HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Fall Info Fair - November 3
Toronto Section Escarpment Hike
Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
Hike Bruce Trail North of Kelso Conservation Area
MEETING AND START TIME
Meet- 9:15AM. Hike Start- 9:30AM
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
(Include exact address, GPS coordinate and/or map)
Main Parking: Kelso Conservation Area. 5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON Kelso Conservation Area - Google Maps
KM 120.2 Edition 30 Bruce Trail Guide.
Make Park Reservation for 3 hrs following the link below:
For member of Conservation Halton area you don’t have to pay for parking
For non-members PAID PARKING applies: $10.50 adult and $8.25 senior.
16 km approx.
Hike From Kelso Conservation Area to KM. 7.4 Edition 30 Bruce Trail Guide.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Approx. 4 Hours
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination
Out and Back
HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Point of interests
Follow contours of Niagara Escarpment with various lookouts
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
i.e. social to follow hike
HIKE PACE - Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are an average and will depend on the terrain and weather. Rest stops are not included in the overall pace.
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 long hills and strenuous footing (some parts of the Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, up and down the escarpment). Please note variations can be expected with wet or icy 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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