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  • Three days of hiking the Bruce Peninsula
    12:00 AM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location: Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula.
    Hike Leader(s): Kathy Hayman Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy
    three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula. Volunteer hike leaders will offer a choice of hikes on the Bruce Trail each day: advanced, intermediate and less difficult.
    Terrain includes challenging ascents and descents, roots, rocks, boulder beaches and beautiful scenery. You must be an experienced hiker in good
    condition with proper hiking footwear. Hiking poles are recommended.
    Two nights accommodation as well as six meals have been arranged in Tobermory from Wednesday, September 19 to September 21, 2019.

    Contact Kathy Hayman at kathleen.hayman@yahoo.com to register.

    Please include your Bruce Trail Conservancy member number when registering. It is helpful to include the level of hiking
    you prefer (advanced, intermediate, less difficult) when registering.
    Registration will begin June 8th and is limited to 50 hikers.
    For information about hikes, contact Myra Campbell at myra_bert@icloud.com.

  • Tiffany Falls to Trail Centre
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Map 8 ED 29 marker 45.2
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 15 k km

    Description

    We will hike into Tiffany Falls, Sherman Falls, Canterbury Falls then onto the Trail Centre then back to the parking lot

    RSVP by email wlr8362@gmail.com
    Cancellations the morning of the hike call my cell 289-456-3498
    Bring water, lunch, hiking boots, sunscreen, insect repellent and no dogs please
    Parking fee for non BTC members
    There will be a refreshment stop after the hike

  • Port Weller East
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the end of Broadway Ave.,St Catharines
    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Hike along the spit trail.

  • Loree Forest Loop
    9:00 AM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Susan McDougall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    We will carpool to the Loree Forest entrance pathway on the
    21st Sideroad in the Beaver Valley section. We will walk north to
    join the main trail, then continue to do a loop hike, with great
    views, returning by the entrance pathway to the start point.
    Bring water and snacks.

  • Old Baldy
    9:30 AM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 46.5 (4th Line A & Artemesia-EuphrasiaTownline) Map 26
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2.5 hour, 7 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike using the Mac Kirk Side Trail plus main trail.  Ridgetop views of Kimberley Valley from Old Baldy lookout. Bring water, snacks.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
  • Good Companions/Rattlesnake Point Loop
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approximately 8 km.

    Description

    Come and enjoy this beautiful conservation area with its perfect views and spectacular cliffs. This is escarpment at its best. We will hike north, go down into the canyon, hike south and then ascend out of the canyon back to Rattlesnake. There is one long, steepish hill to go down and a long, but gentle hill to go back up. Bring a lunch/snack and water. Conservation pass or parking fee in effect. Rattlesnake is on the west side of Appleby Line, north of Derry Rd. at the top of the windy road. Map 11. Leader: Anne Armstrong/Phill Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

  • An evening walk in Owen Sound
    7:00 PM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: An evening walk.
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Description

    This series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound. The walk will last for approximately 2 hours.

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    • Three days of hiking the Bruce Peninsula
      12:00 AM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location: Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula.
      Hike Leader(s): Kathy Hayman Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy
      three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula. Volunteer hike leaders will offer a choice of hikes on the Bruce Trail each day: advanced, intermediate and less difficult.
      Terrain includes challenging ascents and descents, roots, rocks, boulder beaches and beautiful scenery. You must be an experienced hiker in good
      condition with proper hiking footwear. Hiking poles are recommended.
      Two nights accommodation as well as six meals have been arranged in Tobermory from Wednesday, September 19 to September 21, 2019.

      Contact Kathy Hayman at kathleen.hayman@yahoo.com to register.

      Please include your Bruce Trail Conservancy member number when registering. It is helpful to include the level of hiking
      you prefer (advanced, intermediate, less difficult) when registering.
      Registration will begin June 8th and is limited to 50 hikers.
      For information about hikes, contact Myra Campbell at myra_bert@icloud.com.

    • Tiffany Falls to Trail Centre
      9:00 AM-1:30 PM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Hikers R Us
      Location (Google Maps): Map 8 ED 29 marker 45.2
      Hike Leader(s): Wayne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 15 k km

      Description

      We will hike into Tiffany Falls, Sherman Falls, Canterbury Falls then onto the Trail Centre then back to the parking lot

      RSVP by email wlr8362@gmail.com
      Cancellations the morning of the hike call my cell 289-456-3498
      Bring water, lunch, hiking boots, sunscreen, insect repellent and no dogs please
      Parking fee for non BTC members
      There will be a refreshment stop after the hike

    • Port Weller East
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at the end of Broadway Ave.,St Catharines
      Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 8 km

      Description

      Hike along the spit trail.

    • Loree Forest Loop
      9:00 AM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Susan McDougall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 6 km

      Description

      We will carpool to the Loree Forest entrance pathway on the
      21st Sideroad in the Beaver Valley section. We will walk north to
      join the main trail, then continue to do a loop hike, with great
      views, returning by the entrance pathway to the start point.
      Bring water and snacks.

    • Old Baldy
      9:30 AM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 46.5 (4th Line A & Artemesia-EuphrasiaTownline) Map 26
      Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Leisurely, Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Length of Hike: 2.5 hour, 7 km

      Description

      This is a loop hike using the Mac Kirk Side Trail plus main trail.  Ridgetop views of Kimberley Valley from Old Baldy lookout. Bring water, snacks.

      Participant Guidelines

      1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
      2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
      3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
      4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
      5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
      6. Please leave dogs at home.
    • Good Companions/Rattlesnake Point Loop
      10:00 AM-12:30 PM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Good Companions
      Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
      Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: Approximately 8 km.

      Description

      Come and enjoy this beautiful conservation area with its perfect views and spectacular cliffs. This is escarpment at its best. We will hike north, go down into the canyon, hike south and then ascend out of the canyon back to Rattlesnake. There is one long, steepish hill to go down and a long, but gentle hill to go back up. Bring a lunch/snack and water. Conservation pass or parking fee in effect. Rattlesnake is on the west side of Appleby Line, north of Derry Rd. at the top of the windy road. Map 11. Leader: Anne Armstrong/Phill Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

    • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
      7:00 PM-9:00 PM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

      Description

      Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

    • An evening walk in Owen Sound
      7:00 PM
      09/18/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: An evening walk.
      Location (Google Maps): Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
      Hike Leader(s): George Govier Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Description

      This series of evening walks will explore various routes within the city of Owen Sound. The walk will last for approximately 2 hours.

