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Hiking ET&T Series – McCormack Trail Dundas Valley (Hike 3)

  • 28 May 2023
  • 9:45 AM
  • Davidson Boulevard Access Trail 122 Newcombe Road, Dundas, L9H 0A6
  • 4

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 

ET&T Series – McCormack Trail Dundas Valley (Hike 3)

DATE 

Sunday, May 28, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S) 

Chris Parr

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

christineparr@icloud.com

416-670-7106

GENERAL LOCATION 

Dundas

START TIME

9:45 for 10:00 am start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Davidson Boulevard Access Trail

122 Newcombe Road, Dundas, L9H 0A6 

Street parking 

Parking Location

DISTANCE

7 +/- kms

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 kph

DURATION APPROX 

2 +/- hours

TERRAIN: 

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate: rocky, many hills with two steep hills as well as flat trails, narrow and wide paths

TYPE OF HIKE: 

Loop hike

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Point of interests

This hike includes Bruce Trail, Conservation land, and local trails.  There is a horse farm and pond to visit for added interest.

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

2 weeks before the hike. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to participate in this event. 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread. 
  • Bring hiking poles.
  • Dress in layers according to weather
  • Bring snacks and water

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed. 

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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