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  • Terra Cotta, Map 14
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    08/01/2021

    Sorry, the registration cut-off time for this hike has been reached.

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    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: General
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Winston Churchill Blvd. intersection with CaledonTrail-way.
    Direction: Highway 410 North, continue Highway 10 North, turn left on Kings Street, right on Winston Churchill Blvd., drive about one kilometre to the roadside parking at intersection.

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Shafiq Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Will hike main Bruce Trail, Terra Cotta Side Trail and a Conservation area trail.
    Bring two bottles of water, a snack, bugs spray, and hand sanitizer.
    Keep face mask in the bag pack, social distancing continue to apply.

  • Allanburg Loop
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    08/01/2021

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at the Allanburg Bridge Hwy 20 Parking lot on the west side of the bridge (Map 3)

    Hike Leader(s): Sylvia Wheeler Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Leisurely hike along the Welland canal on flat paved terrain

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  • Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills
    8:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/03/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 12k

    Description

    Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. Register for each hike

  • Bruce Trail – Kolapore Trail loop
    9:00 AM
    08/03/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Kolapore parking lot on the east side of Grey Road 2, 500 metres south of 23.8, map 25, Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Bruce King Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 8 km

    Description

    Hike west from Grey Road 2 on the Bruce Trail to Metcalfe Rock, and return on the Kolapore Church Trail (part of the Kolapore Wilderness Trails)

    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. 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
    4. 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

     

    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.

    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.

     

  • Short Hike, Pelham Road, Short Hills
    9:15 AM-10:45 AM
    08/03/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: In and Out
    Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Provincial Park, Pelham Road entrance
    Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 kms

    Description

    Hike the main and side trails in Short Hills. Bring water and a snack, bug spray and sun screen

  • Felker’s Falls Loop Hike
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    08/03/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Felker’s Falls loop hike, Hamilton, Iroquoia Section: Meet at Felker’s Falls Conservation Area parking lot on Ackland Street Hamilton.
    From Hwy 6 North merge onto Hwy 403 West. Take exit 64 for Lincoln Alexander Parkway. Then take Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway exit towards Mud St. Turn left onto Winterberry Dr. Turn left onto Ackland St.

    Hike Leader(s): Doris Harper Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12 km loop hike

    Description

    Loop Hike  – From the parking lot at Felker’s Falls Conservation Area in Hamilton,  we will hike the main trail and Mohawk Side Trail and Mountain Brow Side Trail to make a 12 km loop. Along the way we will pass Felker’s Falls, Buttermilk Falls and Albion Falls. We may include part of the Red Hill Valley Trail as well,.

    Bring water and snacks

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  • HIKE #2: Hoggs Falls — Start time: EARLY 8:30AM
    8:30 AM-12:30 PM
    08/04/2021


    Registration Required:

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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): Annette Sandberg – (705) 795-9700 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    We will park at km 67.5 on the Lower Valley Road. We will begin hiking on the
    Hoggs Falls Lower Side Trail before joining up with the white blazed trail and continuing north.
    Upon meeting up with the Hoggs Falls Upper Side Trail, we will hike west to form a loop back to the cars.
    The trail leads through forests, climbs out of the creek valley and follows along the edge of an open field
    before dropping down again onto an old logging road and into the beginning of a wide valley.
    Bring a snack or lunch and water.
    Map: 26 Edition 30

  • HIKE #1: Pacific Slope Friendship Trail -Hoggs Falls — Start time: EARLY 8:30AM
    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    08/04/2021


    Registration Required:

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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): Allison Thomas (705) 444-4616 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    The Pacific Slope Trail (Sendero Pacífico) Friendship Trail follows the Bruce Trail starting at Hoggs Falls (km 68).
    This is a very strenuous hike. We make a steady climb as we go up and down several times before veering off onto the Stew Hilts Side Trail
    all the while taking in a portion of the Beaver Valley’s beautiful Falling Waters landscape.
    **The Pacific Slope Trail (Sendero Pacífico, Costa Rica) section is twinned with the Bruce Trail.
    It begins in San Luis in the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest conservation region, and leads into the Children’s Eternal Rainforest

    Bring a snack or lunch and water.

