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Dofasco 2000 Trail #1 of 3 - Easy Peasy
Thursday July 14, 2022
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
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East Hamilton Mountain
Meet at 8:45 am for 9:00 am start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Meet at the intersection of Eleventh Rd East and Smith Rd, Stoney Creek Mountain. Good parking on the shoulder of Smith Rd. East Mountain Area — Hamilton
Map to Meeting Point
7 km approx
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Leisure – 3 km per hour approximately
Approximately 2.5 hours with breaks for snack
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Easy, flat and pack gravel. For most part wide trail.
TYPE OF HIKE:
There and back hike, very similar to a rail trail.
Point of interests
Relax along the path. This is the first hike of 3 to cover the total length of 11 km of the Dofasco 2000 trail twice; there and back. This Trail is part of the 140 km Hamilton Conservation Area’s trails. We start at the most Eastern part of the trail and progress to the West Section to complete at Devil's Punch Bowl Conservation. Features: the DPB Falls, amazing views of Hamilton and across the Lake, farm lands, old orchards, forest and birds.
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
• 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.
2 weeks prior to the hike and 12 hikers are welcome to this event.
WHAT TO BRING
• Good runners or light hiking boots are good
• Dress in layers according to weather
• Bring snacks and lots of water
• Sun protection, sunhat and insect repellent are necessary. If you have a tick removal kit, bring it.
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.
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