Beaver Valley

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In Step 3 of Provincial re-opening (beginning July 16) some hikes open to non-members and capacity limits may increase to 100 hikers. Some hikes may have lower capacity limits or be for members only. Registration is required for all hikes.

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  • Bruce Trail – Kolapore Trail loop
    9:00 AM
    08/03/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (3 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Kolapore parking lot on the east side of Grey Road 2, 500 metres south of 23.8, map 25, Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 8 km

    Description

    Hike west from Grey Road 2 on the Bruce Trail to Metcalfe Rock, and return on the Kolapore Church Trail (part of the Kolapore Wilderness Trails)

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    4. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

     

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  • Beaver Valley West (16C-7A)
    9:00 AM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (9 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on Sideroad 16C (access from 7th Line, not Grey Rd. 7) approx. km 91.9 Map 27, Edition 30. Park on one side only, well onto the shoulder of the road. Do not block the farmer’s field entrance or the driveway at the dead end.
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: Approx.10 km

    Description

    This is an out and back hike.  This forested hike takes us along the escarpment through Herman McConnell Memorial Forest and the Wodehouse Creek Management Area.  Bring snacks and sufficient water.

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    4. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

     

     

     

     

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  • Siegerman Side Trail Plus More
    9:00 AM
    08/12/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (12 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the end of Sideroad 22C near Heathcote. at Km 102.5, Map 28, Edition 30. Roadside parking is available.
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Yaraskavitch Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 6.5 km

    Description

    We begin with an incline up an unopened road allowance. Then we will loop through varied forest using the Allan Side Trail. As we return via the Siegerman Side Trail, we will be walking along a beautiful stream. Please bring adequate water and a snack.

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    4. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

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  • The Metcalfe Rock Duncan Crevice Loop
    8:30 AM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (2 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Metcalfe Rock parking lot on the 10th Line at Km 27.9 Map 25 Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Yaraskavitch Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 10 km

    Description

    Our hike takes us past the impressive Pinnacle Rock and by the beautiful Mill Creek. We’ll have a few interesting views of deep crevices and a wide view back to Metcalfe Rock. We follow the Chuck Grant Side Trail to make a loop. As we near our starting location, an optional route through the awe-inspiring Metcalfe Rock Side Trail is a great way to bring our hike to a close. Please bring adequate water and a snack.

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    4. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

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  • Kimberley Side Trail Loop + Bill’s Creek
    9:00 AM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (10 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Beaver Valley Ski Club entrance which is west off Grey Rd. 30 (off Grey Rd. 13 just south of Kimberley) Lower parking lot at the south end. Map 26, Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: Approx. 9 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike with an extension north to view Bill’s Creek and Karst topography.  We start at the ski club and head north on the Kimberley Side Trail up to Biil’s Creek then return on the main trail south to the Valley Crossover Trail and back to our cars.

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    4. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

     

     

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  • South to Margaret Paull Side Trail
    9:00 AM
    08/30/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (9 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on 21st sideroad about 500 m east of km 8.4 Map 24 Edition 30. Angle park on the north side of the road where there is a wide shoulder.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections, Some rocky footing
    Length of Hike: Approx. 10 km return

    Description

    This will be an out and back hike, taking in field, forest ravine and a pretty creek, with views west and some surprise “flowerpots”.

    COVID-19 Precautions Before, During and After your Hike

    1. Each hiker joining a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking.
      Find Ontario’s self-assessment tool here: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
    2. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.
    3. Follow the guidelines for safe & responsible hiking
    4. Personal Protective Equipment:
      • Hikers may choose to wear masks
      • Hikers may carry and use hand sanitizer, but should not be sharing it with the group
    5. Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a Bruce Trail Club organized hike must inform their local public health unit.
      Find your local health unit at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx

     

    Transportation

    All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.

    Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes must be out-and-back or loop hikes. No buses are provided at this time.

    Other Guidelines

    1. Arrive 15 minutes before the start of the hike.
    2. Wear sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain.
      Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate.
      Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    3. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    4. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated). A minimum of 1L of water is recommended on all hikes, and 3L is recommended for long, challenging hikes in the heat of the summer.
    5. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent (for spring and summer hikes).
    6. Bring your own first aid kit.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.

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