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  • Three days of hiking the Bruce Peninsula
    12:00 AM
    09/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location: Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula.
    Hike Leader(s): Kathy Hayman Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy
    three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula. Volunteer hike leaders will offer a choice of hikes on the Bruce Trail each day: advanced, intermediate and less difficult.
    Terrain includes challenging ascents and descents, roots, rocks, boulder beaches and beautiful scenery. You must be an experienced hiker in good
    condition with proper hiking footwear. Hiking poles are recommended.
    Two nights accommodation as well as six meals have been arranged in Tobermory from Wednesday, September 19 to September 21, 2019.

    Contact Kathy Hayman at kathleen.hayman@yahoo.com to register.

    Please include your Bruce Trail Conservancy member number when registering. It is helpful to include the level of hiking
    you prefer (advanced, intermediate, less difficult) when registering.
    Registration will begin June 8th and is limited to 50 hikers.
    For information about hikes, contact Myra Campbell at myra_bert@icloud.com.

  • Jordan
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    09/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot, 2980 King St., Jordan Station across from Boo’s Restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Jerseyville -Spring Valley
    10:00 AM-1:15 PM
    09/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location: Directions: From Hamilton take 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3rd exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd. and turn right. Just pass the high school the Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.
    Hike Leader(s): Lorraine Sherred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Several loops through Spring Valley in the Dundas Consevation area. Please bring water and a snack.

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  • Three days of hiking the Bruce Peninsula
    12:00 AM
    09/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location: Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula.
    Hike Leader(s): Kathy Hayman Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Join us on this fundraiser for the BMBTC, where we will enjoy
    three days of hiking on the Bruce Peninsula. Volunteer hike leaders will offer a choice of hikes on the Bruce Trail each day: advanced, intermediate and less difficult.
    Terrain includes challenging ascents and descents, roots, rocks, boulder beaches and beautiful scenery. You must be an experienced hiker in good
    condition with proper hiking footwear. Hiking poles are recommended.
    Two nights accommodation as well as six meals have been arranged in Tobermory from Wednesday, September 19 to September 21, 2019.

    Contact Kathy Hayman at kathleen.hayman@yahoo.com to register.

    Please include your Bruce Trail Conservancy member number when registering. It is helpful to include the level of hiking
    you prefer (advanced, intermediate, less difficult) when registering.
    Registration will begin June 8th and is limited to 50 hikers.
    For information about hikes, contact Myra Campbell at myra_bert@icloud.com.

  • Sydenham E2E #1 / 8
    8:45 AM
    09/20/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: North of km 22.8 on the shoulder of the 6th Concession S. (GPS N44.507399, W80.810098)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 23 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Join us for a fall hike from Blantyre through the Walters Falls and Rocklyn Creek Management Areas.
    We’ll car shuttle from our meeting place to Blantyre and hike back along the main trail.
    If you require overnight accommodations, it will be your own responsibility.

    Meet at:

    North of km 22.8 on the shoulder of the 6th Concession S. (GPS N44.507399, W80.810098)

    Map # 30

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #1 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    A minimum of 2L of water, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather

  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    09/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    09/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Iroquoia End to End Part 5
    8:30 AM
    09/21/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location:
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Join us for the fifth part of the Iroquoia end to end. Today we’ll be walking from Governors Road to the intersection with the Chedoke Radial Trail passing the Hermitage Cascade, Sherman’s Falls and Tiffany Falls. The terrain is rolling and wooded for the most part with a couple of climbs.

    You can register for Parts 5-7 at the same time on August 31, 2019. The next hikes in the series are on September 28th and October 26th.

    Please email me at waynehikes@gmail.com if you wish to order an end to end badge for Iroquoia. You can pay the $5.00 by etransfer or in cash on the 21st along with your bus fare.

    Map # 8

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at at 9 km
    Hiking boots
    Refreshments after

  • #5/8 Bruce Trail Sydenham E2E
    8:30 AM
    09/21/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Roadside Parking – km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – limited roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east.
    Hike Leader(s): Mei Juan (Alina) Lin
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 22 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Note this hike contains around 9km on road walking! Meet at km 65.0 Irish Block Rd where the main trail crosses. After meet up and sign up the waiver form, we will car shuttle to 300 m north of km 87.3 where the 11th concession intersects the rail trail(N 44.553479, W 80.908903) to hike back. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. Please arrange your own transportation or accommodation if you need. This hike was also posted on the Toronto Bruce Trail Club Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/ ). If you want to look for carpooling or accommodation sharing, post your requests on the Comments section of the event page on the TBTC Meetup. If you are not yet a member of any of the 9 clubs of Bruce Trail Conservancy, we encourage you to consider joining to support the Bruce Trail.

    Meet at:

    Roadside Parking – km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – limited roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east.

    GPS(N 44.592032, W 80.793507)

    Map # 31/32

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #5 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Dress for weather. Bring lunch and at least 2L water.

  • Sydenham E2E #2 /8
    8:45 AM
    09/21/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along Woodford Crescent, as well as a large parking area at the Woodford Community Hall (GPS N44.593656, W80.744459)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 19 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Advanced

    After meeting just north of km 41.7, we’ll car shuttle to the 6th Concession S and hike back from there, again taking the main trail.
    If you require overnight accommodation, it will be your responsibility.

    Meet at:

    Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along Woodford Crescent, as well as a large parking area at the Woodford Community Hall (GPS N44.593656, W80.744459)

    Map 30, just off Hwy 26 between Owen Sound and Meaford.

    Map # 29/30

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #2 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    A minimum of 2L ofwater, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather.

  • Jordan Loop
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet in the parking lot near Bailey Bridge, just west of 21st street. (Map 4).

    Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate

    Description

  • Queenston Loop
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Queenston Hgts Pkg Lot, near cairn. (Map 1, km 0)

    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 5 of 7
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Maps 25 and 26. Meet at Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking lot (Km 33.3) on 9th Sideroad just east of Blue Mountain-Euphrasia Townline. From Hwy 10/89 just east of Shelburne, take County Rd 124 north to Grey County Rd 4. Turn left/west and at Maxwell, turn right/north onto Grey County Rd 2. Turn left/west onto Grey County Rd 19 to 10th Line where the road jogs sharply to the right, then continues on left/west as 9th Sideroad. Parking is on the south side, just before you reach Duncan.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 13.1 km

    Description

    We will car pool back to Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline and 4th Line A (Km 46.4). We will hike north and east along the escarpment through old growth forest with fall colours at their peak. Highlights are Old Baldy with photo opportunities and views of the west side of the valley. We finish the day along a quiet country road. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

  • Bike and Hike
    9:00 AM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: Hike & Bike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 98.3 on Map 32 which is at the corner of Derby Concession 3 and Grey Rd 5 on the south-west side of Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): Dave Sykes Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h, Brisk: 4 to 5 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: Cycle 12 km and hike 15.4 km.

