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Sat Feb 0 1

Kawartha Nordic winter coach t

12:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Wayne Crockett

Description

Difficulty:

Join us for an awesome day of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Kawartha Nordic. Snowshoers: Experienced snowshoers join Wayne for a guided level II snowshoe hike. Alternatively, explore the resort’s trails on your own. Skiers: Glide through a beautiful mixed-wood forest on the Canadian Shield on trails groomed for classic and skate skiing. Warm-up in trail-side cabins. Ski and showshoe rentals available. No food services. Please pack lunch and enough water for the day.

Departure time: 8 AM
Departure location: 10 York Mills Rd

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at

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

Meet- pkg lot, Quarry Rd., Beamsville. (Map 4, km 65.0) Carpool

Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 14.8 km

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’ve done all 5  End to End hikes.

Sat Feb 0 1

Loop hike in Dufferin Section

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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 705) 351-2494
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 6 to 8 km

Description

A Loop Hike. We will carpool to km 29.4 of the Dufferin
Section and snowshoe east to km 26.9. here we start our
loop hike before returning to the parking lot via the main
trail. This is very hilly country but with beautiful views.
Bring lunch and beverages.

Sat Feb 0 1

Botanical Gardens

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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

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

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

Description

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Km. 13.3 Map 20 Ed. 29
Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6.6 km

Description

Meet km. 13.3 Map 20 Ed. 29 Directions; From Orangeville, go north on Hwy. 10 to the 30th Sideroad, ( approx. 15 km ) turn right on 30th, follow for approx. 3 km to start point. Park on the south side of 30th Sideroad, careful of the ditch. Meet at 6:15 for a prompt 6:30 start, WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS ! Bring; snowshoes, icers, water, snacks, headlamp, dress for the weather. Pub Stop to follow.

Sun Feb 0 2

Waterdown Winter Wonderland

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Designated Bruce Trail parking lot in City View Park off Kerns Road (second entrance south of Highway 5 (Dundas Street)). Bruce Trail Guide Map 9. 2500 Kerns Road, Burlington, L7P 1P8.
Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law 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 km

Description

Enjoy a fresh peaceful Sunday morning in the Waterdown Woods on the brow of the Escarpment with great views of Hamilton Harbour  and the hopefully ice-encrusted Great Falls.  We will descend the Grindstone Creek Valley before climbing the Norman Pearson Side Trail back to the Main Trail.  We will also take in the King, Kerncliff Park and Ian Reid Side Trails.  There will be plenty of ups and downs and most likely some packed snow and ice.  Please bring your icers, a warm drink and a snack.  Optional refreshment stop after.  Please pre-register at stuarthikes@gmail.com so that I can get an idea of numbers and let you know if the hike has to be cancelled for any reason.  Thank you.

Sun Feb 0 2

Stoney Creek

9:45 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Union Station, Great Hall
Hike Leader(s): Thomas Swales
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Variable
Distance: 12 km

Description

Difficulty: Intermediate

GO Transit has a $10 Sunday Unlimited Travel Pass offer until Feb 9th. Ticket must be purchased online and activated on your mobile device. We will take the train to Burlington and transfer to the GO Bus to Stoney Creek. From the bus stop we hike to and through Battlefield Park and conditions permitting towards the Devil’s Punchbowl. Nearby the bus stop is Clifford Brewing, Brewery Of The Year at the Canadian Brewing Awards. Icers essential and mandatory. Please pre-register so you may be notified if changes in plans are necessary.

Meet at:

Union Station, Great Hall

Meet Union Station’s Great Hall by the information desk (with the clock and Via rail departure information above) at 9:15 to proceed to the train at 9:30.

Additional Notes:


No dropout
Pub stop after

Sun Feb 0 2

Caledon - Forks of the Credit

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet in the roadside parking at Trans Canada Trail entrance off McLaren Rd. Caledon. 2 km south of Peel Rd. 24 (Charleston Side Rd). Do not enter Forks of the Credit parking lot (there is a large parking fee).
Hike Leader(s): David Francis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 5 km

Description

Loop Hike. Bring icers. Steep hills and steps up escarpment. We will follow the Credit River until it plunges over the escarpment at the old mill. Leaving sharp 10 am

Sun Feb 0 2

Hilton Falls Conservation Area Pop Up Hike

10:30 AM-1:00 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Toronto
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area
Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: Approx. 9 kms.

Description

While Hilton Falls in winter is known for its skiing it also has good hiking, especially this year with little to no snow. Meet in the parking lot of Hilton Falls Conservation area at 10:15 am. for a 10:30 am. start. We will explore the trails, including the Falls. Bring water, a snack and icers. Be prepared for icy spots, mud or both. Map 11. Hilton Falls C.A is located on #5  Sideroad, also known as Regional Rd. 9 or Campbellville Rd.

Sun Feb 0 2

Grey-Sauble Conservation Area

1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Snowshoe Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot behind the Grey-Sauble Conservation Authority head office.
237897 Inglis Falls Road, 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, Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 5.5 km

Description

Starting at the GSCA office we will hike/snowshoe on the main Bruce trail, the Pines Loop, the Keeling Side Trail to Inglis Falls and return along the main trail via a different route.

Bring snacks and water. Snowshoes will be needed and hiking poles are recommended for a few sections.  Approximately  2.5 to 3 hours. Map 32

For more information phone/text 519-374-3468.

