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  • 100 HIkers 100 Hikes Speaker Event
    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    12/01/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Museum and Archives
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Distance: N/A km

    Description

    REGISTRATION required at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/100-hikers-100-hikes-speaker-event-tickets-78420119689 Limit 85

    Join author & engaging speaker Andrew Camani as he shares stories of his adventures hiking the Bruce Trail. He’ll also talk about gathering other peoples tales of their hiking trips for his book “100 Hikers, 100 Hikes” which will be available for sale. Light refreshments and door prizes. This event is free to all but donations for the Bruce Trail are appreciated. Memberships available to purchase just in time for you to give to your favourite hiking friends for Christmas! AND they are 100% tax deductible! Come early and browse this beautiful museum in the heart of Dundas where you can view their exhibit “Wish you were Here” showing postcards from the past along with other great historical information and maps.

    For more information contact Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca
    Go to our website for more events and hiking schedule https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/ Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club is one of 9 members volunteer clubs that support The Bruce Trail Conservancy To sign up for BTC membership go to website https://brucetrail.org/ to support this “ribbon of wilderness for everyone forever”!  Parking fee in Dundas for month of December.

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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  • Hikers R Us – Cedar Springs
    9:00 AM-1:30 AM
    12/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): 2198 Kerns Rd, Burlington
    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: 14-16 km

    Description

    We will hike from the parking lot across from Kerncliff Park up to the Escarpment, admire the lake views as we hike towards Highway 5 and onwards to the trails east of Cedar Springs Road. This is an In-and-Out hike.

     

    Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent in the summer, icers in the winter, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.

    Please email me at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won’t be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!

    For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!
  • Good Companions – Spring Valley – Jerseyville
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): 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)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Several loops through The West side of Dundas valley

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    12/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    12/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Cootes Paradise North Shore Trails
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail designated parking lot at Borer’s Dog Park on York Road just south of Valley Road (Hopkins Corners) on Bruce Trail Guide Map 8 (Dundas Valley): 491 York Road, Hamilton.
    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law 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

    Get away from the commercialism of the season and enjoy the quiet of the woods with friends on the north shore of Cootes Paradise in the Royal Botanical Gardens.  We will take in the Ray Lowes Side Trail, the Hopkins’ Loop, the Bull’s Point Trail, the Captain Cootes Trail and more.  You might even want to bring a few sunflower seeds to feed the birds when they alight on your outstretched hand.  Please bring icers, hiking boots, and something warm to drink.  Optional refreshment stop after.  Please pre-register at stuarthikes@gmail.com so that I can get an idea of numbers and contact you if the hike has to be cancelled for any reason.  Thank you.

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

  • Christmas Light Walk – Burlington
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    12/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tim’s in Eastway Plaza at the corner of Walkers and New St, Burlington
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis 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 7:00pm at the Tim’s in Eastway Plaza at the corner of Walkers and New St for a Christmas Light walk around the streets of Burlington.  Of course, we will spend some time at the huge display on Spruce Ave (an old favourite!). Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

    Leader: Paul Lewis  outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Christmas Light Walk – North Burlington (Orchard)
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    12/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Canadian Tire at the Millcroft Shopping Centre at Appleby & Upper Middle
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis 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 7:00pm in front of Canadian Tire at the Millcroft Shopping Centre at Appleby & Upper Middle for a Christmas Light walk around the streets of the Orchard Neighbourhood in North Burlington.  We will spend some time at a displays on Blue Spruce Ave and Bluegrass Lane, which are synchronized to music!  Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

    Leader: Paul Lewis –  outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us – Christie Conservation Area
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    12/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): 20 Marshboro Ave Dundas
    Hike Leader(s): Wayne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 10k km

    Description

    we will enter the Christie C. A. from Smokey Hollow Rd and network through the park and return to the parking spot

    RSVP by email WLR8362@gmail.com

    Cancellations the morning of the hike may call my cell 289-456-3498

    Bring water, hiking boots, ICERS, no dogs please

     

  • Good Companions – Hidden Valley Hendrie Valley
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Hidden Valley parking lot to the right off Howard Drive in Burlington.
    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: 8 km

    Description

    This is basically a there and back hike beginning at Hidden Valley Park in Burlington and continuing into the Royal Botanical Gardens Hendrie Valley trails.  Bring water, snack, icers (if there has been snow or ice).  This is a good hike for seeing some birds.

