Dundas Valley Loops
Tuesday December 12, 2023
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org 907 617 3937
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Dundas
MEETING AND START TIME
Meet at 9:45 am. for 10:00 am. start
SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
(Include exact address, GPS coordinate and/or map)
Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Main Gate Entrance, 650 Governor’s Rd. Dundas. Drive to the last parking lot and then walk 300 meters up to the Trail Centre where the hike will start. Dundas Valley Trail Centre - Google Maps
Bathrooms available in centre. Parking fee at the gate or Conservation Area pass.
Approx. 9 km. – 10 km.
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate with hills and some poor footing.
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination
Loops/There and back
HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Point of interests
This hike will take us on several loops through the valley including seeing two waterfalls. We will use a combination of the main Bruce Trail, blue side trails and Conservation Area trails. Bring water, a snack and poles if using. We might need icers. Appropriate hiking footwear necessary. Expect some hills and rocky areas.
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 15 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 equipment/wear required for the season (icers in winter, etc.)
Other Specifics to Your Hike
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 and weather.
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 (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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