Blue Mountains

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  • Kolapore New Year’s Day Snowshoe
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    01/01/2022

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Rosemary Petrie – (705) 293-4444 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 6-8 km

    Description

    CANCELLED!! Start the year off on the right foot!
    This hike starts at the cross country skiers parking lot on County Rd 2.
    We will go across the road and onto a traIl marked with BLUE RIBBONS which is for snowshoeing only.
    We proceed through woods and some short hills and foot bridges until we enter Mitchell’s Woods.
    Then we arrive at the Metcalfe Rock area where we turn around
    and retrace our steps to the parking lot.
    A very beautiful hike with varied terrain and some great views.
    Bring water and a snack.

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  • Lower Beaver Valley – Medium Pace
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    01/05/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Terry Kimmerly – (705) 351-2494 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 11-12 km

    Description

    We will begin the hike at the parking area on Johnston’s Sideroad at km 74.3 in the Beaver Valley section.
    We will hike south to km 68.3 and retrace our steps heading north to the cars.
    Trail climbs a high meadow then east across to Cuckoo Valley and down the Beaver Valley
    towards the high eastern edges of the Escarpment.
    Bring water and lunch.
    Map: 26 Edition 30

  • Lower Beaver Valley – Leisurely Pace
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    01/05/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Flo Kusiak – (705) 443-8075 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 5-6 km

    Description

    The Leisurely group will begin the hike at the parking area on 12th Concession A at
    km 76.8 in the Beaver Valley section.
    We will hike south to km 74.3 and retrace our steps heading north to the cars.
    Trail crosses two hay fields, enters a mature hardwood forest and
    traverses along a slope to emerge into open farmland.
    Bring water and a snack.
    Map: 26 Edition 30

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  • Hockley Valley on 4th Part 2 – EARLY START
    8:30 AM-2:00 PM
    01/08/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Kelly-Leigh Thomas (519) 501-8170 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

    We will park on 4th Line in the Caledon Hills section, begin at km 55.1 and hike to the Hockley Valley Resort service road.
    For the next 1.1km the Trail will traverse the Resort’s ski facilities.
    A long descent occurs after the maintenance sheds.
    The length is determined by snow and group ability.
    Can be 5km before retracing steps, but easily shortened if required.
    Bring water and lunch.
    Map: 18 Edition 30

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  • Climb Escarpment from Craigleith
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    01/12/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Hart Fischer (705) 606-0507 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    This is a snowshoe hike.
    We will head to a suitable parking area in Craigleith.
    Our trails will involve some escarpment climbing, switchbacks and there will be great views.
    No matter what it will be a challenging hike.
    Bring water and a snack.

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  • Beaverdale Forest Area – Leisurely Pace
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    01/15/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Michael Treuman – (416) 518-0489 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 4-8 km

    Description

    We will park at km91.9 on Sideroad 16C in the Beaver Valley Section.
    We will follow the white blazed trail north to km94.9 and return via the Sligo Side Trail to the cars.
    The leisurely hike heads north on the white blazed trail to km92.8 and loops back to the cars via the Sligo Side Trail.
    Map: 27 Edition 30

  • Beaverdale Forest Area – Medium Pace
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    01/15/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Michelle Wacker – (705) 730-8481 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 4-8 km

    Description

    We will park at km91.9 on Sideroad 16C in the Beaver Valley Section.
    We will follow the white blazed trail north to km94.9 and return via the Sligo Side Trail to the cars.
    The medium paced hike heads north on the white blazed trail to km92.8 and loops back to the cars via the Sligo Side Trail. This is a faster pace than the leisure group. Make sure you have signed up in appropriate group.
    Map: 27 Edition 30

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  • Moonlight Hike -Loree Forest **LATE START**
    6:30 PM-8:30 PM
    01/17/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Rosemary Petrie – (705) 293-4444 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    We will head to Loree Forest and proceed with a two hour snowshoe hike by moonlight.
    Leader and sweep will guide you with a headlamp through a beautiful moonlit forest loop.
    The very first full moon of the year is known in many cultures as the Full Wolf Moon, which is appropriate
    because wolves are much louder and more noticeable in January, which is when breeding season begins.

    Badge available after the hike for $10.00.</strong
    Map: 24 Edition 30

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  • Pretty River Valley
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    01/19/2022

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    Hosting Club: Blue Mountains
    Category: Blue Mountain Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike meets in the parking lot behind Tim Horton’s on First St. in Collingwood.

    Hike Leader(s): Hart Fischer (705) 606-0507 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    We will proceed to parking on 33/34 Sideroad Nottawasaga to begin a partial loop hike of the
    Pretty River Valley Main Trail, Pretty River Side Trail and the John Haigh Side Trail.
    While there are some steep ascents and descents that make this a challenging hike, the views are great and worth the effort.
    Snowshoes and poles are a must to make the hike easier.
    Bring lunch and beverages.
    Map: 23 Edition 30

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