  • Mono Cliffs
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    08/04/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Mono Center Park, 754483 Mono Centre Rd, Shelburne
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 14-18 km

    Description

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me at least 2 hours before the start of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice the better.

  • Evening Hike in Owen Sound
    7:00 PM
    08/04/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (99 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Sydenham

    Location (Google Maps): Municipal parking lot by the river on the westside of 1st Ave E between 7th and 8th St E, Owen Sound

    Pace: Medium: 3 to 4 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 6 kms

    Description

    We will spend about 2 hrs exploring city trails and neighbourhoods. For further information contact Hike Leader Harriet Nixon at 519-373-6598 or harrietnixon@bmts.com

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  • Eldred King Woodlands
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 16232 ON-48, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X4 . Eldred King is just north of Aurora Rd off Markham Rd (HWY 48) . When the sign Eldred King Woodlands appears turn unto the gravel roadway and follow it to the parking lot. Parking is free and there are security guards until closing time.
    I urge everyone doing this hike to arrive at least 15 mins before departure time so we can start on time.
    We start the hike early (8:00 a.m.) to beat the heat. Walk with your hiking essentials including at least 2 litres of water, and a light lunch. Dress for the weather.

    Hike Leader(s): Victor Ramautar Cell: 416-708-8199 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 12-15kms

    Description

  • Botanical Gardens
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Leisurely
    Location (Google Maps):

    Locust Grove Picnic Area 1488 Niagara Parkway Queenston

    Hike Leader(s): Bruce Manion Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: 6k

    Description

    A short Hike from Queenston heights to the Botanical Gardens of Niagara. Established in 1936, the Botanical Gardens presents visitors with 99 acres (40 hectares) of beautifully maintained gardens that include perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal parterre garden, herb and vegetable plantings, and our world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,400 roses.

  • Mississauga: Credit River 2/6 Erindale – Barbertown Loop
    9:30 AM-1:15 PM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

    NOTE, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

    Click here to be added to the Wait List.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at MiWay Kipling Terminal Platform 16 for 8:34 a.m. departure MiWay Bus #1. Walk 5 minutes west from Kipling Subway Station to the Terminal. Or if going directly to the hike, meet the rest of us by the washrooms at Erindale Park. The entrance to Erindale Park is 1695 Dundas Street West, just east of Mississauga Road. Try to arrive 10-15 minutes ahead of time.
    Hike Leader(s): Andrew Proczek Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 13.2 Km

    Description

    We will be hiking north along the Culham trail form Erindale Park as far as Eglington Ave and returning by way of Leslie Log House, Mullet Creek, Trapper’s Green, and Sawmill Valley Trail to UTM, finishing our scenic loop back at our starting point. This is mostly a flat hike with 3 hills and a few rocky sections where you have to watch your footing. Mostly it is smooth sailing. Our lunch stop will be on the grounds of Leslie Log House at the 7.6 km mark. Water fountain and public washrooms at Erindale Park only, nature stop prior to our lunch break. There should be an ice cream vendor waiting for us in Erindale Park on our return.

    The route:https://onthegomap.com/s/d70uqhva

  • Ron Savage Loop
    1:30 PM
    08/08/2021


    Registration Required:

    NOTE, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.

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    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking on Grey Road 17 south of Copper Kettle, north of Concession 10, at the entrance to the Glen Side Trail (southwest of km 121.4) Map 33
    Hike Leader(s): Bill Snel Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely: 3 km/h or less
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 5.4 km

    Description

    A loop hike in the Glen using the Ron Savage Side Trail and main trail. Nice views of the Glen when returning on the main trail.  Call 519-470-0584 (landline) or email w.snel2@gmail.com

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  • Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills
    8:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (19 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps):

    Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Moderate
    12k

    Description

    Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. Register for each hike

  • Beaver Valley West (16C-7A)
    9:00 AM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on Sideroad 16C (access from 7th Line, not Grey Rd. 7) approx. km 91.9 Map 27, Edition 30. Park on one side only, well onto the shoulder of the road. Do not block the farmer’s field entrance or the driveway at the dead end.
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: Approx.10 km

    Description

    This is an out and back hike.  This forested hike takes us along the escarpment through Herman McConnell Memorial Forest and the Wodehouse Creek Management Area.  Bring snacks and sufficient 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. 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
    4. 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

     

    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.

