Hiking Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

  • 08 Nov 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • Hamilton Bayfront Park Parking Lot, Hamilton
  • 15

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

Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk

DATE

Wednesday Mornings

HIKE LEADER(S)

Jim Blair, Heather Wilson, Tammy Ross

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

heatherwlsn249@gmail.com   289 259 5099

tammyross@rogers.com   905-518-6942      

GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)

Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail

START TIME

Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Hamilton Bayfront Park Parking Lot - Google Search

Park in the lot closest to the water. Meet at the stylized ship’s mast with “Waterfront Trail” written on the sail which is located in the corner of the parking lot, close to the water and the railway yard.

DISTANCE (km)

6 km with option to lengthen to 8 kms +, depending on route

PACE:

Leisure/Moderate/Fast

Moderate: 3 - 4 kms per hour but pace may vary if you prefer a faster or slower pace

DURATION APPROX (hrs)

2 hours +/-

TERRAIN:

Easy/Moderate/Challenging

Easy: Flat and paved.

TYPE OF HIKE:

Loop, out and back, End to End

Out and back, with some possible route variations from week to week (i.e. up to York Blvd., over to pier 4, some city sidewalks)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Along the waterfront of Hamilton Harbour, under bridge to Cootes Paradise and Bayfront Park. There may be some route variations.

REGISTRATION

REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.

Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hrs 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.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Two weeks before the hike. Up to18 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.

WHAT TO BRING

   Hiking boots or good walking shoes

   Carry: Snacks, water, extra layers, especially wind and rain protection.

OTHER SPECIFICS TO YOUR HIKE  i.e. social to follow

A coffee stop at Williams Fresh Café, on the waterfront, is a regular option following the hike.

GUIDING NOTES:

HIKE PACE -  Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are average and depending on the terrain.

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 hills and strenuous footing (Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, Dundas Valley and Red Hill Valley). Please note variations can be expected with weather 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 club activities as a Non-Member. 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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