The Witch of Cave Springs
October 31, 2021
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SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Quarry Road, Beamsville.
7-12 km depending on how far we hike
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
About 2 - 3 1/2 hours depending
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Challenging at times. It is a rocky trail with a descent down the escarpment and back up
TYPE OF HIKE:
In and Out
Point of interests
Margaret Reed was a protector of the Niagara Escarpment and was a force to be reckoned with. Along the trail we will pass various points of interest and end up where Reed used to live.
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.
1-2 weeks prior to the hike
WHAT TO BRING
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
Safe-distancing will be observed whether hiking or standing.
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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