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  • Iroquoia Car Hike (16KM)
    9:00 AM
    12/14/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Where Bruce Trail crosses Snake Road – GPS: N 43.317174, W 79.892363
    Hike Leader(s): Fayyaz Mahmood
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Rocky
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Car shuttle to Dundas Valley Trail Centre entrance on Governor’s Rd Map 8 km 53.3. Hike back on Main trail through Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Borer’s Falls, RBG, and Clappson’s Woods.

    Meet at:

    Where Bruce Trail crosses Snake Road – GPS: N 43.317174, W 79.892363

    From 403 West take exit to Hwy 6 North. On Hwy 6 North, take the first exit to York Road. Turn left on the three way stop. Follow the Old York Road till it intersects Snake Road. Turn left and follow Snake Road to road-side parking.

    Map # 8/9

    Additional Notes:


    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Icers are mandatory. Expect slick / icy conditions

  • Rockway to Shorthills Loop
    9:00 AM-12:15 PM
    12/14/2019

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

    Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)

    Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

  • Boyne Valley
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    12/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi Land Section, Map 20. Meet at Hurontario St roadside parking, 40 metres south of Highway 89 (Km 15.2)
    Hike Leader(s): Pat Foley and Tristan Goguen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Strenuous
    Distance: 8.7 km

    Description

    Loop Hike– We will take the Main Trail to the Boyne Valley Side Trail, looping back on the Main Trail with a side trip up Murphy’s Pinnacle. This hike offers hills, crosses streams, beautiful forests and pretty vistas.  Please bring snacks and adequate water.  Hiking shoes or boots recommended (possibly icers or snowshoes depending on the weather).

  • Christmas Loree Forest loop
    9:30 AM
    12/14/2019

    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): Ann DeBrouwer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

    We will car pool to the Loree Forest parking area on the 21st Sideroad. We will walk down the hill, starting the hike at km 8.4 of the Beaver valley section. This will be a loop hike and there will be great views along the way, the actual route being a surprise on the day.. Bring water, snacks, Santa hats and Christmas bells

  • Centennial Gardens
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    12/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking lot on Oakdale Ave, just below the old hospital
    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

  • Junior Hiker – Crawford Lake Exploration
    10:30 AM-12:15 PM
    12/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 4 t0 5 km.

    Description

    Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a jewel to explore at any time of year. We will explore the area, including the Boardwalk and the lookout. Afterward those who wish can explore the recreated Indian village. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Conservation Area which is located on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Bring water and a snack. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area Pass. Icers may be necessary.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

  • 100 HIkers 100 Hikes Speaker Event
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    12/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Museum and Archives
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Distance: N/A km

    Description

    Due to storm warnings of severe winter weather conditions for Dec 1st, we changed the date of this special event to Saturday Dec 14th.  Dundas Archives and Museum was wonderful in allowing us to change the date.
    Join author & engaging speaker Andrew Camani as he shares his journey of discovery along the Bruce Trail.  He’ll intertwine these with his experiences getting the book started and gathering other peoples tales of their hiking trips.  As Andy says, “100 Hikers, 100 Hikes” is not really his book but belongs to everyone who contributed their most memorable moments hiking whether it was on the Bruce or across the ocean.   Hikers voices are now preserved forever as the book is in the National Archives..   Many of you who’ve hiked the Bruce Trail will recognize landmarks that Andy passed then researched.  He’s looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones who would like to discover the Bruce Trail themselves.
    Books will be available for sale for $25, $10 of which goes to The Bruce Trail Conservancy. Light refreshments.  Door prizes include some of our buffs and journals to get you started on your hiking stories. This event is free to all but donations for the Bruce Trail are appreciated. Memberships available to purchase just in time for you to give to your favourite hiking friends for Christmas! AND they are 100% tax deductible!

