Hiking Mount Nemo Conservation Area

  • 16 Jan 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Burlington
  • 1

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

Mount Nemo Hike

DATE

January 16

HIKE LEADER(S)

Marg McKay

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

14redfearns@gmail.com  905-978-2362

GENERAL LOCATION

Mount Nemo Conservation area, 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

** Book a time slot through Conservation Halton.  Click on parkvisit.ca Reservation (parkpassproject.com) Choose Mount Nemo and the 9:15-12:15 time slot.  (If 9:15 is full, choose 9:10 or 9:20.) If you don't have a park pass, there will be a fee of $9.50 for adults and $7.50 for seniors.  **You must book a time slot online in order to do this hike

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Upper parking lot of Mount Nemo Mount Nemo Conservation Area (Reservations Required) - Google Maps

Meet at the large outdoor map posted beside the parking lot

DISTANCE

about 7- 8 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate (about 3.5 km per hour)

DURATION APPROX

2 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate - Challenging (some rocky areas that are more challenging)

TYPE OF HIKE:

A loop with a possible out and back along the escarpment. 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Beautiful escarpment views!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Two Part Registration

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.

**You must book a time slot online with Conservation Halton and register with HOC  in order to do this hike. 

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

2 weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

  Trails may be covered with hard packed snow/ice. Crampons (icers) are mandatory to prevent slipping.

  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 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.

Join Us Membership Sign Up

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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