Hiking Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

  • 01 Dec 2021
  • 9:15 AM
  • Bayfront Park, Hamilton
  • 2

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Register

HIKE TITLE

Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

DATE

Wednesdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24, Dec. 1 and 8

HIKE LEADER(S)

Jim and Patti Blair

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

pblair24@cogeco.ca            905 906 6941

GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)

Hamilton

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Parking at Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton. Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail 

Hike starts on the sidewalk closest to the water at the sign for the Waterfront Trail. 

DISTANCE (km)

6 km. with option to lengthen to 8 kms +

PACE:

Leisure/Moderate/Fast

Moderate: 3 - 4 kms per hour but pace may vary if you prefer a faster or slower pace

DURATION APPROX (hrs)

2 hours +/-

TERRAIN:

Easy/Moderate/Challenging

Easy: Flat and paved.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop, out and back, End to End

Out and back, with some possible route variations from week to week (i.e. up to York Blvd., over to pier 4, some city sidewalks)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Along waterfront of Hamilton Harbour, Cootes Paradise and Bayfront Park. There may be some route variations.

Outdoor coffee stop at Williams Pub an option on nice days

REGISTRATION

REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.

Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hrs 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

Two weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

   Hiking boots or good walking shoes

   Carry: Snacks, water, extra layers, especially wind and rain protection.

   NO WASHROOMS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

IMPORT 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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