Beaver Valley

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September

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley
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Tue Sep 0 3

Eugenia Falls to Hoggs Falls

9:30 AM

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.

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.

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.

Sat Sep 1 4

Bayview Escarpment (long) Loop

9:30 AM

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.

Tue Sep 1 7

Valley Crossover

10:00 AM

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.

Wed Sep 1 8

Old Baldy

9:30 AM

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.

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.

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.