Hiking Urban Oakville

  • 17 Jan 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Iroquoia Ridge Rec. Centre, 1051 Glenashton Dr., 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

Urban Hike Oakville

DATE

Tuesday January 17, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

289 556 6707 the day of the hike

905 659 6768

GENERAL LOCATION

Iroquoia Ridge Rec. Centre

North East Oakville

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Iroquoia Ridge Rec. Centre

1051 Glenashton Dr.

Just east of Eighth Line

Oakville

DISTANCE

Approx. 10-12 km

PACE Moderate -moderately brisk

 Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3-3.5 hrs.

TERRAIN  

Easy-Moderate Screened pathway with some ups and downs. A few stairs to climb. Snow or Ice will make this more challenging.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

 Enjoy the beautiful ravines of North east Oakville. Past some frozen ponds. Some street walking involved.

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 maybe necessary

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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