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Tue Oct 1 5

Short Hills - Wiley Road Entrance

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Tue Oct 1 5

Fall colours in Glen Haffy - map 17

9:30 AM-1:15 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at dead end of Innis Lake Rd. (km 33.2). From Airport Rd., go east on Finnerty Sideroad 1.5 km, then turn left onto Innis Lake Rd.
Hike Leader(s): Barbara Euler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 16 km

Description

Celebrate fall on the Main Trail, a side trail and part of the Oak Ridges Trail. The leaves should be starting to turn. Some fairly challenging hills but worth it for the views. If you would like a shorter hike (a loop of approximately 10 km), you can meet us at 10:30 where the trail crosses Coolihan’s Sideroad (km 35.1)

Tue Oct 1 5

Forks of the Credit Loop

9:30 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills, Map 15. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners at Hwy 10 and 4th Ave in Orangeville at 9:30 am or roadside parking on Forks of the Credit Rd (Km 8.6) at 9:45 am.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6.2 km

Description

We will hike a loop consisting of Main Trail and Dorothy Medhurst Side Trail.

Wed Oct 1 6

Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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.

Wed Oct 1 6

Lavender to Dunedin Reserve

9:00 AM

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): Mary-lynne Chenard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 9.5 km

Description

We will carpool to approximately km 8.5 (the exit of the Dunedin Reserve) where we will leave some cars and then proceed to
the start of the hike at the parking area near the cemetery, 1 km
east of Lavender on Mulmar/Nottawasaga Townline. We will
hike along the road until we reach Lavender where km 0.0 is the
start of the Blue Mountains Bruce Trail. We will continue hiking
until we reach the exit of the Dunedin Nature Reserve. Bring
water and a lunch.

Wed Oct 1 6

Hope Bay Loop

9:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): 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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 12.6 kms

Description

This hike will follow the main trail and Rush Cove, Pease and Jackson’s Cove Side Trails. Much of the trail is through forest, but where the main trail follows the escarpment, there will be great views over Georgian Bay. Bring a lunch and water. Approximately 4-5 hours. Map 37. This is a joint hike with Sydenham Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Wed Oct 1 6

Hope Bay Loop

9:00 AM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): 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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 12.6 kms

Description

This hike will follow the main trail and Rush Cove, Pease and Jackson’s Cove Side Trails.  Much of the trail is through forest, but where the main trail follows the escarpment, there will be great views over Georgian Bay.  Bring a lunch and water.  Approximately 4-5 hours.  Map 37.  This is a joint hike with Beaver Valley Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Wed Oct 1 6

Hikers R Us - Limehouse ConservationArea

9:00 AM-1:30 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Limehouse Conservation Area Toronto Section, Map 12 ,Km 20.4
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

Description

Form 401 north on Trafalgar to hwy #7 turn left go to county road# 22 turn left to Limehouse cross bridge turn left on fifth line to baseball diamonds parking lot on your left.

Wed Oct 1 6

Allanburg Loop

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

Meet at the Allanburg Bridge Hwy 20 Parking lot on the west side of the bridge (Map 3)

Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 8 km

Description

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation (Governors Rd entrance)
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
Distance: 7 to 8 km

Description

A loop through the park. Please bring water and a snack. No dogs please

There is a charge for entrance to park of $10 or free with Hamilton Conservation Pass.

Thu Oct 1 7

Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Thu Oct 1 7

Photographing the Fall Colours

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Nature Walks
Location (Google Maps): Quarryside Nature Reserve at the north end of Chinguacousy Road north of Olde Base Line in Caledon.
Hike Leader(s): Gary Hall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing

Description

We’ll spend the morning photographing the fall colours and interesting features of the Quarryside Nature Reserve. There is no groomed trail on the property. Bring your camera (SLR, Mirrorless, Point and Shoot or cell phone) as well as a small tripod if you have one.

Thu Oct 1 7

Thursday Group - Jordan/Balls Falls, Map 4

9:30 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Van Wagners Beach Road just west of Hutch’s near the red brick structure. From there we will carpool to Jordan. Allow 5 hours round trip. Anyone planning to go directly to Jordan please advise leader for directions.
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

Description

Starting in the village of Jordan we will hike down to Twenty-Mile Creek and then climb upstream the spectacular trail to Balls Falls Conservation Area. After lunch we will return to Jordan via a different route. With luck we will see spawning salmon and spectacular fall colours. Some hills and rocky sections. Bring water, snack, lunch and bug spray.  To contact hike leader: Text/phone: 905-320-6513 or email: termarintl@gmail.com

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Education Hike
Location (Google Maps): Sand Box Beach Bar, Confederation Beach Park, 680 Waterfront Trail Hamilton
Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: ~2-4 km

