Hiking Tuesday Morning Variety-Pak Hike 15

  • 25 Jan 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Filman Rd., Ancaster
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  • 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

 Variety-Pak Series - Hike 15

DATE

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

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

GENERAL LOCATION

Ancaster

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet at the dead end of Filman Rd. which runs north from Rousseaux St. directly west of Hwy. 403 westbound at the top of the escarpment

DISTANCE

8-9 kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate,  about 4 km/hr

DURATION APPROX

About 2 hrs.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate as some of the hike is on the Bruce Trail or similar terrain 

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This hike is the fourth in a row in Dundas Valley. We’ll be even lower down in the valley than the previous hike. Our goal is a tract of land that features many old growth trees.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NEEDED

Yes, up to a max of 15 members

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

Covid measures  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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