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Hiking Dundas Valley 10 kms

  • 21 May 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Ancaster Lions Outdoor Pool, 263 Jerseyville Rd. West, Ancaster
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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

Hiking Dundas Valley 10 kms

DATE

Saturday May 21

HIKE LEADER(S)

Jim Blair

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

pblair24@cogeco.ca         Cell:  905 906 6941

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas Valley

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Parking area at Ancaster Lions Outdoor Pool, 263 Jerseyville Rd. West, Ancaster.  Overflow parking at the Little League Ball diamond directly across the road from pool entrance.

DISTANCE

10 +/- kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate to Fast: 4 – 4.5 kms per hour with some stops

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2.5 - 3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate: Trails are relatively wide, with generally good footing. Rolling terrain with several short and long hills. There may be some tricky footing if there are muddy areas.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Combination of loops with some out and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Primarily through beautiful hardwood forest on the Headwaters Trail. Creeks, valleys, ridges, and escarpment outcrops will add to the scenery.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to participate in this 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

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

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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