Beaver Valley

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September
  • 18
    September 18, 2019

    Old Baldy

    9:30 AM
    09/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 46.5 (4th Line A & Artemesia-EuphrasiaTownline) Map 26
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Leisurely, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2.5 hour, 7 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike using the Mac Kirk Side Trail plus main trail.  Ridgetop views of Kimberley Valley from Old Baldy lookout. Bring water, snacks.

    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.
  • 28
    September 28, 2019

    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, Some steep sections, Strenuous
    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.
  • 29
    September 29, 2019

    Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock Map

    9:30 AM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kolapore Uplands parking lot just South of Km 23.8 on Grey Road 2. Map 25
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 9 km

    Description

    We will walk to start of the hike at Km 23.8 for a 9 km round trip in and back.  Hike through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalf, with views of Mill Creek Valley.  Bring: snacks 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.