Hiking Dundas Valley

  • 16 Oct 2021
  • 9:45 AM
  • Warren 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

DATE

Saturday, October 16, 2021

HIKE LEADER(S)

Maureen Hills

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hillsmaur@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas Valley Conservation Area

START TIME

Meet at 9:45 am for a 10am start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Entrance to Warren Park, 46 1/2 Talley Ho, Dundas. Entering Dundas from Osler Drive, you pass University Plaza on your left. Continue to the intersection of Governor's Road and Osler. There is a Tim Horton's on your left. Turn left on Governor's Rd. and drive to the second street on your left, just past St. Joseph's Villa. Turn left on Overfield St. and drive to the next corner. Turn right on Tally Ho and park curbside. Warren Park is on the left hand side of the street. Warren Park Map 

DISTANCE

approx. 9 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

2.5 to 3 hours walking time

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate. Some short and long hills. Packed trails and reasonable footing.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop trail

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike though beautiful hardwood forest with stop at trail center

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 with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks 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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