    Come early and browse this beautiful museum in the heart of Dundas Ontario where you can view their exhibit “Wish you were Here” showing postcards from the past along with other great historical information and maps.  More about the museum here https://dundasmuseum.ca/

    Free but register as there is a room limit of 80.  REGISTRATION at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/100-hikers-100-hikes-speaker-event-tickets-78420119689 Limit 80. Contact brontreg@cogeco.ca if you are having trouble registering or more information or phone hm 905-637-7136 or phone/text 905-334-4013.  Those who have registered can keep their registration just please make sure you can come on Dec 14th instead of Dec 1st

    Go to our website for more events and hiking schedule https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/ Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club is one of 9 members volunteer clubs that support The Bruce Trail Conservancy To sign up for BTC membership go to website https://brucetrail.org/ to support this “ribbon of wilderness for everyone forever”!  Parking fee in Dundas for month of December.
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    • Iroquoia Car Hike (16KM)
      9:00 AM
      12/14/2019

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

      Hosting Club: Toronto

      Location: Where Bruce Trail crosses Snake Road – GPS: N 43.317174, W 79.892363
      Hike Leader(s): Fayyaz Mahmood
      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Rocky
      Distance: 16 km

      Description

      Difficulty: Intermediate

      Car shuttle to Dundas Valley Trail Centre entrance on Governor’s Rd Map 8 km 53.3. Hike back on Main trail through Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Borer’s Falls, RBG, and Clappson’s Woods.

      Meet at:

      Where Bruce Trail crosses Snake Road – GPS: N 43.317174, W 79.892363

      From 403 West take exit to Hwy 6 North. On Hwy 6 North, take the first exit to York Road. Turn left on the three way stop. Follow the Old York Road till it intersects Snake Road. Turn left and follow Snake Road to road-side parking.

      Map # 8/9

      Additional Notes:


      No dropout
      Hiking boots
      No dogs
      Icers are mandatory. Expect slick / icy conditions

    • Rockway to Shorthills Loop
      9:00 AM-12:15 PM
      12/14/2019

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

      Meet at Rockway Community Centre, 2021 Pelham Rd, Lincoln. (Map 3, km 45.1)

      Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Strenuous
      Distance: 14 km

      Description

    • Boyne Valley
      9:30 AM-1:30 PM
      12/14/2019

      Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
      Category: General Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi Land Section, Map 20. Meet at Hurontario St roadside parking, 40 metres south of Highway 89 (Km 15.2)
      Hike Leader(s): Pat Foley and Tristan Goguen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Strenuous
      Distance: 8.7 km

      Description

      Loop Hike– We will take the Main Trail to the Boyne Valley Side Trail, looping back on the Main Trail with a side trip up Murphy’s Pinnacle. This hike offers hills, crosses streams, beautiful forests and pretty vistas.  Please bring snacks and adequate water.  Hiking shoes or boots recommended (possibly icers or snowshoes depending on the weather).

    • Christmas Loree Forest loop
      9:30 AM
      12/14/2019

      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): Ann DeBrouwer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
      Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
      Distance: 9 km

      Description

      We will car pool to the Loree Forest parking area on the 21st Sideroad. We will walk down the hill, starting the hike at km 8.4 of the Beaver valley section. This will be a loop hike and there will be great views along the way, the actual route being a surprise on the day.. Bring water, snacks, Santa hats and Christmas bells

    • Centennial Gardens
      10:00 AM-11:30 AM
      12/14/2019

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Hike
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking lot on Oakdale Ave, just below the old hospital
      Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 7 km

      Description

    • Junior Hiker - Crawford Lake Exploration
      10:30 AM-12:15 PM
      12/14/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Junior Hiker
      Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area
      Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 4 t0 5 km.

