Hiking Nordic Walking – Niagara Region

  • 23 Nov 2022
  • 5:45 PM
  • Parking Lot Fleming Memorial Center, Lincoln, Niagara Region
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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.

Registration is closed

HIKE TITLE

Nordic Walking – Niagara Region

DATE

Series starts on Wednesday August 3rd and continues through December 21st, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Bea Winterfeld

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

bwinterfeld444@gmail.com. Cell Phone: 289.455.2444

GENERAL LOCATION

Beamsville

START TIME

Meet at 5:45 pm. for 15 minutes of instruction. Start at 6 pm

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meeting place in the back parking lot of the Fleming Center Arena by the library. Washrooms available.

Lincoln — Niagara Region

Parking Lot Fleming Memorial Arena/Lincoln Public Library

DISTANCE

Less or approx. 5 km.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate: 4 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

Approx. 1 hour

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy, sidewalks/asphalt trail

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

From the parking lot, we will head along the multi-purpose trails and city street. Mostly paved surface

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

WHAT TO BRING

  • This is a Nordic walk so bring your telescoping hiking/walking poles with rubber booties as we will be on asphalt and concrete.  At the start, Bea will teach the Urban Poling technique for Nordic walking, sharing her training.
  • See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-fuF1pUaws
  • If your poles don’t have rubber booties check online for your pole manufacturer details.
  • Bring water and snacks.  Rain gear and/or sunscreen.
  • Washrooms at the Beamsville Rec. Centre.

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed.  

GUIDING NOTES:

HIKE PACE - Leisurely: 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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1-877-877-4550

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P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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