Hiking Friday Night Walk

  • 12 Apr 2024
  • 6:15 PM
  • Iroquois Ridge Community, 1051 Glenashton Dr, Oakville
  • 19

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

Friday Night Walk

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Friday, April 12, 2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

Heather Wilson

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

Heatherwlsn249@gmail.com

289-259-5099

GENERAL LOCATION

(Locality, city and/or landmark)

North Oakville Trails

MEETING AND START TIME

6:15 for a 6:30 start at the parking lot in front of the library at Iroquois Ridge Community

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

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

Iroquois Ridge Community Centre

DISTANCE

8-10 Km

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Fast, 4-5 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

1-1/2 to 2 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Moderate, on gravel & pavement.  Some up and down.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

Loop

HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Explore the trails of North Oakville after dark.

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 15 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.

  Headlamps or flashlights are mandatory.

  Icers required in snowy, icy conditions.

Other Specifics to Your Hike

i.e. social to follow hike

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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