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Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • General Hike Dufferin Hi-Land Winter Badge Hike #3 of 4
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    02/03/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 21. Meet at roadside parking on Prince of Wales Rd, about 1 km south of County Rd 21, where the Main Trail turns east from the road (Km 46.1).

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage;Helen Bailey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 7.2 km

    Description

    We will hike the Main Trail to Km 49.7 and back. The route features a large snowdrift at the top of Black Bank hill. Snowshoes will be required. Depending on conditions, icers may be required. Dress for winter conditions. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Hike leaders will contact all registered hikers a day or two before the hike to advise of trail conditions and any weather alerts.

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  • General Hike Iroquoia Odyssey #3 – Jolly Cut to Dundas Valley
    9:00 AM-4:30 PM
    02/04/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Enter from Governor’s Road, 3.5 km west of Main Street in Dundas.

    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 18 kms

    Description

    Join us on the third of seven shuttle hikes to complete the Iroquoia Section.  We proceed west along the brow with great sights of the Hammer and its environs until we arrive in the Dundas Valley which we shall descend.  Lots of waterfalls.  Hiking boots, icers and poles essential.  Please dress in layers for the weather.  Mitts a good idea.  Please bring a smile, warm drink, water, a snack and a lunch.  Please meet at 8:45 am to be ready to shuttle at 9 am.  Please bring a garbage bag and footwear to change into for the shuttle after the hike (it might be muddy).  Parking fee applicable to enter the conservation area.

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  • Tuesday Hike Glen Haffy Conservation Area
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    02/06/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Caledon Hills Section, Map 17. Meet at roadside parking on Coolihans Sideroad at Glen Haffy Rd (Km 35.2).

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Julie Daley, Tony Evangelista Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Moderate
    Distance: 6.1 km; Shorter hike: 4 km

    Description

    We will hike north through Glen Haffy Conservation Area on the Main Trail, returning by way of several Park trails. The shorter hike will take a shorter loop back on Park trails. Bring water and snacks. Snowshoes and/or icers may be required.

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  • General Hike Pine River Discovery Hike
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    02/10/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Second Line and 15 Sideroad in Mulmur Ontario. From Orangeville, head north on hwy #10 to hwy #89. Turn left and head west to county road #124. Turn right and head north to 15 Sideroad. Turn right and follow to 2nd line. Parking is on the east side of 2nd Line, just north of 15 Sideroad

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

    Pace: Medium

    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    We will be exploring the winter wonders that the Pine River Nature Reserve offers during the winter.

    This is a snowshoe hike so please be sure to bring your snowshoes.  Should the weather not behave and snow is not in abundance, we will still do the hike but icer’s would be recommended in this case as there is sure to still be icy patches within the reserve.

    Bring snowshoes, icers, mitts, hats, food, and dress according to the weather.

     

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  • General Hike Iroquoia Odyssey #4 – Dundas Valley to Waterdown
    9:00 AM-4:30 PM
    02/11/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking where the main trail crosses Snake Road in Waterdown. km 67.8 BTC Map 9.

    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 17.5 kms

    Description

    Join us on the fouth of seven shuttle hikes to complete the Iroquoia Section.  We will climb up and out of the Dundas Valley then along the brow with great views of Dundas and Cootes Paradise until we journey below Highway 6 to arrive at Waterdown.  Lots of ups and downs and yes, waterfalls.  Hiking boots, icers and poles essential.  Please dress in layers for the weather.  Mitts a good idea.  Please bring a smile, warm drink, water, a snack and a lunch.  Please meet at 8:45 am to be ready to shuttle at 9 am.  Please bring a garbage bag and footwear to change into for the shuttle after the hike (it might be muddy).  Please be prepared to contribute to the cost of parking in the Dundas Valley CA.

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  • Tuesday Hike Humber Valley Heritage Trail
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    02/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at roadside parking on the northwest side of Castllederg Rd. at the Humber River bridge, midway between the Gore Rd and Highway 50.
    For carpooling meet at Party City (4th Ave. and Hwy10 in Orangeville) at 8:30 am.

