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Falls Escarpment Hike Fall Colours
Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY
Saturday October 21, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
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,
APPROX. 15 KM
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Approx. 4 Hours
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
Yes. A Must. Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.
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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