Description

This is a gentle urban walk on paved trail designed for those slowing down or just starting.  Caregivers with strollers welcome.  Trail is paved with some grass spots at the memorial Guest leaders are Marian Toth & Gary Wrathall local history buffs.  Meet at 9:50 am at The Sandbox Beach Bar, 680 Waterfront Tail to sign up. Enter through the Confederation Park Gates and follow signs to Beaches Grill (Old name for The Sandbox Beach Bar )where there is ample parking and washrooms open to the public.We will walk along the Waterfront Trail to the War of 1812 Naval Memorial Garden and Baranga’s on the Beach to discuss the history of those locations. We will pass some environmentally sensitive areas along the way and see some of the ways the Hamilton Conservation Authority is working to keep waterways healthy. We will return to the Sandbox Beach Bar where coffee and a snack can be purchased.  For more information please contact Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca 905-637-7136. Please note cancelled for thunderstorms, heavy  or high winds. 

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot at the Mono Community Centre (200 m south of Mono Centre) Map 19
Hike Leader(s): Bruce King;Val Jones Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 8 km

Description

This is a loop hike using side trails and main trail in Mono Cliffs Provincial Park.  Optional lunch to follow at Mono Cliffs Inn.

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.
Fri Oct 1 8

NOTL Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Fri Oct 1 8

Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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

Fri Oct 1 8

Bruce Peninsula National Park Weekend

7:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent 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

Tobermory/National Park Weekend. Oct. 18,19,20  Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Fri. 18 Oct. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. We will walk the trails of the National Park for two days.We will visit the Grotto, Singing Sands and the Burnt Point loop. This weekend is restricted to those staying with us at the Princess Hotel 877-901-8282 for cost and a reservation.

Fri Oct 1 9

Bruce Peninsula National Park Weekend

7:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent 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

Tobermory/National Park Weekend. Oct. 18,19,20  Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Fri. 18 Oct. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. We will walk the trails of the National Park for two days.We will visit the Grotto, Singing Sands and the Burnt Point loop. This weekend is restricted to those staying with us at the Princess Hotel 877-901-8282 for cost and a reservation.

Sat Oct 1 9

Official Iroquoia E2E - Hike 1: 33.1 km

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6
Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Distance: 33.1 km

Description

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes over two weekends and in 2019 will take place on October 19, 20 and October 26, 27. The section is 122 km. long, with the hikes measuring as follows:

  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 1: 33.1 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 2: 30.0 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 3: 32.5 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 4: 27.2 km

(Please note, these distances are subject to change due to trail reroutes)

This is a challenging, but richly rewarding series of hikes. Buses depart on all days at 7:30 am sharp from predetermined locations to take all participants to the start of the hike.  Check in is at 7:00 am.

Space is limited to the number of people on the bus. There is no leader.  Volunteers will be at trailside checkpoints with water and snacks along the way.  The hike will be completed independently and at your own pace, but it is expected that participants will be able to finish by 5:00 pm.

The registration fee is $50 ($60 for non-BTC members) for all four hikes, or $15 per day that you wish to hike. The fee covers the cost of transportation, entry to Mount Nemo Conservation Area for two days, snacks, and the Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes. Hikes will go rain or shine.

The first weekend meeting location is at Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6.

The second weekend meeting location is Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9.

Sat Oct 1 9

A Surprise Hike

8:30 AM

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): Hart Fischer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 15 km

Description

We will carpool to the start of the hike which will be somewhere
close to or part of the Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Section.

All participants please call Hart beforehand – (705) 606-0507

Bring water and a lunch.

Sat Oct 1 9

Wetland Ridge Loop

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

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

Meet at Woodend Cons. Area, Taylor Road (Map 2)

Hike Leader(s): Karen Couch Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 8 km

Description

Sat Oct 1 9

End to End #3 Staff Avenue to Decew

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps):

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

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

Description

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Hike Leader(s): Gilles Gagnon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 18 km

Description

Meet  at the upper end of the Old Ancaster Inn north side parking lot (per directions below). From there make our way to the top of Dundas Valley and back, taking in the lovely hamlet of Mineral Springs and a number of  rolling  trails throughout the conservation  area.   Also look forward to the last of Fall colours in the area.

DIRECTION:  From Hwy 403 going west up the escarpment past Hamilton,  take Exit 64   following Mohawk/Rousseau road north. Turn right on Wilson St, continuing for 0.75 km  to the next traffic light.  Turn left on Montgomery Dr, then another left on Old Dundas Road.  The parking lot is on the right hand (North) side of the road,  about 75 m past the Old Ancaster Inn.

