Hiking Hike and SKATE, Waterdown

  • 14 Feb 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Memorial Park, 200 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
  • 7

Registration

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

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HIKE TITLE

Hike and SKATE -- Waterdown

DATE

Tuesday February 14, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768

289 556 6707 day of hike

GENERAL LOCATION

Joe Sams Leisure Trail, Waterdown

START TIME

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

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Memorial Park, Waterdown

200 Hamilton Street North

Across from Fortinos

DISTANCE

6 km plus ½ hour skate

PACE  Moderate -moderately brisk

Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 2.5 hours

TERRAIN  

Easy. Screened/ashphalt pathway. Street walking involved. Boardwalk can be slippery.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop Hike

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

A nice easy walk on the leisure trail to Joe Sam’s Park and back. Some skating on the Memorial Park oval.

Of course, a Valentine’s Treat afterwards.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes

CANCELLATION

  If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

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.

  Prepare for wet leaves or icy conditions. Bring icers

  Water,(Minimum 1 litre) drinks, snacks.

  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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