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Hiking Escarpment Explorations: Devil’s Punchbowl and Beyond

  • 26 Jun 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Felker’s Falls Conservation Area, Stoney Creek
  • 3

Registration

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

Registration is closed

HIKE TITLE

Escarpment Explorations: Devil’s Punchbowl and Beyond

DATE

Sunday June 26

HIKE LEADER(S)

Jim Blair

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

jblair87@cogeco.ca         Cell:  905 906 6941

GENERAL LOCATION

Stoney Creek Escarpment

START TIME

9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Felker’s Falls Conservation Area Felker's Falls Conservation Area - Google Maps

DISTANCE

10 +/- kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate: 3.5 - 4.00 kms per hour

DURATION APPROX

2.5 – 3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate: Bruce Trail along the escarpment. Possibly some tricky footing and some hills

TYPE OF HIKE:

Up and back, with a possible side trip to explore Devil’s Punch Bowl

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Felker’s Falls and Devil’s Punch Bowl. Pretty escarpment trails under the canopy

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the 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

Between 1-2 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 plenty of water

   Sun and bug protection

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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