Hiking Sixteen Mile Creek Plus History

  • 23 Oct 2021
  • 9:45 AM
  • Sixteen Mile Creek, Oakville
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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

Sixteen Mile Creek Plus History

DATE

Saturday, October 23

HIKE LEADER(S)

Anne Armstrong

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hikingrandma@gmail.com 905 617 3937

GENERAL LOCATION

Oakville

START TIME

9:45 am for a 10:00 am. start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

South East corner of Neyagawa Blvd. and River Glen Blvd. next to baseball diamond. (may have to park on street.) South of Highway 5 and north of Upper Middle Rd.

DISTANCE

Approx. 9 km.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisurely

DURATION APPROX

3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy with some long, gentle hills

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

This hike not only takes in the Sixteen Mile Creek Valley, a jewel in North Oakville, but will include some history of the early days in this area.

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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Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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