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Hiking Beamsville Trails – Celebrating the start of the New Year!

  • 01 Jan 2024
  • 9:45 AM
  • Hixon St at Edelheim Rd, Beamsville, Lincoln
  • 4

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

Beamsville Trails – Celebrating the start of the New Year!

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Monday, 01/01/2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Pomeroy

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

pomeroyd@yahoo.com 289.680.7684

GENERAL LOCATION


Beamsville, Lincoln

MEETING AND START TIME

Meet at 9:45 for a 10:00 start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

(Include exact address, GPS coordinate and/or map)

Meet at the end of Hixon St at the corner of Edelheim Rd in Beamsville

Lincoln — Niagara Region

Parking Area Location

DISTANCE

6 - 7 km approx.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Leisurely, approx. 3 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

2.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Relative easy with some gentle ups and downs including one set of stairs. Trails are relatively wide and smooth. Some tricky footing depending on weather conditions. Snowy trail may make it easier.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

A loop combing a variety of trails as well as some neighbourhood streets.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Hike will take us along some local trails on the bench and top of the escarpment including small part of the Bruce Trail. Depending on the weather we might have some nice views of the valley, vineyards and Toronto.

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.

REGISTRATION OPENS

Two weeks before the hike. Up to 15 registrants are welcome.

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread.

  Bring hiking poles and icers.

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks and water

  Icers or traction devices in winter conditions

Other Specifics to Your Hike

i.e. social to follow hike

Possible coffee stop depending on the interest of the group

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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