Hiking NIAGARA BRUCE TRAIL #11

  • 10 Oct 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Kinsmen Park, Frost Rd., Beamsville
  • 18

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

NIAGARA BRUCE TRAIL #11

DATE

Tuesday October 10, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

905 659 6768

289 556 6707 (Morning of hike)

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

Beamsville Mountain

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

DISTANCE

14 Km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 4 – 4.5 km/hr.

DURATION APPROX

5 hours

TERRAIN:

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.

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 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

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.

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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Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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