    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.

     

     

     

     

  • Short Hike, Pelham Road, Short Hills
    9:15 AM-10:45 AM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (19 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Provincial Park, Pelham Road entrance
    Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 kms

    Description

    Hike the main and side trails in Short Hills. Bring water and a snack, bug spray and sun screen

  • Island Lake return to hiking.
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (14 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at 9:15 for a 9:30 departure at the NW parking lot to Island Lake Conservation Area.
    Hike Leader(s): Peter Ostrowski Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Easy – mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 9.7 km

    Description

    Meet at 9:15 for a 9:30 departure at the NW parking lot to Island Lake Conservation Area. The parking lot entrance is on the south side of Hockley Road 370 meters east of the stoplight on Highway 10 at Hockley Road a.k.a. County Road 16 and opposite Mono-Amaranth Public School.  Parking is limited to about 20 cars so earlier or pooling is advised.

    This is a very pleasant and beautiful circular walk along the boardwalks through marshes, forests and over islands. And perfect for conditioning after the lock down. There are two washroom facilities on the route but no water.

  • 2 Badges & A Book – Youth Hike Series
    6:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/10/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Youth Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Louth Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Alicia Aitchison Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: ~5km

    Description

    This is the first of two family hikes in August.  We will meet at Louth Conservation Area and enjoy a leisurely paced (approximately 3km/hr) 90 minute hike on the Bruce Trail. There will be some hills, woods, rocks & even a waterfall.

    During this hike youth hikers can work towards their Young Nature Blazers Badge & after the hike write up or draw about how they used their 5 senses during the hike & bring this to the next hike to earn the badge.  Youth hikers that earn both the Young Nature Blazers Badge and the Young Trail Blazers Badge will receive a copy of Birthday Boots, by Cindi Conlon, a delightful tale of a young family’s first hike on the Bruce Trail.  Please bring $4 for each badge (correct change only please).

    All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and the registration process must be completed for each family member separately, including children, so we have an accurate head count.  Participant numbers are limited.  Use your membership number for any youth you will be bringing.

    If you are new to Bruce Trail hikes please review the Know Before You Go section on brucetrail.org to ensure you are prepared for your hiking adventure & familiar with hiking responsibly & safely.

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  • 8:00 am Long Hike Jordan to Moyer / Louth
    8:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/12/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (18 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps):

    Jordan Hollow Park 3039 King St Jordan

    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Moderate
    12k

    Description

    From Jordan Hollow Hike the main trail to Moyer Road or Louth and Return. You must register for each hike

  • Siegerman Side Trail Plus More
    9:00 AM
    08/12/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (12 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the end of Sideroad 22C near Heathcote. at Km 102.5, Map 28, Edition 30. Roadside parking is available.
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Yaraskavitch Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Length of Hike: 6.5 km

    Description

    We begin with an incline up an unopened road allowance. Then we will loop through varied forest using the Allan Side Trail. As we return via the Siegerman Side Trail, we will be walking along a beautiful stream. Please bring adequate water and a snack.

    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. 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
    4. 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

     

    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.

    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.

  • Short hike – Jordan
    9:15 AM-10:45 AM
    08/12/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (23 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps): Jordan Hollow Park

    Hike Leader(s): Bill Russell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 km

    Description

    Hike along the Jordan Creek to Upper Balls Falls or the Jim Rainforth Trail. You must register for each hike.

  • Walter’s Falls Loop
    9:30 AM
    08/12/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Sydenham
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking on St. Vincent-Sydenham Townline (at km 7.4) Map 29
    Hike Leader(s): Fran Turner Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk: 4 to 5 km/h
    Terrain: Moderate: Some hills and/or poor footing
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

    We start this brisk hike with a strenuous uphill climb on St Vincent-Sydenham Townline – to get the blood pumping! Then we turn into the woods and take the trail east through a pretty mix of forest and fields to Grey Road 29. We head south briefly, then take the Walter’s Falls side trail along the east side of the creek valley, then cross over the bridge at the Walter’s Fall Inn and follow the creek along its west bank and back to Road 29. We will cross the road and hike through a pleasant forest and back over Walter’s Creek where it passes the closed section of the Holland Sydenham Townline. We then re-trace our steps through the Walter’s Falls Management Area to the parking.

