Coming Spring 2022...

Recreational Kayak Program

Hiking Explore the Trails of Glen Abbey

  • 29 May 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Glen Abbey Recreation Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville
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Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Register

HIKE TITLE

Explore the Trails of Glen Abbey

DATE

Sunday May 29/22

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave & Collette Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905-630-3265

GENERAL LOCATION

Glen Abbey Trails, Oakville

START TIME

9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Glen Abbey Recreation Centre 1415 Third Line, Oakville

Map to Recreation Centre

Park close to Tennis Courts

DISTANCE

Approx. 12 km

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3-3.5 hrs.

TERRAIN 

Easy – Moderate  Mostly flat with the odd uphill on crushed stone paths. Some sidewalks/street walking.

There might be MUD. Be prepared.

TYPE OF HIKE:

“Loop”

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

The options are endless. The many trails follow ravines, cross meadows, and pass the edges of many ponds. Urban hiking at its best! Hopefully some Spring wildflowers.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes

CANCELLATION

If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 20 hikers

WHAT TO BRING

  • Hiking boots, sturdy walking shoes and/or poles
  • Water, drinks, and snacks
  • Prepare for Mother Nature !

COVID CAUTION

Safe distancing will be observed as per Covid protocols

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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