Iroquoia

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July

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool 43.193201 / -79.565301.

Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 12 km

Description

Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool, then we will shuttle to Lewis side road and hike 12 km back to our cars. On the way home you can pass the fruit stands and/or stop in Stoney Creek for amazing gelato. Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans;
Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com (416) 573-4236

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Map 8. Sanctuary Park, Dundas 43.254210, -79.968885

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

Hike cancelled due to rain and possible thunderstorms

 

Meet at parking lot at end of Sanctuary Drive (off Pleasant Ave.) in Dundas. We will walk along Spring Creek Trail to the trail centre and return via Sulphur Creek.

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

Wed Jul 1 7

Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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

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

Thu Jul 1 8

Limehouse Combo Loop

9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Park in Bruce Trail Parking Lot on Regional Rd 43/Sideroad 22, just west of 4th Line in Halton Hills (west of village of Limehouse)

Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 11 km

Description

Meet at Bruce Trail Parking Lot on Regional Road 43/Sideroad 22 and follow Canada Goose Side Trail and onto Vanderleck Side Trail and back to Canada Goose Side Trail. No dogs please. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. (Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 26). Refreshment/pub stop to follow.
stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

Fri Jul 1 9

Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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

Sat Jul 2 0

Junior Hiker - Hiking the Valley

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Junior Hiker
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 4 km

Description

Come Explore the Dundas Valley Conservation Area in the summer and earn your Summer badge. While the terrain is easy underfoot, there will be some hills, usually gentle, to climb. Bring water, a snack, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the last parking lot of the Conservation Area which is located off of Governor’s Rd., west of downtown Dundas. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Please register with the leader.
Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

Mon Jul 2 2

Radial Trail , Hamilton

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

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

Description

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Mon Jul 2 2

Happy Wanderers - Niagara Gorge

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Niagara Gorge

Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 11 km

Description

We will start the hike near the Whirlpool Golf Course ( free parking across from the WGC parking lot ) and hike along the top of the gorge to the stairs that lead down to the river. We will then hike along the river bank to the Whirlpool rapids and then climb back to the top of the gorge and back to the parking lot. This is a short hike but difficult terrain.

We will meet at the parking lot east of Hutches on Van Wagners Road at 9:00 AM and we will carpool to Niagara Falls

Hike leader: Wayne Riley RSVP by email: wlr8362@gmail.com

Bring lunch, water, hiking boots, no dogs please. Cancellations the morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

Tue Jul 2 3

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Confederation

Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

This loop hike takes in the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail, some bird breeding ponds, and Confederation Park. Park in the lot just to the right of Hutchie’s on Van Wagner’s Rd. Running shoes or boots would be suitable for this one. Bring water. An optional pub stop will follow.
Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area GPS: N43.240646 W79.959858

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

Description

We will hike from Tiffany Falls parking lot ( map 8 ed 29, 45.2 marker), to Sherman Falls to the trail centre and back. Parking fee applies for non BTC members

RSVP by email wlr8362@gmail.com Hike leader: Wayne Riley Cancellations the morning of the hike 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water, no dogs please. Hiking boots required. Pace will be a combination of moderate and brisk

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 10 km

Description

Meet for 9:30 am start at the Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre parking lot off Governor Road. From the parking lot closest to the Trail Centre, we will carpool to the Tews Falls parking lot on Harvest Road. If travelling on Hwy 8/King Street through Dundas, turn right onto Harvest Road. If coming from Hwy 5, turn left onto Hwy 8/Brock Road, then left again at Harvest Road. Hike will commence at Tews Falls and include Dundas Peak, Old Dundas Station Side Trail, and continue on Bruce Trail past the Dundas Valley Golf and Country Club back to the Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre. Cars remaining at the Trail Centre, or parking at Tews Falls, must pay a parking fee or have a Hamilton Conservation Authority pass. Bring lunch, water, bug spray, sunscreen.
Leader: Janina Vanderpost 905 521-2296, kayakhiker1@gmail.com

Wed Jul 2 4

Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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

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

Thu Jul 2 5

Dundas Peak

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Driving Park

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

Description

Meet at Dundas Driving Park at the end of Cross Street in Dundas. Lots of parking. We will gather at the entrance gateway and go up to Dundas Peak and on to Tews Falls (weather permitting). NO DOGS. Hiking boots required. Also poles, lots of water, snacks, perhaps lunch afterwards in the park, sunscreen and bug spray. Hike Leader: Marion Fletcher (905) 628-5537 Email: octother@AOL.com

Fri Jul 2 6

Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Approx 127km of rail trail.
First day meet location as specified. Shuttle to start & hike back. Remaining locations to be provided on registration.
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Fast – 5+ km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: Approximately 25-30km per day

Description

Hike is full.

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers

Location (Google Maps): Waterdown
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: 11
Iroquois End to End Hike Series. Meet at City View Park Side Tail, entering from Dundas St. GPS: 43.352308,-79.862585

We will shuttle to Old Guelph Street Side Trail and hike 11 km back to our cars.

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!

Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

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.

Mon Jul 2 9

Radial Trail , Hamilton

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.

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

Description

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Approx 127km of rail trail.
First day meet location as specified. Shuttle to start & hike back. Remaining locations to be provided on registration.
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Fast – 5+ km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: Approximately 25-30km per day

Description

Hike is full.

Tue Jul 3 0

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Eramosa Karst and Davis Creek

Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We’ll do a loop hike including Upper Davis Creek and the Eromosa Karst where the creek originates. Park in the lot of the Valley Community Centre on Stonechurch Rd. in Upper Stoney Creek. When you enter the lot off Stonechurch, turn left down the first row of cars till you see my bright blue Honda. Running shoes or hiking boots would be acceptable. Bring water. Optional pub stop will follow.
Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Special Event
Location (Google Maps): Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Approx 127km of rail trail.
First day meet location as specified. Shuttle to start & hike back. Remaining locations to be provided on registration.
Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Fast – 5+ km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: Approximately 25-30km per day

Description

Hike is full.

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location: Dundas

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

Description

Meet at Sanctuary Park for 9:00am start. Take Old Ancaster to Pleasant Ave.Turn right on Sanctuary and go to parking lot.We will do a there and back hike to Woodley Lane along Spring Creek, BT and other trails and have lunch along the way. Bring water, lunch and bug spray.
Please contact leader ruthmerz1@outlook.com. Cell on day of hike 905 928 5491

Wed Jul 3 1

Good Companions - RBG North Shore Trail

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Meet at former RBG North Shore Parking lot on York Road in Dundas. Park alongside of York Road or park at the Dog Park near Valley Rd. and walk down to the former parking lot where the group is meeting.

Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 7 km

Description

Easy hike, a few hills. We’ll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack, drink.

Hike Leader: Linda Robinson fly@execulink.com

Wed Jul 3 1

Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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

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