HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk
Jim Blair, Tammy Ross
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org 905 906 6941
GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)
Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail
Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Parking at Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Dr., Hamilton.
Hike starts near the gazebo by the water, not too far from the boat launch. Hutch's Harbour Front - Google Maps
6 km. with option to lengthen to 8 kms +
Moderate: 3 - 4 kms per hour but pace may vary if you prefer a faster or slower pace
DURATION APPROX (hrs)
2 hours +/-
Easy: Flat and paved.
TYPE OF HIKE:
Loop, out and back, End to End
Out and back, with some possible route variations from week to week (i.e. up to York Blvd., over to pier 4, some city sidewalks)
Point of interests
Along waterfront of Hamilton Harbour, Cootes Paradise and Bayfront Park. There may be some route variations.
Outdoor coffee stop at Williams Pub an option.
Yes. A Must.
Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hrs 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.
Two weeks before the hike. Up to 18 hikers are welcome to participate.
WHAT TO BRING
• Hiking boots or good walking shoes
• Carry: Snacks, water, extra layers, especially wind and rain protection.
• NO WASHROOMS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
IMPORT 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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