Sat Oct 1 9

Walking Wounded E to E #9

9:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: McDonald’s Milton, 590 Martin Rd
Hike Leader(s): Patricia Lynn McFerran, George Lennon
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Rocky
Distance: 13 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

The trail continues north and gets a bit rocky,hiking poles will be helpful. The trail goes through forests and into Crawford Lake Conservation Area. This is where we will park for car shuffle. Be prepared to pay for parking here,$7.50/adult and $6.50 for seniors. There is a nice look out over the canyon along the trail.Dress for the weather, layer and maybe rain gear too. Bring water and Lunch

Meet at:

McDonald’s Milton, 590 Martin Rd

Take the 401 west to Highway 25 in Milton, Turn left on to Highway 25 going south into Milton. McDonald’s is on the right side just south of the 401. Look for hike leaders inside. Instructions for the car shuffle will be provided. Please be on time.

Map # 10/11

Additional Notes:

End to End #9 of 10
No dropout
Beginners
Hiking boots

Sat Oct 1 9

"What's a Fen?" Nature Walk

9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Education Hike
Location (Google Maps): Fletcher Creek Ecological Preserve, 7th Concession, W. Flamborough, Hamilton
Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 5km

Description

Part of the IBTC education series of walks.  This walk takes will take us through Quarry Trail within this ecological preserve on the corner of 7th Concession just north of Gore Road in West Flamborough.  Part of the Hamilton Conservation Authority We’ll meet at the free parking lot located at 43.4136 N 80.1204W.  We’ll be taking the double loops of the trail with several stops to talk about the history and ecology of this unique wetland called a fen.  Please arrive at 8:45 AM so we can start at 9 am. Contact Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca to register. Bring water and a snack. Optional refreshment after walk.

HCA map of trails:  http://conservationhamilton.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2016/06/fletcher-main1.pdf

Sat Oct 1 9

Bike and Hike

9:00 AM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Hike & Bike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at 65.0 on Map 31 which is on Irish Block Rd 0.5 km north of Highway 26.
Hike Leader(s): Dave Sykes Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.
Distance: Bike 7 km & hike 19.6 km.

Description

From the meet location we will bike for 7 km to 45.4 on Map 30 which is on St. Vincent-Sydenham Townline 1.7 km north of Highway 26. After this we will hike back along the main trail for 19.6 km to the meet location. Bring a bike, bike lock, water and snacks. For more information phone Paul Dixon at 519-372-7691 or email Dave Sykes at dgsykes28@gmail.com.

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): Heather Wintermeyer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 6.7 km

Description

We will carpool to km 32.7 on Grey Rd 10, and hike through a
pretty section known as Duntroon Crevice Heights. The hike will
descend into Devil’s Glen, then proceed along the Mad River
side trail to the village of Glen Huron, where the hike will end.
Bring water and a snack.

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking at Windy Lane Dr near km 77 to car pool to the parking on Sideroad 16C (access from 7th Line) at km 87.7 Map 26/27
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Hayworth Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 11 km

Description

We will car pool to Sideroad 16C (access from 7th Line) at km 87.7 and will then follow the Bruce trail south along the escarpment edge back to our cars.  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.
Sat Oct 1 9

Toronto Highland Creek

10:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Scarborough Centre RT Station
Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 12 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Hike Highland Creek to Lake Ontario, and then hike east along the lovely stretch of shoreline along the Waterfront Trail to the mouth of the Rouge River and Rouge Marsh.

Meet at:

Scarborough Centre RT Station

Meet on the bus platform at the Scarborough Centre RT Station by 10:45 AM to take the #38 Highland Creek bus departing at 10:00 am

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at
Beginners

Sat Oct 1 9

Mono Cliffs

10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Mono Community Centre gravel parking lot on 2nd Line EHS, 100m south of Regional Highway 8.
Hike Leader(s): Tessa Shelvey
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Variable
Distance: 10 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

We will be using the Main Trail and side trails north of Mono Centre to make a loop. The route will take us through woods and fields interspersed with lakes and includes a panoramic view from a hilltop lookout point.

Meet at:

Mono Community Centre gravel parking lot on 2nd Line EHS, 100m south of Regional Highway 8.

From west, north on Hwy 10 through Orangeville to Regional Hwy 8. Turn right (east) and follow 6km east and north to parking area. From east, north on Airport Rd, cross Hwy 9 and travel 13km to Regional Hwy 8. Turn left (west) and travel 7km to Mono Cliffs Inn. Turn left on 2nd line EHS to parking area. Cell on day of hike 416-320-8555.

Map # 19

Additional Notes:


No dropout
Hiking boots
No dogs

Fri Oct 2 0

Bruce Peninsula National Park Weekend

7:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent 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

Tobermory/National Park Weekend. Oct. 18,19,20  Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Fri. 18 Oct. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. We will walk the trails of the National Park for two days.We will visit the Grotto, Singing Sands and the Burnt Point loop. This weekend is restricted to those staying with us at the Princess Hotel 877-901-8282 for cost and a reservation.

