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January 12 - January 18
  • 12
    January 12, 2020

    Derby Forest trails

    1:15 PM
    01/12/2020

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: Family 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): Judy Kirsten Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.

    Description

    We will hike along some of the looping trails in the Derby Forest.  Approximately 2-3 hours.  Map 32.

    Decew Loop

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    01/12/2020

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

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

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

    Description

  • 13
    January 13, 2020

    Iroquoia Winter E2E – 2 of 6 (21.5km)

    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Devil’s Punch Bowl Conservation Area km 19.4 Enter from Ridge Rd, east of Centennial Parkway. Day-use fee is charged (20 cars) N 43.211275, W 79.754991
    Shuttle to km 40.8 on Scenic Dr, west of Chateau Crt, parking is under the hydro towers (8 cars) N 43.245533, W 79.930693
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 21.5km

    Description

    For those looking to enjoy some winter hiking or to complete Iroquoia E2E and achieve their Winter badge, I have planned 6 Monday hikes. Please register ahead of the hike, so I can do car shuttle planning and to contact hikers if inclement weather requires us to re-schedule the hike. Email stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415
    Bring water, snack, lunch, hiking boots, icers. Sorry no dogs.

    Iroquoia Winter End to End 2019, 2020 #3

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at north end of Old Guelph Rd near where tunnel under Hwy 6 comes out (Map 9 km 66) N 43.307417⁰ W 79.911580⁰ Carpool to Guelph Line (Map 9 km 83.5)
    Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 17.5km

    Description

    Guelph Line to Tunnel at Hwy 6. Bring Icers and Poles

     

    Rotary Park - Monthly Hike

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    01/13/2020

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

    Meet at Rotary Park, Pelham Road, St.Catharines.

    Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    6 km

    Description

    Rim of Africa - Night Hike

    8:00 PM-10:00 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Night
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Wiley Road parking lot. (Map 3, km 35.2)
    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

    Bring headlamp/flashlight, hiking poles and ice grips.

  • 14
    January 14, 2020

    Belfountain - Trimble Side Trail

    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    01/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills Section, Map 14. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners building (Hwy 10 and 4th Avenue) in Orangeville.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 5.5 km

    Description

    We will hike the Trimble and Crow’s Nest Side Trails. Snowshoes or icers may be required.

     

    Boyne Valley Loop Hike, Dufferin Hi-Land Section

    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    01/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking area on Prince of Wales Rd./County Rd. 19, just north of Hwy 10, Map 20. Parking is limited so please car pool. It is also possible to meet at the Super Burger Parking lot at the corner of Hwy 10 and Hwy 89 and car pool from there.
    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km. Depending on weather, the hike may be shortened.

    Description

    We will hike the main trail and the Prince of Wales, Primrose Loop and Boyne Valley Side Trails to form a loop. Those that want, can also hike the short distance up to Murphy’s Pinnacle for a 360 degree view. A refreshment stop is planned post hike. Please bring water and snacks, dress for the weather and bring ‘icers’ for your boots.

     

    X-C Skiing Kolapore Wilderness Trails South (with optional "Soup's On" to follow) THIS OUTING IS CANCELLED DUE TO POOR CONDITIONS

    10:00 AM
    01/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 104 Dawson Lane (not on google maps), Blue Mountains – about 4 km south of the Kolapore parking lot on Grey Road 2, go west on Osprey – Blue Mountains Townline, and then immediately turn left onto Dawson Lane.
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 6 km loop, with longer option

    Description

    We will be skiing through the Kolapore Wilderness Trails, with a “Soup’s On” lunch at the home of the leaders following the outing .  Please bring lunch (sandwich, snack, beverage) and your own dishes/cutlery. A variety of soups will be provided.  Please read the participant guidelines below (and modify them for skiing).

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

  • 15
    January 15, 2020

    Snowshoe the new Dunedin Preserve

    9:30 AM
    01/15/2020

    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: 5 km

    Description

    We will carpool to km 9.1 on 6/7 Side Road Nottawasaga. From there, we will snowshoe south on the unplowed portion of Concession 10 to the north entrance of the new Dunedin Valley Nature Preserve. We will follow the 1 1/2 km loop through the preserve back to con 10 & then back to our cars. This is a short 5 km hike but explores some very pretty landscapes. An optional stop for hot soup in nearby Glen Huron will follow. Bring water & snacks.

    Woodend to Glendale Bridge and Back

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    01/15/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: In and Out
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Woodend Conservation Area off Taylor Road (Map 2)
    Hike Leader(s): Larry Lloyd Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7km

    Description

    Hike along the historic 3rd canal to the present canal bridge on Glendale. Return along same route.

    Good Companions - City View Park to Waterdown

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/15/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park on Kerns Road, North Burlington. NORTH CAR PARK (nearest to Hwy 5)
    Hike Leader(s): Connie Rusynyk 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 walk west towards Waterdown and return via a similar route. Please bring icers. Coffee at Copper Kettle in Waterdown for those interested.

  • 16
    January 16, 2020

    General Brock Side Trail - Niagara Blue Side Trail Series

    8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Southern Terminus Cairn at Queenston Heights Park
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 26km

    Description

    The longest of the blue side trails in Niagara, we will hike it twice for a distance of 26km. Participation is unlimited as the terrain is flat and for the most part, asphalt. Parking is plentiful but please carpool to our meeting location if possible. Please register for this hike in the event it must be cancelled/postponed due to weather conditions.

    Hiking the Canyon

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point
    Hike Leader(s): Phillip Armstrong 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: Approx. 8 to 10 km.