Sun Feb 0 2

Woodend Conservation Area Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking lot near the Education Centre, Woodend Conservation, Taylor Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake (Map 2, km
12.5)
Hike Leader(s): Bill French Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Mon Feb 0 3

Iroquoia Winter E2E – 4 of 6 (21.3)

8:30 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Roadside Parking – km 83.5 on Guelph Line, south of No. 1 Sideroad. Do not block farm gate (10 cars) N 43.388387, W 79.854327
Shuttle to Rock Chapel Nature Sanctuary, km 62.2 Enter from Rock Chapel Rd, 1.5 km south of Hwy 5, 1.8 km west of Hwy 6. Free parking for RBG member, otherwise day-use fee applies (30 cars) N 43.290604, W 79.937090
Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

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.

Mon Feb 0 3

Iroquoia Winter End to End 2019, 2020 #6

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Millen Rd Access Trail (km 16.9) at the south end of Millen Rd /Access along Maple Dr N 43.210114⁰ W 79.727058⁰ Carpool to Sam Lawrence Park.
Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 17.2km

Description

Sam Lawrence Park to Millen Rd. Bring Icers and Poles

 

Tue Feb 0 4

Nottawasaga Bluffs

9:30 AM-1:30 AM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at SuperBurger (intersection of Hwy 10 and Hwy 89) in Primrose.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate, Slippery Sections Likely
Distance: 6-8 km

Description

We will hike loops on the Main and Side Trails in and around Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area – 650 Governors Rd. Dundas, Map 8. There is a per car parking fee. Park and meet in the main parking lot.
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: 11 km

Description

We will hike the trails within the conservation area, primarily on the McCormick and Sawmill Trails. Bring water and snacks, ‘icers’ for your boots. Dress for the weather. A pub stop is planned post hike.

Tue Feb 0 4

Snowshoe to the Beaver Pond

9:30 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet on the north shoulder of Sideroad 19, west of Grey County Road 7, where the trail enters (250 m west of km 90.0) to carpool to Sideroad 16 C where we start of the hike. Map 27
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 2 hours km

Description

This hike takes us through woodlots and along fields to end with a winter view of the Beaver Pond.  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

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): WG Johnson Center, 31 Kribs St, Cambridge
Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

Description

We will hike through Hespeler to the Mill Race Trail and admire the views of the Speed River. This will be an In-and-Out hike.

Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent in the summer, icers in the winter, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
Please email me 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!
For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

Wed Feb 0 5

Merritt Trail Loop

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

Description

Wed Feb 0 5

Good Companions - Red Hill Valley

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Car Park, Old Mud Street near intersection with Pritchard. Hamilton East Mountain.
Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose 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 in the Red Hill Valley, returning via Buttermilk and Albion Falls. Adjust according to conditions. Icers mandatory.

Wed Feb 0 5

Evening Hike in Owen Sound

7:00 PM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: An evening walk.
Location (Google Maps): Meet in the municipal parking lot by the river on the west side of 1st Ave. E between 7th St. E and 8th St. E in Owen Sound.
Hike Leader(s): Harriet Nixon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

Description

We will spend 2 hours exploring the city.  Bring icers if it is icy.

Thu Feb 0 6

Spencer Creek Urban Walk

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Education Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Old Town Hall
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: 3-4 km

Description

NOTE! Takes place Feb 6th 10AM – 11:30 AM!!  Please come a few minutes early to sign in so we can start promptly at 10AM.  Join local history buff Fraser Forrest as he takes us along the Spencer Creek Trail in Dundas to learn about the industrial background and changes along Spencer Creek. We’ll be starting at old Dundas Town Hall and walking along the creek starting the trail at the Metro.  The This is a gentle walk of about 3-4 kilometres depending on the group with multiple stops to talk about history.  Dress warm and wear good boots in case trail is slippery. Have icers on hand, poles recommended.  Bring snack and water. Optional stop afterwards at Grupetto Cafe.  Contact Bron for more information or to register brontreg@cogeco.ca or cell with text 905-334-4013 (leave message – will have on day of walk).   Cancelled in inclement weather or if the trail is too icy.

Thu Feb 0 6

Dundas Valley Loops. HIKE CANCELLED!

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 to 10 km.

Description

Dundas Valley never disappoints with its beautiful trails, hills and valleys. It is especially lovely in the winter. Dundas Valley CA is on Governors Rd., west of the Dundas town centre. Meet in the last parking lot. We will hike the Canterbury Loop and for those who wish we can hike the Sawmill Valley Loop. Bring a lunch/snack. Icers may be necessary. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 8.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937

HIKE CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING SNOWFALL

Sat Feb 0 8

Scenic Caves winter coach trip

12:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Duro Vukman & Danica Culjat

Description

Difficulty:

Join us for a fabulous day of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowshoers: Experienced snowshoers join Duro Vukman for a guided snowshoe hike. Alternatively, explore the resort’s trails on your own. Skiers: Enjoy self-guided tours of 25 KM of trails expertly groomed for classic and skate skiing. Ski ($25) and snowshoe ($19) rentals available.

Bring some treats and join our potluck party, starting at 3 PM in our private log cabin. Wine will be provided. Bring your own beer.

Departure time: 8:30 AM
Departure location: 10 York Mills Rd

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at

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

Meet at entrance to Woodend Conservation Area on Taylor Rd. NOTL (Map 2, km 15.2) Carpool.

