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  • Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Rail Trail Hike July 29-August 2/19
    8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    08/01/2019

    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.

  • Dundas Valley
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/01/2019

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

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

    Description

    This 11 km loop hike will take approximately 3.5 hours and is at a medium pace over easy terrain. There is no dropout point. No dogs please.
    Depart: 10:00 am Last parking lot in Dundas Valley C.A. Hike will be modified if it is too hot!
    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. It will be on your left.
    Hike Description: Several loops around Dundas Valley C.A. bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
    Email please if you need more info

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  • Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Rail Trail Hike July 29-August 2/19
    8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    08/02/2019

    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.

  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    08/02/2019

    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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  • George Hamilton Day History Walk
    8:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Erland Lee Museum, 552 Ridge Rd, Stoney Creek
    Hike Leader(s): Samar Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 2 groups; 1st group 4 km, 2nd group 6 km

    Description

    This is a special walk in conjunction with City of Hamilton to celebrate George Hamilton Day. Its a very gentle pace and the shorter walk is suitable for families with children six and up. Frequent stops to talk about the history of the Federated Women’s Institute of Ontario and the first meeting held in the museum on Feb 19th, 1897.  Janet Lee, granddaughter of founders Erland & Janet Lee was a long time BTC member and walked the trail twice.   This is a linear path and we will be crossing Ridge Road and taking the Dewitt Road access point.  There will be buses available at the Jones St (4 Km walk) and Lewis St (6 Km walk) to take walkers back to Erland Lee Museum for a free tour and refreshments.  Participants will receive a special Aug 3rd, George Hamilton Day crest. We will meet at the museum at 8:30 to set up the two groups.  Option to return back along same route if you want a longer walk.  Wear good hiking boots as the trail is very rocky.  Bring sunscreen and be prepared for biting insects like mosquitoes and ticks.   Bring water and snacks for the walk.  Light lunch will be provided by the City of Hamilton for this very special event.

    For more information and to register for this event, please contact hike leader Samar Smith samarsmith@yahoo.com

     

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  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/05/2019

    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.

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    08/06/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Escarpment Rail Trail

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

    Description

    We’ll do a loop walk that includes Hamilton’s Wentworth Street stairs, the Escarpment Rail Trail, a bit of the Bruce, and the mountain brow. You’ll like how these fit together so seamlessly. Meet in the parking lot just to the east of the top of the Wentworth St. stairs. Wear boots and bring water. Pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Good Companions – Kerns Rd./Waterdown Meander
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    08/07/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Kerns Rd./Smokey Hollow

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    A nice meander on a warm summer day. Join us for this popular hike between Kerns Rd. and Smokey Hollow in Waterdown. We should get some good views from the escarpment. Meet in the south parking lot of City View Park on the east side of Kerns Rd. and south of Highway 5 for a 10:00 am. start. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Leaders: Phill and Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    08/07/2019

    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

    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

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  • Thursday Group – Christie Lake, Hike & Swim
    9:00 AM-12:30 PM
    08/08/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Greensville, Map 8, 43.2752122 -79.9886741

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 10 km

    Description

    Meet by the playground on Park Avenue in Greensville. Directions: take Hwy 8 north from Dundas or Brock Rd south from Hwy 5. Park Avenue is just south of Hw8 and 50 metres west of Bullocks Corners.

    Hike with optional swim. We will hike from Greensville along Spencer’s Creek and then clockwise around Christie Lake. At the beach we will swim (optional) and have a picnic lunch. Bring towel and swimsuit. There are changing rooms and a snack bar.

    Hike Leader: Terry Rose, termarintl@gmail.com or 905-320-6513

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    08/09/2019

    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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  • Terra Cotta and Walking Fern
    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    08/10/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the parking area on 10 Line (park on the road) and we’ll carpool to Heritage Road to start the hike. Copy and paste the GPS coordinates (43.7095339,-79.9604837) into a google search bar, hit Enter, click on Maps, then Directions. Enter your home address and you will get personalized turn-by-turn directions that you can print or send to your phone.

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

    Description

    We’ll hike from Heritage Rd to 10 Line between Silver Creek and Terra Cotta Conservation Areas. Then hike in and back along the Walking Fern Side Trail. Enchanted forests and lovely trails.

    Please let hike leader know if you are coming. Karen Bergmann karen.bergmann92@gmail.com or 289-242-1110.

