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Hiking Falls Escarpment Hike Fall Colours

  • 21 Oct 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • RBG Rock Chapel Sanctuary, 318 Rock Chapel Rd, Dundas
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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.

Registration is closed

HIKE TITLE

Falls Escarpment Hike Fall Colours

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Saturday October 21, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Frank Vajda     

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

frank.vajda@bell.net  905-510-4103

GENERAL LOCATION

(Locality, city and/or landmark)

DUNDAS ESCARPMENT

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)

Borer’s Falls Paid Parking Only, unless you hold an RBG annual pass. (Opens 8:00AM). Rock Chapel Road: KM62.0, Edition 30 Bruce Trail Map. 318 Rock Chapel Rd,

RBG Rock Chapel Sanctuary, Rock Chapel Road, Dundas, ON - Google Search

DISTANCE

APPROX. 15 KM   

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

4 KM/HR

DURATION APPROX

Approx. 4 Hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Varied. Some flat sections plus challenging rocky or gravel descents and ascents along the side of the escarpment.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

Out and Back

HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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

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 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

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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