    Description

    From the meet location we will cycle for 12 km to 82.9 on Map 32 which is the east end of Sideroad 15 on the east side of Owen Sound. We will then hike for 15.4 km back along the main trail to the meet location. For more information contact Paul Dixon at 519-372-7691 or Dave Sykes at dgsykes28@gmail.com.  Bring your bike, bike lock, water and snacks.

  • Walking Wounded E to E #7
    9:00 AM
    09/21/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Tim Horton’s 2201 Brant St. Burlington
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Lynn McFerran, George Lennon
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Rocky
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Today’s hike brings us closer to the end of the section. There are nice views over the lake and city of Burlington before we head north and cross Dundas. There is some road work today, bring water and lunch. Be sure to dress for the weather it is unpredictable

    Meet at:

    Tim Horton’s 2201 Brant St. Burlington

    Directions will depend on whether you use 407 or QEW.
    Travel the QEW to Brant St exit in Burlington. Get off and drive north just past Upper Middle Rd. There is a plaza on the right,the Tim Horton’s is in the plaza.
    If traveling 407 go west to Dundas St. Turn right to Brant St. Turn left and plaza will be be the left. Look for the hike leader. The instruction to the car shuffle will be provided at 9:00 am and the group will leave this site soon after . Please be on time. This will be the meeting location for hike #8 too.

    Map # 9/10

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #7 of 10
    No dropout
    Beginners
    Hiking boots

  • Palgrave Forest & Wildlife Are
    9:30 AM
    09/21/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: 17400 HWY 50 Town of Palgrave, 1.5 km north of Patterson Side Rd, parking on the left. GPS co-ordinates 43.9549667, -79.844100
    Hike Leader(s): Kadhim Taki
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Join us in this beautiful forest hike through Oak Ridges Trail and part of the Bruce-Palgrave Side Trail.

    Meet at:

    17400 HWY 50 Town of Palgrave, 1.5 km north of Patterson Side Rd, parking on the left. GPS co-ordinates 43.9549667, -79.844100

    Take HWY 50 to the Town of Palgrave, 12 km north of King Rd in Bolton, park at parking lot on west side of HWY 50

    Map # 17

    Additional Notes:


    No dropout
    Refreshments after

  • Blue Mountains Work Party
    9:30 AM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location:
    Hike Leader(s): Linda Finley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    While no specific jobs had been identified at the time the hike
    schedule was prepared, experience has shown that there is always lots to do. Come on out and give us a hand.

    If you plan on taking part, contact Linda Finley – (519) 538 2247  or lindamfinley@gmail.com

  • Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA)
    10:00 AM-12:45 PM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Ridgewood Blvd Dundas (for those with a GPS put in 38 Ridgewood Blvd) at 9:45am to begin hike at 10:00am, if you are heading West on Hwy 99 (Governors Road) towards Copetown, turn left onto Ridgewood Blvd and park on the West (right) side of the road. If you come to the main entrance to the DVCA area on Hwy 99 you have gone too far and passed Ridgewood Blvd
    Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10-12 Kms

    Description

    This 10-12 km loop hike through the DVCA will take approximately 2.5 hrs to 3 hrs to complete. We will take a variety of trails. There will be a rest stop at the Trail Centre, which will be open for washrooms, water refill station and snacks. Well behaved dogs, on leash, are welcome. Please bring water and snacks. Any questions please email Terry Rose at termarintl@gmail.com or call/text 905-320-6513. Hike will be cancelled in bad weather, please check website for updates or message me

  • Kemble Rock & Wetlands
    10:00 AM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
    1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
    Hike Leader(s): Carol Mullin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.

    Description

    Come and enjoy one of our newer loop hikes, approx 2.5 hrs. Map 34, 134.2, above and below the escarpment and including the trail in Kemble Wetlands. Our start will be at the corner of Taylor Sideroad and Coles Sideroad.

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    • Iroquoia End to End Part 5
      8:30 AM
      09/21/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location:
      Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 18 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Join us for the fifth part of the Iroquoia end to end. Today we’ll be walking from Governors Road to the intersection with the Chedoke Radial Trail passing the Hermitage Cascade, Sherman’s Falls and Tiffany Falls. The terrain is rolling and wooded for the most part with a couple of climbs.

      You can register for Parts 5-7 at the same time on August 31, 2019. The next hikes in the series are on September 28th and October 26th.

      Please email me at waynehikes@gmail.com if you wish to order an end to end badge for Iroquoia. You can pay the $5.00 by etransfer or in cash on the 21st along with your bus fare.

      Map # 8

      Additional Notes:


      Dropout available at at 9 km
      Hiking boots
      Refreshments after

    • #5/8 Bruce Trail Sydenham E2E
      8:30 AM
      09/21/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Roadside Parking – km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – limited roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east.
      Hike Leader(s): Mei Juan (Alina) Lin
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Flat
      Distance: 22 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Note this hike contains around 9km on road walking! Meet at km 65.0 Irish Block Rd where the main trail crosses. After meet up and sign up the waiver form, we will car shuttle to 300 m north of km 87.3 where the 11th concession intersects the rail trail(N 44.553479, W 80.908903) to hike back. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. Please arrange your own transportation or accommodation if you need. This hike was also posted on the Toronto Bruce Trail Club Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/ ). If you want to look for carpooling or accommodation sharing, post your requests on the Comments section of the event page on the TBTC Meetup. If you are not yet a member of any of the 9 clubs of Bruce Trail Conservancy, we encourage you to consider joining to support the Bruce Trail.

      Meet at:

      Roadside Parking – km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – limited roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east.

      GPS(N 44.592032, W 80.793507)

      Map # 31/32

      Additional Notes:

      End to End #5 of 8
      No dropout
      Hiking boots
      No dogs
      Dress for weather. Bring lunch and at least 2L water.

    • Sydenham E2E #2 /8
      8:45 AM
      09/21/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along Woodford Crescent, as well as a large parking area at the Woodford Community Hall (GPS N44.593656, W80.744459)
      Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 19 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Advanced

      After meeting just north of km 41.7, we’ll car shuttle to the 6th Concession S and hike back from there, again taking the main trail.
      If you require overnight accommodation, it will be your responsibility.

      Meet at:

      Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along Woodford Crescent, as well as a large parking area at the Woodford Community Hall (GPS N44.593656, W80.744459)

      Map 30, just off Hwy 26 between Owen Sound and Meaford.

      Map # 29/30

      Additional Notes:

      End to End #2 of 8
      No dropout
      Hiking boots
      No dogs
      A minimum of 2L ofwater, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather.

    • Jordan Loop
      9:00 AM-12:00 PM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Loop
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet in the parking lot near Bailey Bridge, just west of 21st street. (Map 4).

