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  • Hilton Falls
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/01/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area Parking Lot

    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8-10 km

    Description

    We will hike the trails in this lovely Conservation Area. Parking fee applies (unless you have a Halton Parks Pass, a great value) and you must reserve two time slots (9-11 and 11-1) in advance.

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit , and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. For personalized driving directions, click on the hike in the BTC hike calendar, then on (Google Maps) to the right of the word Location, and your smart phone should navigate you to the correct location. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me as long as possible in advance of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice you give, the better.

    Your first aid kit should include bandaids, sterile gauze pads, a tensor bandage, Sam Splint, moleskin, SteriStrips for lacerations, antiseptic ointment, ASA (for heart attack), ibuprofen, Benadryl, gravol, imodium + personal medications such as nitroglycerin for people with Angina.

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  • Hamilton waterfront trail walk
    9:00 AM-12:30 PM
    11/03/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in front of Williams Cafe. Free parking is available in the parking lot beside Williams Fresh Cafe on the Hamilton waterfront.

    Hike Leader(s): Charlotte Stewart Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 10 to 12 km

    Description

    A leisurely walk along the Hamilton waterfront trail through Bayfront Park to Princess Point and return. We will finish by having lunch at the Wiliams cafe . Proof of vaccination and ID required if you wish to eat inside the cafe.

  • spring Valley the Other Side
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    11/03/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Park at the Little League Baseball field across from the Ancaster Lions Club Pool. Directions: From Hamilton take 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3rd exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd. and turn right. Just pass the high school the Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.

    Hike Leader(s): Lorraine Sherred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Description

    Walk Hill Top Trail to Museum and back through the Reforestation trail

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  • Mount Nemo
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/04/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Park in lot, Park reservation fee required

    Hike Leader(s): Ronald Granger Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Hike on the main trail overlooking the escarpment and some blue trails.

  • Mt Nemo (North and South Loop)
    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    11/04/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Main parking lot of Mt Nemo Conservation Area located on Guelph Line (at Colling Rd.) just south of Lowville.

    Hike Leader(s): Karen Capindale-Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6km

    Description

    We will complete a figure 8 of the North and South Loop trails along the escarpment. A reservation may be required (please visit parkvisit.ca) and a conservation pass/fee will be needed to enter the parking lot. Bring water and a snack . Hike Leader: Karen Capindale-Smith, kjcapindale@gmail.com; morning of hike use 905-749-0914.

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  • Grand River hike in Brantford
    9:00 AM-3:30 PM
    11/08/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot on Hardy Road in Brantford, near the SC Johnson trail

    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 14-18 km

    Description

    We will hike part of the Grand River Valley Trail and the SC Johnson Trail.

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit , and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. For personalized driving directions, click on the hike in the BTC hike calendar, then on (Google Maps) to the right of the word Location, and your smart phone should navigate you to the correct location. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me as long as possible in advance of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice you give, the better.

    Your first aid kit should include bandaids, sterile gauze pads, a tensor bandage, Sam Splint, moleskin, SteriStrips for lacerations, antiseptic ointment, ASA (for heart attack), ibuprofen, Benadryl, gravol, imodium + personal medications such as nitroglycerin for people with Angina. For more information, click this link: https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit(https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit)

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  • #6 highway to Smokey Hollow
    9:00 AM
    11/10/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Patterson Rd beside #6 Highway 66.0 mile marker map 9. You will need to access Patterson Rd off of Valley Rd due to construction.

    Hike Leader(s): Roxanne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

    Description

    The hike will be approximately 14K  and will start at the end of Patterson Rd. This parking lot is adjacent to the Clappison Cut so be careful using GPS co-ordinates. We will head east along the main trail to Smokey Hollow in Waterdown the back to the parking lot. This is a strenuous hike along leaf covered rocks so hiking boots are mandatory.

    Bring lunch, water and HIKING BOOTS. No dogs please.

    The pace will be a mix of medium and brisk depending on the terrain.

