Hiking Tuesday Morning Variety-Pak Hike

  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 9:15 AM
  • Waterdown
  • 2

Registration

  • 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

Tuesday Morning Variety Pak Hike

DATE

November 30

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

Waterdown

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet on Flander’s Drive, curbside at the corner of Mountain Brow Rd. in Waterdown. Mountain Brow Rd. runs east from Waterdown Rd. just south of Grindstone Creek Falls

DISTANCE

8-9 kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate, 4 kmph, approximately

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2 - 2.5 hrs

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Mostly single width track but sometimes double-width. Sometimes hard pack but often with exposed rocks and tree roots. Keep your eyes on your feet.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop trail.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

This hike is the 10th in 52-hike series. The loop has an elongated shape which traces the edge of the escarpment in Conservation Halton’s Waterdown Woods. The loop is made up of a short section of the Bruce Trail and some associated side trails. We’ll take moments here and there to ooh and ahh at views of Burlington and Lake Ontario below.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must. Up to 15 hikers can be accommodated.

CANCELLATION

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

REGISTRATION OPENS

1-2 weeks prior to the hike

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.

  Bring water and a snack.

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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