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Hiking Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike

  • 14 Jul 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Parking lot, right of 280 Van Wagner's Beach Rd., East Hamilton
  • 15

Registration

  • 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

Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike

DATE

Thursday July 14

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com or 905-818-3169 on the day of the hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Red Hill Creek in East Hamilton

START TIME

Meet at 7:00 p.m. for a 7:15 p.m. start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Park in the lot on Van Wagner’s Rd. in east Hamilton in the lakefront parking lot just to the right of Hutch’s Dingley Dell. Look for the guy in the Tilley hat next to the bright red Honda Civic.

DISTANCE

8 km Approx.

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

 4 km/hr  +/-

DURATION APPROX

2 hrs Approx.

TERRAIN 

Flat and even

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

There is a green corridor in Red Hill Valley that connects Albion Falls to  Confederation Park at the lakefront. We already hiked the upper half in June. It’s time to do the lower half. Join us at the end for an ice-cream cone at Hutch’s or a cold pint at Baranga’s On the Beach.

ONLINE 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

Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and 16 hikers are welcome to this event.

WHAT TO BRING

Running shoes or sturdy walking shoes

Water

Poles, if you wish

Social Hour

Feel free to join us at Hutch’s for ice-cream or Baranga’s-On-the-Beach for a cold one after the hike.

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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