      Description

      Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a jewel to explore at any time of year. We will explore the area, including the Boardwalk and the lookout. Afterward those who wish can explore the recreated Indian village. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Conservation Area which is located on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Bring water and a snack. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area Pass. Icers may be necessary.
      Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

    • 100 HIkers 100 Hikes Speaker Event
      2:00 PM-3:30 PM
      12/14/2019

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Special Event
      Location (Google Maps): Dundas Museum and Archives
      Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Distance: N/A km

      Description

      Due to storm warnings of severe winter weather conditions for Dec 1st, we changed the date of this special event to Saturday Dec 14th.  Dundas Archives and Museum was wonderful in allowing us to change the date.
      Join author & engaging speaker Andrew Camani as he shares his journey of discovery along the Bruce Trail.  He’ll intertwine these with his experiences getting the book started and gathering other peoples tales of their hiking trips.  As Andy says, “100 Hikers, 100 Hikes” is not really his book but belongs to everyone who contributed their most memorable moments hiking whether it was on the Bruce or across the ocean.   Hikers voices are now preserved forever as the book is in the National Archives..   Many of you who’ve hiked the Bruce Trail will recognize landmarks that Andy passed then researched.  He’s looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones who would like to discover the Bruce Trail themselves.
      Books will be available for sale for $25, $10 of which goes to The Bruce Trail Conservancy. Light refreshments.  Door prizes include some of our buffs and journals to get you started on your hiking stories. This event is free to all but donations for the Bruce Trail are appreciated. Memberships available to purchase just in time for you to give to your favourite hiking friends for Christmas! AND they are 100% tax deductible!

      Come early and browse this beautiful museum in the heart of Dundas Ontario where you can view their exhibit “Wish you were Here” showing postcards from the past along with other great historical information and maps.  More about the museum here https://dundasmuseum.ca/

      Free but register as there is a room limit of 80.  REGISTRATION at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/100-hikers-100-hikes-speaker-event-tickets-78420119689 Limit 80. Contact brontreg@cogeco.ca if you are having trouble registering or more information or phone hm 905-637-7136 or phone/text 905-334-4013.  Those who have registered can keep their registration just please make sure you can come on Dec 14th instead of Dec 1st

      Go to our website for more events and hiking schedule https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/ Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club is one of 9 members volunteer clubs that support The Bruce Trail Conservancy To sign up for BTC membership go to website https://brucetrail.org/ to support this “ribbon of wilderness for everyone forever”!  Parking fee in Dundas for month of December.
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  • Iroquoia Car Hike (15KM)
    9:00 AM
    12/15/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Upper Paradise Road, north of Scenic Dr. – GPS: N 43.246205, W 79.906935
    Hike Leader(s): Fayyaz Mahmood
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Rocky
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Car shuttle to Dundas Valley Trail Centre entrance on Governor’s Rd Map 8 km 53.3. Hike back on Main trail through Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Tiffany Falls, Iroquoia Heights Conservation Area, and Chedoke Park.

    Meet at:

    Upper Paradise Road, north of Scenic Dr. – GPS: N 43.246205, W 79.906935

    From 403 West take exit 69B to Aberdeen Ave. turn right on Studholme Rd, left on to Beddoe Dr. to parking.

    Map # 8/7

    Additional Notes:


    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Icers are mandatory. Expect slick / icy conditions

  • Blue Mountains section E2E
    9:30 AM
    12/15/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Parking @ km 40.9 map 23, at the north end of Osprey-Clearview Townline, (44.404107, -80.263577).
    Hike Leader(s): Dariush Khanbeigi
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    We will hike from km 23.1 to km 40.9 of Blue Mountains section. From meeting location we will car shuttle to km 20.4 parking on Map 22 of BTC Map Guide (44.342784, -80.210628). The shuttle parking is a paid parking and the cost of parking fee shall be shared by the passengers of each car.

    Meet at:

    Parking @ km 40.9 map 23, at the north end of Osprey-Clearview Townline, (44.404107, -80.263577).

    Map # 22/23

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #3 of 4
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Icers are mandatory

  • Lower Don River Trail
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/15/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: North east corner of Sumach and Winchester Streets: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Winchester+St+%26+Sumach+St,
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Join me for an easy winter walk along the Don River from the Necropolis and Riverdale Farm south to the Distillery District. You can leave the group there to visit the Christmas Market or continue along The Esplanade toward Yonge Street.

