Hiking To the Pit and Back

  • 22 Oct 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • Scotsdale Farm, 13907 Trafalgar Rd.
  • 14

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

Hiking To the Pit and Back

DATE

Saturday October 22, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Anne Armstrong

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

hikingrandma@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

North of Georgetown

START TIME

10:00 am.

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Scotsdale Farm, 13907 Trafalgar Rd.

DISTANCE

Approx. 9 km.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisurely

DURATION APPROX

2 ½ hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

There and Back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Meet in the main parking lot at Scotsdale Farm on Trafalgar Rd. to join in this lovely hike using a combination of Main and Blue Bruce Trails. This hike will go west from Scotsdale Farm on Main trail and then at Highway 7 will pick up the Duff Pit Side Trail leading to a lovely loop and stopping at the former town of Georgetown for a snack and drink and returning via the same trail.  Our trail goes through lovely woodlands. Some rocky sections.

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 participate in this events.

WHAT TO BRING

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

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Bring waterproof rainwear, snacks and water

  Sun and bug protection if necessary

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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