Hiking Hilton Falls

  • 17 Mar 2024
  • 9:45 AM
  • Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Campbellville Road Parking Lot
  • 10

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

Hilton Falls

DATE

Day of week, DD/MM/YYYY

Sunday, March 17, 2024

HIKE LEADER(S)

Tessy Sagan and Jane Walker

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

Tsagan16@hotmail.com

Cell Number:  289 928 3235

GENERAL LOCATION

Hilton Falls Conservation Area.  You must make a reservation with Halton parks to enter the area.

https://www.conservationhalton.ca/parks/hilton-falls/

Unless you have an annual pass, the cost is $10.50/adult, $8.25/senior.  Choose the 9:30 am time slot.  If it is full, choose 9:00 am.

MEETING AND START TIME

Meet at 9:45 am for a 10 am start.

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

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

Parking Lot Hilton Falls Conservation Area on Campbellville Road.  Meet at the large map in the parking lot.  

Hilton Falls Conservation Area

DISTANCE

Approx. 6 km+/-

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

Moderate 3-4 km per hour

DURATION APPROX

2 hours

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing.  A couple of spots with rocky footing near the falls, as well as a couple of hills.

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. Loop, There & Back or Combination

Loop and some out and back

HIKE GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

A personal favourite, especially in winter/spring as the falls can be quite dramatic.  We see a reservoir, lovely wooded paths to Hilton Falls and the remnants of an old mill.

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 12 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 and bug protection if necessary.

  Traction device for hiking boots such as Yaktrax or icers are mandatory in slippery, snowy or icy conditions.

Other Specifics to Your Hike

i.e. social to follow hike

Possible social afterwards at the Trail Eatery in Campbellville for interested participants.

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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