Hiking Fall Salmon on Grindstone Creek

  • 31 Oct 2021
  • 9:15 AM
  • Hidden Valley Park/RBG, Burlington
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  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

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HIKE TITLE

Fall Salmon on Grindstone Creek

DATE

Sunday October 31, 2021

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

dsomerville4@cogeco.ca

905-659-6768

GENERAL LOCATION

Grindstone Creek/RBG

START TIME

9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Hidden Valley Park

Main Parking lot south of Ball Diamond

DISTANCE

Approx. 8 km

PACE  
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3 hrs.

TERRAIN  

Moderate.  Mostly flat on crushed stone paths. Prepare for a little mud and slippery spots. Some street walking & a few steps.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

From Hidden Valley, we will follow Grindstone Creek into the south trails of the Royal Botanical Gardens. There will be many vantage points to see the fall run of Salmon.  Also on the boardwalks of the RBG, there are chances to feed the chickadees.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes

CANCELLATION

  If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 15 hikers

WHAT TO BRING

  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
  • Drinks, water, snacks
  • Prepare for Mother Nature

COVID CAUTION

Safe distancing will be observed as per Covid protocols

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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