HOC 50th Anniversary Events
ET&T Series – Twiss Road (Hike 12)
Thursday, June 29, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
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.
Two routes 6 km and 4 km +/-
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 3-4 kph
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
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.
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
2 weeks before the hike. Up to 15 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.
WHAT TO BRING
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.
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