Hiking ET&T Series - Christie Lake From Crooks Hollow (Hike 3)

  • 19 Jan 2023
  • 9:45 AM
  • 756 Crooks Hollow Road, 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

ET&T Series - CHRISTIE LAKE FROM CROOKS HOLLOW (Hike 3)

DATE

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Chris Parr

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

christineparr@icloud.com

416-670-7106

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas

START TIME

9:45 AM to start at 10:00 AM

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

756 Crooks Hollow Road, Dundas

Membership or paid parking

43.276830 N, 80.001000 W

DISTANCE

8 +/- kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 kph

DURATION APPROX

2 – 2.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

 Some gradual steep hills, wide paths, mostly flat, easy footing, some pavement,

TYPE OF HIKE:

This is a loop hike around Christie Lake after entering the conservation area from Crooks’ Hollow.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

This hike features a dam, Darnley waterfall, mill ruins and a hike around a forested lake one side and a beach on the other. Hiking the wooded shoreline gives the hiker a feeling of being in the north.  Beautiful any time. This location is historically significant to the development of the Dundas area and Hamilton.

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

2 weeks before the hike. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread.

  Bring icers and hiking poles.

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Bring snacks and water

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed. 

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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