Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • King – Happy Valley North (Conc. 7)
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    03/01/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the dead end of 7th. Conc. 2.8km south of Pottageville from the Lloydtown-Aurora Rd. NOTE, this point can only be accessed by vehicles coming south on 7th. Conc.
    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 with steep hills, but beautiful views. Explore this 6000 acre nature reserve. Bring icers. Leaves sharp at 10 am

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  • Primrose Loop Side Trails
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    03/03/2020

    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): Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
    Distance: 5.5 km

    Description

    We will hike the side trail loop east of Dufferin Rd 19 and up and back to the intersection with the Main Trail. Bring icers and/or snowshoes.

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  • Dundas Valley Winter Waterfall Hike
    9:00 AM-3:30 AM
    03/07/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Iroquois Section, map 8
    Hike Leader(s): Gilles Gagnon Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate, Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 9 to 13 km

    Description

    Car shuttles involved.   Distance: 9 to 13 km depending on weather/trail conditions.   Drop out possible after the first 9 km. Meet at the upper end of the Old Ancaster Inn north side parking lot. From Hwy 403 going west up the escarpment past Hamilton, take Exit 64 following Mohawk/Rousseau road north. Turn right on Wilson St, continuing for 0.75 km to the next traffic light. Turn left on Montgomery Dr, then another left on Old Dundas Road. The parking lot is on the right (north) side of the road, about 75 m past the Old Ancaster Inn. We’ll car pool to Tiffany Falls Side Trail (km 45.2) and hike back, taking in Canterbury, Sherman, and Tiffany Falls in their full winter glory. We’ll then car pool to the north end of the valley where we’ll walk around Webster’s Falls, and hike down the Dundas Lookout  side trail from Tews Falls to Sydenham Rd. Bring icers, hiking poles, and snowshoes in the event of heavy snowfall.  RSVP to leader via email or phone. Pub stop to follow. Conservation Area parking fees apply at these locations.

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  • Hockley Valley – South Side
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    03/10/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on east side of Party City (4th Avenue and Hwy 10) in Orangeville.
    Hike Leader(s): inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Strenuous
    Distance: 5.7 km

    Description

    We will hike the Main Trail and Hemlock Ridge, Glacier Valley and Griffith Ravine Side Trails between km 50.4 and km 55.2. Icers and/or snowshoes may be required.

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  • Pine River/ Kilgore
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    03/14/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of River Road and Centre Rd (Kilgorie) roadside parking on Centre Rd
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley and Tristan Goguen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: approximately 10Km

    Description

    We will hike northbound on the main trail beside the Pine River, then up Prince of Wales Rd into the forest and loop back by the new Melodonnna Side Trail.  If conditions are good we will return by the main trail if not we may opt to take the Kilgore Side Trail back to the cars.  Hike is an out and back.  Depending on the weather – snowshoes or icers maybe required.  Bring snacks and water.

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  • Mono Cliffs – McCarston’s Lake/Lookout Loop
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    03/17/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at roadside parking at end of 2nd Line EHS, .8 km north of Mono Centre, opposite entrance to Mono Cliffs Outdoor Education Centre.
    Hike Leader(s): inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery Sections Likely, Moderate
    Distance: 5.5 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop consisting of the Main Trail and McCarston Lake, Lookout, Clifftop and Walter Tovell Side Trails. Icers may be required.

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  • Walkers Woods Orienteering Hike
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    03/21/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): 1st Line E Parking lot Map 20
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley and Tristan Goguen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: approximately 10Km

    Description

    We will hike south bound on the main trail to 2nd Line E, turn up the road and connect with the Oliver Creek Side Trail.  We will loop back on the main trail to the Enchanted Forest side trail. We will again connect with the main trail and return to the parking lot at 1st Line.  If the weather and conditions are good we will continue up the road and circle through Rockhill.  This is an opportunity for anyone wishing to complete the Orienteering Challenge.  Grab your GPS, download the coordinates from the website and collect the letters to find the 3 word phrase.  Depending on the weather snow shoes or icers maybe required.

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  • Kilgorie – Main Trail & Melodonna Side Trail
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    03/22/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Map 20: Kilgorie at Km 34.9 – Roadside Parking on Centre Road, 30 metres south of River Road
    Hike Leader(s): Helen Bailey & Lynda Vera Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6 km (longer option: 9 km)

    Description

    From Km 34.9 we will hike Main Trail, Kilgorie Side Trail to Main Trail at Km 39.8, looping back on Melodonna Side Trail to starting point.

    Longer option includes from Km 37.8 back to starting point.

    Depending on weather: bring icers, snowshoes & poles.

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  • Hockley Valley – Glen Cross/Isabel East
    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    03/24/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Hockley Road parking area on the north side of Hockley Rd, 250 metres east of km 60.1.
    Hike Leader(s): inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Strenuous
    Distance: 4.1 km

    Description

    We will car pool to parking on 3rd Line, then hike the Glen Cross and Isabel East Side Trails loop. Icers may be required.

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  • Quadzilla 1 – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    8:30 AM-3:00 PM
    03/28/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Section, Map 18. Meet at parking lot on 5th Line EHS (near km 50.8) just south of Hockley Road, west of Airport Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Tristan Goguen Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Strenuous
    Distance: 24 km

    Description

    QUADZILLA Series (4 hikes) – Pre-Registration Required – Loop Hike. This STRENUOUS series covers many steep grades found along Hockley Valley trails. Please contact the hike leader to register. No Drop Outs, No Badge, just satisfaction!

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  • Boyne Valley Side Trail Loop
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    03/31/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at roadside parking at end of Centre Road, south of 5 Sideroad, 100 metres north of km 18.7.
    Hike Leader(s): Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections, Moderate
    Distance: 6.3 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop consisting of the Main Trail and Boyne Valley Side Trail. Icers may be required.

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