Iroquoia

Cancellation Notice

All organized hikes across all 9 Bruce Trail Clubs have been cancelled until at least June 30, 2020.

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  • Hikers R Us – Limehouse Hike
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    05/01/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us

    Location (Google Maps): 12169 5th Line, Limehouse
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 12
    We’ll do a loop hike in the Limehouse area.
    Please email Louise 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 warm weather: Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water. Winter conditions: Bring warm layers, snacks, lunch, a warm drink, and 1 litre of water.
    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.

  • Good Companions – Halton Agreement Forest
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/01/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions

    Location (Google Maps): Small parking lot across from the Mohawk Raceway/Casino on the east side of Guelph Line, just north of Highway 401
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    Come join the Good Companions as we explore this beautiful forest. Wildflower sightings are likely. Some short rocky sections. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent. The flying critters may be out. Meet for a 10:00 am. start in the small parking lot across from the Mohawk Raceway/Casino on the east side of Guelph Line, just north of Highway 401. (Overflow parking in the northeast corner of the parking lot of the raceway.)
    Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com Cell# 905 617 3937.

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/01/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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

    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.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    05/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: 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

    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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  • Explore Fisher Pond, the Club’s new nature reserve
    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    05/04/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event

    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking where the Bruce Trail crosses Guelph Line, South of No 1 Sidereal Do not block farm gate.
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 6
    Please quickly cross over the stile for safety and wait there for departure. Bring snack and drinks. This hike is perfect for the whole family; children, parents and grandparents.
    We will make our way through the woodlands, have a snack by Fisher Pond then return to our cars. Along the way we may see spring flowers and small wildlife.
    Starting point is km 83.5 km on Map 9. Children will be eligible for the Junior Hikers’ spring badge, the Lady Bug. Please restore with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Hike Leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236
    There will be ample time to drive 15 minutes to the Iroquoia Club AGM at St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive, Watertown where lunch will be served. Please register for the AGM to assist in planning food. Fisher Pond is an 87-acre oasis of nature on the escarpment overlooking Burlington. With the help of hundreds of donors BTC has secured this land for future generations. It is a gem.

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  • Blue Mountain End-to-end #2
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Pretty River Access Trail, 47.0 km on Map 23.
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer 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: 16
    We will shuttle to km 30.1 on Map 22 and hike north through Nottawasaga Lookout Provincial Nature Preserve to our cars.
    Hike #3 from km 48 to 65.9 is planned for June 9th Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Hike leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236. Pub stop to follow.

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  • Happy Wanderers – Toronto Silver Creek
    9:00 AM-2:30 PM
    05/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers

    Location (Google Maps): Road side parking on Tenth Line north of Glenn Williams
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 14
    We will depart from Roadside Parking at 38.9 km on Map 13 and head south to loop through Maureen Smith, Bennet Heritage and Roberts Side Trails to return to our cars. Bring lunch and lots of water.
    After the hike consider joining me at the Copper Kettle in Glenn Williams. Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Hike leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    05/07/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Hamilton Centre escarpment trails
    Hike Leader(s): Richard Reble Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    This is a mix of trails along Hamilton’s central mountain area.
    Meet in the parking lot of Hamilton’s Queensdale Avenue Public School on Queensdale Ave. one block east of James St.
    If you face the school from the front, the parking lot is off a small side street at the west end of the building. Wear boots. An optional pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us – Crawford Lake Conservation Area
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    05/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us

    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Guelph Line north of Derry Road, Map 11. Conservation fees apply.
    Hike Leader(s): Charlotte Stewart Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr

    Distance: 14
    We will hike the trails of Crawford Lake and the Bruce Trail, and enjoy the spring wildflowers along the way.

    Bring water, snack/lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, hiking boots. No dogs please.

    Please register with the hike leader by Tuesday evening , Charlotte Stewart stewchar01@gmail.com, cell/text 905-906 0519

  • Good Companions – Sanctuary Park
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions

    Location (Google Maps): Map 8. Sanctuary Park, Dundas
    Hike Leader(s): Stella Parr Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    This 8km loop hike will take us from Sanctuary Park along the Spring Creek Trail and return via a combination of rail trail and other trails.

    Directions: From Old Ancaster Road turn right onto Pleasant Ave and follow it along to Sanctuary Drive. Turn right on Sanctuary Drive. The parking lot is at the end of the street.

