Maple Syrup Hike
Tuesday March 26, 2024
EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER
905 659 6768,
289 556 6707 Day of hike (including same day cancellations)
Mountsberg Conservation Area
9:15 for a 9:30 start
MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION
2259 Milborough Line
Reservations required through: Conservation Halton
Approx. 10 - 12 km.
Moderate to fast, about 4 kmph
About 3-4 Hours.
Moderate. Screened Pathway. Some narrow rocky or muddy trails.
TYPE OF HIKE:
A big loop.
Point of interests
There are several loop trails in the CA that pass through forests and marshlands as well as travelling the edge of the Mountsberg Reservoir. We will finish with a visit to the Maple Village and a sugary treat. A visit to the Raptor display if there is interest.
ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
• If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.
Opens on-line 2 weeks prior to the hike and is limited to 19 hikers
WHAT TO BRING
· Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
· 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/traction devices are mandatory in slippery, snowy, or icy conditions
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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