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Hiking Dundas Lookout Hike

  • 28 Mar 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross St., Dundas
  • 1

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

Dundas Lookout Hike

DATE

Tuesday March 28, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 676 or 289 556 6707 day of hike (including last minute cancelations)

GENERAL LOCATION

Dundas Driving Park/Tews Falls

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 am for a 9:30 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Dundas Driving Park,

71 Cross St., Dundas

Park close to skating rink

DISTANCE

Approx.10 km.

PACE Moderate -moderately brisk

 Moderate, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3 Hours

TERRAIN  

Easy to moderate. Some street walking and screened pathways. Climb up the escarpment for beautiful views of Dundas. Snow, ice or mud will make this slippery.

TYPE OF HIKE:

There and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike the streets of old Dundas and then a climb up the escarpment on the Dundas Lookout Side Trail and then Tews Falls.

ONLINE 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

Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike. Up to 15 Hikers are welcome to participate in this event

WHAT TO BRING

  Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes. Hiking poles if you wish

  Water, drinks, snacks, and sunscreen.

  Prepare for Mother Nature (icers when we don’t want ice)

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

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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