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Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • Mono Cliffs/South Outlier
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09/07/2021

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 19. Meet at Mono Community Centre hiker parking area off of 2nd Line Mono at south end of Mono Centre village.

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Long hike: 6.5 km; Medium: 4 km; Short: 3.8 km

    Description

    The longer hike will take Laidlaw Side Trail to Main Trail, South Outlier, South Outlier Connector to Carriage Side Trail, returning by way of Main Trail and Laidlaw Side Trail. Shorter options include staying on the South Outlier Side Trail to Main and returning by Laidlaw or taking Walter Tovell from Carriage back to Laidlaw.

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  • Kilgorie and Pine River Valley Loops – Welcome Back!
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    09/11/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20. Meet at roadside parking on Centre Road just north of River Road (Km 34.9).

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Nancy Morgan Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 10 km. Option to shorten to 6 km

    Description

    We will explore new and rerouted trails in the Pine River Valley, including the newly-opened Pine River Valley Side Trail, which gives a sampling of the recently-opened Pine River Nature Reserve, and reroutes of the Main and Kilgorie Side Trails that take these trails off of 15 Sideroad and into the woods. We will also loop around the Meladonna Side Trail, returning by way of the Kilgorie Side Trail. Bring water and snacks.

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  • Nottawasaga Bluffs Loop
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    09/14/2021

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Blue Mountains Section, Map 22. Meet at Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area on 15/16 Sideroad Nottawasaga. From Singhampton, take Mill Town Road to Ewing Road to Sideroad 17/18 to Concession Road 10 to Sideroad 15/16. Parking will be on your right (parking fee required).

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Long hike – 7.2 km, Short – 4.2 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop, including Main Trail, Keyhole, Lookout and Hamilton Bros. Side Trails. The shorter hike will return to parking by staying on Main Trail north from the Lookout.

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  • Kilgore/Pine River Valley Side Trail
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09/21/2021

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20. Meet at roadside parking on Centre Road, just north of River Road (Km 34.9).

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Moderate

    Description

    We will follow Main Trail around the Pine River to where the new Pine River Valley Side Trail heads into the new Pine River Nature Reserve, just north of Bell Lookout. We will explore the new side trail, returning by way of Main and Kilgorie Side Trail, including two new reroutes that take parts of these trails off of 15 Sideroad. Shorter options include returning to parking by way of River Road after the first Pine River loop or continuing on the Main Trail, rather than following the Pine River Valley Side Trail.

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  • Dufferin Hi-Land Loop Hike
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09/26/2021

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20: Meet at Kilgorie, roadside parking on Centre Road southeast side, 30 metres south of River Road at km 34.9

    Hike Leader(s): Helen Bailey, Lynda Vera Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: Approx 10k

    Description

    From km 34.9 we will hike Main BT along the Pine River, past Powerhouse ruins, Bell Lookout ST (optional), 15 Sideroad re-route, Prince of Wales Road, Melodonna ST,  and return to cars by Main Trail and Kilgorie ST re-route. 

    See Map for re-routes: https://brucetrail.org/trail_changes/455

    Bring water, snacks and equipment for conditions of the day. 

    Directions to hike start point: From Hwy 89 at Primrose, go north on Prince of Wales Road, right/east on River Road to Centre Road, Kilgorie. 

    Note: East from the corner of Prince of Wales and River Road, there are 3 signs to Centre Road in close succession, 2 to the right, one to the left – for Kilgorie take the 1st on the right. Park off to side of the road; do not block the Canada Post mailboxes.   

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  • Creemore Nature Preserve
    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    09/28/2021

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Creemore Nature Preserve roadside parking on Concession Rd 6 South, south of Simcoe Road 9, east of Simcoe Rd 124.

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy
    Distance: Long hike – 5 km, Short – 2.5 km

    Description

    We will hike both loops in the Nature Preserve. The shorter hike will return after the first loop.

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