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Hiking ET&T Series – Twiss Road (Hike 12)

  • 29 Jun 2023
  • 9:45 AM
  • Near 7420 Twiss Road, Milton L0P 1B0
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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 – Twiss Road (Hike 12)

DATE 

Thursday, June 29, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S) 

Jim Daw

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

jimdaw63@gmail.com

289-260-8930

GENERAL LOCATION 

Milton

START TIME

9:45 AM to start at 10:00 AM

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Near 7420 Twiss Road, Milton  L0P 1B0

The Bruce Trail crosses Twiss Road at the bottom of a steep S-curve, about 1.5 km north of Derry Road.

Roadside parking is on both sides of the road. Use caution due to the steep blind curves. 

Parking location

DISTANCE

Two routes 6 km and 4 km +/-

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 kph

DURATION APPROX 

2-3 hours

TERRAIN: 

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate: The west route has small hills, rocky with uneven footing.

The east side is mainly flat, rocky, uneven footing, two short steep sections.

TYPE OF HIKE: 

Out and back

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Point of interests

These hikes travel the Bruce Trail featuring cedar and pine forest. There is a pond on the west side, and the east side features rock caves and rock walls. The area is part of the Calcium Pits. 

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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