Hiking Princess Point

  • 18 Dec 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • Princess Point, Hamilton
  • 11

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

Hiking Princess Point

DATE

Saturday, Dec. 18

HIKE LEADER(S)

Anne Armstrong

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hikingrandma@gmail.com 905 617 3937

GENERAL LOCATION

Princess Point, Hamilton

START TIME

10:00 am.

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet at Princess Point, 330 MacKlin St. N.
Please note that there is a parking fee or RBG Membership card.

DISTANCE

Approx. 10 km. Group size: 11 plus leader

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

LEISURELY, 3 km. or less

DURATION APPROX

Approx. 3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate; expect hills and possibly mud or snow.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Come join me as we explore the many trails of Princess Point as we walk around Cootes Paradise on its south shore. Bring water, a snack; poles would be useful. If there is snow bring icers.

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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