Hiking Nassagaweya Canyon and Rattlesnake Point

  • 02 Dec 2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • Walker's Line 1.5 km north of Derry Rd., Milton Area
  • 0

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

Nassagaweya Canyon and Rattlesnake Point

DATE

Friday December 2, 2022

HIKE LEADER(S)

Andy Byj

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

andybyj@cogeco.ca, 289-981-2384

GENERAL LOCATION

Walker’s Line and Derry Road

START TIME

8:45 am for a 9:00 am start.

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Continue north on Walker’s Line, past Derry Road.  Parking is on the left, at the end of the road, approximately 1.5 km north of Derry Rd.

DISTANCE

Approx. 11 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate to fast depending on trail conditions

DURATION APPROX

Approx. 3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate; expect hills and possibly mud or snow.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Out and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Explore the trails of the Nassagaweya Canyon and Rattlesnake Point.  The hike begins on the Bruce Trail in the Nassagaweya Canyon and proceeds up the escarpment to scenic viewing areas at Rattlesnake Point.

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 10 participants are welcome.

WHAT TO BRING

Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread.

Dress in layers according to weather

Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks and water

Poles would be very useful. If there is snow bring icers.

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.


Join Us Membership Sign Up

Email Us info@haltonoutdoorclub.ca

Call Us  905-634-2012
1-877-877-4550

Mail Us 3023 New St.
P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software