Oakville Town Hall: Morrison Valley Trail - Celebrating the start of the New Year!
Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY
Ralph Gardave & Heather McClintock
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
(Locality, city and/or landmark)
Oakville Town Hall (Trafalgar North of QEW)
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)
Meet in the parking lot at Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville. The parking lot is accessible by driving north on Trafalgar from the QEW. We will hike along the Morrison Valley Trail and back.
Approx. 8 - 10 km
Leisurely / Moderate / Fast
Moderate 3 - 4 km per hour
3 hours walking time
Easy / Moderate / Challenging
Moderate to Challenging. Some stairs, and hills. Mostly along pathways
TYPE OF HIKE:
i.e. loop or out and back
Partly out and back but mostly a loop.
Point of interests
View of woodlands of Oakville.
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.
Two weeks before the hike. Up to 12 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.
WHAT TO BRING
• Wear supportive hiking shoes or boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.
• Dress in layers according to weather
• Bring snacks and lots of water
• Icers may be needed
Other Specifics to Your Hike
i.e. social to follow hike
There is a mid hike stop for washrooms and hot drinks at a Tim Hortons.
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.
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