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Hiking Lock 3

  • 07 Oct 2023
  • 9:45 AM
  • Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway, St. Catharines
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Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

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HIKE TITLE

Lock 3

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Saturday, Oct 7, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Sylvia Wheeler

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

girlupontrek@gmail.com 289 687 3224

GENERAL LOCATION

(Locality, city and/or landmark)

Lock 3 St. Catharines

MEETING AND START TIME

9:45 for 10 am start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

(Include exact address, GPS coordinate and/or map)

1932 Welland Canals Parkway. Near the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre.

1932 Welland Canals Parkway - Google Maps

DISTANCE

10 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate

DURATION APPROX

2.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy – Welland Canals Trail

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

There and back

Description

Lock 3

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.

CANCELLATION

  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 14 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

GUIDING NOTES:

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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