Hiking Bruce Trail – City View Park

  • 31 Jan 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • City View Park, South Parking Lot, Kearns Road, Burlington.
  • 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

Bruce Trail – City View Park

DATE

Tuesday January 31, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768

289 556 6707 morning of hike

GENERAL LOCATION

City View Park

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

City View Park

South Parking Lot (on top of escarpment)

Kearns Road, Burlington.

DISTANCE

Approx. 9 –13 km.

PACE Moderate -moderately brisk

 Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3.5--4 hrs

TERRAIN  

Moderate.  Typical Bruce Trail. Rocky sections with some ups and downs. Be prepared. Maybe snowy, maybe icy. Hopefully not muddy.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

The hike will depend on trail conditions. Many different loops are available from this location. Maybe the Ian Reid Side Trail, maybe the Falls at Smokey Hollow, maybe the Kerncliff Side Trails? Always an enjoyable, scenic hike.

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, sunscreen.
  • 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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