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  • Hilton Falls
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/16/2021


    Registration Required:

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area Parking Lot, northeast corner
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10-14 km

    Description

    You will need to reserve two consecutive time blocks via Halton Parks, for 9am-1 pm.
    https://book.parkpassproject.com/book?startDate=2021-06-29&inventory=1118597880&inventoryGroup=1554186518&selectedDiscountGroup=ch_member

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me at least 2 hours before the start of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice the better.

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  • HIKE: Hockley Valley on the 4th Line Part 2 — Start time: EARLY 8:30AM
    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    08/18/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (5 spots remaining)

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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): Mary-Lynne Chenard (905) 713-4066 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    We will park on 4th Line at km 55.1 in the Caledon Hills section at the designated parking area.
    We will hike west along the white blazed trail to 2nd Line EHS and then retrace
    our steps to the Griffith Ravine Side Trail looping around and back to the cars.
    The trail covers various types of terrain including hills, valleys, streams, and boardwalks.
    A portion of the trail traverses the Hockley Valley Resort’s ski and golf facilities.
    Bring a snack or lunch and water.
    Map: 18 Edition 30

  • A side order of trails
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/18/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (15 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Angels Gate Winery

    Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7k

    Description

    Hike the side trails and main trail around angels gate winery including the Beamsville Bench, Angel and Mountainview Side Trails.

  • Scottsdale Farm
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    08/18/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (16 spots remaining)

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): 13807 Trafalgar Rd N, Georgetown
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, 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: 14-18 km

    Description

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me at least 2 hours before the start of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice the better.

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  • Niagara End to End #4 Decew to Woodend
    8:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    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: Niagara
    Category: Car Pool
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at entrance to Woodend Conservation Area on Taylor Rd. NOTL (Map 2, km 15.2) Carpool.

    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    Hike #4 of End to End. Hike meanders through Brock University along the trail. There is some roadwork

  • HIKE: Lindenwood Management Area — Start time: EARLY 8:00AM
    8:00 AM-2:30 PM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (10 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    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
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    We will park at the lot on Lindenwood Rd. just east of 17 in the Sydenham section.
    This hike travels north to Lundy Road and loops back via the Ross McLean Side Trail.
    Beautiful shady trail.
    Bring a snack or lunch and water.
    Map: 34 Edition 30

  • Woodend, Margaret K and Wetland Ridge Side Trails Hike
    8:30 AM-10:30 AM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (22 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: In and Out
    Location (Google Maps):

    Woodend Conservation Area, Taylor Road parking lot

    Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Approximately 6 km

    Description

    Meet At Woodend Conservation Area, Taylor Road parking lot and hike the Woodend & Wetland Ridge Side Trails as well as the main trail. 

  • The Metcalfe Rock Duncan Crevice Loop
    8:30 AM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (2 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Metcalfe Rock parking lot on the 10th Line at Km 27.9 Map 25 Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Yaraskavitch Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: 10 km

    Description

    Our hike takes us past the impressive Pinnacle Rock and by the beautiful Mill Creek. We’ll have a few interesting views of deep crevices and a wide view back to Metcalfe Rock. We follow the Chuck Grant Side Trail to make a loop. As we near our starting location, an optional route through the awe-inspiring Metcalfe Rock Side Trail is a great way to bring our hike to a close. Please bring adequate water and a snack.

    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. 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
    4. 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

     

    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.

    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.

  • Bluffers Park
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08/21/2021

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-07


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at TTC Bus Loop by Bluffers Park Beach. Take Bus #175 Bluffers Park from Kennedy Station to end of the line. Bus runs every 15 minutes, travel time is 20 minutes. Taking the TTC bus service is strongly recommended.

    Hike Leader(s): Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 8

    Description

    Morning hike around Bluffers Park Beach and Bluffers Park viewing the Scarborough Bluffs.

    Preregistration Begins Aug 7 2021

    Limited To Maximum of 12 Hikers

  • Rotary Park
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (22 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Rotary Park, St. Catherine’s

    Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Approximately 7 km

    Description

    We will hike the trails in & around Rotary Park.

