Hiking Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike

  • 25 Aug 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Sydenham Rd lookout, Dundas
  • 14

Registration

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

Register

HIKE TITLE

Thursday Evening Variety-Pak Hike

DATE

Thursday August 25, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com or 905-818-3165 the day of hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas, Ontario

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

The lookout overlooking Dundas at the top of Sydenham Rd. The parking area is small but large enough.

DISTANCE

About 8 kms.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate, about 4 kmph.

DURATION APPROX

About 2 hrs.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate with two long hills thrown in at no extra cost. Some of it is beside Sydenham Rd. 

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop, linear or there and back

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

This hike includes a stop at Dundas Peak and another at Tews Falls. In case you didn’t know, Tews is the second highest falls along the Niagara Escarpment, just six feet short of Niagara.  Join us at Collins House on King St in Dundas for refreshments after the hike.

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. Up to 15 participants are welcome to this event.

WHAT TO BRING

Running shoes or hiking boots

Water

Flashlight with red cellophane covering, just in case

Bug Juice

Hiking poles, if you wish

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid 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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