Hiking Dundas Valley Hike A

  • 03 Oct 2021
  • 9:45 AM
  • Sanctuary Park, Dundas Valley Conservation Area
  • 11

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Registration is closed

HIKE TITLE

Dundas Valley Hike A

DATE

Sunday, October 3, 2021

HIKE LEADER(S)

Gord Morrow

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hillsmaur@gmail.com

cell: 905 869 5536 on the morning of the hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas Valley Conservation Area

START TIME

Meet at 9:45 for a 10:00am start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Sanctuary Park. Take Old Ancaster Road to Pleasant Ave. Then Pleasant Avenue to Sanctuary Drive and turn right. Parking lot is at the end of the street

DISTANCE

approximately 10+ km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3km - 4km an hour or less

DURATION APPROX

approximately 2 .5  hours of walking time

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate. Wide trails. Some short and long hills with reasonable foot

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop trail

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike through beautiful hardwood forest with a stop at the trail centre.

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

Between 1-2 weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

   Wear supportive hiking boots or hiking shoes with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.

   Dress in layers according to weather

   Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks/lunch and water

   Sun and bug 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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