Beaver Valley

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  • Eugenia Falls to Hoggs Falls
    9:30 AM
    09/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Hogg’s Falls parking area, km 63.2. Map 26
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 7 km

    Description

    This hike will begin at Eugenia Falls and end at Hogg’s Falls, two of our Beaver Valley gems.  As we hike along there are great views up and down Beaver Valley.  We pass a beautiful old hemlock tree on the way.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
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  • Fairmount/Webwood Falls/Seigerman Loop
    9:00 AM
    09/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on the shoulder of Sideroad 22B, east of Grey Road 7, across from the entrance to the Fairmount Side Trail. Map 27
    Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 12 km

    Description

    This hike will take in two side trails and Webwood Falls with connections on the main trail.  Bring lunch and sufficient water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
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  • Trout Hollow Trail Loop Meaford
    9:00 AM
    09/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Beautiful Joe Park, Edwin St. Meaford.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 10.8 km

    Description

    This loop hike takes us along the Bighead River on the historically significant Tout Hollow Trail.  We will pass a number of ruins circa 1860’s – early 1900’s including the sawmill site at which naturalist John Muir worked.  Bring lunch and water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
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  • Bayview Escarpment (long) Loop
    9:30 AM
    09/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 55.2, map 30 at the north end of St. Vincent-Sydenham Townline
    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
    Distance: 13.2 kms

    Description

    This hike will follow the main trail and the River Kwai Side Trail through cedar and hardwood forests and colonies of ferns. There are several lookouts along the escarpment edge with lovely views over Georgian Bay and the Meaford Tank Range. Bring a lunch or snacks and water. Approximately 4 hours. Map 30 Loop 6. This is a joint hike with Sydenham Club. For more information, call or text 647-918-4180.

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  • Valley Crossover
    10:00 AM
    09/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10 a.m. at Ed’s house (194700 Grey Rd 13 km 50.0) Map 26
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 12.6 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike including 2 crossover side trails and stretches of main trail on both sides of the valley. Bring lunch.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
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  • Blue Mountain /Mission Road Side Trail
    9:30 AM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Blue Mountains south parking lot P1on Gord Canning Dr. Map 24
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Hayworth Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 12 km

    Description

    We will climb up the Cascade Trail to meet the Bruce trail at approximate km 64. We will then take the Mission Rd Side trail to km 60.1 and then return via the main trail.  If you do not wish to climb Blue Mountains, you could meet us at the parking lot near km 64 at 10:15am. Bring lunch, snacks and sufficient water.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
    3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
    4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
    5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
    6. Please leave dogs at home.
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