    I will try to make a lunch reservation but we may have to wing it.

    Meet at:

    North east corner of Sumach and Winchester Streets: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Winchester+St+%26+Sumach+St,

    The 65 bus from Castle Frank Subway Station will drop you at Parliament and Winchester Sts, about four blocks west of the meeting place. You can also take the 506 Carlton streetcar. Get off at Gerrard St East and Sumach St and walk 3 blocks north to Winchester St. Check the link to the Google Map reference to get your bearings.

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at at several road crossings
    Beginners
    Families
    No dogs
    Pub stop after

  • Bayview Escarpment Nature Preserve
    1:00 PM
    12/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the north-east corner of the parking lot at Home Depot on Highway 26 on the east side of Owen Sound.
    Hike Leader(s): Peter Harris Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 4.5 km

    Description

    This loop hike includes flat and rocky sections. Bring snowshoes if there is sufficient snow. Total time 2.5 to 3 hours.  Map 30

    There is no need to register ahead of time.

    For more information phone/text 519-374-3468

  • Decew Loop
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    12/15/2019

    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: 6km

    Description

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 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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  • Island Lake Loop
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    12/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Island Lake Conservation Area. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners building at Hwy 10 and 4th Ave, Orangeville at 9:30 am.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 8.5 km

    Description

    We will hike the Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail loop.

  • 4th Annual Waterloo County St. Jacob’s Health Valley and Mill Race Trail & Christmas luncheon Hike
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    12/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Village of St. Jacob’s. The village will be decorated for Christmas, you may want to do some last minute Christmas shopping.
    Directions: From Guelph and surrounding area: From Hwy 6 north, turn left onto Marden Rd./Wellington County Rd. 30. In 4.6 km turn right onto Wellington County Rd. 86. In 3 km turn left onto Ariss Valley Rd./Township Rd. 52. In 10 km turn left onto Katherine St./Waterloo Regional Rd. 23. Turn right onto Sawmill Rd./Waterloo Regional Rd. 17. In 6.2 km, at the roundabout take the second exit to stay on Sawmill Rd. In 500 m turn left onto King St. North, St. Jacob’s. After crossing the bridge take the next street left onto Albert St. Parking lot will be on the left.
    From the 401: Take the Hwy 8 exit to Kitchener. Continue on 7/8 Conestoga Pkwy to Waterloo ( take the right branch of the highway). The Pkwy will end once through Waterloo and will become Hwy 85. At the roundabout in St. Jacob’s take the 3rd exit onto Sawmill Rd. After 500 meters turn left onto King St., St. Jacob’s. After crossing the bridge take the first street left onto Albert St. Parking lot will be on the left.
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    We will hike there and back along the Health Valley Trail and then an additional 3 km on the Mill Race Trail. You can drop out after the Health Valley Trail.

    The Health Valley Trail hike meanders along the Conestogo River. The Mill Race Trail follows along a millrace used to divert water from the Conestogo River to supply energy to the Snyder flour mill. Here we can feed the Chickadees that are eager to eat seeds and nuts right out of your hand.

    Lunch will be at the Stone Crock restaurant in St. Jacobs. I will book the private party room for 1 PM so we can all sit together.

    • Please let me know by Sunday December 15th. if you plan to join us for lunch.
  • Short Hills – Wiley Road Entrance
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    12/17/2019

    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

  • Christmas Light Walk – Burlington
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    12/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tim’s in Roseland Plaza at the corner of Guelph Line and New St
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    Meet at 7:00pm at the Tim’s in Roseland Plaza at the corner of Guelph Line and New St for a Christmas Light walk around different streets of Burlington than the Dec 10 hike, except we will still go to the huge display on Spruce Ave.  Let’s get in the Christmas spirit!  Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

    Leader: Paul Lewis –  outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Malcolmson Park
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    12/18/2019

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

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

    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

  • Margaret Paull Side Trail.
    9:30 AM
    12/18/2019

    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): Flo Kusiak Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    We will carpool to the end of the 6th Line at km 13.3 (turn north off the 15th SR also called #119), in the Beaver Section. We will hike along the Bruce Trail to km 11.3 where it joins up with the Margaret Paull Side Trail. We will follow the Side Trail back to the main trail, then return to the cars. Bring water and a snack and Santa hats.

