CANCELLED Hiking Decew House to Morningstar Mill

  • 29 Jan 2023
  • 9:45 AM
  • Decew House Heritage, 2370 Decew Rd, South West of Brock University
  • 6

Registration

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

HIKE TITLE

Decew House to Morningstar Mill

DATE

Sunday, January 29, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Sylvia Wheeler

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

girlupontrek@gmail.com    2896873224

GENERAL LOCATION

South West of Brock University

START TIME

Meet 9:45 for a 10 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Meet at Decew House Heritage Park located on 2370 Decew Rd, West of Merrittville Highway. Park on North side.  MAP to Decew House. (43.107410, -79.249143)

Decew House Parking

DISTANCE

7 km approx

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisure – 3 km per hour approximately

DURATION APPROX

Approximately 2 hours with breaks.  Bring your snack.

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy, fairly flat and pack gravel. Also through woods.  Bring gaiters and change of shoes in case it is muddy.  Dress for snowy conditions as well.  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 the safety of participants or due to low attendance.

REGISTRATION OPENS

2 weeks prior to the hike and 14 hikers are welcome to this event.

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear hiking boots

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Bring snacks and lots of water

  Gaiters, icers would be required for weather conditions

  Bring extra shoes to change your muddy boots

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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