HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Dundas Hike and Skate
Tuesday February 28, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768,
289 556 6707 day of hike
Dundas Driving Park/Spencer Creek
Meet 9:15am for a 9:30 start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Dundas Driving Park
71 Cross St. Dundas
Park close to skating rink
Approx. 6-8 km.
PACE Moderate -moderately brisk
Moderate, about 4 kmph
About 2 Hours plus ½ hour skate
Easy to moderate. Lots of street walking and screened pathways. Snow or ice will make this slippery.
TYPE OF HIKE:
There and back
Point of interests
Hike the streets of old Dundas and along Spencer Creek. Possible mini loop into the McMaster grounds.
A leisurely skate on the outdoor rink in the driving park.
ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
• If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.
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, and sunscreen.
• Prepare for Mother Nature (icers when we don’t want ice)
• Skates for the good ice
Safe distancing will be observed as per Covid protocols
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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