Hiking Dofasco 2000 Trail #3 of 3 - Easy Peasy

  • 30 Oct 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • Intersection of Fourth Rd East and Powerline Rd, Stoney Creek Mountain
  • 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

Dofasco 2000 Trail #3 of 3 - Easy Peasy

DATE

Sunday October 30, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Isabel Bravo

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

ibravo_13@icloud.com      Cell:  905.746.2217

GENERAL LOCATION

East Hamilton Mountain

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 am for 9:30 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet point is at the same location as in hike 2 (July 21). At the intersection of Fourth Rd East and Powerline Rd, Stoney Creek Mountain. Good parking on Powerline Rd, East Mountain Area

 Map to meeting Point 

DISTANCE

7 km approx.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisure – 3 km per hour approximately

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 3 hours with breaks for snack

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy, flat and pack gravel. For most part wide trail.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back hike, very similar to a rail trail.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Relax along the path. This is the last hike of the series covering the total length of 11 km of the Dofasco 2000 trail twice; there and back. This Trail is part of the 140 km Hamilton Conservation Area’s trails. We finish at Devil's Punch Bowl Conservation. Features: the DPB Falls, amazing views of Hamilton and across the Lake, farm lands, old orchards, forest and birds.

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 prior to the hike and 12 hikers are welcome to this event.

WHAT TO BRING

  Good runners or light hiking boots are good

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Bring snacks and lots of water

  If you want to practice nordic walking bring your hiking poles. You will get a great upper body exercise as well.

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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