Hike Leader(s): Jacques Boilard Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 14.6 km

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.

Sat Feb 0 8

Short Hills - Long Hike

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Roland Rd car park GPS 43.090176,-79.305133
Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 17 km

Description

Sat Feb 0 8

Lime Kiln to Singhampton Caves Parking

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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): Catherine Trembling (416) 655-2021 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: Two hours

Description

We will carpool to km 35.1 on Simcoe Rd 91 in the
Blue Mountains Sec on. We will start the hike with
a short detour on Franks Lime Kiln Sidetrail, we will
then return to the main trail, con nuing north
through forest and open meadow to the
No awasaga Lookout Provincial Nature Reserve.
The hike will terminate at km 40.9 at the
Singhampton Caves Parking Lot. Following the hike
there will be an op onal lunch at Mylar and
Loretas in Singhampton. Bring water and a snack.

Sat Feb 0 8

Kinsmen Park to Cave Springs Loop

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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

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

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

Description

Hike on the Bruce Trail to Cave Spring Vineyard’ s and return on the side trails.

 

Sat Feb 0 8

Erindale Park

10:30 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Erindale Park parking lot
Hike Leader(s): Tessa Shelvey, John McCuaig
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 8 km

Description

Difficulty: Beginner

There and back hike along the scenic Credit River. One hill. Bring icers.

Meet at:

Erindale Park parking lot

Main parking lot of Erindale Park on the north side of Dundas St, about 200m east of Mississauga Rd.

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at any time
Beginners
Families
No dogs
Refreshments after
Icers

Sat Feb 0 8

Erindale Park

10:30 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Erindale Park parking lot
Hike Leader(s): Tessa Shelvey, John McCuaig
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 8 km

Description

Difficulty: Beginner

There and back hike along the scenic Credit River. One hill. Bring icers.

Meet at:

Erindale Park parking lot

Main parking lot of Erindale Park on the north side of Dundas St, about 200m east of Mississauga Rd.

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at any time
Beginners
Families
No dogs
Refreshments after
Icers

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 9 km

Description

Meet at the end of 1st Line EHS, Km 7.9 Map 19 Ed 29 Directions; From Orangeville go north on Hwy. 10, turn right at the 25th Sideroad ( approx. 14 km ) , turn right on 1st Line EHS , follow to end. Park on the east side of 1st Line, careful of the ditch. Meet 6:15 pm for a prompt start at 6:30 pm WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS ! Bring snowshoes, icers, water, snacks, headlamps, dress for the weather. Pub Stop to follow.

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Hogg’s Falls parking lot, km 63.2 Map 26
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
Length of Hike: approximately 5 km

Description

This is a beautiful snowshoe outing taking in the Lower and Upper Hogg’s Falls Side Trails as well as part of the main trail which passes by Hogg’s Falls itself.  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

 

 

Sun Feb 0 9

Forks of the Credit

9:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: General
Location (Google Maps): Map 15, Forks of the Credit. Roadside parking on the Forks of the Credit Rd. between Chisholm and Dominion Streets.
From Hwy 10, turn west onto Forks of the Credit Road and drive to roadside parking on right.
Hike Leader(s): Sandy Green, 416-317-3689, Text or email preferred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 11 km loop

Description

This wintery hike will take us along snow and ice covered main Trail and area side trails, with the highlight being the forest trek to the Cataract Falls. Bring your choice of hydration and snacks or lunch. Depending on weather, bring “icers” and/or snowshoes. There is a dropout point after 7 km. An optional refreshment stop is planned for after the hike.

Sun Feb 0 9

Gentle/Beginner Hike

12:00 PM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): City View Park/Kerns Rd. Burlington
Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km.

Description

This there and back hike will take us to Smokey Hollow on Waterdown Rd. in Watertown. The trail will give us some good views over the escarpment toward the Skyway Bridge and the lake and take us to Smokey Hollow, very important in the early days of Watertown. Bring a snack and water. Icers may be necessary. City View Park is on the east side of Kerns Rd. Enter via the most southerly entrance. Map 9.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.
Distance: 3.6 km

Description

This new trail is on land that was generously donated by Clifford Keeling.  It creates a loop from Derry Line with the Keeling Side Trail.  The update to Map 32 showing the trail can be found on the Bruce Trail Conservancy website.  For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Sun Feb 0 9

Fonthill Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

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

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

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

Description

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): Bob Moenck (705) 481-1269 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr

Distance: approx. 2 hrs

Description

Second of two moonlight hikes. Badges available after the
hike at $5.00. We will carpool to the 11th line off Moun-
tain Rd and proceed with a snowshoe hike by moonlight,
although a flashlight could be in order if it is overcast. The
hike will be on the George Christie and Georgian Trails.
After the hike we will assemble in a location to be deter-
mined for a hot drink.

Mon Feb 1 0

Iroquoia Winter E2E – 5 of 6 (20.3 km)

8:30 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Roadside Parking – km 83.5 on Guelph Line, south of No. 1 Sideroad. Do not block farm gate (10 cars) N43.388387, W79.854327
Shuttle to Roadside Parking – km 103.8 on Twiss Rd north of Derry Rd (6 cars) N 43.447743, W 79.953436
Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 20.3km

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.