  • Earl Bales Park and West Don Parkland
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-04


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at west exit of the North York Centre subway station–towards the reflecting pool of Mel Lastman Square.

    Hike Leader(s): George Lennon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 13.5 km

    Description

    We will explore quiet trails along the West Don River into some of the least-known woods in the city. We will pass through York Cemetery to Gwendolyn Park and Earl Bales Park and the Hinder Property. Looping through the West Don Parkland, we return via the Hinder Property and Burnett Park to Mel Lastman Square. Some steep descents and climbs, so walking poles are highly recommended. It can be buggy along the Hydro Corridor.  Bring spray, sunscreen if it is a bright day, and snacks and drinking water.

  • Tots & Trains
    10:00 AM-11:45 AM
    08/21/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (21 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area – 650 Governors Road, Dundas, ON, L9E 5E3

    Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 1 – 3km

    Description

    Please note – PARKING FEE APPLIES – Pre-registration is required and closes 24 hours before the hike – contact via email preferred until day of hike text/call 647 294 2098

    For the littlest hikers & hikers in training, geared towards ages 5 and under (not a hard limit) – we will meet at the south end of the second parking lot from the main entrance at 650 Governors Road (See purple “X” on attached map).  We will walk up to explore the train cars at the train station (Trail Centre).

    From there, we will follow our child’s lead – some of the little ones may wish to do a little hike (certainly, following ones’ peers can be motivating!) while others may choose to remind us that there are plenty of leaves and rocks and little creatures to observe without going very far at all.

    Bring water, snacks (of course!  when was the last time you went anywhere without snacks?!), sunscreen, insect spray, appropriate clothing & footwear.  Suggested but optional enrichment materials: paper + crayons for rubbing art, magnifying glass, binoculars.

  • More events
    • Niagara End to End #4 Decew to Woodend
      8:00 AM-1:00 PM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      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: Niagara
      Category: Car Pool
      Location (Google Maps):

      Meet at entrance to Woodend Conservation Area on Taylor Rd. NOTL (Map 2, km 15.2) Carpool.

      Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: 16 km

      Description

      Hike #4 of End to End. Hike meanders through Brock University along the trail. There is some roadwork

    • HIKE: Lindenwood Management Area -- Start time: EARLY 8:00AM
      8:00 AM-2:30 PM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Click here to register for this hike (10 spots remaining)

      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      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
      Distance: 11 km

      Description

      We will park at the lot on Lindenwood Rd. just east of 17 in the Sydenham section.
      This hike travels north to Lundy Road and loops back via the Ross McLean Side Trail.
      Beautiful shady trail.
      Bring a snack or lunch and water.
      Map: 34 Edition 30

    • Woodend, Margaret K and Wetland Ridge Side Trails Hike
      8:30 AM-10:30 AM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Click here to register for this hike (22 spots remaining)

      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: In and Out
      Location (Google Maps):

      Woodend Conservation Area, Taylor Road parking lot

      Hike Leader(s): Vince Zvonar Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: Approximately 6 km

      Description

      Meet At Woodend Conservation Area, Taylor Road parking lot and hike the Woodend & Wetland Ridge Side Trails as well as the main trail. 

    • The Metcalfe Rock Duncan Crevice Loop
      8:30 AM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Click here to register for this hike (2 spots remaining)

      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

      Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Metcalfe Rock parking lot on the 10th Line at Km 27.9 Map 25 Edition 30
      Hike Leader(s): Margaret Yaraskavitch Click here to contact the hike leader.
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate, Some rocky footing, Some steep sections
      Length of Hike: 10 km

      Description

      Our hike takes us past the impressive Pinnacle Rock and by the beautiful Mill Creek. We’ll have a few interesting views of deep crevices and a wide view back to Metcalfe Rock. We follow the Chuck Grant Side Trail to make a loop. As we near our starting location, an optional route through the awe-inspiring Metcalfe Rock Side Trail is a great way to bring our hike to a close. Please bring adequate water and a snack.

      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. 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
      4. 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

       

      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.

      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.

    • Bluffers Park
      9:00 AM-12:00 PM
      08/21/2021

      Hike open to BTC Members only.

