Hiking Maple Syrup Hike

  • 26 Mar 2024
  • 9:15 AM
  • Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milborough Line, Milton
  • 18

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

Maple Syrup Hike

DATE

Tuesday March 26, 2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

Dave Somerville

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

cdsomerville4@gmail.com

905 659 6768,

 289 556 6707 Day of hike (including same day cancellations)

GENERAL LOCATION

Maple Village

Mountsberg Conservation Area

START TIME

9:15 for a 9:30 start

MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Mountsberg Conservation Area

2259 Milborough Line

Milton

Mountsberg Conservation Area

Reservations required through: Conservation Halton

https://www.conservationhalton.ca/

DISTANCE

Approx. 10 - 12 km.

PACE

 Moderate to fast, about 4 kmph

DURATION APPROX

About 3-4 Hours.

TERRAIN 

Moderate. Screened Pathway. Some narrow rocky or muddy trails.

TYPE OF HIKE:

A big loop.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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

Yes

CANCELLATION

  If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

REGISTRATION OPENS

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

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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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