Mon Feb 1 0

Iroquoia Winter End to End 2019, 2020 #7

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Lions Pool in Grimsby, 1 Elm St at the south end of Coronation Park N 43.193201 W 79.565301⁰. Carpool to Millen Rd Access Trail.
Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 16.9km

Description

Millen Road to Lions Pool in Grimsby. Bring $5 for badge if you have completed all 7 hikes. Bring Icers and Poles

 

Mon Feb 1 0

Rotary Park - Monthly Hike

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

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

Mon Feb 1 0

Rim of Africa - Night Hike

8:00 PM-10:00 PM

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

Meet at Wiley Road parking lot.

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.

Tue Feb 1 1

Hockley Valley - Cam Snell Side Trail

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Mono Community Centre hiker parking just east of Mono Centre Rd (2nd Line EHS) in Mono Centre.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
Distance: 6.5 km

Description

We will hike the Main Trail and Cam Snell Side Trail loop. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Tue Feb 1 1

Mono Cliffs winter hike (Map 19)

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Mono Centre Community Hall parking lot. From Hwy 10, go east on RR 8 to 2nd line EHS.
Hike Leader(s): Barbara Euler (cell phone on day of hike only 416-578-1744) 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 loop hike

Description

We will explore a number of the trails in Mono Cliffs Provincial Park. Snowshoes or icers may be appropriate. If weather is poor, hike will be shortened to 9.5 km. Refreshments after.

Tue Feb 1 1

"SOUPFEST" HIKE

10:00 AM-1:00 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Bayfront Park, Bay Street North, Hamilton.
Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will hike along Hamilton Harbour to Princess Point; from there we cross the playing fields, past the Catholic Cathedral and on to the Hamilton Convention Centre, arriving around 11:45. This will be the 18th Annual “SOUPFEST” and Iroquoia BTC, under various leaders, has been there for most of those years.

For $20 ($15 for seniors)** you get to select four delicious cups of soup from the best restaurants in the area (bread included).  The proceeds go to Living Rock Ministries, an NGO that does great work with troubled youth in Hamilton.  There is entertainment and door prizes with plenty of sporting and media celebrities on hand. For more information and advanced tickets go to: https://www.livingrock.ca/soupfest

** Advanced prices are $17 and $12

After lunch return to Bayfront Park at your leisure.

Wed Feb 1 2

Walters Falls loop

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

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): Linda Finley (519) 538-2247 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, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 5 km

Description

We will carpool to The Falls Inn at Walters Falls to begin a
loop snowshoe along the river and through the surround-
ing woods. There are some steep, but short ascents. Bring
water and a snack. There will be an option for a hot soup
or lunch at the Falls Inn after the hike.

Wed Feb 1 2

Silver Creek

9:30 AM-2:00 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Scotsdale Farm. From 401 north on Trafalgar Rd pass Georgetown turn left on highway 7 going north to Trafalgar Rd turn right go north about 2.0 turn right into Scotsdale Farmparking lot. Map 13,29.7 km
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: 12 Km

Description

Loop hike on the main trial ,Bennett Heritage and Robert side trails. Icers maybe required. pub stop after hike.

Wed Feb 1 2

12 Mile Creek

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rotary Park parking lot, Pelham Road.
Hike Leader(s): Karen Couch Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km

Description

Wed Feb 1 2

Good Companions - Shell Park, West Oakville

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Shell Park, Lakeshore Road West, Oakville.
Hike Leader(s): Mary Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will hike through Shell Park to Bronte Creek and Bronte Harbour, returning via the lake and the pioneer cemetery. Icers mandatory.

Thu Feb 1 3

Joshua Creek South

10:00 AM-1:00 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Meet In the North West corner of Maple Grove Shopping Centre
Hike Leader(s): Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

Description

A walk along Joshua Creek ravine over to  Lakeshore Park in Mississauga.

Dress appropriately for the weather, Bring snack, water and icers

 

 

 

Thu Feb 1 3

Beaver Springs Loop

1:15 PM

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
Distance: 3.6 km

Description

This loop will take us along blue and white trails, through hardwood forest, farmland and over an old beaver dam.  Approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs.

Fri Feb 1 4

Snowshoe Seigerman Side Trail

10:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet on the shoulder of Sideroad 22B, east of Grey County Road 7. Map 27
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
Length of Hike: approx. 4.5 km, 2 hours

Description

This loop hike takes in the Seigerman Side Trail and parts of the main trail.  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

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 10 km

Description

Snowshoeing the trails of the Bruce Peninsula National Park

We arrive in Tobermory Friday 14 Feb. and will snowshoe Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. New to snowshoeing? We will help you. We stay and have our meals at the Princess Hotel in Tobermory, the weekend is restricted to those staying with us at the Princess Hotel. Please call the Princess 1-877-901-8282 for the costs and a reservation, please say you are with Greg Vincent’s snowshoeing weekend. You will need a car to access this outing. Questions? Contact Greg at Vincent.greg@gmail.com or 519- 579-8210.

Sat Feb 1 5

Horseshoe winter coach trip

12:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Wayne Crockett

Description

Difficulty:

Join us for a super day of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the Copeland Forest at Horseshoe Resort. Snowshoers: Experienced snowshoers join Wayne for a guided level II snowshoe hike. Alternatively, explore the resort’s trails on your own. Skiers: enjoy self-guided tours and glide through the forest on 40 KM of trials groomed for classic and skate skiing. Ski and snowshoe rentals available.

