Hiking Oakville Urban Hike

  • 05 Mar 2024
  • 9:15 AM
  • Glen Abbey Community Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville
  • 3

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Register

HIKE TITLE

Oakville Urban Hike

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Tuesday March 5, 2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

 Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

905 659 6768

289 556 6707 (morning of hike)

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

GENERAL LOCATION

(Locality, city and/or landmark)

Glen Abbey Community Centre

North West Oakville

MEETING AND START TIME

9:15 for a 9:30 start

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

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

Glen Abbey Community Centre

1415 Third Line

Oakville

Park close to Tennis Courts

Glen Abbey Community Centre Tennis Court Parking

DISTANCE

12 km. +/-

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate to fast

DURATION APPROX

3 – 3.5 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy to Moderate

Screened pathways. Some street walking

A few long up hills and stairs are possible.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

Modified LOOP

HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

There are many options in the Glen Abbey area of Oakville with beautiful ravines, ponds and open meadows. The route will depend on “Mother Nature”.

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.

ONLINE REGISTRATION &

HIKER GROUP SIZE 

Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike. Up to 19 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 protection may be necessary.

  Icers may be necessary

Other Specifics to Your Hike

i.e. social to follow hike

Prepare for Mother Nature!

Refreshment stop afterwards

GUIDING NOTES:

HIKE PACE -  Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are an average and will depend on the terrain and weather. Rest stops are not included in the overall pace.

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 long hills and strenuous footing (some parts of the Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, up and down the escarpment). Please note variations can be expected with wet or icy 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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