    Hike Leader: Stella Parr. scparr@yahoo.ca 905-628-6436

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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

    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.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Thursday Group – Ancaster
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    05/09/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group

    Location (Google Maps): Ancaster Meet at the Ancaster Little League Baseball Field on the Jerseyville Side Rd.
    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

    Distance: 12
    Directions: From Hamilton toke 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3nd 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. There is no dropout point. No dogs please.
    Hike Description: Several loops in Spring Valley in Dundas Valley.Bring Water and a Snack. Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com Email please

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    05/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: 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

    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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  • In Search of Wildflowers
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
    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: 7
    Join me in looking for Spring Wildflowers in this lovely conservation area with it’s Meromictic lake and history going back to early Indigenous peoples. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent. Some rocky sections. Parking fee or conservation area pass. Limit of 20 people. Register with leader.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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  • Junior Hiker Lady Bug Badge – Mothers Day Hike
    11:00 AM-1:30 PM
    05/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker

    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking where the Bruce Trail crosses Geulph line, south of No 1 Sideroad
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 5
    Please quickly cross over the stile for safety and wait there for departure. Bring snacks, drinks and a lunch.
    This hike is perfect for the whole family; children, parents and grandparents. We will make our way through woodlands, have a picnic by the Fisher Pond then return to our cars.
    Along the way we hope to see spring flowers and small wildlife. Starting point is km 83.5 km on Map 9. Children will be eligible for the Junior Hikers, spring hike badge, the Lady Bug.
    Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.
    Hike leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236.
    If you prefer to hike on your own, a description of the Junior Hiking Program, the badges and a list of hike routes designed for children are on the Iroquoia Club web site.

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  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    05/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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
    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.

    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja.

    E Mail : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com

    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

  • Tyandaga Evening Walk – 1.5 to 2 hours
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking lot for Kerncliff Park below the escarpment by the old quarry on the east side of Kerns Road, Burlington
    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

    Distance: 7
    We will hike various trails in Kerncliffe Park including portions of the Bruce Trail. Come and enjoy the longer evening daylight! Optional Apres Hike Pub Stop. Hike Cancelled, if there is heavy rain

    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600, or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    05/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley
    Hike Leader(s): Richard Reble 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: 8
    There are some dandy hills in Dundas Valley and this hike will include two of them.
    We’ll meet on Martin Rd. at the back of Ancaster Community and Recreation Centre which is on Jerseyville across from Ancaster High and Vocational School. Martin Rd. is the street that turns north from Jerseyville Rd. at the west side of the community centre.
    Drive north on Martin till you come to the last parking area on your right before a steep hill. Wear boots.
    An optional put stop follows the hike.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us – Chedoke Radial Trail
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    05/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us

    Location (Google Maps): Tiffany Falls Map 8 Ed 29 marker45.2
    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: 15
    We will meet at the Tiffany Falls parking lot, this is an “in and out” hike from the parking lot to the Chedoke stairs and back. Parking fee applies to non BTC members.

    RSVP by email: wlr8362@gmail.com

    Hike Leader: Wayne Riley

    Bring lunch and water, no dogs please

    Cancellations the morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

    Hiking boots required

  • Good Companions – RBG North Shore Trail
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions

    Location (Google Maps): Roadside parking at former RBG York Road Parking Lot, Dundas,
    Hike Leader(s): Mary Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    This is a loop hike taking in the arboretum and the nature centre. Return via north shore of Cootes Paradise and lookout.

    Hike Leader: Mary Rose. termarintl@cogeco.ca 905-320-6513

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/15/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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

    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.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Kilbride In/Out to Crawford Lake CA, Map 10 and 11
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    05/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group

    Location (Google Maps): Meet and leave from back of Kilbride Public School (by park and tennis courts). 6611 Panton St. (just off Kilbride St.)
    Hike Leader(s): Karen Capindale-Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr

    Distance: 16
    Starting at Kilbride Public School we will complete an in/out hike thru the village of Kilbride to hook up with the BT and on to Crawford Lake CA. We will hike thru Yaremko-Ridley/Smith Nature Reserve to the calcium pits and on to the Crawford Lake CA for lunch. Bring water, snacks and lunch.