    RSVP using the hike calendar. Cancellations the  morning of the hike call 289-456-3498

  • Good Companions – Chedoke Radial Trail and Scenic Drive Side Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    11/10/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf Club Parking Lot

    Hike Leader(s): Ted Bossence Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will walk up the Chedoke Radial Trail and into the Iroquoia Heights Conservation Area.  We will then loop back and follow the Scenic Drive Side Trail along the top of the escarpment and down the escarpment stairs to the golf course parking lot.  I suggest you bring a mask for use on the stairs as the stairs see high usage with people passing at very close distance.  Also bring water and a snack.  Covid protocols in effect.

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  • Back on the Farm
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/11/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Scotsdale Farm – 13807 Trafalgar Rd. – Halton Hills

    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 9 – 11 km.

    Description

    Meet in the parking lot of Scotsdale Farm, on the east side of Trafalgar Rd., north of Georgetown at 9:45 am. for a 10:00 am. start. This hike will have two options, one of approx. 9 km. and one of approx. 11 km. Terrain will be moderate to strenuous depending on the option chosen. Bring water, a snack/lunch and hiking poles if using. Please dress prepared for the weather of the day. Covid protocols in place.
    Leaders: Anne and Phill Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

  • Cancelled Thursday Group Christie Lake
    10:00 AM-1:30 PM
    11/11/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Christie Lake Conservation Area Hamilton

    Hike Leader(s): Janina Vanderpost Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Meet in the parking lot located to the right after entering by the main entrance of the Christie Lake Conservation Area.  The main entrance is off Hwy 5 (Dundas Street).  Entry fee or Hamilton Conservation Authority pass required.  We will hike the extended “around the lake” trail.  Hiking boots, water and snack.  Register by clicking on the hike in the hike calendar.

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  • Looking for Snakes
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/13/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area 7200 Appleby Line

    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approx. 9 km.

    Description

    Join me at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area to search for the elusive rattlesnake after which this area was named. I have never seen one yet but “hope springs eternal”. Maybe this will be the time, unless it has already joined it friends in their winter hiberculum. Meet in the LOWER parking lot at 9:45 am. for a 10:00 am. (If the lower lot is closed already, park in the upper lot. Bring water, a snack/lunch and hiking poles if using. Expect one long, steep hill down and another more gentle hill going up. We will hike north and then take the Leech Porter side trail down to rejoin the main trail heading south and then up and returning via a side trail to the parking lot. Great views over the escarpment towards Crawford Lake. Two back to back reservations required to complete this hike. I suggest the first at 9:40 am.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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  • Lafarge Trail, with 3 huge drumlins to climb
    9:00 AM-3:30 PM
    11/15/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Middletown Road and Concession Rd 6 W, Flamboro

    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 18-20 km

    Description

    She’s hilly! We will hike the Lafarge Trail, starting with three drumlins in a row that will get your heart pumping and warm you up quickly! The rest isn’t as tough, and there is some road walking, but you’ll end it with a bang because this is an In and Out hike. Charge!

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit , and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. For personalized driving directions, click on the hike in the BTC hike calendar, then on (Google Maps) to the right of the word Location, and your smart phone should navigate you to the correct location. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me as long as possible in advance of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice you give, the better.

    Your first aid kit should include bandaids, sterile gauze pads, a tensor bandage, Sam Splint, moleskin, SteriStrips for lacerations, antiseptic ointment, ASA (for heart attack), ibuprofen, Benadryl, gravol, imodium + personal medications such as nitroglycerin for people with Angina. For more information, click this link: https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit(https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit)

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  • Hilton Falls
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    11/17/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area Parking Lot, near the north-east section (paid parking, you must register with Halton Parks)
    https://book.parkpassproject.com/book?inventoryGroup=1554186518&inventory=1508029477

    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 14-18 km

    Description

    Hilton Falls is a great place to hike, with many intersection trails to explore. If possible, we will have lunch at the falls. If the fire pit is open, you can bring hotdogs or marshmallows to roast over the fire. Bring a regular lunch in case the fire is not available.

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit (https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit), and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. For personalized driving directions, click on the hike in the BTC hike calendar, then on (Google Maps) to the right of the word Location, and your smart phone should navigate you to the correct location. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me as long as possible in advance of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice you give, the better.

