Hiking Christie Lake Conservation Area

  • 13 Aug 2022
  • 9:30 AM
  • Christie Lake Conservation Area, 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas L9H 5E2
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Registration

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

Register

HIKE TITLE

Christie Lake Conservation Area

DATE

Saturday August 13, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Isabel Bravo

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

ibravo_13@icloud.com      Cell:  905.746.2217

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas

START TIME

Meet at 9:30 am for 9:45 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet at Lakeside Pavilion, Christie Lake Conservation Area, 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas L9H 5E2

Map to Meeting Point 

NOTE: Park entry fee is $15.50 (tax included) for the vehicle and driver and $5.00 for each passenger. Seniors rate is $13.50 and $5.00 for each passenger. 

DISTANCE

8 km approx. (option to increase to 12 km)

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate – 4 km per hour approximately

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Beautiful wide trails mostly flat with several rolling hills. Pretty easy to hike.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop hike

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Most of the hike follows the yellow loop.  There is a 2 km section which is on the Hill & Dale side (more hilly) which continues to the Christie Dam to see the Mill ruins.  Continue to the finish along the yellow trail. 

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

2 weeks prior to the hike and 13 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.

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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