  • Mount Nemo Loop Hike
    9:30 AM-1:30 AM
    12/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): From 401 south on Guelph Line pass through Lowville entire to Mount Nemo Conservation Area is on your left. Parking Fee required.Park in parking lot.
    Hike Leader(s): Ronald Granger Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 10 Km

    Description

    Loop hike in Mount Nemo on the main BTC trail and some off trails. Icers maybe required.

  • Good Companions – RBG North Shore Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Map 8. Meet at Dog Park on York Rd. near Valley Rd. in Dundas. Walk to trailhead for RBG North Shore. Linda will meet you there.
    Hike Leader(s): Linda Robinson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will do a loop hike stopping at the Interpretive Centre. Please bring icers.

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    12/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    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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  • Jordan
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    12/19/2019

    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

  • Dundas Peak
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Driving Park, Cross Street in Dundas. Meet at the entrance gateposts.
    Hike Leader(s): Marion Fletcher Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: About 8 km

    Description

    Starting at  Dundas Driving Park we will hike to Dundas Peak and on to

    Tews Falls.  If the weather is not suitable for this, the hike will go

    around the streets of Dundas through the Heritage District.

    Please bring poles, water, snacks.  No dogs.

  • Derby Forest
    1:00 PM
    12/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: Snowshoe Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking area at the north end of Concession 3 (north of km 99.5), Georgian Bluffs.
    Hike Leader(s): Sandra Howe Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    We will hike or snowshoe the trails in Derby Forest.  Map 32.  For more information, call or text 519-477-1537.

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  • Solstice Hike at Hilton Falls
    8:45 AM-12:00 PM
    12/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: ~8 km

    Description

    Sunrise is at 7:28 am for this year’s winter solstice!  Take a break from seasonal frenzy and enjoy a leisurely hike along the sections of the Bruce, Red Oak and Hilton Falls Trails at Hilton Falls Conservation Area.  Meet at the parking lot at 8:45 am for sign in.  Fee if you don’t have a Conservation Halton annual pass.  Fees listed here https://www.conservationhalton.ca/park-details?park=hilton-falls  Bring snacks and water, icers an poles.   Please note that this is a slower hike for those who want to experience winter at a slower pace in this beautiful conservation area and view the falls.   Registration not required but helps.  Contact Bron at brontreg@cogeco.ca for more information or 905-637-7136.  If you are coming up from Burlington I can car pool with you. For the day of the hike you can text me at 905-334-4013 if you get lost.   Cancelled in high winds or very heavy precipitation.

    Hilton Falls Trails Map https://www.conservationhalton.ca/hilton-falls-trail-maps

    I recommend you treat yourself to an annual pass to Conservation Halton sometime before you come. You can purchase at Crawford Lake CA.  You will get a discount with your Bruce Trail Conservancy membership.

     

     

  • Winter Begins! Log your hikes to earn your winter badge! 20 hikes between Dec 21 and March 21
    9:00 AM
    12/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Event Hikes
    Location (Google Maps):

    Description

  • Mono Cliffs in Winter
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    12/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Map 19. Parking by Mono Community Centre N44.026194, W80.071516. Hike several loops within beautiful Mono Cliffs. Distance & pace depends on trail conditions. Icers or snow shoes may be req’d. M-s. Alan Laver will coordinate Carpooling from Victoria QEW parking lot at 7:30. Pre-register with hike leader.
    Hike Leader(s): Galina Szlapetis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 12km

    Description

  • Cave Springs Witch Hunt
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet-parking lot on Quarry Rd., Beamsville (Map 4, km 65.0).
    Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

    Discover the history of the 19th Century Quarry Pioneers and the Cave Spring Witch.