    Your first aid kit should include bandaids, sterile gauze pads, a tensor bandage, Sam Splint, moleskin, SteriStrips for lacerations, antiseptic ointment, ASA (for heart attack), ibuprofen, Benadryl, gravol, imodium + personal medications such as nitroglycerin for people with Angina. For more information, click this link: https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit(https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit)

  • Good Companions Cootes South Shore
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/17/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Princess Point parking lot, just beyond the intersection of Macklin Street North and Longwood Road, Hamilton. Macklin Street North can be accessed from Main Street West or King Street West, depending on which way you enter Hamilton. Please note that this is RBG property so either an RBG members parking pass, or paid parking is required.

    Hike Leader(s): Janina Vanderpost Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 9km

    Description

    From the Princess Point parking lot we will follow the Cootes Paradise south shore trails, including Sassafras Point trail, to the McMaster University grounds.  Depending on time and interest, we could also do the Chegwin Trail behind McMaster.

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  • Felkers Falls
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/18/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at and Park at the North East corner of the 4 Ice arena Parking Lot
    710 Mountain Brow Blvd
    Hamilton

    Hike Leader(s): Phillip Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10km

    Description

    There and back from the Mohawk 4 Ice Arena  to Felkers Falls. We’ll go out on the upper trail past Albion Falls. Return on the Bruce Trail.

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  • Kerncliffe to Smokey Hollow and return.
    9:30 AM-12:15 PM
    11/20/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Cityview Park – 2500 Kerns Rd, Burlington, ON L7P 1P8
    This is the upper parking area by the soccer fields. There are 2 parking lots. We will meet at the southern/smaller upper parking lot.

    Hike Leader(s): Trish Murphy Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    This is an approx. 9km intermediate nature hike along the Bruce Trail through forest and meadows, with a couple of nice vista look outs along the way.
    We will take a 5-10 minute break at Smokey Hollow (which is the halfway point).
    Some rugged/rocky areas. One incline at the halfway point upon our return.
    We will encounter 2 stiles (ladders), each way, which we will be required to climb over.
    Wear appropriate, layered clothing and hiking shoes/boots and poles if you require.
    Bring sunscreen, a sun hat, insect repellent, snacks, 1-2 litres of water, a personal first aid kit, hand sanitizer and a face mask.
    Please register at least 12 hours prior to hike start time. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means we will be able to contact you to communicate any changes to the schedule.  For driving directions, copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window.
    Please arrive 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me at least 2 hours before the start of the hike, or text me if it is less than 2 hours before the hike.
    We will depart promptly at 9:30AM.

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  • Speyside Side Trails – 16.5 KM
    8:30 AM-1:15 PM
    11/21/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail Pear Tree Park Parking Lot, Speyside Resource Management Area

    Hike Leader(s): Joe Borges Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 16.5 KM

    Description

    Predominantly a Side Trail Hike with some Main Trail and sections of road. We’ll be doing the Vanderleck, Al Shaw, Canada Goose, Cliff Hatch and Speyside South Side Trails. Along with a few KMs of main Trail.

    Loop hike, starting and ending at the Parking Lot. Lot has 15 spots and is Free. Entrance on 15 Sideroad just west of HWY 25.

    Terrain on this Hike is Moderate. Not too much elevation change, but may be slippery and rocky in sections. And depending on conditions could be wet in parts.
    Speed of Hike is Moderate at 3-3.5 KM / per hour. (Although stopping for photos is allowed:)

    Please ensure you check the weather are dressed appropriately with layers. Boots are required. Poles are recommended.  If weather gets cold and icy, please have crampons (ice cleats) with you. And please bring at least 2L of water, snacks, and lunch.

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  • General Hike-Kilbride to Lowville
    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    11/22/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Kilbride+Public+School/@43.4274547,-79.938691,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x882b7b5eb0ef6241:0x78b244bda89715c4!8m2!3d43.4274492!4d-79.936493
    Start-Kilbride Park-parking behind Kilbride Public School 6611 Panton Street-now considered Burlington

    Hike Leader(s): Cathie Green Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approximately 12 kms

    Description

    We will hike from the school down Kilbride Street to the Main trail at Twiss and No.8 Sideroad

    We will follow the Main trail to the River & Ruin side trail  and turn off to Lowville Park for a lunch/snack break
    and then return same way taking other side of River and Ruin Side trail to the Main trail – Map 10 –

    Might like to have a hiking pole, bring water, snack, appropriate clothing- I hike rain or shine unless stormy conditions prevail- email me or text me if any questions or concerns 416-931-2095 Cathie

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  • Twiss Road to Crawford Lake CA and back
    9:00 AM-1:30 AM
    11/24/2021

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    Hike open to BTC Members only.

