Hiking Iroquoia Bruce Trail Hike #17

  • 04 Oct 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • 30 Greenhill Ave. Hamilton
  • 11

Registration

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

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HIKE TITLE

Iroquoia Bruce Trail Hike #17

DATE

Tuesday October 4, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville & Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768, 289 556 6707 day of hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Hamilton East Mountain, Bruce Trail

START TIME

 ***9:15am for a 9:30am start***

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Greenhill Avenue Side Trail

30 Greenhill Ave. Hamilton

Km. 28.8 of the Bruce trail(Edition #29)

From Lawrence Rd., turn south on Cochrane Rd. and right on Greenhill Ave. until the escarpment.

DISTANCE

Approx. 15 km.

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 4.5-- 5 hours

TERRAIN 

Moderate.  Typical Bruce Trail. Rocky sections with some ups and downs. Sections along the rail trail.

“Some” of the Wentworth St. steps

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Once again, some good ups and downs with beautiful views of the Red Hill Valley, East Hamilton and the industrial heart of the Hammer.

ONLINE 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

Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 18 hikers

WHAT TO BRING

  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
  • Water, drinks, snacks, bug spray and sunscreen.
  • Prepare for Mother Nature

COVID CAUTION

Safe distancing will be observed as per Covid protocols

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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