HOC Fall Information Fair, Oct 2nd
City View / Kerncliff 7+/- kms.
Saturday October 9th
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 905 906 6941
9:15 for 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
City View Park, 2500 Kerns Rd. South Entrance (entrance closest to the escarpment, NOT the soccer fields) The entrance to the parking lot is on Kerns Rd., 350 meters south of Highway 5.
(DO NOT meet at Kerncliff Park which is below the escarpment)
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
3 – 3.5 kms per hour: Leisurely - Moderate
DURATION APPROX (hrs)
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging. There are ups and downs, some flat areas and some rocky patches. There may be muddy sections.
TYPE OF HIKE:
Mostly loop with a bit of out and back.
Point of interests
This hike has it all: stunning vistas of Burlington and beyond; field and forest ecosystems; classic limestone cliffs and a wetland trail. For the most part, we will follow parts of the main Bruce Trail and some Side Trails as we travel up and down the escarpment.
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
• 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.
Between 1-2 weeks before the hike
WHAT TO BRING
• Supportive hiking boots with a good tread. Poles will be useful
• Dress in layers according to the weather
• Carry: snacks, water, waterproof raingear, extra clothing
• Sun protection.
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.
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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