CHIPPAWA TRAIL #2
Tuesday December 6, 2022
Dave Somerville & Richard Reble
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768
289 556 6707 day of hike
Chippawa Rail Trail
Airport Road to Unity Side Road
9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Airport Road at the trail crossing
Approx.3 km. east of Upper James/Hwy. #6. Between Nebo Rd and Miles Rd
Approx. 15 km
PACE Moderate -moderately brisk
Moderate, about 4 kmph
About 4 – 4.5 hours
Easy. Flat Rail Trail. Screened pathway.
TYPE OF HIKE:
There and back
Point of interests
The second in a series of hikes travelling from Mount Hope to the outskirts of Caledonia in Haldimand County. May see the wild animals of Kilman Zoo.
ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
• 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.
Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 18 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
Safe distancing will be observed as per Covid protocols
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.
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