  • Unionville
    10:30 AM
    12/21/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Markham Pan Am Centre ( Inside Southeast Entrance)
    Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Join us for a pleasant hike of Unionville’s scenic parkland and around Toogood Pond then through Markham’s "village in the city" followed by a visit to historic Unionville decorated for Christmas. Optional pub stop on Main Street after the hike.

    Meet at:

    Markham Pan Am Centre ( Inside Southeast Entrance)

    South side Markham Pan Am Centre 16 Main Street Unionville
    (The Pan Am Centre is just north of Kennedy Road and Highway 407.
    A group of us travelling by public transit will meet at the Yonge/Finch Regional Bus Terminal to take YRT Viva transit to the meeting point – contact Hike leader for details..

    Additional Notes:


    No dropout
    Beginners
    Families
    Pub stop after

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 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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  • Chirstmas hike & lunch
    8:30 AM-10:30 AM
    12/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: High Park subway station main entrance on Quebec Ave
    Hike Leader(s): Larry Haigh
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    We will depart from High Park Subway Station at 8:30 am. After our hike we will arrive at the Old Mill Restaurant for an 11:00 am sitting. I have reserved 1 round table for 6 people in the Terrace Room. No pre-registration for the hike, but call me if you wish to be one of the six for an unlimited buffet luncheon. (about $70 tax and tip included) Merry Christmas.

    Meet at:

    High Park subway station main entrance on Quebec Ave

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at as you wish
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Refreshments after
    Dress for weather conditions of the day, including icers if necessary

  • Christmas Day Hike
    12:00 PM-1:30 PM
    12/25/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Event Hikes
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Dufferin Island parking lot, Niagara Parkway, south of the Falls. Park in angled parking spots at the base of Burning Spring Hill. Make room for Christmas Dinner by going for a hike around Niagara Falls.
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

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  • Jordan
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    12/26/2019

    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

  • Toronto Islands
    10:00 AM
    12/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Ferry Dock
    Hike Leader(s): Larry Haigh, David Royle & Family
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Avoid the Boxing Day crowds. The islands are quiet in winter. We will catch the 3:15 or 3:45 pm ferry to be back in Toronto about 4 pm. Approximate ferry return fares: $7.50 adult, $5.00 student/senior. An opportunity will be provided to make a donation (bills only) to Bruce Trail Conservancy to preserve Escarpment land.

    Meet at:

    Ferry Dock

    Meet at 9:30am inside waiting area for ferry docks at the foot of Bay St.

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at any time
    Hiking boots

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  • Iroquoia #1 of 6 E2E
    8:30 AM
    12/28/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Grimsby Lions Community Pool – north of km 0.0. Enter at 1 Elm St located at south end of Coronation Park
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 21 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Interested in earning the Iroquoia Winter E2E badge? Join us for a winter hike or snowshoe outing, depending on conditions. We will follow the main trail along the escarpment, passing through a few of the Conservation Areas and enjoying the views. If there is not enough snow for snowshoes, icers are still required as it could be icy. We will car shuttle to our starting point and hike/snowshoe back to our meeting place.

    Meet at:

    Grimsby Lions Community Pool – north of km 0.0. Enter at 1 Elm St located at south end of Coronation Park

    GPS for meeting place N43.193201, W79.565301

    Map # 5/6

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #1 of 6
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Snowshoes; MICROspikes or other traction system required

  • Bert Lowe/Merritt/BT Loop
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/28/2019

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

    Meet at Merritt Trail parking lot beside Sobeys, 344 GlendaleAve. St.Catharines. (Map 3, km 21.9)

    Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 19 km

    Description

  • Dufferin Hi-Land “Annual Walk off the Turkey Hike “
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    12/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Boyne Valley Map 20. Meet on County Rd 19 (Prince of Wales Rd) where the Primrose Trail crosses the road (approx. 2 km north of Hwy 89)
    Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 5.3 km short hike 17.5 km longer hike

    Description

    We start the hike on the Primrose Loop , west of County Rd. 19, crossing the road and continuing 1 km to Murphy’s Pinnacle. This is a 5.3 km (approx. 1 1/4 hr.) hike suitable for families and hikers wishing to do a shorter hike.  For the longer hike, we continue to km 23.9 and back returning on the Boyne Valley Side Trail. Bring lunch, snacks ,water, appropriate dress and footwear. Snowshoes may be required, call if in doubt. Well behaved dogs welcome, “turkey sandwiches NOT welcome” Pub stop to follow.

