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Dundas Lookout Hike
Tuesday March 28, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 676 or 289 556 6707 day of hike (including last minute cancelations)
Dundas Driving Park/Tews Falls
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
PACE Moderate -moderately brisk
Moderate, about 4 kmph
About 3 Hours
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
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.
• 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 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
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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