Hiking Waterfalls / Red Hill Valley Hike 7km

  • 23 Jan 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, Hamilton
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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

Waterfalls / Red Hill Valley Hike 7km

DATE

Sunday January 23

HIKE LEADER(S)

Jim Blair

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

pblair24@cogeco.ca         Cell:  905 906 6941

GENERAL LOCATION

Albion Falls / Red Hill Valley

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Parking Lot at Mohawk 4 Ice Centre

710 Mountain Brow Blvd.

 Mohawk 4 Ice Centre - Google Maps

DISTANCE

7 kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate: 3-4 kms per hour

DURATION APPROX

2 - 2.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Generally good footing with a few tricky sections (roots and rocks). Some long and short hills as well as some flat sections. We will be descending and ascending the Red Hill Valley.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Bruce Trail, involving a loop section and some out and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Enjoy Two Waterfalls: Albion Falls and Buttermilk Falls as well as the Red Hill Creek.

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

   Icers may be mandatory depending on conditions. Bring them!! Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread. Hiking poles are recommended.

   Dress in layers according to weather

   Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks and water

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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