Hiking Lollipop Hike

  • 06 Nov 2021
  • 9:45 AM
  • Halton Agreement Forest, Guelph Line
  • 14

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

Lollipop Hike

DATE

Saturday, November 6

HIKE LEADER(S)

Anne Armstrong

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hikingrandma@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

Halton Agreement Forest on Guelph Line

START TIME

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

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet in the North East Corner of the Woodbine/Mohawk Raceway and Casino on the west side of Guelph Line, north of the 401

DISTANCE

9 km.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisurely

DURATION APPROX

Approx 2 and ½ hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy with some rocky sections

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Out and back with a loop at the northern most part

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

The Halton Agreement Forest is a wonderful place to hike. It is riddled with both hiking and biking trails, used by both hikers and bikers.  Join us for this lovely hike which takes us through the forest. Wear something orange, a shirt, vest, hat, anything to make you stand out as deer hunting season may still be in effect.

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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Email Us info@haltonoutdoorclub.ca

Call Us  905-634-2012
1-877-877-4550

Mail Us 3023 New St.
P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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