Hiking Chippawa Trail #3

  • 13 Dec 2022
  • 9:15 AM
  • 160 Regional Road 66, Caledonia
  • 4

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Register

HIKE TITLE

CHIPPAWA TRAIL

DATE

Tuesday December 13, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville & Richard Reble

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768,
289 556 6707 the day of the hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Chippawa Trail

Caledonia/ Grand River

START TIME

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

Trail Crossing -MAP

DISTANCE

Approx. 12 km

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

 Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 4 – 4.5 Hours

TERRAIN  

Easy. Flat screened pathway. Crossing rural roads.

Street walking involved.(6-7 km.)

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back and a loop through Caledonia

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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.

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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