Kerncliff Park (secret trail also called “Colonoscopy Trail” )
Wednesday, Sept. 14
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
Kerncliff Park, 2198 Kerns Rd, Burlington
Meet at 8:45 am for 9:00 am start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Meet in the parking lot at Kerncliff Park. The parking lot is accessible by driving north on Kerns Rd from the North Service Rd. Washroom available
approx. 8 km
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Leisurely 2-3 km per hour
3 - 4 hours walking time
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. loop or out and back
There and back with some loops
Point of interests
Hiking on an unmarked trail west of Kerns Rd known as the “Colonoscopy trail” designed by mountain bikers, will come out at King Rd and will do some road walking south on King Rd and west on the North Service Rd to a short trail, through an interesting road of houses and back through the Bruce Trail
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 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.
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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