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Hiking Confederation Park

  • 12 Dec 2023
  • 9:15 AM
  • 581 Van Wagners Beach Rd., Confederation Park,Hamilton
  • 6

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

Confederation Park

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Tuesday December 12, 2023

HIKE LEADER(S)

 Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

905 659 6768

289 556 6707 Day of hike

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

(Locality, city and/or landmark)

Confederation Park

Hamilton

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)

Confederation Park  581 Van Wagners Beach Rd - Google Maps 581 Van Wagners Beach Rd.

Use the link provided and use parking lot labeled as the Waterfront Trail Parking Lot

DISTANCE

 12-14 km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate to Fast

DURATION APPROX

3 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy to Moderate

Wide paved pathway.

Possible screened pathways with ups and downs.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

There and Back.

HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike route will depend on Mother Nature!

Calm lake will mean a walk along the Confederation Park trails to the lift bridge and back.

White caps on the lake will mean a hike up the Red Hill Valley Trail to Rosedale Arena and back

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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