RBG North Shore Trails
Saturday December 2nd, 2023
Jim Blair and Patti Blair
email@example.com cell: 905 906 6941
GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)
Hamilton / Burlington
Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 a.m. start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
RBG Arboretum, 16 Old Guelph Rd.
Meet at the covered pavilion located in the big circular parking lot near the parking meter. Parking is $5.00 per hour. Credit card and cash (coin only) accepted. If you have an RBG membership display your parking pass in your vehicle and park for free.
moderate (3 -4)
DURATION APPROX (hrs)
2 – 2.5 hours
Trails are relatively wide and smooth with generally good footing, rolling terrain with some hills. A few narrower, steeper sections.
TYPE OF HIKE:
Loop, out and back, End to End
Point of interests
You will enjoy hiking a variety of ecosystems: waterfront (Cootes Paradise), mixed hardwood bush, field, marshlands, creek valleys and the arboretum.
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.
2 weeks before the hike. Up to30 hikers are welcome to register. There will be two groups if numbers are over 15
WHAT TO BRING
• Proper hiking boots with a good tread. Hiking poles may be helpful.
• Icers on your boots if required (snow or ice on the trails)
• Raingear as required
• Carry: water, snacks.
• Warm clothing, dress in layers
• Sun and bug protection as required
Other Specifics to Your Hike
i.e. social to follow 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.
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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