Beaver Valley

Notice: Hiking Program has resumed

While the province is in Step 1 of re-opening, hikes are open to BTC members only with a capacity limit of 10 hikers. Registration is required.

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  • 05
    October 5, 2020

    Loop in the valley

    10:00 AM
    10/05/2020
    Click here to register for this hike (7 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the leader’s house, 194700 Beaver Valley Road, Kimberley, ON N0C 1G0, Canada, near km 53.4 Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections, Strenuous
    Length of Hike: 12.8 km

    Description

    Beginning at the hike leaders house, we will hike south along the east side of the valley, to Campbell’s Hill/Graham’s Hill Side Trail, where we we cross the valley to climb the east side and hike north to the Beaver Valley Ski Club and the Valley Crossover sSde Trail.  We’ll then cross back to the east side and south to finish at the hike leader’s house.

    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

    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.

    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.

  • 09
    October 9, 2020

    Loree Loop

    9:00 AM
    10/09/2020
    NOTE, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

    Click here to be added to the Wait List.

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 24 Meet near km 2.3 at the corner of 21st Sideroad and 4th Line. Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 7.5 km

    Description

    We will hike through forested ravines and upland to the Loree Forest to loop the Len Gertler side Trail and back to our cars.  Bring snacks and 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. 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

    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.

    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.

  • 14
    October 14, 2020

    Kolapore Trails & Bruce Trail Combo

    10:00 AM
    10/14/2020
    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): Map 25 Meet at the parking lot at Metcalfe Rock (200 metres south of 27.9) Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: approximately 6 km

    Description

    This is a loop walk that will explore a combination of the Kolapore Trails and the Bruce Trail.

    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

    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.

    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.

  • 16
    October 16, 2020

    Fairmount/Seigerman Loop

    9:00 AM
    10/16/2020
    Click here to register for this hike (5 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on the shoulder of Sideroad 22B, km 98.3 (Edition 30) across from the entrance to Fairmount Side Trail.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 11.2 km

    Description

    We will hike the Fairmount and Seigerman  and Allan side trails with main trail connectors, plus views of Webwood Falls.  Bring water and snacks.

    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

    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.

     

     

  • 20
    October 20, 2020

    Chuck Grant Side Trail Loop

    9:00 AM
    10/20/2020
    Click here to register for this hike (4 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Map 25 Meet at the Metcalfe Rock parking lot on 10th Line near km 27.9 Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 9 km

    Description

    This hike climbs above Metcalfe Rock, passes Pinnacle Rock and crosses Mill Creek over a long bridge built by the Meaford Military Training Base engineers.

    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

    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.

    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.