Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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February

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Km. 13.3 Map 20 Ed. 29
Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6.6 km

Description

Meet km. 13.3 Map 20 Ed. 29 Directions; From Orangeville, go north on Hwy. 10 to the 30th Sideroad, ( approx. 15 km ) turn right on 30th, follow for approx. 3 km to start point. Park on the south side of 30th Sideroad, careful of the ditch. Meet at 6:15 for a prompt 6:30 start, WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS ! Bring; snowshoes, icers, water, snacks, headlamp, dress for the weather. Pub Stop to follow.

Sun Feb 0 2

Caledon - Forks of the Credit

10:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet in the roadside parking at Trans Canada Trail entrance off McLaren Rd. Caledon. 2 km south of Peel Rd. 24 (Charleston Side Rd). Do not enter Forks of the Credit parking lot (there is a large parking fee).
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. Bring icers. Steep hills and steps up escarpment. We will follow the Credit River until it plunges over the escarpment at the old mill. Leaving sharp 10 am

Tue Feb 0 4

Nottawasaga Bluffs

9:30 AM-1:30 AM

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 Sections Likely
Distance: 6-8 km

Description

We will hike loops on the Main and Side Trails in and around Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Hike Leader(s): Bryan and Carol Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 9 km

Description

Meet at the end of 1st Line EHS, Km 7.9 Map 19 Ed 29 Directions; From Orangeville go north on Hwy. 10, turn right at the 25th Sideroad ( approx. 14 km ) , turn right on 1st Line EHS , follow to end. Park on the east side of 1st Line, careful of the ditch. Meet 6:15 pm for a prompt start at 6:30 pm WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR LATE ARRIVALS ! Bring snowshoes, icers, water, snacks, headlamps, dress for the weather. Pub Stop to follow.

Tue Feb 1 1

Hockley Valley - Cam Snell Side Trail

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Mono Community Centre hiker parking just east of Mono Centre Rd (2nd Line EHS) in Mono Centre.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
Distance: 6.5 km

Description

We will hike the Main Trail and Cam Snell Side Trail loop. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Sun Feb 1 6

Copeland Forest Snowshoe Hike

10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at 10:00 am at Food Basics parking lot in Midland or10:45 am on Ingram Road in the parking lot east of the 4th line of Oro Medonte (see map). (Ingram Road is east off Simcoe County Road 93 north of Craighurst, and just south of the Hillsdale exit on Hwy 400). 
Hike Leader(s): Frieda Baldwin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate

Description

Joint hike with Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail club & the Midland Ganaraska Hiking Club. Bring a lunch and water.

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 21 km

Description

Day 1/3 – Approx 21km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

 

Meet at Roadside Parking -On Innis Lake Road, north of Finnerty Sideroad (31.6km – 5 cars) N 43.918917, W79.909387

Shuttle to Mono Side Road (44.3km – 5 cars) north side of the road where the trail crosses N 43.974055, W79.984988

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

Day 2/3 Feb 18

Day3/3 Feb 20

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula

Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: Approx 23km

Description

Day 2/3 – Approx 23km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

Meet on the Forks of the Credit Rd between Chisholm and Dominion Streets. (8.8km – 5 cars) N 43.803809, W79.993002

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

Day3/3 Feb 20

Tue Feb 1 8

Black Bank Challenge

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

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: 4.6 km

Description

We will hike the Main Trail from Centre Road to Dufferin Rd 21 and back. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 10km

Description

Day 3/3 – Approx 10km

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Caledon-Hills-Historical-Hike-Series-Badge-2019-03-25.pdf

Meet on north side of Hockley Rd at Hockley Side Trail (60.1km) N 43.972857, W 80.056330

Please register for this hike as it will be postponed and rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Limited to 10 people.

 

 

Thu Feb 2 0

Exploring Boyne Valley West

9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Boyne Valley. Meet at roadside parking on County Road 19 where the Primrose Side Trail crosses the road ( approx. 2 km north of Hwy 89 )
Hike Leader(s): Bryan Foley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 8km

Description

We will explore the Boyne valley west of County Rd 19. Bring; snowshoes, icers, lunch, water, an adventurous attitude.

Thu Feb 2 0

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 1 of 3

12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 9.4km

Description

This, half day, is Day 1 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills. We will complete the requirements for Discovery Hike # 4 Map 18 

Meet at Hockley Road Parking Area – east of km 60.1 Located on the north side of Hockley Road, approx 2.5km east of Hwy 10

Shuttle to Parking Area – north of  km 50.8 on the east side of 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Rd (43.993572, -80.014057)

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land, Map 21. Meet on Prince of Wales Rd near km 46.2 where the Main Trail turns east off of the road. Take Hwy 124 north from Shelburne for 15 km and turn right on Dufferin Road 21. Head east for 4 km and then right on Prince of Wales Rd. The meeting place is 1 km ahead.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Helen Bailey Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
Distance: 8 km

Description

Snowshoe in and out hike. Bring snowshoes, icers, snacks, lunch, water. Optional pub stop. We still have lots of snow in Dufferin County and our route is famous for a large snow drift at the top of Blackbank hill. You will need snowshoes!

Sun Feb 2 3

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 2 of 3

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: Approx 25km and possibly 2 car shuttles.

Description

This is Day 2 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills. Please contact hike leader if you’d like to join this hike.

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Mon Feb 2 4

Caledon Discovery Hike Series Day 3 of 3

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Caledon Hills, Dufferin Hi-Land, Blue Mountains, Beaver Valley, Sydenham, Peninsula
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: Approx 25km and possibly two car shuttles

Description

This is Day 3 of the Discovery Hike Series of hikes in Caledon Hills.

Please contact hike leader if you’d like to join this hike. Details will be provided as to where to meet.

http://caledonbrucetrail.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/CHBTC-Discovery-Badge-Hikes-2019-05-18.pdf

Please register for these hikes as we will cancel/postpone in the event of inclement weather. Limited to 10 participants. 

Tue Feb 2 5

Cold Creek Conservation Area

9:30 AM-1:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: Tuesday Hike
Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on east side of Party City building (4th Avenue at Hwy 10) in Orangeville.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely
Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
Distance: 8.0 km

Description

We will hike a loop on the Cold Creek CA trails. Bring snowshoes and/or icers.

Sat Feb 2 9

Hockley Valley -Main & 3 Side Trails

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Map 18: Meet at BT Parking Lot at km 50.8 on east side of 5th Line EHS, just south of Hockley Road
Hike Leader(s): Helen Bailey & Lynda Vera Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Distance: Approx 9k (shorter option of 6k if deep snow) km

Description

From km 50.8 we will hike Hockley Heights Side Trail to Main Trail, Peter Beecham Side Trail, Main Trail to km 55.2, then loop back via Griffith Ravine Side Trail & Main Trail to starting point. Depending on weather and snowfall: bring icers, snowshoes, poles.