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Maps 20 & 21, Km 45.7 to Km 29.4 (Whitfield)
Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 16.3 km

Description

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

Sun Oct 2 0

Official Iroquoia E2E - Hike 2: 30.0 km

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6
Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Dependent on Conditions, Slippery Sections Likely
Distance: 30.0 km

Description

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes over two weekends and in 2019 will take place on October 19, 20 and October 26, 27. The section is 122 km. long, with the hikes measuring as follows:

  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 1: 33.1 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 2: 30.0 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 3: 32.5 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 4: 27.2 km

(Please note, these distances are subject to change due to trail reroutes)

This is a challenging, but richly rewarding series of hikes. Buses depart on all days at 7:30 am sharp from predetermined locations to take all participants to the start of the hike.  Check in is at 7:00 am.

Space is limited to the number of people on the bus. There is no leader.  Volunteers will be at trailside checkpoints with water and snacks along the way.  The hike will be completed independently and at your own pace, but it is expected that participants will be able to finish by 5:00 pm.

The registration fee is $50 ($60 for non-BTC members) for all four hikes, or $15 per day that you wish to hike. The fee covers the cost of transportation, entry to Mount Nemo Conservation Area for two days, snacks, and the Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes. Hikes will go rain or shine.

The first weekend meeting location is at Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6.

The second weekend meeting location is Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9.

Sun Oct 2 0

Lovely Fall Outing

10:00 AM

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Eglinton West Subway, 1300 Eglinton Ave. West
Hike Leader(s): Danny Pivnick
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 13 km

Description

Difficulty: Beginner

Enjoy the pretty fall colours as we walk along the Beltine Trail to the Brickworks Artisan Market, and then loop back on the Moore Park Ravine ending at Yonge and St. Clair. Note: Bring along water and some snacks — food will also be available for purchase at the Brickworks Market.

Meet at:

Eglinton West Subway, 1300 Eglinton Ave. West

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at Multiple dropouts available
Beginners
Families
Dogs welcome

Sun Oct 2 0

Introductory Hike

10:30 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Ball Park parking lot on Fifth Line south of the village of Limehouse
Hike Leader(s): Robert & Christina Gillespie
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Variable
Distance: 6 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

This hike is designed to give new hikers a sense of what hiking on the Bruce Trail has to offer. We will walk into the Limehouse Conservation Area, down into the valley along the Black Creek side trail and then up the main Bruce Trail to examine the lime kiln restoration. We will then reverse back down the main trail through the interesting “Hole in the Wall” feature and back to the cars in the parking lot. Hiking boots or comfortable walking shoes suggested. Bring water and a snack. Please consider carrying these in a knapsack or fanny pack to be more comfortable. Please arrive at meeting place at least 15 minutes before hike begins.

Meet at:

Ball Park parking lot on Fifth Line south of the village of Limehouse

From Hwy 401 take Trafalgar Rd north for 10 km to 22 Sideroad just north of where Trafalgar Road merges with highway 7. Turn left onto 22 Sideroad then after about 3 km you will bear left to pass over a narrow bridge over the railway tracks in the village of Limehouse. Continue a short distance on and turn left (south) onto Fifth Line. Continue down Fifth line until you see a Recreational Baseball Park on your left (east side). We will meet in the Ball Park parking lot. The hike leader’s car will have a Canadian flag attached to the window behind the driver’s door.

Map # 12

Additional Notes:


No dropout
Beginners
Families
No dogs

Sun Oct 2 0

Skinners Bluff

1:15 PM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location: Kemble Arena, Georgian Bluffs. This is located on the east side of Kemble Rock Rd approximately 200 m south of Concession 20 in Kemble.
Hike Leader(s): Danuta Valleau Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 3 – 4 km

Description

We will carpool from the Kemble Arena parking lot to the start of hike BT Map #34, 156.1.  Depending on the group, the hike will take 1.5 to 2 hours and follow the main trail, returning on the Chris Walker side trail. Please call 519-378-5630 for more information or to confirm.

 

 

Sun Oct 2 0

Fonthill Loop

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

Meet-pkg lot Harold Black Park, Haist Rd., Fonthill.

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

Description

Mon Oct 2 1

Radial Trail, Hamilton

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

Mon Oct 2 1

Mono Cliffs and fall colours

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): 795000 3rd Line E, Shelburne

For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!
Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or 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, 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!

 

 

Tue Oct 2 2

Tuesday Weekly Hike - Location Rotary Park

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Rotary Park, Pelham road, st, catharines
Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 9 km

Description

Tue Oct 2 2

Crawford Lake Loop Hike

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Iroquoia Section, Map 11. Meet at parking on the east side of the Party City/Winners building, Hwy 10 at 4th Ave in Orangeville at 9:30 am, or at the Visitor Centre at Crawford Lake Conservation Area, off of Guelph Line, south of Campbellville at 10:30 am.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

We will hike a 6 km loop consisting of Main Trail and Crawford Lake Side Trail.  A coffee/lunch stop will follow.

