HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Father’s Day Hike - Chedoke Golf Course to Bruce Trail
Saturday, June 17, 2023
Lisa Raftis, Bill Pote,
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
Chedoke Golf Course, Hamilton
Meet at 8:45 am for 9:00 am start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Meet in the parking lot at Chedoke Golf Course, 563 Aberdeen Ave, Hamilton
Approx. 8 km.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 3-4 km per hour
2 hrs walking time.
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. loop or out and back
Out and back along the Bruce Trail.
Point of interests
Views of Hamilton from the escarpment and some waterfalls.
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.
2 weeks before the hike. Up to 20 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.
WHAT TO BRING
• Wear supportive hiking shoes or boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.
• Dress in layers according to weather
• Bring snacks, lunch and lots of water
• Sun protection, sun hat and insect repellent
• Bring tick removal kit if you have one
IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS
The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed.
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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