Coming Spring 2022...
Recreational Kayak Program
Grindstone Creek and Beyond 10 +/- km
Saturday May 28
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 905 906 6941
Burlington / Waterdown
9:15 for 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
The very end of Hidden Valley Road in Burlington. Access is through Hidden Valley Park in Aldershot. Once in the park, follow signs to Hidden Valley Road and park at the very end.
10 kms +/-
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate to Fast: 4 – 5 kms per hour
2.5 – 3.0 hours
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging: There will be lots of hills and a few sections of tricky footing. Possible mud in certain conditions
TYPE OF HIKE:
Some out and back and some loops
Point of interests
We will work our way up Grindstone Creek and then veer off towards Waterdown on a combination of escarpment trails, returning on different trails as much as possible. Some sections will be on the Bruce Trail
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event. Maximum of 15 hikers
• 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.
Two weeks before the hike
WHAT TO BRING
• 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 and bug repellent if necessary
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed.
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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