Tue Oct 2 2

Hockley Nature Reserve

10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Trail Guide Edition 29, Map 18
Take Highway 10 or Airport Road north to Hockley Rd. The 3rd line is midway between these two main roads. Meet at the designated parking area on the 3rd Line about 2 km north of Hockley Road.
Hike Leader(s): Louise Carberry Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 10 km

Description

We will hike the Isabel East Side Trail, the Main Trail, The Cam Snell Side Trail and the Glen Cross Side Trail. The terrain is undulating and mostly hardwood forests with several streams flowing in the ravines.

Wed Oct 2 3

Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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.

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): Carl Wintermeyer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 6.2 km

Description

We will carpool to km 100.7 on Sideroad 25 in the Beaver Valley
section, where the hike will start. We leave cars at the end of
the hike at km 106.5 on Grey Rd 7. We will hike through a mixture of forested trails and open meadows. We will also hike for
about one km through a Nature Reserve newly purchased by the
Bruce Trail Conservancy. Bring water and a snack.

Wed Oct 2 3

Credit River Loop

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Erindale Park, 1695 Dundas St W. Mississauga
Hike Leader(s): Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 14 km

Description

Meet in the parking lot closet to the washrooms

This will be a loop hike via the Sawmill Creek trail and the over to the Credit River and down to our cars.

Bring lunch, water etc.

Wed Oct 2 3

Port Dalhousie Lighthouse

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

Meet at the lighthouse on Lighthouse Rd, off Lakeshore Rd in St. Catharines.

Hike Leader(s): Gary & Donna Sands Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 9 km

Description

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley C/A off Governor’s Rd in Dundas. Meet in the parking lot closest to the rail center.
Hike Leader(s): Connie Rusynyk Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Fast – 5+ km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will hike the main loop branching off on the blue trail to Canterbury Falls and and also along the Monarch Trail. Bring water, snack and lunch.

Thu Oct 2 4

Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Thu Oct 2 4

Jerseyville -Homestead Trail

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): 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
Distance: 10 km

Description

Walk through spring Valley to the Homestead trail and back to cars. Please bring snack and water. No dogs Please

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): 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 Harris Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 7.6 km

Description

The hike begins at the west end of Dawson Road, north of Owen Sound, and will follow northwards along the main trail, go around the Ross McLean Side Trail and return. There will be a steep climb at the start as the route ascends the Dawson Road Side Trail. Approximately 2 to 3 hours. Bring snacks and water. Map 34. For more information contact the hike leader at 519-374-5910.

Thu Oct 2 4

Ski Hills and Penstocks

10:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at Beaver Valley Ski Club lower parking lot off Grey Rd 30. Map 26
Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman 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: approx. 9.6 km

Description

We will carpool from the ski club to car pool to Ed’s house (194700 Grey Rd 13) at km 50.  We will go south on the main trail to the Campbell’s/Graham’s Hill side trail and then North on the main trail, up and down the ski hills and back to the parking lot.

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.
Fri Oct 2 5

NOTL Loop - Urban Hike

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Fri Oct 2 5

Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20, Km 29.4 to Km 15.2 (Primrose)
Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 14.2 km

Description

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

Sat Oct 2 6

Official Iroquoia E2E - Hike 3: 32.5 km

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9
Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Dependent on Conditions, Slippery Sections Likely
Distance: 32.5 km

Description

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes over two weekends and in 2019 will take place on October 19, 20 and October 26, 27. The section is 122 km. long, with the hikes measuring as follows:

  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 1: 33.1 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 2: 30.0 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 3: 32.5 km
  • Official Iroquoia E2E – Hike 4: 27.2 km

(Please note, these distances are subject to change due to trail reroutes)

This is a challenging, but richly rewarding series of hikes. Buses depart on all days at 7:30 am sharp from predetermined locations to take all participants to the start of the hike.  Check in is at 7:00 am.

Space is limited to the number of people on the bus. There is no leader.  Volunteers will be at trailside checkpoints with water and snacks along the way.  The hike will be completed independently and at your own pace, but it is expected that participants will be able to finish by 5:00 pm.

The registration fee is $50 ($60 for non-BTC members) for all four hikes, or $15 per day that you wish to hike. The fee covers the cost of transportation, entry to Mount Nemo Conservation Area for two days, snacks, and the Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes. Hikes will go rain or shine.

The first weekend meeting location is at Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6.

The second weekend meeting location is Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9.

Sat Oct 2 6

Iroquoia End to End Part 7

8:30 AM

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 the final leg of the Iroquoia End to End! We’ll be walking from the Devil’s Punch Bowl to Grimsby and the Forty Mile Creek dividing line with the Niagara Section.

