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Easy Does It - Bronte Creek
Tuesday November 7, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
Valleyridge Dr., Oakville
MEETING AND START TIME
9:45 am. for 10:00 am. start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Children’s playground at 2524 Valleyridge Dr., just south of Dundas St.
7 - 8 km.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Just over 2 hours
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Point of interests
We will follow urban trails into Bronte Creek Provincial Park and then through fields to the east bank of Bronte Creek. From there we head south into the park and return via a loop to our starting point. We get great views of the creek from above and follow lovely trails in the park.
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours 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.
ONLINE REGISTRATION &
HIKER GROUP SIZE
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. Hiking poles will be helpful.
• Dress in layers according to weather; wear/bring waterproof rainwear.
• Bring snacks and enough water for the duration of the hike.
• Sun and bug protection if necessary.
Other Specifics to Your Hike
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 and weather.
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 (2) club activities as a Non-Member. You will have to sign a waiver of participation with the Hike Leader. After that, please join our club so we can welcome you as a member.
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