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Recreational Kayak Program

CANCELLED Hiking Wildflower Ramble

  • 16 May 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Campbellville Rd.
  • 4

Registration

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

HIKE TITLE

Wildflower Ramble

DATE

Monday, May 16

HIKE LEADER(S)

Anne Armstrong

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hikingrandma@gmail.com 905 617 3937

GENERAL LOCATION

Milton

START TIME

10:00 am.

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Campbellville Rd.

You must register on-line to book a visit to Hilton Falls Conservation Area   Go to parkvisit.ca Reservation (parkpassproject.com)  and  choose Hilton Falls.

DISTANCE

Approx. 11 km.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisurely

DURATION APPROX

Three hours.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate, with some rocky sections.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop with some out and back 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

This hike will explore the many different trails in this conservation area with an emphasis on seeing Spring wildflowers. We will see the falls and some of the wonderful wetlands to the north. We will also see the remains of one of the mills which were important to this area.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event. Up to 12 hikers are welcome to register on 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

2 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 and bug protection if necessary

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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1-877-877-4550

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P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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