Map # 5/6

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at at 10 km
Hiking boots
Pub stop after

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps):

Meet at Louth Conservation Area parking lot on Staff Ave. Jordan. (Map 4, near km 49.3) Carpool.

Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15.2 km

Description

Sat Oct 2 6

Mono Cliffs

9:00 AM

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): Rosemary Petrie 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

We will carpool to Mono Cliffs village and park in the lot near
the Rec. Centre. We will follow various trails within the park,
mainly the Bruce trail main and side trails. Varied terrain, some
great views, hilly but really beautiful. Optional lunch at the
Mono Cliffs Inn – a very pleasant watering hole!

Sat Oct 2 6

Hockley Valley Provincial Nature Reserve

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail parking lot on Hockley Road, west of Airport Road, Mono
Hike Leader(s): Helen Bailey, Margery Cruise Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 9.5 km

Description

We will hike in the Tom East, Isabel East and Glen Cross Side Trails.

Sat Oct 2 6

Short Hills Loop

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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

Meet at the Pelham Road entrance of Short Hills Provincial Park.

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

Description

Sat Oct 2 6

Kelso Conservation Area

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Introductory
Location (Google Maps): Kelso Conservation parking lot is at NW corner of Steeles and Bell School Line.
Directions: Take Hwy 401 west toward Milton. Exit at Regional Rd. 25 South. Turn right (west) on Steeles Ave. Follow for 4 km to Bell School Line and paid parking lot on right.
Hike Leader(s): Peter Leeney, cell phone 905-301-4091 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hour or less
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 9 km

Description

We will hike along the edge of the Escarpment in Kelso Conservation area. Fine views over the Escarpment.

Sun Oct 2 7

Official Iroquoia E2E - Hike 4: 27.2 km

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9.
Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Dependent on Conditions, Slippery Sections Likely

Description

For more information visit Iroquoia End to End 2019.  Contact the organizer by email at iroquoiabtcevents@gmail.com or after September 9th by phone (905) 331-7317.

REGISTRATION:

Participants must register and pay online through Eventbrite.ca. There will be no cheques or cash accepted on any day of the event. Tickets must be purchased in the name of the partcipant.

Registration begins June 1, 2019 and ends October 5, 2019

Purchase tickets here starting June 1: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iroquoia-bruce-trail-official-end-to-end-2019-tickets-59167389254

Sun Oct 2 7

Central Don Parks

8:30 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Parking Lot For Wilket Creek Park (Off Leslie St North Of Eglinton Ave)
Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales, Jacqueline Scott, David Royle & Family
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Variable
Distance: 12 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Join us for a circular hike through Serena Gundy, Sunnybrook, Wilket Creek, and ET Seton parks to enjoy the fall colours. Parts of the hike will be on lesser used trails through the woods and there will be a few hills. This will be a hike with the Centre for Immigration & Community Services. Hikers are invited to join us for lunch and socializing after the hike at TAO Northern Chinese Cuisine at 220 Laird Drive. This hike will be open to all but please preregister in advance on the TBTC website (non-members may send an email to the above address to register).

Meet at:

Parking Lot For Wilket Creek Park (Off Leslie St North Of Eglinton Ave)

Meet at the first parking lot on the right after entering on the park road on the west side of Leslie Street just north of Eglinton Avenue. Public transit riders may take the #34, #54, or #51 buses from Eglinton Station on Line 1 to Leslie Street & Eglinton Avenue East. The TTC stop location may vary due to the Eglinton LRT Construction so it may be necessary to walk back to the traffic signals to cross the intersection.

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at
Refreshments after

Sun Oct 2 7

Discovery Badge Blitz Hike Two

9:00 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: General
Location (Google Maps): Hockley Road Parking Lot – located on the north side of Hockley Road. From Hwy 10 turn east onto Hockley Road/Dufferin County Road 7 and drive for approximately 5 kilometres to the parking lot.
Hike Leader(s): Sandy Green Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hour
Terrain: Strenuous – hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 20 km shuttle hike

Description

Hike Two of the “Discovery Badge Blitz Series” combines Caledon Hill’s Discovery Hikes 3 and 4, exploring Hockley Valley, including the Hockley Heights, Hemlock Ridge, Glacier Valley, and Griffith Ravine Side Trails. Bring your choice of hydration and snacks or lunch. Hiking boots are recommended. See Sunday November 17 for details pertaining to the final hike in the series. Join one or all. Hikers completing all three “Badge Blitz” hikes will receive their Discovery badge on the final hike. (The badge cost is $5.00.)

Sun Oct 2 7

STEPS, STEPS, STEPS!