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    12/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

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  • Dundas History Walk
    9:45 AM-12:00 PM
    12/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Education Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Museum & Archives
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: ~ 5 km

    Description

    This is part of our educational series.  We’ll be starting at the Dundas Museum and Archives and strolling over to the centre of town and around to look at the old town of Dundas which will be beautifully decorated for Christmas.  Austin at Dundas Museum & Archives has offered to give us a brief tour of the museum where the exhibit features old postcards of the town after our walk.  There are many places to stop for a snack or lunch after in this historic town that was once the industrial centre of Lower Canada.   Parking is free during the pre-Christmas season.   Wear good walking shoes or hiking boots.  Bring snacks and water, even if you plan to stop.  Registration isn’t required but it helps me figure out how many people will be coming and let them know if its cancelled due to inclement weather.   For more information please contact Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca  905-637-7136

  • Shell Park -Bronte Trails
    10:00 AM-1:15 AM
    12/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Staring at the front parking lot of Shell Park
    Hike Leader(s): Karen Bergmann, Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 13 km

    Description

    Easy town trails –  Dress appropriately for the weather  Bring water; snack and icers

  • Dundas History Walk
    10:00 AM-11:45 AM
    12/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Education Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Museum & Archives
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast – 5+ km/hr, Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 3-4 km

    Description

     We are very excited to be partnering with Dundas Museum and Archives and Dundas Historical Society for this educational walk!  We’ll start at the Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St W, for a 30-40 min tour of the museum lead by Stan Nowark of the Dundas Historical Society.  The museum is featuring the “Wish You Were Here” exhibit and has maps of old Dundas. After, we’ll stroll over to the centre of town for 3-4 km gentle walk or more depending on group. We’ll have stops to learn about some the buildings this historic town that was once the industrial centre of Lower Canada and is beautifully decorated for Christmas. Optional lunch after.   Parking is free during the pre-Christmas season.   Wear good walking boots.  Bring snacks and water. For more information about DM+A visit their websitehttps://dundasmuseum.ca/    Cancelled in inclement weather.   For more information about walk contact Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca  905-637-7136  Go to IBTC website for more walks https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    12/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Junior Hiker – Crawford Lake Exploration
    10:30 AM-12:15 PM
    12/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 4 t0 5 km.

    Description

    Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a jewel to explore at any time of year. We will explore the area, including the Boardwalk and the lookout. Afterward those who wish can explore the recreated Indian village. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Conservation Area which is located on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Bring water and a snack. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area Pass. Icers may be necessary.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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  • Christmas Light Walk – Burlington
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    12/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tim’s in Roseland Plaza at the corner of Guelph Line and New St
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis 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 7:00pm at the Tim’s in Roseland Plaza at the corner of Guelph Line and New St for a Christmas Light walk around different streets of Burlington than the Dec 10 hike, except we will still go to the huge display on Spruce Ave.  Let’s get in the Christmas spirit!  Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

    Leader: Paul Lewis –  outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Good Companions – RBG North Shore Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Map 8. Meet at Dog Park on York Rd. near Valley Rd. in Dundas. Walk to trailhead for RBG North Shore. Linda will meet you there.
    Hike Leader(s): Linda Robinson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will do a loop hike stopping at the Interpretive Centre. Please bring icers.

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    12/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
    Hike Leader(s): Paul Lewis Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton. We will hike sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights. There will be weekly walks all summer. Now we are all getting older we are not hiking as fast as we used to. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain.

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  • Dundas Peak
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    12/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Driving Park, Cross Street in Dundas. Meet at the entrance gateposts.
    Hike Leader(s): Marion Fletcher Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: About 8 km

    Description

    Starting at  Dundas Driving Park we will hike to Dundas Peak and on to

    Tews Falls.  If the weather is not suitable for this, the hike will go

    around the streets of Dundas through the Heritage District.

    Please bring poles, water, snacks.  No dogs.

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    12/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    12/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

    Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

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  • Radial Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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