Hiking Kerncliff Park to Smokey Hollow

  • 24 Aug 2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • Kerncliff Park, 2198 Kerns Rd., Burlington
  • 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

Kerncliff Park to Smokey Hollow.

DATE

Wednesday, August 24

HIKE LEADER(S)

Lisa Raftis

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

raftislisa@gmail.com 416-829-5053

GENERAL LOCATION

Kerncliff Park, Burlington

START TIME

Meet at 8:45 am for 9:00 am start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet in the parking lot at Kerncliff Park, 2198  Kerns Rd., Burlington. The parking lot is accessible by driving north on Kerns Rd. from the North Service Rd.  Washroom available

DISTANCE

approx. 8 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

3 hours walking time

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Out and back along main and side trails on the Bruce Trail

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Views of Burlington from the escarpment and the falls at Smokey Hollow

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 before the hike. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to this event

WHAT TO BRING

     Wear supportive hiking shoes or boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.

     Dress in layers according to weather

     Bring snacks and lots of water

     Sun protection, sun hat and insect repellent

     Bring tick removal kit if you have one

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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Email Us info@haltonoutdoorclub.ca

Call Us  905-634-2012
1-877-877-4550

Mail Us 3023 New St.
P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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