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Falls Escarpment Hike
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
Borer’s Falls Conservation Area, Spencer Gorge
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Borer’s Falls Paid Parking Only (opens 8:00AM) Rock Chapel Road: KM62.0, Edition 30 Bruce Trail Map. 318 Rock Chapel Rd, Borer’s Falls Conservation Area, Dundas. Meeting Location
Approx. 15 KM
PACE: Moderate to Brisk
Moderate: 3-4 KM/hr
Approx. 4 Hrs
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Varied. Some flat sections plus challenging rocky or gravel descents and ascents along the side of the escarpment.
TYPE OF HIKE:
Out and Back
Point of interests
Escarpment views from Borer’s Falls to Tews Falls following the Main Bruce Trail accessing Tews Falls Side Trail and Glen Ferguson Side Trail
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
2 weeks before the hike
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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