Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • Pine River Loop
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    09/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 20. Meet at SuperBurger, intersection of Hwy 10 and 89 in Primrose at 9:30 am or at roadside parking on Centre Rd in Kilgorie (km 34.9) at 9:45 am.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 7.3 km

    Description

    We will hike the Main Trail to Km 39.8, returning by way of Prince of Wales Rd and the Kilgorie Side Trail.

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  • Beausoleil Island – Pre-registration required
    8:15 AM-2:30 PM
    09/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Hwy 400/Hwy 9 Commuter parking at 8:15 am sharp or at Day Tripper ferry to Beausoleil Island in Honey Harbour at 10:00 am. Take Hwy 400 north to Port Severn. Turn onto Honey Harbor Rd. (Muskoka Rd. 5) for 13km. Turn left (west) into DayTripper parking area. Cost $18.00 for park entry fee, parking, ferry to island, and Park Canada Interpreter.
    Hike Leader(s): David Francis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    Contact David Francis to register. Cost is $18 to cover Park Entrance Fee and cost of Ferry to Beausoleil Island and Park Interpretive Guide. We will explore the beautiful trails around the rocky Canadian Shield. Swimming opportunity at beach. Bring lunch. Ferry limited to 20 people, so first come get a place.

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  • Speyside
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    09/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on the east side of the Party City/Winners building, Hwy 10 at 4th Ave in Orangeville at 9:30 am, or on 15 Sideroad at km. 12.1 on Map 12, Toronto Section at 10:15 am.
    Hike Leader(s): Bob Slack, Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6.2 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop consisting of Main Trail, Vanderleck Side Trail and the Speyside North and South Side Trails.

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  • Boyne Valley
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    09/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20. Meet at roadside parking on 1st Line EHS, Mono, just north of the Boyne Valley Outdoor Education Centre (Km 20.6). From Hwy 89, drive north on 1st Line EHS approximately 3 km. Park where the Main Trail crosses the road.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Strenuous
    Distance: 14.6 km

    Description

    We will hike north on the Main Trail, returning by way of the Moss Haven, Enchanted Forest and Oliver Creek Side Trails. Bring lunch, snacks, water and your camera. Leaves should be starting to turn in the beautiful Boyne Valley. Pub/coffee stop to follow.

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  • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 5 of 7
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Maps 25 and 26. Meet at Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking lot (Km 33.3) on 9th Sideroad just east of Blue Mountain-Euphrasia Townline. From Hwy 10/89 just east of Shelburne, take County Rd 124 north to Grey County Rd 4. Turn left/west and at Maxwell, turn right/north onto Grey County Rd 2. Turn left/west onto Grey County Rd 19 to 10th Line where the road jogs sharply to the right, then continues on left/west as 9th Sideroad. Parking is on the south side, just before you reach Duncan.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 13.1 km

    Description

    We will car pool back to Artemesia-Euphrasia Townline and 4th Line A (Km 46.4). We will hike north and east along the escarpment through old growth forest with fall colours at their peak. Highlights are Old Baldy with photo opportunities and views of the west side of the valley. We finish the day along a quiet country road. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

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  • Trout Hollow, Meaford
    9:30 AM-3:30 PM
    09/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location: Meet at Superburger at the intersection of Hwy 10 and 89 in Primrose. We will car pool to Meaford
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Easy, Moderate
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will hike the Trout Hollow Trail along the Bighead River in Meaford. Bring lunch, water and snacks.

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  • Beaver Valley End to End Series, Hike 6 of 7
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Beaver Valley Section, Map 25. Meet on 12th Sideroad at Km 18.4 where the Main Trail leaves the road to the north. From Dundalk on Hwy 10, turn right/north-east on County Rd 9, then left/north-west on County Rd 2. Follow County Rd 2 through Kolapore to 12th Sideroad and turn right/east and drive about 1.5 km to Km 18.4.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Tristan Goguen, Pat Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 15.1 km

    Description

    We will car pool back to Duncan Crevice Caves Nature Reserve parking (Km 33.3), then hike east and north past the Duncan Crevice Caves to Pinnacle Rock and on to the top of Metcalfe Rock where we may see some technical climbers. We will then pass through the Kolapore Uplands, finishing the day passing through beautiful farm fields with  potential encounters with cows and horses.  We will have opportunities for fantastic views of Georgian Bay and the beautiful fall colours. Bring snacks, lunch and water.

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