Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Some Bruce Trail Clubs are restarting their hiking program on July 1st. During this time, hikes are for BTC members only and pre-registration is required. Group size is limited to 10.

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Dufferin Hi-Land Hike Schedule

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  • Cancelled – Number 2 – Dufferin Hi-Land Blue and White End to End Hikes
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/03/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We will meet for road side parking at the terminal point of 1st Line EHS just SOUTH of 25 Sideroad. From here we will shuttle cars to the parking lot 2nd Line EHS just north of 25 Sidereal and walk back to our meeting point.

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 20 kms

    Description

    The hike will include Split Rock, Narrows, Ralph Tremill, 2nd Line EHS and Walter Tovell Side Trails then  a loop around McCarston Lake and back to our cars.

    This series hikes the main she blazed trail of Dufferin Hi-Land section AONG with the blue side trails.  Pre-registration encouraged.  Day hikers are welcome to join us.  At the end of this adventure you will be eligible for the Dufferin Hi-Land’s end to end badge and blue side trail badge. Cynthia Archer 416 573 4236

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  • Cancelled – Sydenham Series # 1 of 10 Hikes – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Km 143.7 Kembel Rock Rd just north of Concession 21 at Nels Maher and Edmonstone side trails Maps 33 and 34.
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 18 km

    Description

    This is the  first of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is north bound from the Gap Side Trail.

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  • Cancelled – Sydenham Series # 2 of 10 Hikes – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/17/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): 143.7 Kembel Rock Road just north of Concession 21 at Nels Maher and Edmondstone side trails Maps 34 and 35
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 20.9

    Description

    This is the  second of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is south bound from the Bruce Caves.

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  • Cancelled – Sydenham Series # 3 of 10 Hikes – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    1:00 PM-5:00 PM
    05/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Km 172.5 Wiarton Willy’s Statue at the beach park in Wiarton, Map 35
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 7.9 Km

    Description

    This is the  third of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is north bound from the Bruce Caves back to Wiarton.

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  • Cancelled – Rock Hill Loops
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    05/19/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Rock Hill parking lot on 1st Line Mulmur, just south of 10 Sideroad (Km 29.4).
    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: 5.4 or 3.6 km

    Description

    We will hike a loop including Main Trail and Rock Hill Park Side Trail, then a loop including Main Trail and Moss Haven Side Trail.  Shorter hike returns to parking lot from top of the Moss Haven Side Trail.

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  • Cancelled – The Dingle
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    05/23/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills Section, Map 17. Meet at roadside parking on Innis Lake Road at Finnerty Sideroad (Km 31.6).
    Hike Leader(s): Margery Cruise, Karen Franchitti Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 7-10 km

    Description

    We will hike The Dingle and Oak Ridges Moraine Trail. Weather permitting we will go to Trout Ponds,.

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  • Cancelled – Rockwood Conservation Area
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    05/26/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Tuesday Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Party City (4th Avenue at Hwy 10) in Orangeville at 9:30 am or Rockmosa Community Hall on Rockmosa Drive at 10:15 am.
    Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6 or 3 km

    Description

    We will hike the an in and out of the 3 km loop trail in Rockwood Conservation Area. Shorter hike is one loop only.

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  • Cancelled – Sydenham Series # 4 of 10 Hikes – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/30/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Km 106.7 end of Young’s Drive- Memorial Forest Side Trail Parking Take 10th St West through Owen Sound turn onto Nicol’s Gully Rd and follow along to Young’s Drive, Map 32 and 33
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 19 Km

    Description

    This is the  fourth of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is south bound from the Gap Side Trail  back to the Memorial Forest side trail.

     

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  • Cancelled- Number 3 Dufferin hi-Land Blue and White End to End Hikes
    8:30 AM-3:30 PM
    05/31/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet for 8:30 am departure from the parking area on Prince of Wales Read about 1.2 km north of Highway 89 on the north side of the bridge where the Prince of Wales Trail begins. We will shuttle to terminal point of 1st Line EHS just SOUTH of 25 Sideroad.

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 21 kms

    Description

    We will hike along Prince of Wales ST, Prince of Wales Loop, Boyne Valley ST, Murphy’s Pinnacle ST and then southward to our original meeting spot.

    This series hikes the main she blazed trail of Dufferin Hi-Land section along with the blue side trails.  Pre-registration encouraged.  Day hikers are welcome to join us.  At the end of this adventure you will be eligible for the Dufferin Hi-Land’s end to end badge and blue side trail badge. Cynthia Archer 416 573 4236

  • Cancelled – Sydenham Series # 5 of 10 Hikes – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/31/2020

    Hosting Club: Dufferin Hi-Land

    Location (Google Maps): Km 90.1 Highway 6/10 west side parking just south of Superior St. Owen Sound, Map 32
    Hike Leader(s): Patricia Foley, Tristan Goguen, Tony Riggs and Jackie Foster Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Slippery and Steep Sections
    Distance: 16.1 Km

    Description

    This is the  fifth of our Sydenham Series in 10 hikes.  Registration is required.  The terrain is variable please prepare for  muddy and slippery conditions depending on the weather.  Sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended.  Please bring adequate water, snacks, lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. These are all car pool hikes.  Hike today is south bound from the Memorial Forest side trail to Centennial Tower.

     

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