Hamilton Weekly Waterfront Walk
Jim Blair, Heather Wilson, Tammy Ross
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
firstname.lastname@example.org 289 259 5099
GENERAL LOCATION (City/Town)
Hamilton Harbour Waterfront Trail
Meet at 9:15 for 9:30 start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
Park in the lot closest to the water. Meet at the stylized ship’s mast with “Waterfront Trail” written on the sail which is located in the corner of the parking lot, close to the water and the railway yard.
6 km with option to lengthen to 8 kms +, depending on route
Moderate: 3 - 4 kms per hour but pace may vary if you prefer a faster or slower pace
DURATION APPROX (hrs)
2 hours +/-
Easy: Flat and paved.
TYPE OF HIKE:
Loop, out and back, End to End
Out and back, with some possible route variations from week to week (i.e. up to York Blvd., over to pier 4, some city sidewalks)
Point of interests
Along the waterfront of Hamilton Harbour, under bridge to Cootes Paradise and Bayfront Park. There may be some route variations.
Yes. A Must.
Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hrs 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 to18 hikers are welcome to participate in this event.
WHAT TO BRING
• Hiking boots or good walking shoes
• Carry: Snacks, water, extra layers, especially wind and rain protection.
OTHER SPECIFICS TO YOUR HIKE i.e. social to follow
A coffee stop at Williams Fresh Café, on the waterfront, is a regular option following the 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.
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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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