    Hike Leader: Karen Capindale-Smith; jsmith62@cogeco.ca, (905) 332-7254; hike morning use cell (905) 749-0914

  • Bluebell Hike
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    05/16/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group

    Location (Google Maps): Sixteen Mile Creek Valley
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 9
    The Bluebells in the Sixteen Mile Creek Valley in Oakville are always a treat for the eyes. Depending upon the season they could be at their best. Other wildflowers may be blooming as well. Some long, gentle hills, but mostly flat. Meet in the parking lot at the southeast corner of River Glen Blvd. and Neyagawa, next to the baseball fields. Bring a snack/lunch and water.
    Leaders: Anne and Phill Armstrong – hikingrandma@gmail.com – 905 617 3937

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  • Victoria Day Weekend in the Lower Bruce Peninsula
    6:00 PM-2:00 PM
    05/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Wildwood Family Resort, Red Bay. North of Wiarton on Hwy 6 at Mar, west to Red Bay, south to sign for Wildwood Family Resort.
    Hike Leader(s): Gregory & Jeanette Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 15
    Victoria Day Weekend in the Lower Bruce Peninsula, May 17-20.  The spring flowers will welcome us on three hiking days on the Bruce Trail and its side trails to form loops.   We stay and have our meals at a comfortable resort on Lake Huron.  Our daily hikes of approximately 15 km will be at a moderate pace to take pictures of the spring flowers and Georgian Bay. No dogs. Pre-register for the weekend with the hike leader. Outing restricted to those staying with us at Wildwood. Hike Leaders: Gregory & Jeanette Vincent Vincent.greg@gmail.com 519-579-8210 M-T 7-9 p.m.

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    05/17/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: 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

    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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  • Sydenham Loops – 4 days- May 18 -21/19
    8:00 AM
    05/18/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event

    Location: Sydenham Section
    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: 25
    We will hike 24 loops as outlined in the book – Looping Through Sydenham and we will add on Silent Valley.
    These hikes will run con-currently from May 18 until May 21/19. Badge is available for finishers.
    For details and to register, please contact hike leader Ruth Moffatt 905-928-7056 ruthdmoffatt@gmail.com

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  • Gentle Hike – Scottsdale Farm
    10:00 AM-12:15 PM
    05/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: Scottsdale Farm
    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: 8
    Scottsdale Farm is an Ontario Heritage owned farm located north of Georgetown, on the east side of Trafalgar Rd. Our hike will take us along some Blue side trails and Main Bruce trail in a loop winding through abandoned farm fields and forest trail. Some hills and rocky sections. Bring a snack/lunch, water, sunscreen and insect repellent. Map 12. Take Trafalgar Road North to the entrance to Scottsdale farm on your right. Be careful, it’s easy to miss.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong – hikingrandma@gmail.com – 905 617 3937

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  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    05/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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
    Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.

    Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja.

    E Mail : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com

    Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    05/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: Spencer Creek
    Hike Leader(s): Richard Reble Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    This is a mystery hike in the woods. All shall be revealed.
    Meet in the parking lot of the small plaza at the corner of Hwy. 8 and Kirby in Greensville. To get there, drive west on King St. through Dundas and up the Dundas Hill to the top of the escarpment. At Bullock’s Corners, turn left to stay with Hwy. 8 and drive up the hill to Kirby which is the first street on the right at at the top of the hill. Turn on Kirby and then immediately right again into the parking area between the two rows of shops and offices.
    Wear hiking boots. An optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us – Stoney Creek Gelato Hike
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Depart from roadside parking on McDui Ave
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 15

    Departing from McDui Drive Access Trail at 16.9 km Map 6 we will hike to Felkers Falls for a picnic lunch then return to our cars.
    Following the hike you are invited to join me as I enjoy some of the best gelato in the province.
    Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans. Hike leader: Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

  • Good Companions – Flamborough “Bluebirds”
    10:00 AM
    05/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions

    Location (Google Maps): Cedarbrook Farm, 812, 8th Concession West, Flamborough
    Hike Leader(s): Dan Welsh Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 5
    Hosted by our good friend, Dan Welsh, we will walk gently around Cedarbrook Farm where we will see nesting Eastern Bluebirds, wrens and other species. It should take about 2 hours. Directions: take Highway 6 north towards Guelph; approx. 14km north of Highway 403 turn left (west) on 8th Concession West; Cedarbrook Farm is approx. 8 km on the south side.

    Hike Leader: Dan Welsh Phone: 905-659-4957 or email: bluebird6@sympatico.ca

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)

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

    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.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Mt. Nemo CA to Kilbride Public School, Map 10
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    05/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group

    Location: Meet at the back of Kilbride Public School (by park and tennis courts). 6611 Panton St. (just off Kilbride st). Will be a shuttle to the Walker Line access to Mt. Nemo CA
    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: 12
    We will follow main BT up escarpment into Mt. Nemo CA ( for lovely views of the countryside) and out along rural roads. We will continue on into Bronte Creek/Cedar Springs Valley. We will finish our hike climbing a strenuous stretch out of the valley and into the village of Kilbride. Driver(s) will be needed to drive back to starting point to recover shuttle car(s). Bring water, snacks and lunch. Bug spray may be necessary. Drivers need Conservation pass or fee to park at CA.