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Calcium Pits roadside parking on Twiss Road

    Hike Leader(s): Victoria Best Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 15 km

    Description

    Meet at the Calcium Pits roadside parking on Twiss Rd north of Derry Rd. Map 11, km 102.6; GPS: Latitude 43.447743 Longitude -79.953436.

    We will follow the Main Trial into Crawford Lake Conservation Area and then follow various trails including the trail around Crawford Lake. We will descend into the Nassagaweya Canyon and then return up the steep incline to the top of the Escarpment via the Crawford Lake Side Trail. We will hike various trails to return to the Main Trail and onto Twiss Road.

    Dress appropriately for the weather and for slick boardwalks and rocks as well as muddy conditions. Bring food and water, hiking boots, rain gear, no dogs please.

    Direct inquiries to Victoria at victoriaahb@yahoo.ca at least 12 hours prior to the hike.
    Please arrive 15 minutes before the hike start time of 9:00 AM. Register using the hiking schedule. Cancellations the morning of the hike please call 905-257-6815.

  • RBG North Shore Trail
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/24/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps):

    Hike Leader(s): Linda Robinson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    Meet at the RBG Arboretum (Nature Center) parking lot at 9:45 AM for a 10 AM start. This is an easy hike, a few hills. Bring water, snack and icers, if there is snow/ice on the ground.

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  • Bronte Creek East
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    11/25/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Valleyridge Park – 2524 Valleyridge Dr. Oakville

    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approx. 9 km.

    Description

    Please join us at 9:45 am. for a 10:00 am. start in the parking lot of Valleyridge Park on Valleyridge Dr. in Oakville. We will make our way to the eastern banks of Bronte Creek using urban trails, field trails and Bronte Creek Park trails to do a loop and return to our starting point. The trails are easy with some slippery sections. Bring water, a snack and hiking poles if using. We should get great views of the western side of the creek. Please dress according to the weather of the day. Covid protocols in place.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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  • Kilgorie Hill Challenge – Shuttle Hike
    9:00 AM-3:30 PM
    11/28/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail Red “P” parking lot on 1st Line East just south of County Road 17 and just east of Whitfield (BTC Map 20, km 29.4).

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

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    Join us for an ascent of one of the Bruce Trail’s most famous hills – Kilgorie.  A precious few hikers are able to claim they made it to the top.  No badge, but lifetime bragging rights await.  We will take in power house ruins on the Pine River, a murder story, an old forgotten concert venue, spectacular crevices and a real Enchanted Forest.  This is a shuttle hike so bring a mask, a garbage bag for your dirty boots and a change of footwear.  Please also bring layered warm clothing including a woolly hat and mitts.  Pack icers just in case as well as a warm drink, a lunch and a snack.  Please arrive 15 minutes early and be ready to shuttle at 9. Hiking boots mandatory.  Poles highly recommended.  Gonna be fun.  Some windy road walking.

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  • Guelph Radial Trail
    9:00 AM-3:30 PM
    11/29/2021

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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Dublin Line and 25 Side Road

    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    This will be a There and Back hike along the Guelph Radial Trail.

    Hike Leader: Louise Langlais; Email: langlaislouise@gmail.com. Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit , and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. For personalized driving directions, click on the hike in the BTC hike calendar, then on (Google Maps) to the right of the word Location, and your smart phone should navigate you to the correct location. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are unable to attend, please email me as long as possible in advance of the hike, or text me if it is <2 hours before the hike. There is often a waiting list, so the more advance notice you give, the better.

    Your first aid kit should include bandaids, sterile gauze pads, a tensor bandage, Sam Splint, moleskin, SteriStrips for lacerations, antiseptic ointment, ASA (for heart attack), ibuprofen, Benadryl, gravol, imodium + personal medications such as nitroglycerin for people with Angina. For more information, click this link: https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit(https://www.gore-tex.com/blog/hiking-first-aid-kit)

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