      Hike Leader(s): Diane Marlatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate

      Description

    • Queenston Loop
      9:00 AM-11:00 AM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Loop
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet at Queenston Hgts Pkg Lot, near cairn. (Map 1, km 0)

      Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 5 of 7
      9:00 AM-2:00 PM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Maps 25 and 26. Meet at Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking lot (Km 33.3) on 9th Sideroad just east of Blue Mountain-Euphrasia Townline. From Hwy 10/89 just east of Shelburne, take County Rd 124 north to Grey County Rd 4. Turn left/west and at Maxwell, turn right/north onto Grey County Rd 2. Turn left/west onto Grey County Rd 19 to 10th Line where the road jogs sharply to the right, then continues on left/west as 9th Sideroad. Parking is on the south side, just before you reach Duncan.
      Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 13.1 km

      Description

      We will car pool back to Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline and 4th Line A (Km 46.4). We will hike north and east along the escarpment through old growth forest with fall colours at their peak. Highlights are Old Baldy with photo opportunities and views of the west side of the valley. We finish the day along a quiet country road. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

    • Bike and Hike
      9:00 AM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: Hike & Bike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at 98.3 on Map 32 which is at the corner of Derby Concession 3 and Grey Rd 5 on the south-west side of Owen Sound.
      Hike Leader(s): Dave Sykes Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h, Brisk: 4 to 5 km/h
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
      Distance: Cycle 12 km and hike 15.4 km.

      Description

      From the meet location we will cycle for 12 km to 82.9 on Map 32 which is the east end of Sideroad 15 on the east side of Owen Sound. We will then hike for 15.4 km back along the main trail to the meet location. For more information contact Paul Dixon at 519-372-7691 or Dave Sykes at dgsykes28@gmail.com.  Bring your bike, bike lock, water and snacks.

    • Walking Wounded E to E #7
      9:00 AM
      09/21/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Tim Horton’s 2201 Brant St. Burlington
      Hike Leader(s): Patricia Lynn McFerran, George Lennon
      Pace: Leisurely
      Terrain: Rocky
      Distance: 13 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Easy

      Today’s hike brings us closer to the end of the section. There are nice views over the lake and city of Burlington before we head north and cross Dundas. There is some road work today, bring water and lunch. Be sure to dress for the weather it is unpredictable

      Meet at:

      Tim Horton’s 2201 Brant St. Burlington

      Directions will depend on whether you use 407 or QEW.
      Travel the QEW to Brant St exit in Burlington. Get off and drive north just past Upper Middle Rd. There is a plaza on the right,the Tim Horton’s is in the plaza.
      If traveling 407 go west to Dundas St. Turn right to Brant St. Turn left and plaza will be be the left. Look for the hike leader. The instruction to the car shuffle will be provided at 9:00 am and the group will leave this site soon after . Please be on time. This will be the meeting location for hike #8 too.

      Map # 9/10

      Additional Notes:

      End to End #7 of 10
      No dropout
      Beginners
      Hiking boots

    • Palgrave Forest & Wildlife Are
      9:30 AM
      09/21/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: 17400 HWY 50 Town of Palgrave, 1.5 km north of Patterson Side Rd, parking on the left. GPS co-ordinates 43.9549667, -79.844100
      Hike Leader(s): Kadhim Taki
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Easy

      Join us in this beautiful forest hike through Oak Ridges Trail and part of the Bruce-Palgrave Side Trail.

      Meet at:

      17400 HWY 50 Town of Palgrave, 1.5 km north of Patterson Side Rd, parking on the left. GPS co-ordinates 43.9549667, -79.844100

      Take HWY 50 to the Town of Palgrave, 12 km north of King Rd in Bolton, park at parking lot on west side of HWY 50

      Map # 17

      Additional Notes:


      No dropout
      Refreshments after

    • Blue Mountains Work Party
      9:30 AM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location:
      Hike Leader(s): Linda Finley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      While no specific jobs had been identified at the time the hike
      schedule was prepared, experience has shown that there is always lots to do. Come on out and give us a hand.

      If you plan on taking part, contact Linda Finley – (519) 538 2247  or lindamfinley@gmail.com

    • Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA)
      10:00 AM-12:45 PM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Ridgewood Blvd Dundas (for those with a GPS put in 38 Ridgewood Blvd) at 9:45am to begin hike at 10:00am, if you are heading West on Hwy 99 (Governors Road) towards Copetown, turn left onto Ridgewood Blvd and park on the West (right) side of the road. If you come to the main entrance to the DVCA area on Hwy 99 you have gone too far and passed Ridgewood Blvd
      Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 10-12 Kms

      Description

      This 10-12 km loop hike through the DVCA will take approximately 2.5 hrs to 3 hrs to complete. We will take a variety of trails. There will be a rest stop at the Trail Centre, which will be open for washrooms, water refill station and snacks. Well behaved dogs, on leash, are welcome. Please bring water and snacks. Any questions please email Terry Rose at termarintl@gmail.com or call/text 905-320-6513. Hike will be cancelled in bad weather, please check website for updates or message me

    • Kemble Rock & Wetlands
      10:00 AM
      09/21/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: General Hike
      Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
      1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
      Hike Leader(s): Carol Mullin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.

      Description

      Come and enjoy one of our newer loop hikes, approx 2.5 hrs. Map 34, 134.2, above and below the escarpment and including the trail in Kemble Wetlands. Our start will be at the corner of Taylor Sideroad and Coles Sideroad.

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  • #6/8 Bruce Trail Sydenham E2E
    8:30 AM
    09/22/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent
    Hike Leader(s): Mei Juan (Alina) Lin
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 23 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Note this hike contains around 9km on road walking! Meet at north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent. After meet up and sign up the waiver form, we will car shuttle to km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east(N 44.592032, W 80.793507) to hike back. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. Please arrange your own transportation or accommodation if you need. This hike was also posted on the Toronto Bruce Trail Club Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/ ). If you want to look for carpooling or accommodation sharing, post your requests on the Comments section of the event page on the TBTC Meetup. If you are not yet a member of any of the 9 clubs of Bruce Trail Conservancy, we encourage you to consider joining to support the Bruce Trail.

    Meet at:

    Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent

    GPS (N 44.593656, W 80.744459)

    Map # 30/31

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #5 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Dress for weather. Bring lunch and at least 2L water.

  • Sydenham E2E #3 /8
    8:45 AM
    09/22/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 23 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Advanced

    After meeting just north of km 65.0 on Irish Brock Rd, we’ll car shuttle to Woodford and hike back from there, again taking the main trail.
    If you require overnight accommodation, it will be your responsibility.

    Meet at:

    Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)

    Map 31, km 65.0, 450m north of Hwy 26, 3km west of Woodford

    Map # 30/31

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #3 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    A minimum of 2L ofwater, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather.