  • Merritt Trail Loop
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    12/28/2019

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

    Meet-12 Mile Creek parking lot on Glendale Ave near Pelham Road St. Catharines.

    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

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  • Iroquoia #2 of 6 E2E
    8:30 AM
    12/29/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Glover Mountain Rd – km 21.1 via the Glover Mtn Road ST (GPS N43.209155, W79.773801)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Interested in earning the Iroquoia Winter E2E badge? Join us for a winter hike or snowshoe outing, depending on conditions. We will follow the main trail along the escarpment, passing through a few of the Conservation Areas and enjoying the views. If there is not enough snow for snowshoes, icers are still required as it could be icy. We will car shuttle to our starting point and hike/snowshoe back to our meeting place.

    Meet at:

    Glover Mountain Rd – km 21.1 via the Glover Mtn Road ST (GPS N43.209155, W79.773801)

    Map # 6/7

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #2 of 6
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Snowshoes; MICROspikes or other traction system required

  • Snowshoe Clinic High Park
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/29/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Front of the Grenadier Restaurant, High Park
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Crockett
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Hilly

    Description

    Difficulty: Easy

    Join me for a 2-3 hour introduction to snowshoeing. We’ll run through the basics of flats and climbing hills with tips on how to get up after falling and other inevitable incidents. This is aimed at the novice but more experienced snowshoers are welcome if you want to stretch the legs before the season gets started in earnest. We’ll meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant in High Park and do a meandering but circular route to bring us back there for refreshments at the end of the day.

    Please bring your own equipment. Snowshoes can be rented at the Mountain Equipment Co-op downtown and the staff can give you recommendations on the best fit for you.

    Meet at:

    Front of the Grenadier Restaurant, High Park

    There is ample parking at the Restaurant. If travelling by TTC get off at High Park Station and walk south on Colborne Lodge Drive, about 15 minutes.

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/High+Park/@43.6465479,-79.4636903,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x1bcc825a300ee67!8m2!3d43.6465479!4d-79.4636903

    Additional Notes:


    Dropout available at Any time
    Beginners
    Refreshments after

  • George Nicholson Memorial Trail
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    12/29/2019

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

    Meet at Happy Rolfs parking lot. 650 Read Rd.

    Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

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  • Iroquoia #3 of 6 E2E
    8:30 AM
    12/30/2019

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

    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location: Chedoke Golf Club – km 38.7 (GPS N43.246205, W79.906935)
    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Interested in earning the Iroquoia Winter E2E badge? Join us for a winter hike or snowshoe outing, depending on conditions. We will follow the main trail along the escarpment, passing through a few of the Conservation Areas and enjoying the views. If there is not enough snow for snowshoes, icers are still required as it could be icy. We will car shuttle to our starting point and hike/snowshoe back to our meeting place.

    Meet at:

    Chedoke Golf Club – km 38.7 (GPS N43.246205, W79.906935)

    Access from Beddoe Dr. off Studholme Rd, south of Aberdeen Ave.

    Map # 7/8

    Additional Notes:

    End to End #3 of 6
    No dropout
    Hiking boots
    No dogs
    Snowshoes; MICROspikes or other traction system required

  • Iroquoia Winter End to End #1
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kilbride School (north end of Panton St) N 43.427756⁰ W 79.937991⁰ Carpool to Kelso
    Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 15.2 km

    Description

    Kelso to Kilbride School. Bring Icers and poles.

     

  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 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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