Tuesday December 13, 2022
Dave Somerville & Richard Reble
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768,
289 556 6707 the day of the hike
Caledonia/ Grand River
Meet at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Rural Road 66 where the trail crosses.
160 Regional Road 66
Caledonia N3W 1N8
Approx. 12 km
PACE Moderate -moderately brisk
Moderate, about 4 kmph
About 4 – 4.5 Hours
Easy. Flat screened pathway. Crossing rural roads.
Street walking involved.(6-7 km.)
TYPE OF HIKE:
There and back and a loop through Caledonia
Point of interests
The third and final in the series to travel from the East Hamilton Mountain to the edge of the Grand River in Caledonia. See brave fisherman trying for a late season catch near the dam. Hike through the downtown core and enjoy a treat and a warm up.
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 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
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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