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location: Top of the Chedoke Stairs on Scenic Drive at Upper Paradise on the West Mountain
Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

Description

An energetic way to start your Day!  Back again this year!  Meet at 9:00am at the top of the Chedoke Stairs on Scenic Drive at Upper Paradise on the West Mountain.  We will then carpool to the parking lot at the Albion Falls Lookout (north of Albion Falls), and do all 7 sets of escarpment stairs, including Kenilworth & Uli’s Stairs.  In between the sets of stairs we will hike parts of the BruceTrail and the Rail Trails.   The fall colours should be out!  We will stop just over half way at the Tim’s on Concession Street for a short snack break.  We should be done between 1:30pm and 2pm. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.  Rain back up date is Sunday Nov 3rd

Directions: From Garth Street take Scenic Drive west to Upper Paradise.  The parking lot is on your right (across from the start of Upper Paradise). If there is no room in the parking lot you can park on the street.  From the 403, take the Linc to Golf Links and turn left on Golf Links that becomes Mohawk.  Then turn left (north) on to Upper Paradise until the end at Scenic Drive (parking lot will be straight ahead)

Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600, or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

Sun Oct 2 7

Niagara Falls + Hike + Winery

9:15 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Danny Pivnick, Camara Chambers
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 12 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Join us for a spectacular day in the beautiful Niagara region. We will begin with a visit to The Falls where you will have time to take in the gorgeous site. This is followed by a 12k hike along the General Brock Side Trail (following the Niagara River). End the hike in the picturesque town of Niagara-On-The-Lake where you will have some time to walk around and browse the shops. On our way back to the city, we will then visit a local winery for a brief talk and optional wine sampling.

Please note the following: transportation will be on a coach bus. Cost is $32 for members and $40 for non-members. To secure a spot on the bus, please send an e-transfer to dannypivnick@hotmail.com (using the password NIAGARA). If you are unable to send an e-transfer, text or call Danny at 416-577-1484 to make alternative arrangements. Limited to the first 50 people who sign up.

Map # 1

Additional Notes:


No dropout

Sun Oct 2 7

Etobicoke Waterfront Parks

9:30 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Power House Parking Lot
Hike Leader(s): Andrew Proczek & Family
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 12 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Our one way urban hike, will follow a string of lovely parks that line the shoreline of Lake Ontario with beautiful views of the lake. Commencing at Col Sam Smith Park, formerly a weekend get-away destination for Victorian Torontonians, and now a bird watcher’s paradise, we will follow a network of paths before working our way west along Lake Promenade by way of attractive Long Branch Park to Marie Curtis Park. There we will explore some of the natural beauty of this park before heading north along Etobicoke Creek and finishing our hike at the Long Branch Go Station and 501 Streetcar Loop. Hiking shoes are recommended as we will be on dirt trails part of the time some of which can be a little muddy. Dropouts at any time. You only have to walk half a kilometre to Lake Shore Blvd where you can catch the 501 Streetcar. An optional refreshment stop after the hike will be at the Long Branch Legion. Pre-registration will speed-up filling out the waiver form but is not mandatory.

Meet at:

Power House Parking Lot

Bus #44 "Kipling South" from Kipling Station to the end of the line. Walk 100 metres south to the Power House Rec Centre. Look for the 60-metre brick smokestack. Coming by car follow Colonel Samuel Smith Park Road to the parking lot at the end then walk back to the Power House.

Additional Notes:


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

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): Bill Snel Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
Distance: 4.2 km

Description

Map 35 – Loop hike with a variety of interesting terrain. For more information w.snel2@gmail.com or (519) 470-0584

Sun Oct 2 7

Twelve Mile Creek Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Glendale Avenue (old Glendale Road) near Pelham road parking lot , st catharines, Ontario, Canada
Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk, Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 24 km

Description

Sun Oct 2 7

Hermitage History Walk

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Education Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area, 650 Governors Road, Dundas
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, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 5 km

Description

Part of the IBTC series of education hikes. Meeting at the Dundas Valley Trail Centre we’ll walk up to the Hermitage ruins on the Main Loop and talk about the history then walk back along same path. Please arrive at 1:45 pm so we can start at 2 pm sharp. Bring water and a snack. Optional refreshment stop after.

Dundas Trail Map http://conservationhamilton.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2019/03/Dundas-Valley-Brochure-2019.pdf

Contact Gary gary.wrathall@sympatico.ca

Mon Oct 2 8

Radial Trail, Hamilton

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

Mon Oct 2 8

Limehouse Combo Loop

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Limehouse, Canada Goose and Vanderleck Side Trail. 4th Line and 22nd Sideroad
Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 14k km

Description

Park at Bruce Trail Parking Lot on 22nd Sideroad west of 4th Line in Limehouse.  We will hike the Canada Goose side trail, pick up the main trail and head south of 17th Sideroad. We will loop back on Vanderleck Side Trail and past pond where we may see Muskrat Dwelling. Trail is fairly flat with rocky bits. Bring snack, lunch, water. No dogs. Pub or refreshment stop afterwards.

stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

Mon Oct 2 8

Trout Hollow Meaford

9:30 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at Beautiful Joe Park in Meaford.
Hike Leader(s): Audrey Woods-Dobie Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
Pace: Leisurely, Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 1 to 1 1/2 hours km

Description

This hike will take us along the historically significant northwest side of the Bighead River.

