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Recreational Kayak Program

Hiking Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike

  • 19 May 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Sam Lawrence Park at the top edge of Hamilton Mountain
  • 3

Registration

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

Register

HIKE TITLE 

Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike 

DATE 

Tues., May 19, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S) 

Richard Reble 

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com or day of the hike up to 5:00 pm

905-818-3169

GENERAL LOCATION 

Central Hamilton Mountain

START TIME

Meet 7:00 pm for a 7:15 pm start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Sam Lawrence Park parking lot at the top edge of Hamilton Mountain on the west side of Upper Wellington St.

DISTANCE

8 km + or -

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

3.5 - 4 kmph + or -

DURATION APPROX 

2 hrs + or -

TERRAIN: 

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy. Mostly a paved treadway

TYPE OF HIKE: 

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

We’ll do a loop through the area of wealthy old homes at the bottom of the escarpment. I’d love to know their worth in the present market.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NEEDED

Yes, A must. Leaders appreciate early registration and up to at least 24 hours before the event. Up to 15 participants are welcome. 

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 or an incident that might impact the safety of participants.

REGISTRATION OPENS

2 weeks prior to the hike

WHAT TO BRING

Hiking shoes. 

  • Poles if you wish

  • Water

  • Mask

Pub Stop 

A pub stop will be offered if the facility in mind provides outdoor seating. Bring a jacket for cool evenings.

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

Club Covid measures  will be observed. See website.


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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Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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