Departure time: 9 AM
Departure location: 10 York Mills Rd

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at

Sat Feb 1 5

International Hike

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

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

Meet in Dufferin Islands parking lot, Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, south of the Falls. Park in angled parking spots at the base of Burning Springs Hill.

Hike Leader(s): Bruce Manion Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15 km

Description

See the Falls from every angle and hike the parks on both sides of the Niagara River. Bring a passport or equivalent and $1 to cross the Rainbow Bridge to USA.

Sat Feb 1 5

Snowshoe on Loree Forest loop

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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): Dennis Gerrard (705) 444-9252 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 5 km

Description

The Loree Forest is a great place for a snowshoe this
time of year. We will carpool to the forest entrance
pathway on the 21st Sideroad and complete a loop hike
through the forest, with great views of Georgian Bay.
Bring water and snacks.

Sat Feb 1 5

Rotary Park Loop

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rotary Park, Pelham Road, St.Catharines (Map 3).
Hike Leader(s): Alicia Aitchison Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7 km

Description

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Family Hike
Location (Google Maps): Parking lot at Grey Roots Museum & Archives, 102599 County Road 18
Hike Leader(s): Sandra Howe Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.

Description

Learn to snowshoe around Moreston Village from 1-4 pm.  Snowshoes available for loan.  Helpers and extra snowshoes welcome!  For more information, call or text 519-477-1537.

Sun Feb 1 6

Speyside Spectacular

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail Pear Tree Parking lot at km 11.4, Map 12 (29th Edition); south side of Side Road 15 just west of Highway 25.
Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law 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 kms

Description

Join us for a quiet Sunday morning loop hike in the woods on the Al Shaw Side Trail, the Vanderleck Side Trail, the Cliff Hatch Side Trail and portions of the Main Trail connecting all three.  The terrain is rocky in sections and will be icy.  Please wear good hiking boots and icers and dress in layers for the weather.  We will stop for a snack so please bring something to eat and a warm drink.  Please pre-register at stuarthikes@gmail.com so that I can get an idea of numbers and contact you if the hike has to be cancelled for any reason.  Please meet at 845 am so that we can all sign in first and be ready to hike at 9.  Thank you.

Sun Feb 1 6

Copeland Forest Snowshoe Hike

10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10:00 am at Food Basics parking lot in Midland or10:45 am on Ingram Road in the parking lot east of the 4th line of Oro Medonte (see map). (Ingram Road is east off Simcoe County Road 93 north of Craighurst, and just south of the Hillsdale exit on Hwy 400). 
Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Joint hike with Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail club & the Midland Ganaraska Hiking Club. Bring a lunch and water.

Sun Feb 1 6

Bayview Escarpment

1:15 PM

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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing, Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.
Distance: 4.5 km

Description

This loop includes rocky sections of the main trail on the escarpment and flatter areas on the side trail.  Approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.  Map 30.  For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

Sun Feb 1 6

Rim of Africa Loop

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Wiley Road parking lot.
Hike Leader(s): Debbie Demizio Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 5.3 km

Description

Sun Feb 1 6

Distillery Light Festival

5:00 PM-7:30 PM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Broadview Subway Station next to the ticket collector booth
Hike Leader(s): Sophie Chuchra
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: 

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Join us for an early evening walk along the Lower Don River Recreation Trail to the historic Distillery District to experience the Toronto Light Festival. The Festival showcases local and international light artwork displays curated to warm hearts, inspire or just put a smile on your face. We will walk around the Distillery streets viewing the exhibits. Afterwards, please join us for post-walk refreshments.

Dress warmly and wear waterproof hiking/winter boots. We recommend you bring ice traction devices “icers" to wear over your boots as there may be icy patches on the trail. Also carry a headlamp/flashlight as it will get dark during our walk.

Meet at:

Broadview Subway Station next to the ticket collector booth

Additional Notes:


No dropout
Beginners
Families
Hiking boots
Refreshments after

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: 21 km

Description

Day 1/3 – Approx 21km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

 

Meet at Roadside Parking -On Innis Lake Road, north of Finnerty Sideroad (31.6km – 5 cars) N 43.918917, W79.909387

Shuttle to Mono Side Road (44.3km – 5 cars) north side of the road where the trail crosses N 43.974055, W79.984988

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

Day 2/3 Feb 18

Day3/3 Feb 20

Mon Feb 1 7

Toronto Island Family Day Hike

9:45 AM

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Inside the waiting area at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay St and Queen’s Quay
Hike Leader(s): Ray Berzins
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 11 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Avoid the crowds on Family Day! The Islands are quiet in winter. We shall cover the entire Toronto Island Park from Ward’s Island to Hanlan’s Point and back. We should return on the 2:45 pm ferry to be back in Toronto about 3:00 pm. Ferry return fares before tax: approx.$8.50 adult, $5.50 senior/student, $4.50 under 14. Bring a lunch and a warm beverage. Donations to the Bruce Trail Conservancy will be gladly accepted. Bring sunglasses and icers or other slip-resistant footwear. Call (416) 392-8193 for ferry info.