  • Discovery Badge Blitz Hike One
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    09/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: General
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside Parking (km 8.8) on the Forks of the Credit Road between Chisholm and Dominion Streets. From Hwy 10 turn west onto Forks of the Credit Road. Drive 4.5 km to roadside parking on north side of road.
    Hike Leader(s): Sandy Green Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 24 km shuttle hike

    Description

    Earn the Caledon Hill’s “Discovery Hike Series” badge by participating in a three hike “Badge Blitz.” Hike One combines Discovery Hikes 1 and 5, exploring Cheltenham Badlands, Devil’s Pulpit and the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Bring your choice of hydration and snacks or lunch. Hiking boots are recommended. See Sunday, October 27 and Sunday, November 17 for details pertaining to the other hikes in this series. Join one or all. Participants who complete all three hikes will receive their badges on the final hike. (The badge cost is $5.00.)

  • Franco-Ontarian Day Hike
    9:00 AM
    09/22/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location:
    Hike Leader(s): Marie-Josee Roy & Family, Alex Brown
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Please join us for a bilingual hike (English-French) to celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day (September 25th). Bienvenue aux francophones et aux francophiles !.

    Map # 19

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at 7 km
    Beginners
    Families
    Hiking boots
    Refreshments after
    Pub stop after

  • Don Valley / Crothers Woods
    12:00 PM
    09/22/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: South Entrance Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd (at the corner of Eglinton Ave East)
    Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Join us for a moderately paced Fall walk through the Don Valley and Crothers Woods to enjoy the cooler air and Fall Colours. Public transit to reach the start point is recommended. Hiking Boots or good walking shoes recommended. Pub stop in the Leaside area after. Preregistration is optional but encouraged to save time during the sign in process and facilitate communication of information by email prior to the hike.

    Meet at:

    South Entrance Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd (at the corner of Eglinton Ave East)

    Meet inside south entrance (for Groups) of Ontario Science Centre. Enter by the doors south of the dome of the Omnimax Theatre.

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at
    Beginners
    Hiking boots
    Pub stop after

  • Decew Loop
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    09/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)

    Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

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    • #6/8 Bruce Trail Sydenham E2E
      8:30 AM
      09/22/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent
      Hike Leader(s): Mei Juan (Alina) Lin
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Flat
      Distance: 23 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Note this hike contains around 9km on road walking! Meet at north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent. After meet up and sign up the waiver form, we will car shuttle to km 65.0 Irish Block Rd – roadside parking about 450m north of Hwy 26, where the main Trail goes off the road to the east(N 44.592032, W 80.793507) to hike back. Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle. Please arrange your own transportation or accommodation if you need. This hike was also posted on the Toronto Bruce Trail Club Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/ ). If you want to look for carpooling or accommodation sharing, post your requests on the Comments section of the event page on the TBTC Meetup. If you are not yet a member of any of the 9 clubs of Bruce Trail Conservancy, we encourage you to consider joining to support the Bruce Trail.

      Meet at:

      Woodford Parking – north of km 41.7 along woodford Crescent

      GPS (N 44.593656, W 80.744459)

      Map # 30/31

      Additional Notes:

      End to End #5 of 8
      No dropout
      Hiking boots
      No dogs
      Dress for weather. Bring lunch and at least 2L water.

    • Sydenham E2E #3 /8
      8:45 AM
      09/22/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)
      Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 23 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Advanced

      After meeting just north of km 65.0 on Irish Brock Rd, we’ll car shuttle to Woodford and hike back from there, again taking the main trail.
      If you require overnight accommodation, it will be your responsibility.

      Meet at:

      Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)

      Map 31, km 65.0, 450m north of Hwy 26, 3km west of Woodford

      Map # 30/31

      Additional Notes:

      End to End #3 of 8
      No dropout
      Hiking boots
      No dogs
      A minimum of 2L ofwater, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather.

    • Discovery Badge Blitz Hike One
      9:00 AM-3:00 PM
      09/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
      Category: General
      Location (Google Maps): Roadside Parking (km 8.8) on the Forks of the Credit Road between Chisholm and Dominion Streets. From Hwy 10 turn west onto Forks of the Credit Road. Drive 4.5 km to roadside parking on north side of road.
      Hike Leader(s): Sandy Green Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hour
      Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 24 km shuttle hike

      Description

      Earn the Caledon Hill’s “Discovery Hike Series” badge by participating in a three hike “Badge Blitz.” Hike One combines Discovery Hikes 1 and 5, exploring Cheltenham Badlands, Devil’s Pulpit and the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Bring your choice of hydration and snacks or lunch. Hiking boots are recommended. See Sunday, October 27 and Sunday, November 17 for details pertaining to the other hikes in this series. Join one or all. Participants who complete all three hikes will receive their badges on the final hike. (The badge cost is $5.00.)

    • Franco-Ontarian Day Hike
      9:00 AM
      09/22/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location:
      Hike Leader(s): Marie-Josee Roy & Family, Alex Brown
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 10 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Easy

      Please join us for a bilingual hike (English-French) to celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day (September 25th). Bienvenue aux francophones et aux francophiles !.

      Map # 19

      Additional Notes:


      Dropout available at 7 km
      Beginners
      Families
      Hiking boots
      Refreshments after
      Pub stop after

    • Don Valley / Crothers Woods
      12:00 PM
      09/22/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: South Entrance Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd (at the corner of Eglinton Ave East)
      Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 10 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Easy

      Join us for a moderately paced Fall walk through the Don Valley and Crothers Woods to enjoy the cooler air and Fall Colours. Public transit to reach the start point is recommended. Hiking Boots or good walking shoes recommended. Pub stop in the Leaside area after. Preregistration is optional but encouraged to save time during the sign in process and facilitate communication of information by email prior to the hike.

      Meet at:

      South Entrance Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd (at the corner of Eglinton Ave East)

      Meet inside south entrance (for Groups) of Ontario Science Centre. Enter by the doors south of the dome of the Omnimax Theatre.

      Additional Notes:


      Dropout available at
      Beginners
      Hiking boots
      Pub stop after

    • Decew Loop
      2:00 PM-4:00 PM
      09/22/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Loop
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)

      Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

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  • Sydenham E2E #4 /8
    8:45 AM
    09/23/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 24 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Advanced

    After meeting just north of km 65.0 on Irish Brock Rd, we’ll car shuttle to Centennial Tower and hike back from there, again taking the main trail. We will be hiking in the opposite direction this time, due to parking availability. There will be quite a bit of road walking today.
    If you require overnight accommodation, it will be your responsibility.

