Morgan Firestone Recreation Centre on Jerseyville Rd. in Ancaster. Drive up Martin Rd. at the west end and look for the parking lot at the back where Martin Rd. starts to dip deeply into the valley. Go no further. Look for the parking lot on your right.
9 km approx.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate - 4 km per hour approximately
DURATION APPROX (hrs)
Approximately 2 - 2.5 hrs. of walking time
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
Point of interests
This series of hikes includes a forested, labyrinthine puzzle of trails and hills. We'll have fun working out all the possible routes.
Yes. A Must. At least 24 hrs. before the event.
Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 10 hikers
WHAT TO BRING
• Wear supportive hiking boots or hiking shoes with good tread. Hiking poles are optional.
• Bring snack and water
• Sun protection as needed
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
Wear a mask if standing still within 6 feet of fellow hikers.
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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