      Registration Required:

      Registration opens on 2021-08-07


      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Toronto
      Category: Urban Walk
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at TTC Bus Loop by Bluffers Park Beach. Take Bus #175 Bluffers Park from Kennedy Station to end of the line. Bus runs every 15 minutes, travel time is 20 minutes. Taking the TTC bus service is strongly recommended.

      Hike Leader(s): Tom Swales Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Pace: Moderate
      Terrain: Flat
      Distance: 8

      Description

      Morning hike around Bluffers Park Beach and Bluffers Park viewing the Scarborough Bluffs.

      Preregistration Begins Aug 7 2021

      Limited To Maximum of 12 Hikers

    • Rotary Park
      9:00 AM-10:30 AM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Click here to register for this hike (22 spots remaining)

      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Niagara
      Category: Loop
      Location (Google Maps):

      Rotary Park, St. Catherine’s

      Hike Leader(s): Dave Wilson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
      Pace: Medium
      Terrain: Moderate
      Distance: Approximately 7 km

      Description

      We will hike the trails in & around Rotary Park.

    • Earl Bales Park and West Don Parkland
      9:00 AM-1:30 PM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Registration opens on 2021-08-04


      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Toronto
      Category: Urban Walk
      Location (Google Maps): Meet at west exit of the North York Centre subway station–towards the reflecting pool of Mel Lastman Square.

      Hike Leader(s): George Lennon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Pace: Leisurely
      Terrain: Variable
      Distance: 13.5 km

      Description

      We will explore quiet trails along the West Don River into some of the least-known woods in the city. We will pass through York Cemetery to Gwendolyn Park and Earl Bales Park and the Hinder Property. Looping through the West Don Parkland, we return via the Hinder Property and Burnett Park to Mel Lastman Square. Some steep descents and climbs, so walking poles are highly recommended. It can be buggy along the Hydro Corridor.  Bring spray, sunscreen if it is a bright day, and snacks and drinking water.

    • Tots & Trains
      10:00 AM-11:45 AM
      08/21/2021

      Registration Required:

      Click here to register for this hike (21 spots remaining)

      Not a member? Click here to join today!

      Hosting Club: Iroquoia
      Category: Junior Hiker
      Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area – 650 Governors Road, Dundas, ON, L9E 5E3

      Hike Leader(s): Christine Hanley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

      Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
      Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
      Distance: 1 – 3km

      Description

      Please note – PARKING FEE APPLIES – Pre-registration is required and closes 24 hours before the hike – contact via email preferred until day of hike text/call 647 294 2098

      For the littlest hikers & hikers in training, geared towards ages 5 and under (not a hard limit) – we will meet at the south end of the second parking lot from the main entrance at 650 Governors Road (See purple “X” on attached map).  We will walk up to explore the train cars at the train station (Trail Centre).

      From there, we will follow our child’s lead – some of the little ones may wish to do a little hike (certainly, following ones’ peers can be motivating!) while others may choose to remind us that there are plenty of leaves and rocks and little creatures to observe without going very far at all.

      Bring water, snacks (of course!  when was the last time you went anywhere without snacks?!), sunscreen, insect spray, appropriate clothing & footwear.  Suggested but optional enrichment materials: paper + crayons for rubbing art, magnifying glass, binoculars.

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  • Split Rock Narrows Mono Cliffs
    8:30 AM-12:30 PM
    08/22/2021


    Registration Required:

    Registration opens on 2021-08-08


    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We meet in the Bruce Trail Conservancy parking lot which is about 0.5 km NORTH of the intersection of 25 Sideroad and 2nd Line EHS. The parking lot is on the EAST side of 2nd Line EHS. Bring Water , A little lunch, any medication and any other hiking essential. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure (8:30 a.m.) so we can start on time.
    Hike Leader(s): Victor Ramautar Cel: 416-708-8199 Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 10-12 kms

    Description

    A 105 metre dead end side trail following the floor of the Splitrock Narrows crevice. This feature was created by an effect known as cambering; a process that widens cracks into crevices through freeze-thaw action.

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  • Rotary Park
    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/23/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (23 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Rotary Park, St. Catherine’s

    Hike Leader(s): Sheila Massey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Approximately 7 km

    Description

    We will hike the trails in & around Rotary Park.