    Hike Leader(s): Tony Evangelista, Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Julie Daley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: Long hike 6 km Short hike 3 km

    Description

    We will hike north for about 3 km and return to the parked cars. The short hike will turn back after 1.5 km.

    Bring snacks, water, and icers. Hiking poles are recommended. If the snow is deep, snowshoes will be required.

    Optional refreshment stop in Bolton after the hike.

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  • General Hike Iroquoia Odyssey #5 – Waterdown to Burlington
    9:00 AM-4:30 PM
    02/18/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking on the west side of Guelph Line where the main trail crosses Guelph Line in between Dundas Highway #5 to the south and No. 1 Sideroad to the north.

    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk, Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections, Slippery Sections Likely, Strenuous
    Distance: 16.5 kms

    Description

    Join us on the fifth of seven shuttle hikes to complete the Iroquoia Section.  We will climb up to Waterdown then along to Burlington past the BTC signature property, Fisher’s Pond.  Lots and lots of ups and downs.   Highlights include the Grindstone Creek valley, the  Great Falls in Smokey Hollow and Signal Hill.  Views of Burlington and Lake Ontario.  Hiking boots, icers and poles essential.  Please dress in layers for the weather.  Mitts a good idea.  Please bring a smile, warm drink, water, a snack and a lunch.  Please meet at 8:45 am to be ready to shuttle at 9 am.  Please bring a garbage bag and footwear to change into for the shuttle after the hike (it might be muddy).

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  • General Hike Hike # 4 Winter Badge Series
    6:30 PM-9:15 PM
    02/24/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Map 20 Km 7.9 ( Bottom of 1 Line EHS )

    Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8.5 km

    Description

    The February Moon is known as the ” Snow Moon ”  We will explore Mono Cliffs Provincial Park under a starry sky and full moon. Bring Water, Snowshoes, Icers, Headlamp ( flashlight ) Dress for the weather. Please arrive by 6:15pm ready to leave promptly at 6:30 pm. Contact hike leader if you have any questions. Please remove your name from the sign up sheet if you must cancel.

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  • General Hike Milton Escarpment Brow
    8:45 AM-4:30 PM
    02/25/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls CA parking lot. 4985 Campbellville Road, Milton, L7P 0G3

    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Slippery and Steep Sections, Strenuous
    Distance: 16 kms

    Description

    Join us on a shuttle hike taking in part of the Vanderleck Side Trail and Main Trail at 17 Sideroad to and including the Philip Gosling Side Trail in the Hilton Falls Conservation Area.  Great views from the cliffs of the land to the southeast including Toronto.  The terrain includes some of the rockiest sections of the Bruce Trail and it will be slippery, muddy and icy.  Icers and hiking boots mandatory.  Poles highly recommended.  Admission fee at Hilton Falls CA payable and reservation required on the Conservation Halton website.  Please be respectful of the interior of your fellow hiker’s car by bringing a change of footwear and a garbage bag for the shuttle at the end of the hike.  While we will be hiking in the Hilton Falls CA, we will not be taking in the Falls themselves.  Please be at the Hilton Falls CA parking lot ready to shuttle at 8:45 sharp.  Please bring a smile, a warm drink, lunch and a snack.

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  • Tuesday Hike Black Bank Challenge
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    02/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 21. Meet at roadside parking on the east side of Centre Road about 1 Km south of Dufferin Rd 21.

    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Julie Daley, Tony Evangelista Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Moderate
    Distance: 4.4 km; Short hike 3.0 km

    Description

    We will hike down Black Bank hill and continue on the Main Trail to Dufferin Rd 21 and back. Black Bank hill usually has a very large snow drift at the top of the hill at this time of year. Snowshoes may be essential. Icers could be required depending on conditions. Bring water and snacks.

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