Hiking North Oakville Urban Hike

  • 08 Jan 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • River Oaks Rec. Centre, 2400 Sixth Line, Oakville
  • 14

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

North Oakville Urban Hike

DATE

Sunday January 8, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

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

GENERAL LOCATION

River Oaks Rec. Centre

North Central Oakville

START TIME

**9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start**

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

River Oaks Rec. Centre

2400 Sixth Line

Oakville

Between Upper Middle Rd. and Dundas St.

DISTANCE

Approx. 12 km

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 4 – 4.5 Hours

TERRAIN  

Easy to Moderate. Flat screened pathway with some ups and downs on urban trails.

Street walking involved.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Explore the River Oaks area with its open park land, many ravines and quiet neighbourhoods.

Snow or ice will make this hike more difficult.

Icers?

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 15 hikers

WHAT TO BRING

  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes.
  • Wet leaves, icy, snowy conditions are possible.
  • Water, drinks, snacks,
  • Prepare for Mother Nature!!

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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1-877-877-4550

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Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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