Meet at:

Inside the waiting area at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay St and Queen’s Quay

Streetcar from Union Station to foot of Bay St

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at anytime
Beginners
Families
Hiking boots
Icers recommended, snowshoes optional

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula

Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: Approx 23km

Description

Day 2/3 – Approx 23km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

Meet on the Forks of the Credit Rd between Chisholm and Dominion Streets. (8.8km – 5 cars) N 43.803809, W79.993002

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

Day3/3 Feb 20

Tue Feb 1 8

Black Bank Challenge

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at SuperBurger (intersection of Hwy 10 and Hwy 89) in Primrose
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 4.6 km

Description

We will hike the Main Trail from Centre Road to Dufferin Rd 21 and back. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Tue Feb 1 8

Palgrave Forest

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Map 17, Palgrave Forest Wildlife Area. Take Hwy 50 south 0.8 km from Hwy 9 and turn west onto Finnerty Sideroad. Drive 750 m to the Palgrave Forest parking lot on the south side of the road.
Hike Leader(s): Tessa Shelvey – Cell # 416-320-8555 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 9 km loop

Description

Enjoy a nice loop hike in the Palgrave Forest. Bring a snack or lunch for break on the trail.

Wed Feb 1 9

Iroquois Woods

9:00 AM-1:15 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Oakville Town Hall
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: 13 km

Description

Dress according to the weather. Bring water, snack etc plus icers

This is a loop hike from the town hall up through Iroquois Woods and northerly on Joshua Creek paths

Wed Feb 1 9

Snowshoe tour of Nottawasaga Bluffs.

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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): Rob Mooy (705) 445-3321 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 6-8 km

Description

We will carpool to the parking lot at 15 / 16 Sideroad in
Singhampton for a tour of the Nottawasaga Bluffs. This
is a great place to snowshoe, and there are many great
views. Bring a beverage and a light snack. Following the
hike there will be an optional lunch at Mylar and Loreta’s.

Wed Feb 1 9

Malcolmson Park

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

Wed Feb 1 9

Good Companions - Felkers Falls

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Car Park on Old Mud Street, near intersection with Pritchard. Hamilton East Mountain.
Hike Leader(s): Mary Rose 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

This is a there-and-back hike from Old Mud Street to Felkers Falls. Icers mandatory.

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: 10km

Description

Day 3/3 – Approx 10km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

Meet on north side of Hockley Rd at Hockley Side Trail (60.1km) N 43.972857, W 80.056330

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

 

 

Thu Feb 2 0

Exploring Boyne Valley West

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Boyne Valley. Meet at roadside parking on County Road 19 where the Primrose Side Trail crosses the road ( approx. 2 km north of Hwy 89 )
Hike Leader(s): Bryan Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 8km

Description

We will explore the Boyne valley west of County Rd 19. Bring; snowshoes, icers, lunch, water, an adventurous attitude.

Thu Feb 2 0

Snowshoe Walters Falls Loop

10:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Walters Falls Inn parking lot in the Sydenham section, km 11.4, Map 29.
Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 2 1/2 hours km

Description

This is a loop hike beginning at Walters Falls and following the river north before crossing over and following it south back to the falls.  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

Thu Feb 2 0

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 1 of 3

12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: 9.4km

Description

This, half day, is Day 1 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills. We will complete the requirements for Discovery Hike # 4 Map 18 

Meet at Hockley Road Parking Area – east of km 60.1 Located on the north side of Hockley Road, approx 2.5km east of Hwy 10

Shuttle to Parking Area – north of  km 50.8 on the east side of 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Rd (43.993572, -80.014057)

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Sat Feb 2 2

Arrowhead winter coach trip

12:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Alex Brown, Edmond Brown

Description

Difficulty:

Join us for a fantastic day of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating in Arrowhead Provincial Park. Snowshoers: Experienced snowshoers join Al Brown and Ed Brown for a level II guided snowshoe hike. Alternatively, explore the park’s trails on your own. Skiers: Enjoy self-guided tours of the scenic trails groomed for classic and skate skiing. Great views of Arrowhead Lake, the beaver pond, and the big bend. The park also has a beautiful forested ice skating trail and a tubing hill. Both will be open if conditions are good. Ski, snowshoe, and ice skate rentals available. Quantities are limited. The park rents equipment on a first come, first served basis.

Departure time: 7:30 AM
Departure location: 10 York Mills Rd

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at

Sat Feb 2 2

Walking Wounded, Hilton Falls

9:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Tim Hortons. Milton.
Hike Leader(s): George Lennon, Makhan Dhesi & Family
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Flat
Distance: 8 km

Description

Difficulty: Easy

Hike loop around the reservoir to the park entrance, an outdoor log fire near the frozen falls and tame chickadees that will eat your birdseed from an outstretched hand. Bring your hiking poles and icers. This can be slippery. Hike may be cancelled if driving conditions are hazardous.

Meet at:

Tim Hortons. Milton.

Take 401 west to Milton, exit at Hwy 25 north. Tim Hortons on east side of Hwy 25 next to Esso Gas Station. We will then travel to Hilton Falls Conservation Area.

Map # Map 11

Additional Notes:


No dropout

Sat Feb 2 2

Dump to Dump

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Car Pool
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Glenridge Quarry parking lot, St.David’s Rd, St. Catharines. Carpool to dump at Fireman’s park.
Hike Leader(s): Lauren Doig Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 18 km

Description

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 21. Meet on Prince of Wales Rd near km 46.2 where the Main Trail turns east off of the road. Take Hwy 124 north from Shelburne for 15 km and turn right on Dufferin Road 21. Head east for 4 km and then right on Prince of Wales Rd. The meeting place is 1 km ahead.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Helen Bailey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 8 km

Description

Snowshoe in and out hike. Bring snowshoes, icers, snacks, lunch, water. Optional pub stop. We still have lots of snow in Dufferin County and our route is famous for a large snow drift at the top of Blackbank hill. You will need snowshoes!

