HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Spring Information FairFriday, April 14
Red Hill Valley Hike
Sunday March 19, 2023
Dave and Collette Somerville
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
289 556 6707 the day of the hike (Including last minute cancellations)
905 659 6768
Red Hill Valley Trail (North end)
Meet at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
100 Greenhill Ave.
Approx. 12 km
PACE Moderate -moderately brisk
Moderate, about 4 kmph
About 3.5--4 hrs.
Easy-Moderate Screened/Ashphalt pathways with some gentle ups and downs. Snow, ice or mud will make this more challenging.
TYPE OF HIKE:
There and Back
Point of interests
From the arena, we will enjoy the beautiful Red Hill Valley trail as this urban trail follows the creek up stream to Mt. Albion 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.
Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 15 hikers.
In the event of a Cancelled ski bus, a guest leader will join us for a capacity of 40.
WHAT TO BRING
• Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
• Water, drinks, snacks
• Prepare for Mother Nature
• ICERS and hiking poles maybe necessary
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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