Hiking Dundas Hike and Skate

  • 10 Jan 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross St., Dundas
  • 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

Dundas Hike and Skate

DATE

Tuesday January 10, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768,

 289 556 6707 day of hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas Driving Park/Spencer Creek

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Dundas Driving Park

71 Cross St. Dundas

Park close to skating rink

DISTANCE

Approx. 6-8 km.

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

 Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 2 Hours plus ½ hour skate

TERRAIN  

Easy to moderate. Lots of street walking and screened pathways. Snow or ice will make this slippery.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike the streets of old Dundas and along Spencer Creek. Possible mini loop into the McMaster grounds.

A leisurely skate on the outdoor rink in the driving park.

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
  • Water, drinks, snacks, and sunscreen.
  • Prepare for Mother Nature (icers when we don’t want ice)
  • Skates for the good ice

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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