Sat Feb 2 2

Snowshoe tour of Nottawasaga Lookout.

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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 (905) 713-4066 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: Two hours

Description

We will carpool to the start of the hike to be in the Notta-
wasaga Lookout Nature Reserve. We will follow a loop hike
through mixed terrain, but with some great views.
Bring a snack and beverage.

Sat Feb 2 2

St Catharines CNR and WC Route

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Lock 1 Parking lot St. Catharines. (Map 2 18.2k)
Hike Leader(s): Audrey Lopez Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Kolapore skiers parking lot on Grey Rd. 2. located 650m south of the trail. Car pool if possible since there will also be skiers using the lot.
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: approximately 8 km

Description

We will walk on the road for 650 m to the trail, then snowshoe to Metcalfe Rock for a view over the valley, then retrace our steps back to our cars.  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

Sun Feb 2 3

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 2 of 3

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: Approx 25km and possibly 2 car shuttles.

Description

This is Day 2 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills. Please contact hike leader if you’d like to join this hike.

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Sun Feb 2 3

Pop Up Hike

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area Governor’s Rd. Dundas
Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8-10 km.

Description

Meet in the last parking lot in the Dundas Valley Conservation Area on Governor’s Rd. west of downtown Dundas. We will hike part of the main loop and then the blue side trail to Canterbury Falls and back. Depending on conditions we may do the Sawmill Trail. Bring water and a snack. Icers may be necessary. Parkin fee or Conservation Area pass.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

Sun Feb 2 3

Spirit Rock Side Trail

1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Snowshoe 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
If you want to meet at the start of the hike, meet at 2:00 pm at the Spirit Rock Conservation Area parking lot off Hwy 6, Wiarton
Hike Leader(s): Kathy Middelkoop Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
Terrain: Easy: Mostly flat and good footing.
Distance: 2.6 km

Description

Hike will be dependent on weather and road conditions, we will cancel hike if the weather is marginal.  Map 35.

Sun Feb 2 3

George Nicholson Memorial Trail

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
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: 7 km

Description

Mon Feb 2 4

Iroquoia Winter E2E – 6 of 6 (13.1 km)

8:30 AM-2:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Hilton Falls Conservation Area – west of km 1.0 of Toronto Section. Enter from Campbellville Rd (Halton Rd 9) (100 cars) N43.505705, W 79.961589 Winter Re-Route shortens hike
Shuttle to Roadside Parking – km 103.8 on Twiss Rd north of Derry Rd (6 cars) N 43.447743, W 79.953436
Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 13.1km

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.

Mon Feb 2 4

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 3 of 3

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt 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: Approx 25km and possibly two car shuttles

Description

This is Day 3 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills.

Please contact hike leader if you’d like to join this hike. Details will be provided as to where to meet.

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Tue Feb 2 5

Waterdown Woods, Map 9

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
Category: Tuesday Hikers
Location (Google Maps): Meet at City View Park off Kerns Road in Burlington. From QEW, north on Brant Street, west on Dundas Street, left on Kerns Rd. Second entrance to the park on the left will take you to the parking lot for hikers.
Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Shafiq Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 12 km

Description

Starting from City View Park Side Trail, will hike the main Bruce Trail, King Side Trail and Norman Pearson Side Trail. There is one major hill to descend and ascend, the rest are mostly flat. Will have snack break at the Great Falls lookout point. Hope to view partly frozen falls and fast flowing creek. Bring snack, water and icers as the path may be slippery. Dress for weather. No dogs please.

Tue Feb 2 5

Cold Creek Conservation Area

9:30 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on east side of Party City building (4th Avenue at Hwy 10) in Orangeville.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
Distance: 8.0 km

Description

We will hike a loop on the Cold Creek CA trails. Bring snowshoes and/or icers.

Tue Feb 2 5

Snowshoe Wodehouse Karst

1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking area on Sideroad 7A, access from 7th Line, not Grey Road 7, which is not maintained at this time of year.
Hike Leader(s): Kevin Post Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
Length of Hike: 2 hours km

Description

This is a hike through a geologically fascinating area, in which creeks make their way beneath a karst landform, to emerge below the escarpment.

Wed Feb 2 6

Snowshoe Hockley Crest Caledon

9:30 AM-1:30 AM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Meet for departure at Parking lot on 5th Side Road at 44.3 km Map 18. We will snowshoe for 3 to 4 hours looping 8+ through the Hockley Crest side trails.
Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer 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

Hopefully you will require snow shoes.  Bring icers just in case.  Please register with the hike leader in case there is a change in plans due to weather.  We will stop briefly for lunch. Cynthia Archer 416 573 4236

Wed Feb 2 6

Snowshoe on Loree Forest loop

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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 Jane McIntyre (705) 481-1269 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr, Fast – 5+ km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 6 km

Description

We will carpool to the Loree Forest entrance pathway on
the 21st Sideroad . Conditions should be good for snow-
shoes and we will complete a loop hike through the forest,
with some hill climbing. There will be great views of Geor-
gian Bay. Bring water and snacks.

