Beaver Valley

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  • Snowshoe to the Beaver Pond
    9:30 AM
    02/04/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on the north shoulder of Sideroad 19, west of Grey County Road 7, where the trail enters (250 m west of km 90.0) to carpool to Sideroad 16 C where we start of the hike. Map 27
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2 hours km

    Description

    This hike takes us through woodlots and along fields to end with a winter view of the Beaver Pond.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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  • Snowshoe Adventure Badge #3 Moonlit Hogg’s Falls Loops
    6:30 PM
    02/08/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Hogg’s Falls parking lot, km 63.2 Map 26
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: approximately 5 km

    Description

    This is a beautiful snowshoe outing taking in the Lower and Upper Hogg’s Falls Side Trails as well as part of the main trail which passes by Hogg’s Falls itself.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

     

     

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  • Snowshoeing with Stella – Kolapore
    10:00 AM
    02/10/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Kolapore skiers parking lot on Grey Road 2, 650 m south of the trail. Map 25
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Presthus Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 9 km

    Description

    We will walk to the start of the outing at km 23.8  for a round trip, in and back.  Snowshoe through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalfe, with views of Mill Creek Valley.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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  • Snowshoe Seigerman Side Trail
    10:00 AM
    02/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on the shoulder of Sideroad 22B, east of Grey County Road 7. Map 27
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: approx. 4.5 km, 2 hours

    Description

    This loop hike takes in the Seigerman Side Trail and parts of the main trail.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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  • Snowshoe Walters Falls Loop
    10:00 AM
    02/20/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Walters Falls Inn parking lot in the Sydenham section, km 11.4, Map 29.
    Hike Leader(s): Mike Arkless Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 2 1/2 hours km

    Description

    This is a loop hike beginning at Walters Falls and following the river north before crossing over and following it south back to the falls.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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  • Snowshoe Adventure Badge #4 Kolapore
    1:30 PM
    02/22/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Kolapore skiers parking lot on Grey Rd. 2. located 650m south of the trail. Car pool if possible since there will also be skiers using the lot.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: approximately 8 km

    Description

    We will walk on the road for 650 m to the trail, then snowshoe to Metcalfe Rock for a view over the valley, then retrace our steps back to our cars.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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  • Snowshoe Wodehouse Karst
    1:00 PM
    02/25/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking area on Sideroad 7A, access from 7th Line, not Grey Road 7, which is not maintained at this time of year.
    Hike Leader(s): Kevin Post Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 2 hours km

    Description

    This is a hike through a geologically fascinating area, in which creeks make their way beneath a karst landform, to emerge below the escarpment.

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  • Snowshoe Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop
    11:00 AM
    02/28/2020

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at km 11.0 on the north side of 18th Sideroad, 450 m west of 5th Line. Map 24
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 1 1/2 hours km

    Description

    This is a loop hike taking in a lovely section of the main trail through the top of a ravine with a pretty creek running through it.  Please read the participant guidelines below.

    Participant Guidelines

    1. All kms mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
    2. Please arrive 15 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. Bring sufficient water and snacks (or lunch if indicated).
    6. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
    7. Please leave dogs at home.
    8. Pace: Leisurely = 3km/hr or less, Medium = 3-4 km/hr, Brisk = 4-5 km/hr, Fast = 5+km/hr

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