    Meet at:

    Roadside Parking – km 65.0, Irish Brock Rd, where the main trail goes off the road to the east (GPS N44.592032, W80.793507)

    Map 31, km 65.0, 450m north of Hwy 26, 3km west of Woodford

    Map # 31

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #4 of 8
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    A minimum of 2L ofwater, snacks, lunch, and dress for the weather.

  • Hockley Valley: Loops and Hills, Hills, Hills!
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot on Hockley Valley Road, across from Black Birch Restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais;                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com.        Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike.  At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

    Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.

    Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!
  • Radial Trail, Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    09/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Short Hills Wiley Road entrance, Parking Lot C

    Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Trout Hollow, Meaford
    9:30 AM-3:30 PM
    09/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location: Meet at Superburger at the intersection of Hwy 10 and 89 in Primrose. We will car pool to Meaford
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy, Moderate
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will hike the Trout Hollow Trail along the Bighead River in Meaford. Bring lunch, water and snacks.

  • There and back on Hockley Heights Side Trail
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    09/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills – Hockley Valley
    Meet at the parking area on 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Road on the BTC Hemlock Ridges Nature Reserve. Take Hwy 10 north and turn east/right onto Hockley Road. Turn right onto 5th Line EHS
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    A loop hike encompassing the main trail, Hemlock Ridge and Glacier Valley Side Trail, then hiking there and back on the Hockley Heights Side Trail. We will turn around where the Hockley Heights Side Trail meets 15 Sideroad. This is a hilly, but scenic hike.

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  • Black Bank , Dufferin Highlands
    8:00 AM
    09/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Myra Campbell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8.1 km

    Description

    We will carpool to km 49.7 on Sideroad 21 in the Dufferin Highlands section, then proceed to km 41.7 on Prince of Wales Rd in.
    The hike starts with an ascent to the top of the escarpment
    providing great views over the valley. Later in the hike we will
    follow a steep descent to the Black Bank River then climb out of
    the valley to the cars at the end of the hike. Bring drinks &
    lunch.

  • Kinsmen Park In & Out
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    09/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: In and Out
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Kinsmen Park, Beamsville. (Map 4, km 66.9)

    Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Calcium Pits to Crawford Lake CA
    9:45 AM-1:30 PM
    09/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Calcium Pitts on Twiss Rd (north of Derry Rd)
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 14k km

    Description

    Meet at Calcium Pitts on Twiss Rd (north of Derry Rd) and hike main trail through Crawford Forestry Tract to Crawford Lake CA. Main trail to 113.1 and back taking Leech Porter and Crawford Lake side trails back to parking. Bring water, snack, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray. No dogs. Refreshment or pub stop afterwards

     

  • Good Companions – North Burlington. Map 9
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    09/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park, Burlington. North car park (one closest to Hwy 5). Directions: from the south, go north on Kerns Road; turn right into north car park just before you reach Hwy 5. From all other directions turn south off Hwy 5 onto Kerns Road and take first left.
    Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    From City View Park we will head west towards Waterdown and return by a similar route.

    Leader: Terry Rose. Text or phone: 905-320-6513 or email termarintl@gmail.com

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    09/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

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  • NOTL Loop – Urban Hike
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    09/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Urban
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Tobermory/Flower Pot Island
    6:30 PM-3:30 PM
    09/27/2019-09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
    Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5km

    Description

    Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    09/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Iroquoia End to End Part 6
    8:30 AM
    09/28/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location:
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 19 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Join us for Part 6 of the Iroquoia End to End. We’ll be walking from the Chedoke Side Trail to Devil’s Punch Bowl today. Some road but nice views over Lake Ontario for much of the day.

    Map # 6/7

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at at 10 km
    Hiking boots
    Pub stop after

  • Steeltown Stomp
    8:30 AM-12:30 PM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Event Hikes
    Location: Hamilton Escarpment
    Hike Leader(s): Wendy Howick Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 20 kms

    Description

    This event is a collaboration between the Niagara and Iroquoia Bruce Trail Clubs. Registration will be open until September 26 at 6:00am.

    Hike/Run Description: Hike/run and climb over 2,000 stairs along the Hamilton Escarpment (made up of 6 sets of stairs: Chedoke-289, Dundurn-329, James-232, Wentworth-500, Kenilworth-387, & Uli’s -358) and hike 20 km along the Bruce Trail, Chedoke Radial Trail & the Escarpment Rail Trail and back to the beginning. Please, no dogs. This is not a race.

    Runners start at 8:30 am, please arrive by 8:15 to check in. Hikers will start at 9:00 am, please arrive by 8:45 am to check in.

    To Register: http://bit.ly/19STS

  • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 6 of 7
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Map 25. Meet on 12th Sideroad at Km 18.4 where the Main Trail leaves the road to the north. From Dundalk on Hwy 10, turn right/north-east on County Rd 9, then left/north-west on County Rd 2. Follow County Rd 2 through Kolapore to 12th Sideroad and turn right/east and drive about 1.5 km to Km 18.4.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 15.1 km

    Description

    We will car pool back to Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking (Km 33.3), then hike east and north past the Duncan Crevice Caves to Pinnacle Rock and on to the top of Metcalfe Rock where we may see some technical climbers. We will then pass through the Kolapore Uplands, finishing the day passing through beautiful farm fields with  potential encounters with cows and horses.  We will have opportunities for fantastic views of Georgian Bay and the beautiful fall colours. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

  • Steeltown Stomp
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf Course – parking lot
    Hike Leader(s): Samar Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: ~22 km

    Description

    Looking for a distance and strength challenge? Earn a Steeltown Stomp badge! Climb more than 2,000 steps along the Hamilton Escarpment (six sets of stairs) and hike upwards of 20 km. Strong fitness levels are required.

     

  • Kinsmen Park In & Out
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: In and Out
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at Kinsmen Park, Beamsville. (Map 4, km 66.9)

    Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Duntroon Crevice Heights to Glenn Huron
    9:00 AM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
    Hike Leader(s): Sue Niblett Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6.7 km

    Description

    We will carpool to km 32.7 and hike through a section known as
    Duntroon Crevice Heights (purchased by the Bruce trail in 2013).
    The hike will descend into Devil’s Glen, then proceed along the
    Mad River side trail to the village of Glen Huron (approx. km 26)
    where the hike will end. I love this hike…. It’s downhill all the
    way. Bring water and a snack. Optional lunch at Mylars in Singhampton or Gramma Giffen’s in Glen Huron.