Wed Feb 2 6

Niagara-On-the-Lake Loop

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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

Meet at Veteran’s Lane & King Street NOTL

Hike Leader(s): Karen Couch Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6 km

Description

A Black history walking tour to commemorate Black History Month. Learn how Black Canadians shaped NOTL and our nation.

Wed Feb 2 6

Good Companions - Dundas Valley CANCELLED

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area Main entrance. Meet In Last Parking Lot.
Hike Leader(s): Lorraine Sherred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

Description

Several loops through Dundas Valley. there is a Entrance fee. Free to Conservation members. CANCELLED

Wed Feb 2 6

KOA Trails and Soup

10:00 AM

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): Maureen McFarland Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing

Description

We will explore the main trail, the Rock Springs and KOA side trails, for approximately 2 hours.  Map 31.  Join me afterwards at my home on the east side for a bowl of hearty soup and beverages.  Bring a sandwich if you wish.  Limit 12 people for lunch.  To RSVP, call or text 647-918-4180.

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Car Park at corner of Old Mud Street and Pritchard. Hamilton East Mountain.
Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will do a loop hike in the Red Hill Valley using a combination of Main Trail and Side Trails. We will return via Buttermilk Falls and Albion Falls

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 11.0 on the north side of 18th Sideroad, 450 m west of 5th Line. Map 24
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 1 1/2 hours km

Description

This is a loop hike taking in a lovely section of the main trail through the top of a ravine with a pretty creek running through it.  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

Sat Feb 2 9

Scenic Caves winter coach trip

12:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location:
Hike Leader(s): Martina Furrer, Sophie Chuchra, David Royle & Family

Description

Difficulty:

Join us for a super day of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Scenic Caves.

Party with David: Season ending social at 3 PM. Bring some treats to share. Wine will be provided by the Club.

Snowshoers: Join one of our guided snowshoe hikes. David will lead experienced snowshoers and Sophie will lead beginner snowshoers or those who wish to hike at a slightly slower pace. Alternatively, explore the resort’s trails on your own.

Skiers: glide through forest on trails groomed for classic and skate skiing. Ski ($25) and snowshoe ($19) rentals available.

Departure time: 8:30 am
Departure location: 10 York Mills Rd

Additional Notes:


Dropout available at

Sat Feb 2 9

Hockley Valley -Main & 3 Side Trails

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Map 18: Meet at BT Parking Lot at km 50.8 on east side of 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Road
Hike Leader(s): Helen Bailey & Lynda Vera Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: Approx 9k (shorter option of 6k if deep snow) km

Description

From km 50.8 we will hike Hockley Heights Side Trail to Main Trail, Peter Beecham Side Trail, Main Trail to km 55.2, then loop back via Griffith Ravine Side Trail & Main Trail to starting point. Depending on weather and snowfall: bring icers, snowshoes, poles.

Sat Feb 2 9

Woodend St Pauls Loop

9:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Loop
Location (Google Maps): Entrance (15.2 km Map 2) Woodend Conservation Area off Taylor Rd
Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 15 k

Description

Hike a loop from Woodend Conservation through hilly terrain to St Paul Ave, Niagara Falls. We will pass through the Screaming Tunnel and Fireman’s Park.

Sat Feb 2 9

#1/5 Caledon Bruce Trail E2E

9:00 AM

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

Hosting Club: Toronto

Location: Hockley Road Parking area
Hike Leader(s): Mei Juan (Alina) Lin
Pace: Moderate
Terrain: Hilly
Distance: 16 km

Description

Difficulty: Intermediate

Meet at Hockley Road parking area, car shuttle to Mono Community Center parking lot (N44.026195, W80.071516) to hike back.Car shuttle in effect at start and end of hike. All must take part in the car shuttle.

This hike is also on TBTC Meetup group: https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Bruce-Trail-Club/. If you need to coordinate carpooling, post your request in the Comment section at the event page on the Meetup.

Meet at:

Hockley Road Parking area

Eeast of km60.1. N43.972857, W80.056330

Map # 18/19

Additional Notes:

End to End #1 of 5
No dropout
Hiking boots
No dogs
icers/microspikes are mandatory

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): Michael Treuman (416) 518-0489 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 6 km

Description

Hike#1. Pretty River Valley Loop Time: 9:30 am
We will carpool to the junction of the 2nd Line and the 6th
Sideroad, then commence a loop hike through the upper
level of the Pretty River Valley Provincial park.
Bring water and a snack.

Event #2. Leapin’ Leap Year Potluck
We will hold our LEAPIN’ LEAP YEAR POT LUCK following the hike – approx. 12:30 pm at the:

Balmoral Recreation Complex & Banquet Room
8-10 Harbour St., Collingwood, ON.
The Banquet room can be accessed through the Main East
Side entrance on 8 Harbour St.
COME OUT AND JOIN US
** Note our “green” initiative: Please bring your own plate mug and cutlery.

Contact: Myra Campbell (705) 293-2525)

Sat Feb 2 9

Decew House to Morningstar Mill

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Leisurely
Location (Google Maps): DeCew House, DeCew Rd, Thorold (Map 3, km 29.8)
Hike Leader(s): Larry Lloyd Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 5.3 k

Description

This hike follows the main trail along Moody lake to the Morningstar Mill side trail, past the DeCew Falls to Morningstar Mill.