Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • Dufferin Hi-Land Annual New Years Day Hike
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    01/01/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 19. Meet at the Mono Community Centre parking lot. Take Mono Centre Road east from Hwy 10 and look for the Community Centre on your right as you approach the stop sign in Mono Centre.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 4.8 or 7.5 km

    Description

    Family-friendly loop hike. All ages and levels are welcome. Bring snacks, water, icers. Snacks for post hike celebration welcome.

    As of noon on New Years Eve, there was 5-10 cm of snow on the trail in Mono Cliffs Park – some ice under the snow, but easy walking with icers. With snow on the trees, the Park was a Winter Wonderland!

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  • Jokers Hill Annual Blow off the Cobwebs New Years Hike
    10:00 AM-12:15 PM
    01/05/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking: Newmarket – Meet at road side parking on dead-end street west of Bathurst, 1.3 km north of Mulock Dr. north of town houses.
    Hike Leader(s): David Francis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 5 km

    Description

    Loop Hike Annual – Blow off the Cobwebs New Year Hike. Icers needed for this traditional loop hike around historic Jokers Hill. Some steep hills will fill the lungs with fresh morning air.

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  • Kilgorie-Melodonna Side Trail Loop
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    01/07/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 20. Meet at SuperBurger in Primrose (intersection of Hwy 10 and Hwy 89).
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 7.5 km

    Description

    We will hike the Main Trail, Kilgorie Side Trail and the new Melodonna Side Trail loop. Bring snowshoes and/or icers.

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  • Belfountain – Trimble Side Trail
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    01/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills Section, Map 14. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners building (Hwy 10 and 4th Avenue) in Orangeville.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 5.5 km

    Description

    We will hike the Trimble and Crow’s Nest Side Trails. Snowshoes or icers may be required.

     

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  • Exploring Mono Cliffs Park
    9:30 AM-2:30 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Park ( North End )
    Hike Leader(s): Bryan Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Dufferin Hi-Land Section Map 19 ( Mono Cliffs Provincial Park ) Meet at the top of the Walter Tovell Sidetrail ( 25 Sideroad and 2nd Line EHS ) Directions; From Orangeville, go north on Hwy 10 to 25th Sideroad ( approx. 14 km ) turn right on the 25th follow for approx. 4 km to meet point. We will explore Mono Cliffs Provincial Park as it can only be explored in winter. Bring snowshoes, icers, lunch, water, dress for the weather and be adventurous. Drop outs available. Pub Stop to follow.

  • Laking Woodlot Outing
    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Tosorontio Sideroad 17 at Concession Rd 2 (9 km south of Glencairn)
    Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin, Jim Laking Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: Flexible km

    Description

    PLEASE NOTE: This hike has been cancelled due to weather

    Jim Laking, invites us to join him for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in a managed woodlot. Easy to challenging. Suitable for families. Marked trails for cross-country skiing. Bring lunch. Heated cabin and outdoor wood stove for lunch and breaks.

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  • Boyne Valley-Oliver Creek
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    01/21/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at SuperBurger (intersection of Hwy 10 and Hwy 89) in Primrose.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 6.0 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop consisting of the Main Trail to Moss Haven Side Trail, returning by way of the Oliver Creek Side Trails. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

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  • Dufferin Hi-Land Winter Badge, Hike #2 of 4 **Hike is a Go. See Note Below**
    9:30 AM-1:30 PM
    01/25/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 20. Meet at roadside parking on 2nd Line EHS about 300 metres north of 8 Sideroad . From Hwy 89 east of Hwy 10, turn north on 1st Line EHS and go north for 4.5 km to 8 Sideroad. Turn right and park just past the curve where the main trail turns east off the road.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Helen Bailey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 6.2 or 7.8 km

    Description

    We will hike north on the Main Trail to Moss Haven Side Trail, returning by way of the Main Trail and Oliver Creek Side Trail. Option to shorten hike by turning back before Moss Haven Side Trail. Bring snowshoes, icers, water, snacks, lunch.

    **WEATHER Note**

    The hike will go ahead as planned. Please exercise caution in driving, particularly on the secondary roads when you leave the highway. Bring both icers and snowshoes. We will assess trail conditions prior to the start of the hike.

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