Hiking Decew House to Morningstar Mill

  • 11 Dec 2022
  • 9:30 AM
  • Parking Lot on north side of Decew Road, West of Merrittville Highway.
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Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Register

HIKE TITLE

Decew House to Morningstar Mill

DATE

Sunday December 11

HIKE LEADER(S)

Sylvia Wheeler

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

girlupontrek@gmail.com  
 2896873224

GENERAL LOCATION

South West of Brock University

START TIME

Meet 9:30 for a 9:45 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet Decew Road West of Merrittville Highway.  Park on North side of  Decew Road.  There is a parking lot.  MAP to Decew House 

DISTANCE

7 km approx

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisure – 3 km per hour approximately

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2 hours with breaks.  Bring your Snack.  We can have our snack at Morningstar Mill.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy, fairly flat and pack gravel. Also through woods.  Bring gaiters and change of shoes in case it is muddy.  Bring icers.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back hike.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Morning Star mill is an historic site.  Also has washrooms.

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 .

REGISTRATION OPENS

2 weeks prior to the hike and 12 hikers are welcome to this event.

WHAT TO BRING

  Hiking boots and icers and gaters.

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Bring snacks and lots of water

  Gaiters and extra shoes

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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Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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