HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Fall Info Fair - November 3
NIAGARA BRUCE TRAIL #11
Tuesday October 10, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768
289 556 6707 (Morning of hike)
MEETING AND START TIME
9:15 for a 9:30 start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Kinsmen Park Kinsmen Park - Google Maps
Km. 69.8 Bruce Trail Guide Ed. 30 (Map 4)
Exit QEW at Ontario St. Beamsville
South towards escarpment, Left on King St.
Right on Mountain Rd.
Left on Kinsmen Rd.
Left on Frost
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 4 – 4.5 km/hr.
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination
There and Back.
HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Point of interests
Enjoy the many vineyards including Mike Weir Estates Winery and the UPS and Downs of the Bruce Trail.
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 19 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
Prepare for Mother Nature
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.
Attention Past Members: You are not entitled to two trial activities. Please renew your membership to take advantage of all that the Club has to offer.
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