    Hike Leader: Karen Capindale-Smith; jsmith62@cogeco.ca (905) 332-7254; hike morning use cell (905) 749-0914.

  • Crawford Lake
    10:00 AM-1:30 PM
    05/23/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group

    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Area (Halton Park pass) 3115 Conservation Road, off Guelph Line
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White 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
    Meet at Parking Lot off Guelph Line. Crawford Lake Side Trail, Main Trail, Leech-Porter Side Trail. Bring snack/lunch, water, bug spray. Pub/refreshment stop afterwards

    Hike leader Steven White stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    05/24/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location: 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

    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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  • Schneider’s Woods Waterloo
    9:30 AM-2:00 PM
    05/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Schneider’s Woods Waterloo – We meet at Zehrs parking lot, 450 Erb St. West Waterloo. We will gather there in the parking lot and take all of our cars to the start, about 20 minutes to the entrance to Schneider’s Woods.
    Hike Leader(s): Gregory & Jeanette Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 14
    Schneider’s Woods is. a large tract of privately owned land west of Waterloo on the Waterloo moraine. Good trails with spring flowers. No dogs. Hike Leaders: Gregory & Jeanette Vincent, vincent.greg@gmail.com 519-579-8210. M-T 7-9 p.m.

  • Junior Hiker – River and Ruin
    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    05/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker

    Location (Google Maps): Lowville
    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: 4
    Come discover the ruins of an old farmhouse along the River and Ruin walk. We will meet in the parking lot of Loweville, opposite the Loweville Bistro. We will make our way to the trail leading us to the ruins. Bring a snack/water, sunscreen and insect repellent. Also bring $5 for the Spring badge. Please register with the leader.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong – hikingrandma@gmail.com – 905 617 3937

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    05/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    Location (Google Maps): Grimsby
    Hike Leader(s): Richard Reble Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    In part, this hike follows the Bruce Trail in Grimsby (which too is a part of Iroquoia), but the second half follows an urban street along the base of the escarpment in order to make a loop which ends with one dandy climb.
    Meet on the wide shoulder of Park Rd. at the corner of Ridge Road in Grimsby next to a long row of high cedar trees. Wear boots. An optional pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us – Erindale Park, Mississauga
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    05/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking lot at Erindale Park, 1695 Dundas Street West, Mississauga, just east of Mississauga Road.
    Hike Leader(s): Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 14
    We will do a loop hike of about 14 km along Sawmill Creek and the Credit River (several hills). Bring water, snack/lunch, and gear appropriate for the conditions. No dogs please.

    Please register by Tuesday evening with the hike leader, Norman Young mny176@outlook.com, 905 845 0939 cell 905 330 6605

  • Good Companions – Waterdown Woods
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions

    Location (Google Maps): City View Park in North Burlington. The park is located on Kerns Rd just south of Hwy 5.
    Hike Leader(s): Connie Rusynyk Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    Distance: 8
    We will meet in the north parking lot closest to Hwy 5 where washrooms are sometimes (?) available.
    The hike will follow the escarpment ridge along the main trail towards Waterdown and return via the Blue Trail. If conditions are favourable we will hike to the waterfalls off Waterdown Rd. Bring snack, water, sunscreen and bugspray. Refreshment stop at the Copper Kettle in Waterdown afterwards if you so choose and for anyone interested we will go on a tour of the True North Art Galley just around the corner.
    Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk email: c.rusynyk@sympatico.ca phone 905 520 6502

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    05/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category:

    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

    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.
    Leader: Paul Lewis (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

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  • Thursday Group – Dundas Valley
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    05/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area

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

    Description

    There is no dropout point. No dogs please.
    Depart: 10:00 am Last parking lot in Dundas Valley C.A. There is a Parking fee of $10 or free with Conservation Membership
    Directions: From the 403 W take the Main St. W. Exit. Turn left onto Main St and travel to Osler Dr. Turn right and Follow Governor’s Rd. Turn Left onto Governor’s Rd and follow to the Dundas Valley C.A. at the edge of town. Entrance will be on your left.
    Hike Description: Several loops around Dundas Valley C.A. bring a snack, water.
    Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
    Email please

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    05/31/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant

    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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