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.
Tue Oct 2 9

Short Hills - Wiley Road Entrance

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Tue Oct 2 9

Rattlesnake Point & Crawford Lake

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area Parking lot, lower level. Entrance fee per person $7, seniors $6.
BT map 11.
Directions: From Hwy 401 exit 312, take Guelph Line (Rd. 1) north. Very soon, go right (east) on Campbellville Road 3.5 km, right (south) on Appleby Line 5.5 km, right into Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area.
Hike Leader(s): Bill McDonald Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 15 km loop

Description

From Rattlesnake Point we will hike the Rattlesnake Point Side Trail, the main trail and the Crawford Lake Side Trail to the Visitors’ Centre at Crawford Lake. We will have a rest/lunch stop here before looping back to Rattlesnake Point.
Afterwards: refreshment/pub stop.
There is no dropout point. No dogs please.

Tue Oct 2 9

Terra Cotta Loop

9:30 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Toronto Section, Map 14. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners at Hwy 10 and 4th Ave in Orangeville at 9:30 am or at roadside parking on Heritage Rd, 1.2 km south of 32 Sideroad (Ballinafad Rd), where the Main Trail crosses, at 10:00 am
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 11.3 km

Description

We will hike a loop consisting of Main Trail and Terra Cotta Side Trail. Note: This route is not reflected in Edition 29. You can find a current map on the Trail Reroute pages of the Bruce Trail Conservancy website. Bring lunch, water and snacks.

Wed Oct 3 0

Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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.

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): Frank Huggins Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 10.8 km

Description

We will carpool to Duncan parking lot at km 33.4 in the Beaver
Valley section. This is a loop hike and we will get fine views from
Pinnacle Rock and Metcalf Rock. We will walk first along the
main trail and then along the Chuck Grant Side trail, eventually
returning to the parking lot via the main trail. Bring water and a
lunch.

Wed Oct 3 0

Slough of Despond Loop

9:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): 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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, There might be sections with water on the trail.
Distance: 13.5 kms

Description

This hike will follow the main trail and Slough of Despond Side Trail through forest and wetland and along the escarpment. This area is designated as an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest. Bring a lunch or snacks and water. Approximately 4 hours. Map 34. This is a joint hike with Sydenham Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Wed Oct 3 0

Dundas Valley Loop from Sanctuary Park

9:00 AM-2:00 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Sanctuary Park, Dundas. Take Old Ancaster to Pleasant and turn right. Take Pleasant to Sanctuary Drive and turn right. Park is at end of street.
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Merz Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 12 to 14km

Description

We will hike various trails such as Spring Creek, Main loop, Sulpher creek, Monarch, Canterbury Falls Loop and some rail trail.  The trail is quite hilly but with good footing.  Bring lunch/snacks, water,

Wed Oct 3 0

Slough of Despond Loop

9:00 AM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): 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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, There might be sections with water on the trail.
Distance: 13.5 kms

Description

This hike will follow the main trail and Slough of Despond Side Trail through forest and wetland and along the escarpment.  This area is designated as an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest.  Bring a lunch or snacks and water.  Approximately 4 hours.  Map 34.  This is a joint hike with Beaver Valley Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Wed Oct 3 0

Woodend Conservation Area to Old Canal

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Woodend Conservation building at end of dirt road.
Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 9 km

Description

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): We will meet in the small parking lot at the corner of Neyagawa Rd and River Glen Blvd south of Hwy 5.
Hike Leader(s): Connie Rusynyk 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 km

Description

We will hike the main loop going down into the canyon. Hiking boots, water, snack and lunch.

Thu Oct 3 1

Jordan

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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

Thu Oct 3 1

14 Mile creek Oakville

9:30 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Meet at the south end of the Glen Abbey Rec Centre parking lot
Hike Leader(s): Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 11km

Description

A loop hike north via the 14 Mile Creek to the Cross Town Trail and back by McCraney Creek.

Poles are helpful as the creek has some steep down sections. Bring water, snack etc

Thu Oct 3 1

Dundas Peak

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location: Dundas Driving Park, Cross St., Dundas, lots of parking. We will go to Dundas Peak
and Tews Falls. Poles recommended, also snacks, lunch, water. No dogs.
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

From Dundas Driving Park to Dundas Peak and Tews Falls.

Great views and photo opportunities.