Ski/Hike Hilton Falls Conservation Area

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • Hilton Falls, Milton
  • 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

Hilton Falls XC Ski / Hike

Hike if no snow, ski if there is snow

DATE

Thursday, Jan 27, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Heather Wilson

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

Heatherwlsn249@gmail.com, 289-259-5099

GENERAL LOCATION

Hilton Falls, Milton

START TIME

9:00 a.m. (Arrive 15 minutes prior to start time)

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION


Hilton Falls Conservation Area parking lot. Hilton Falls Conservation Area - Google Maps

There is a fee for non-Conservation Halton members.

Adults:  $9.50 Seniors:  $7.50

You must pre-register at Hilton Falls Conservation Area Go to:  parkvisit.ca Reservation (parkpassproject.com)

Choose the 9:00 time slot. If it is full, choose 8:55 or 9:05 etc. You will not be allowed entry to the park unless you have pre-registered and paid on-line.

DISTANCE

5-8 km. If there is snow, we will ski and if not, we will hike

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate

DURATION APPROX

2 - 3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy to Moderate

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Various trails of Hilton Falls

TWO PART REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  There are two parts to registration. 1) Register with HOC on our website. 2) Register at Hilton Falls Conservation Area (see info above). Leaders appreciate early registration at least 24 hours before the event.

CANCELLATION

If your plans change, please self-cancel both registrations 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

2 weeks prior to the event

WHAT TO BRING

  Ski equipment if there is snow. If insufficient snow, good walking shoes/boots with good tread and bring your icers (traction devices). Hiking poles will be helpful.

  Carry headlamp, water, snacks.

   Dress in layers according to weather

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, Moderate: some hills and/or poor footing. 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

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1-877-877-4550

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P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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