Hiking Tuesday Morning Variety-Pak Hike 14

  • 18 Jan 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • University Plaza, Dundas
  • 5

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

Variety-Pak Series - Hike 14

DATE

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com  Cell: 365-888-2962 the day of the hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas, Ontario

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

University Plaza on Osler Drive in Dundas.  Meet  in the parking lot behind the Shopper’s Drug Mart. 

DISTANCE

About 8 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

About 4 km/h

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2 hrs.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Hilly and wooded with wide paths.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop trail.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This hike is in the lower part of Dundas Valley. Note the grand, old hemlock trees on the slopes of the ravines that feed into the valley.

As in the last two Dundas Valley hikes, round and round this maze will go and where you’re at you might never know.

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

1-2 weeks prior to the hike. Up to 15 registrants are welcome.

WHAT TO BRING

Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread.

Bring hiking poles and icers.

Dress in layers according to the weather.

Carry water and snacks.

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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