    Description

    Meet in the upper parking lot of Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area located on the west side of Appleby Line just north of Derry Road.
    Bring a snack/lunch and water. Icers may be necessary. Parking fee if effect or Conservation Area pass. Join us for a hike down into the canyon. Weather and conditions permitting we can hike over to Crawford Lake Interpretive Centre. Map 11.
    Leaders: Phillip and Anne Armstrong 416 895 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

    Clearview Loop

    1:15 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: Snowshoe 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): Franziska Edney 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 muddy sections.
    Distance: 2.8 km

    Description

    This 1.5 hr blue and white loop takes us through a variety of forest and along a stream valley. If hikers are interested we could add the 1 hr Pines Side Trail.

    X-C Skiing Massie Forest This outing is cancelled due to poor conditions.

    1:30 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet north of km 22.8 on the shoulder of 6th Concession S (south of Grey Road 18. Map 29
    Hike Leader(s): Steve Griffiths Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2 hours km

    Description

    This is a X-C ski outing on the groomed trails in the Massie Hills Management Area.  The trails we will use are suitable for intermediate level skiers.  Please read the participant guidelines below and modify for X-C skiing.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

  • 17
    January 17, 2020
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  • 18
    January 18, 2020

    Crawford Lake Conservation Area Hike

    9:00 AM-11:45 AM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Authority
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno 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

    Meet at the lower parking lot at Crawford Lake CA at 8:45 AM for a 9AM start.  We’ll hike for about 2.5 hours.  The hike entry system might have time incorrect!! .  Fees apply if you do not have a pass.   If you have a BTC membership you’ll get a discount on your pass.  We’ll aim to meet at the lower parking lot but if it is very icy we’ll meet at upper parking lot.  Trails can be very icy this time of year.  ICERS REQUIRED. You get a discount at HIkers Haven in Oakville and Adventure Attic in Dundas if you have a BTC membership.  Poles recommended.  Wear good boots & layers. Bring snack and water.   If very cold bring a warm beverage.  Trail centre will be open after our hike at 10AM.  Pit washroom available at lower parking lot.  We’ll explore some of the Bruce Side Trail and go down into the valley towards Rattlesnake point and back up along the main trail that runs along the escarpment.  Can be very muddy in warmer weather but we’ll take it slow.   We’ll adjust route if needed.   Please come early at 8:45 AM to sign up so we can get on trail by 9AM.  Hike will take about 2.5 hr.  Contact Bron for more information brontreg@cogeco.ca cell with text 905-334-4013 (leave message) home 905-637-7136.   Cancelled is weather makes it dangerous for driving.  Check this page to confirm or email me.

    Niagara Winter End to End #3 Rockway Community Center to Decew

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold. (Map 3, km 29.8) Carpool.
    Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 17.5km

    Description

    We will be car pooling, Bring Icers and poles. No dogs. To earn your Niagara Winter End to End badge, it must be completed between December 21, 2019  to  March 19, 2020. Bring $5 for badge if you have completed all 5 hikes.

    Dan's Birthday Hike

    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area
    Postponed from January 11, 2020 due to weather.
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: 11km

    Description

    (Postponed from January 11/20)

    This hike is in celebration of what would’ve been Dan Welsh’s 72nd birthday. It is hoped that we can remember him each year in this manner.

    Park at the Dundas Valley Conservation Centre at 650 Governor’s Rd, Dundas. Meet at the Trail Centre. We will hike to Sherman Falls and back. Please bring icer’s to wear in case the trail is icy. There will be a complimentary Coke and donut following the hike.  Please register for this hike so we will know how many to expect. There is a possibility of cancellation if we have inclement weather and/or if the driving conditions are too bad.

    If you have further questions please contact the hike leader.

    Snowshoe hike John Haigh Side Trail

    9:30 AM
    01/18/2020

    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): Terry Kimmerly 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 km

    Description

    We will carpool to 6th Sideroad and park at the junction with the John Haigh Side Trail. Following this blue trail we will snowshoe south to join the Main Trail, then head north to km 51.6. From here we proceed east to where the cars have been left earlier. Bring a snack and beverage.

    Exploring Mono Cliffs Park

    9:30 AM-2:30 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Park ( North End )
    Hike Leader(s): Bryan Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Dufferin Hi-Land Section Map 19 ( Mono Cliffs Provincial Park ) Meet at the top of the Walter Tovell Sidetrail ( 25 Sideroad and 2nd Line EHS ) Directions; From Orangeville, go north on Hwy 10 to 25th Sideroad ( approx. 14 km ) turn right on the 25th follow for approx. 4 km to meet point. We will explore Mono Cliffs Provincial Park as it can only be explored in winter. Bring snowshoes, icers, lunch, water, dress for the weather and be adventurous. Drop outs available. Pub Stop to follow.

    Laking Woodlot Outing

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Tosorontio Sideroad 17 at Concession Rd 2 (9 km south of Glencairn)
    Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin, Jim Laking Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: Flexible km

    Description

    PLEASE NOTE: This hike has been cancelled due to weather

    Jim Laking, invites us to join him for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in a managed woodlot. Easy to challenging. Suitable for families. Marked trails for cross-country skiing. Bring lunch. Heated cabin and outdoor wood stove for lunch and breaks.

    Short Hills Loop

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Pelham Road entrance of Short Hills Provincial Park. (Map 3)
    Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Snowshoeing with Stella - Kolapore THIS OUTING IS CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER EVENT ON sATURDAY.

    10:00 AM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Kolapore skiers parking lot on Grey Road 2, 650 m south of the trail. Map 25
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 9 km

    Description

    We will walk to the start of the outing at km 23.8  for a round trip, in and back.  Snowshoe through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalfe, with views of Mill Creek Valley.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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