  • Humber Arboretum & BAPS Temple
    9:00 AM
    09/28/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.
    Hike Leader(s): Marlon Chen, Victor & Babs Ramautar & Family
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Beginner

    In the morning we will visit HUMBER ARBORETUM along the West Humber River behind Humber College North Campus. The 250 acres of botanical gardens and natural areas serve as a conservation area. There are beautiful themed gardens, meadow paths and woodland trails. A donation to the Escarpment Legacy Fund would be appreciated.
    In the afternoon, we will visit BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (a Hindu temple). The complex consists of the first traditional hand carved Hindu Mandir, Haveli and the Heritage Museum, it spreads over 18 acres. Thousands of tons of Turkish limestone, Carrara Italian marble and Indian pink sandstone have been used, without any steel, to build the complex. The largest of its kind in Canada and was constructed according to ancient Hindu scripture guidelines. A free guided tour is arranged.
    Please respect the following visitor guidelines: 1) No photo-videography inside any building. 2) No food or drinks are allowed inside. 3) Visitors are required to remove their foot wear before entering the Mandir or any part of the Haveli complex.
    This is a joint event with Charity Hike Club. Preregistration is optional but helps save time during the sign-in process.

    Meet at:

    York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.

    Depart 9 am, York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.
    Another option is to meet the group at 9:45 at Humber College North Campus bus terminal on Humber College Blvd just west of Highway 27 in northern Etobicoke. Parking is free at the bus terminal.

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at Anywhere
    Beginners
    Families

  • Blue Mountain /Mission Road Side Trail
    9:30 AM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Blue Mountains south parking lot P1on Gord Canning Dr. Map 24
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Hayworth Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 12 km

    Description

    We will climb up the Cascade Trail to meet the Bruce trail at approximate km 64. We will then take the Mission Rd Side trail to km 60.1 and then return via the main trail.  If you do not wish to climb Blue Mountains, you could meet us at the parking lot near km 64 at 10:15am. Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
  • Ross McLean loop
    10:00 AM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
    1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
    Hike Leader(s): Carol Mullin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

    Description

    Map 34, 131.4  Come out  and enjoy this loop hike above the escarpment and along edge of Bass Lake. Viewpoint of the lake about half-way.

  • Tobermory/Flower Pot Island
    6:30 PM-3:30 PM
    09/28/2019-09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
    Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5km

    Description

    Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

  • More events
    • Iroquoia End to End Part 6
      8:30 AM
      09/28/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location:
      Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 19 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Join us for Part 6 of the Iroquoia End to End. We’ll be walking from the Chedoke Side Trail to Devil’s Punch Bowl today. Some road but nice views over Lake Ontario for much of the day.

      Map # 6/7

      Additional Notes:


      Dropout available at at 10 km
      Hiking boots
      Pub stop after

    • Steeltown Stomp
      8:30 AM-12:30 PM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Event Hikes
      Location: Hamilton Escarpment
      Hike Leader(s): Wendy Howick Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 20 kms

      Description

      This event is a collaboration between the Niagara and Iroquoia Bruce Trail Clubs. Registration will be open until September 26 at 6:00am.

      Hike/Run Description: Hike/run and climb over 2,000 stairs along the Hamilton Escarpment (made up of 6 sets of stairs: Chedoke-289, Dundurn-329, James-232, Wentworth-500, Kenilworth-387, & Uli’s -358) and hike 20 km along the Bruce Trail, Chedoke Radial Trail & the Escarpment Rail Trail and back to the beginning. Please, no dogs. This is not a race.

      Runners start at 8:30 am, please arrive by 8:15 to check in. Hikers will start at 9:00 am, please arrive by 8:45 am to check in.

      To Register: http://bit.ly/19STS

    • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 6 of 7
      9:00 AM-2:00 PM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Map 25. Meet on 12th Sideroad at Km 18.4 where the Main Trail leaves the road to the north. From Dundalk on Hwy 10, turn right/north-east on County Rd 9, then left/north-west on County Rd 2. Follow County Rd 2 through Kolapore to 12th Sideroad and turn right/east and drive about 1.5 km to Km 18.4.
      Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 15.1 km

      Description

      We will car pool back to Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking (Km 33.3), then hike east and north past the Duncan Crevice Caves to Pinnacle Rock and on to the top of Metcalfe Rock where we may see some technical climbers. We will then pass through the Kolapore Uplands, finishing the day passing through beautiful farm fields with  potential encounters with cows and horses.  We will have opportunities for fantastic views of Georgian Bay and the beautiful fall colours. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

    • Steeltown Stomp
      9:00 AM-3:00 PM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia

      Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf Course – parking lot
      Hike Leader(s): Samar Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
      Distance: ~22 km

      Description

      Looking for a distance and strength challenge? Earn a Steeltown Stomp badge! Climb more than 2,000 steps along the Hamilton Escarpment (six sets of stairs) and hike upwards of 20 km. Strong fitness levels are required.

       

    • Kinsmen Park In & Out
      9:00 AM-11:00 AM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: In and Out
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet at Kinsmen Park, Beamsville. (Map 4, km 66.9)

      Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Duntroon Crevice Heights to Glenn Huron
      9:00 AM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Blue Mountains

      Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.
      Hike Leader(s): Sue Niblett Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 6.7 km

      Description

      We will carpool to km 32.7 and hike through a section known as
      Duntroon Crevice Heights (purchased by the Bruce trail in 2013).
      The hike will descend into Devil’s Glen, then proceed along the
      Mad River side trail to the village of Glen Huron (approx. km 26)
      where the hike will end. I love this hike…. It’s downhill all the
      way. Bring water and a snack. Optional lunch at Mylars in Singhampton or Gramma Giffen’s in Glen Huron.

    • Humber Arboretum & BAPS Temple
      9:00 AM
      09/28/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.
      Hike Leader(s): Marlon Chen, Victor & Babs Ramautar & Family
      Pace: Leisurely
      Terrain: Flat
      Distance: 10 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Beginner

      In the morning we will visit HUMBER ARBORETUM along the West Humber River behind Humber College North Campus. The 250 acres of botanical gardens and natural areas serve as a conservation area. There are beautiful themed gardens, meadow paths and woodland trails. A donation to the Escarpment Legacy Fund would be appreciated.
      In the afternoon, we will visit BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (a Hindu temple). The complex consists of the first traditional hand carved Hindu Mandir, Haveli and the Heritage Museum, it spreads over 18 acres. Thousands of tons of Turkish limestone, Carrara Italian marble and Indian pink sandstone have been used, without any steel, to build the complex. The largest of its kind in Canada and was constructed according to ancient Hindu scripture guidelines. A free guided tour is arranged.
      Please respect the following visitor guidelines: 1) No photo-videography inside any building. 2) No food or drinks are allowed inside. 3) Visitors are required to remove their foot wear before entering the Mandir or any part of the Haveli complex.
      This is a joint event with Charity Hike Club. Preregistration is optional but helps save time during the sign-in process.

      Meet at:

      York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.

