HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Celebrate HOC’s 50th Anniversary by Hiking 50 Km over 2 days from City View Park (1)
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Lisa Raftis, Bill Pote
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
City View Park, Burlington
Meet at 8:45 am for 9:00 am start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Meet in the parking lot at City View Park, 2500 Kerns Rd., Burlington. The parking lot is accessible by driving on Dundas St to Kerns Rd, go south and turn into the 1st parking lot closest to the corner of Dundas St. and Kerns Rd.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 3-4 km per hour
6-8 hours walking time
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. loop or out and back
Out and back along the Bruce Trail, mostly on the main trail. June 24 we will go east and June 25 we will go west.
You can sign up just for one day
Point of interests
Views of Hamilton and Burlington from the escarpment.
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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