  • Limehouse
    9:00 AM-2:30 PM
    08/23/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (14 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): 12169 5th Line, Limehouse
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

    Description

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me at least 2 hours before the start of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice the better.

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  • Long Hike Wiley Road Short Hills
    8:00 AM-10:30 AM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (19 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps):

    Short Hills Wiley Road Entrance

    Hike Leader(s): Alan Laver
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Moderate
    12k

    Description

    Explore Short Hills and the majestic side trails of Scarlett Tanager, Hemlock. Swayze Falls and Terrace. Register for each hike

  • Kimberley Side Trail Loop + Bill’s Creek
    9:00 AM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (10 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Beaver Valley Ski Club entrance which is west off Grey Rd. 30 (off Grey Rd. 13 just south of Kimberley) Lower parking lot at the south end. Map 26, Edition 30
    Hike Leader(s): Ed Stedman Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections
    Length of Hike: Approx. 9 km

    Description

    This is a loop hike with an extension north to view Bill’s Creek and Karst topography.  We start at the ski club and head north on the Kimberley Side Trail up to Biil’s Creek then return on the main trail south to the Valley Crossover Trail and back to our cars.

    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. 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
    4. 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

     

    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.

    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.

     

     

  • Short Hike, Pelham Road, Short Hills
    9:15 AM-10:45 AM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (21 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara

    Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Provincial Park, Pelham Road entrance
    Hike Leader(s): janet davey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7 kms

    Description

    Hike the main and side trails in Short Hills. Bring water and a snack, bug spray and sun screen

  • Borer’s Falls CA
    9:30 AM-3:00 PM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (8 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills
    Category: Tuesday Hikers
    Location (Google Maps): Km 65.8 Map 9. From Hwy 403 drive north on Hwy 6 for 1 km then exit at York Rd. Go west on York Rd. 1/2 km and turn right at Old Guelph Rd. Follow 1 km to parking.
    OR, from Clappison’s Corners (Hwy 5 & 6) drive south on Hwy 6 for 2 km to exit at York Rd. then turn right at Old Guelph Rd.

    Hike Leader(s): Peter Leeney Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hour
    Terrain: Moderate – some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    We will hike along the Escarpment with fine views over Cootes Paradise and past Borer’s Falls to Sydenham Lookout. Return by the same route.

  • 2 Badges & A Book – Youth Hike Series
    6:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/24/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (18 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Youth Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Provincial Park – Wiley Road entrance
    Hike Leader(s): Alicia Aitchison Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: ~5km

    Description

    This is the second of two family hikes in August.  We will meet at the Wiley Road parking lot of Short Hills Provincial Park and enjoy a leisurely paced (approximately 3km/hr) 90 minute hike on the Bruce Trail. There will be some hills, woods & fields.

    During this hike youth hikers can earn their Young Trail Blazers Badge and hikers that participated in the first hike can bring their write up or drawing of how they used their 5 senses during the hike & also earn their Young Nature Blazers Badge.  Youth hikers that earn both the Young Nature Blazers Badge and the Young Trail Blazers Badge will receive a copy of Birthday Boots, by Cindi Conlon, a delightful tale of a young family’s first hike on the Bruce Trail.  Please bring $4 for each badge (correct change only please).

    All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and the registration process must be completed for each family member separately, including children, so we have an accurate head count.  Participant numbers are limited.  Use your membership number for any youth you will be bringing.

    If you are new to Bruce Trail hikes please review the Know Before You Go section on brucetrail.org to ensure you are prepared for your hiking adventure & familiar with hiking responsibly & safely.

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  • South to Margaret Paull Side Trail
    9:00 AM
    08/30/2021


    Registration Required:

    Click here to register for this hike (9 spots remaining)

    Not a member? Click here to join today!

    Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

    Location (Google Maps): Meet on 21st sideroad about 500 m east of km 8.4 Map 24 Edition 30. Angle park on the north side of the road where there is a wide shoulder.
    Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact the hike leader.
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Some steep sections, Some rocky footing
    Length of Hike: Approx. 10 km return

    Description

    This will be an out and back hike, taking in field, forest ravine and a pretty creek, with views west and some surprise “flowerpots”.

    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

     

    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.

    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.

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