      Depart 9 am, York Mills Subway Station parking lot at NW corner of Yonge St & Wilson Ave.
      Another option is to meet the group at 9:45 at Humber College North Campus bus terminal on Humber College Blvd just west of Highway 27 in northern Etobicoke. Parking is free at the bus terminal.

      Additional Notes:


      Dropout available at Anywhere
      Beginners
      Families

    • Blue Mountain /Mission Road Side Trail
      9:30 AM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Blue Mountains south parking lot P1on Gord Canning Dr. Map 24
      Hike Leader(s): Ruth Hayworth Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections, Strenuous
      Length of Hike: 12 km

      Description

      We will climb up the Cascade Trail to meet the Bruce trail at approximate km 64. We will then take the Mission Rd Side trail to km 60.1 and then return via the main trail.  If you do not wish to climb Blue Mountains, you could meet us at the parking lot near km 64 at 10:15am. Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.

      Participant Guidelines

      1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
      2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
      3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
      4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
      5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
      6. Please leave dogs at home.
    • Ross McLean loop
      10:00 AM
      09/28/2019

      Hosting Club: Sydenham
      Category: General Hike
      Location: The Galaxy Theatre parking lot. Meet in the parking lot at the tall “Galaxy Centre” sign next to the traffic lights.
      1020 10th St. W., Owen Sound
      Hike Leader(s): Carol Mullin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
      Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

      Description

      Map 34, 131.4  Come out  and enjoy this loop hike above the escarpment and along edge of Bass Lake. Viewpoint of the lake about half-way.

    • Tobermory/Flower Pot Island
      6:30 PM-3:30 PM
      09/28/2019-09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
      Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 5km

      Description

      Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

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  • Dufferin Hi-Land End-to-End, Hike 1 of 4 – Registration has closed for this event
    12:00 AM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 21, Km 56.3 (Lavender) to Km 45.7
    Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 10.6 km

    Description

    Pre-register by contacting the hike leader, Frieda Baldwin. Hike details will be provided following pre-registration.

  • Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock Map
    9:30 AM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kolapore Uplands parking lot just South of Km 23.8 on Grey Road 2. Map 25
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 9 km

    Description

    We will walk to start of the hike at Km 23.8 for a 9 km round trip in and back.  Hike through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalf, with views of Mill Creek Valley.  Bring: snacks and water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
  • Aldershot GO Train Hike
    9:45 AM
    09/29/2019

    Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower
    Hike Leader(s): Jacqueline Scott, Thomas Swales
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 15 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Meet: 9:45a.m. Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower, to get the 10:13a.m. GO train to Aldershot.
    Level: Moderate
    On this daytrip we will explore the parks and places at the edges of Toronto using the GO train. From Aldershot GO station we will meander over to the Royal Botanical Garden and Dundurn Castle, a national historic site and museum. Optional visit inside the museum, price $9:50-$11:50. No dropouts. Bring water and lunch for the walk. Return to Union Station by the 16:01 GO train from Aldershot. People may also join us for a pub stop in Hamilton, and returning to Toronto by GO bus. You can also meet us at Aldershot GO station for the start of the walk.
    Pre-register on-line is best.

    Meet at:

    Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower

    Additional Notes:


    No dropout
    Pub stop after

  • 1812 History Walk
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Education Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Battlefield Park, 77 King St West., Stoney Creek
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Wrathall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 3-4 km

    Description

    Part of IBTC education series of walks

    Bring water and a snack. Optional refreshment stop after the walk.  Please arrive 15 min before so we can start walk at 2 pm.

    Please contact Gary for further information.

  • Malcolmson Park
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet in Malcolmson Park at end of Niagara St & Lakeshore Rd, St.Catharines.

    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

  • Tobermory/Flower Pot Island
    6:30 PM-3:30 PM
    09/29/2019-09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
    Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5km

    Description

    Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

  • More events
    • Dufferin Hi-Land End-to-End, Hike 1 of 4 - Registration has closed for this event
      12:00 AM
      09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 21, Km 56.3 (Lavender) to Km 45.7
      Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 10.6 km

      Description

      Pre-register by contacting the hike leader, Frieda Baldwin. Hike details will be provided following pre-registration.

    • Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock Map
      9:30 AM
      09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kolapore Uplands parking lot just South of Km 23.8 on Grey Road 2. Map 25
      Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Length of Hike: 9 km

      Description

      We will walk to start of the hike at Km 23.8 for a 9 km round trip in and back.  Hike through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalf, with views of Mill Creek Valley.  Bring: snacks and water.

      Participant Guidelines

      1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
      2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
      3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
      4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
      5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
      6. Please leave dogs at home.
    • Aldershot GO Train Hike
      9:45 AM
      09/29/2019

      Registration required via email or TBTC login. Click here for details.

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower
      Hike Leader(s): Jacqueline Scott, Thomas Swales
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 15 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Meet: 9:45a.m. Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower, to get the 10:13a.m. GO train to Aldershot.
      Level: Moderate
      On this daytrip we will explore the parks and places at the edges of Toronto using the GO train. From Aldershot GO station we will meander over to the Royal Botanical Garden and Dundurn Castle, a national historic site and museum. Optional visit inside the museum, price $9:50-$11:50. No dropouts. Bring water and lunch for the walk. Return to Union Station by the 16:01 GO train from Aldershot. People may also join us for a pub stop in Hamilton, and returning to Toronto by GO bus. You can also meet us at Aldershot GO station for the start of the walk.
      Pre-register on-line is best.

      Meet at:

      Union Station, inside at the Clock Tower

      Additional Notes:


      No dropout
      Pub stop after

    • 1812 History Walk
      2:00 PM-3:30 PM
      09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Education Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Battlefield Park, 77 King St West., Stoney Creek
      Hike Leader(s): Gary Wrathall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 3-4 km

      Description

      Part of IBTC education series of walks

      Bring water and a snack. Optional refreshment stop after the walk.  Please arrive 15 min before so we can start walk at 2 pm.

      Please contact Gary for further information.

    • Malcolmson Park
      2:00 PM-3:30 PM
      09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet in Malcolmson Park at end of Niagara St & Lakeshore Rd, St.Catharines.

      Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

    • Tobermory/Flower Pot Island
      6:30 PM-3:30 PM
      09/29/2019-09/29/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
      Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 5km

      Description

      Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

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  • Iroquoia End-2-End Crawford Lake to Kelso
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kelso Conservation Area in western most end of the parking lot.
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 15km

    Description

    We will shuttle to Crawford Lake (km 109.8 Map 11) and hike 15 km back to our cars at Kelso (km 122.9 Map 11) stopping for lunch at the Kelso Lookout along the way.

    Please register with me to receive any news of change to our plans.  Hike leader Cynthia Archer  archercynthiab@gmail.com  416 573 4236

     

  • Radial Trail, Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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