HOC 50th Anniversary Events
Fall Info Fair - November 3
Oakville Urban Hike
Sunday October 22, 2023
Collette and Dave Somerville
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768
289 556 6707 (morning of hike)
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
Glen Abbey Urban Trails
MEETING AND START TIME
9:15 for a 9:30 start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
(Include exact address, GPS coordinate and/or map)
Glen Abbey Rec. Centre Glen Abbey Community Centre - Google Maps
1415 Third Line, Oakville
Park close to Tennis Courts
15 km. +/-
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate to Fast
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Easy to Moderate
Screened pathways. Some street walking
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination
HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Point of interests
There are many options in the Glen Abbey area. The route will depend on “Mother Nature”.
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 18 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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