Hiking Chippawa Trail #1

  • 29 Nov 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • 1525 Stone Church Rd East, Hamilton
  • 1

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

CHIPPAWA TRAIL #1

DATE

Tuesday November 29, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

reblerichard@gmail.com  

905-818-3169 the day of the hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Old rail trail from East Hamilton Mountain to Caledonia

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Splitsville Hamillton

1525 Stone Church Rd East, Hamilton

Map to Parking Site

DISTANCE

Approx. 14 km

PACE Moderate -moderately brisk

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3.5--4 hrs

TERRAIN 

Easy!.  Following the old rail Trail. Flat screened, gravel trail. Wet leaves/ice may be the only hazard. Must cross several rural roads.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

The first in a series of 3 hikes following the rail trail that joins Hamilton to Caledonia. The first hike travels from the East mountain to Airport Road and back. No chance for a different return route. A true there and back.

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 14 hikers

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes. Hiking poles if you wish to work out upper body.

  Bring water (minimum 1 litre) and snacks

  Prepare for Mother Nature!! : Dress in layers according to weather, waterproof rainwear

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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