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  • Gentle Hike – Oakville
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08/11/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Oakville

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    Come Explore the beautiful Sixteen Mile Creek Valley in Oakville. This valley is a jewel in the middle of a busy urban area. The Sixteen Mile Creek winds its way through steep cliffs and woods. We will walk along the upper trails and then down onto the lower trails beside the creek. Some long and gentle hills. Bring a snack, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the parking lot, beside the baseball diamonds, on the southeast corner of Neyagawa and River Glen Blvd. (north of Upper Middle Rd. and south of Highway 5). for a 10:00 am. start.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-337-3937

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  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/12/2019

    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.

  • Stoney Creek Pizza Evening Walk
    7:00 PM-9:30 PM
    08/12/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Parking lot in Battlefield Park

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

    Description

    We will hike various trails and streets in the area, including the Battlefield Park Side Trail and the Bruce Trail. Optional Apres Hike stop for Pizza (Has outdoor patio!)

    Directions: Take Centennial Parkway to King Street (Last traffic light before climbing the escarpment). Go East on King Street. Turn immediately right into the driveway for Battlefield Park (Sign at bottom of driveway on King Street). Meet in Parking Lot.

    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
    08/13/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Middle Dundas Valley

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

    Description

    This maze of Middle Dundas Valley trails will start from the parking lot of the Lion’s Club Outdoor Pool on Jerseyville Rd. in Ancaster. Get there by taking Wilson St. in Ancaster to Fiddler’s Green. Turn right on Fiddler’s and go to the stop sign at Jerseyville Rd. Turn left on Jerseyville and go 1 km to the entrance to the Outdoor Pool on your right. Wear boots and bring water. We’ll do pub stop after.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us- Crawford Lake
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake

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

    Description

    We will meet at the front parking lot of Crawford Lake C.A. ( fee applies ) map 11. We will hike the Crawford Lake side trail, Canyon bypass and Rattlesnake side trail and back. GPS N43.496506 W79.913648

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

    Bring lunch and water, no dogs please. The pace will be a combination of moderate and brisk

  • Good Companions – Spencer’s Adventure
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/14/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location: Greensville, Map 8, 43.2752122/-79.9886741

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will hike from Greensville along Spencer Creek to Christie Lake and return via a similar route. Meet at Park Avenue, Greensville – beside the playground. Park Ave is south of Hwy 8 just 50 metres west of Bullocks Corners. Take Hwy 8 north from Dundas or take Brock Rd south from Hwy 5.

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

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    08/14/2019

    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

    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

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  • Crawford Lake/Rattlesnake Point Loop
    10:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/15/2019

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

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

    Description

    This loop will take in Crawford Lake, the beautiful Nassagaweya Canyon and parts of Rattlesnake Point. The connection between the two areas makes an interesting and picturesque hike. Bring a snack or lunch, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the lower parking lot of Crawford Lake Conservation Area, located on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 11.
    Leaders: Phill and Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    08/16/2019

    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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  • Happy Wanderers – Webster Falls
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/19/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Webster Falls

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 16 km

    Description

    We will meet at 20 Marshboro Ave in Dundas and hike to Webster and Tews Falls and back around Crawford Lake and back to the start.

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

    Bring lunch, water, hiking boots, no dogs please

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

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/19/2019

    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.

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    08/20/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley

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

    Description

    We’ll do a loop hike in Dundas Valley on the trails between the Dundas Valley Trail Centre and the C.P.R. line. Park at the corner of Newcombe and Davidson in Dundas. To get there, take Governor’s Rd. west from downtown Dundas to Pirie which is the last street on your right before reaching the entrance to Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Turn right on Pirie and then left on Newcombe. Follow Newcombe all the way to the bottom of the escarpment where it meets Davidson. Park curbside. Wear boots and bring water. Pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • IE2E: City View Park Side Trail 77.0 to 88.0 Mount Nemo
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/21/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Burlington

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

    Description

    Iroquoia End to End Hike Series. Meet at City View Park Side Tail, entering from Dundas St. GPS: 43.352308,-79.862585
    We will shuttle our cars to Mount Nemo parking lot at the bottom of escarpment and hike 12 km to return 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.

  • Good Companions – Homestead Trail
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    08/21/2019

    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.

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

    Description

    We will take Spring Valley trail to close to the Homestead trail. Back through the Hamilton Conservation Authority property. Somewhat hilly. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
    Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
    Email please.

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    08/21/2019

    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

    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

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  • RBG North Shore Trail
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/22/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Meeting at former RBG York Road Parking Lot 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

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    08/23/2019

    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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  • Happy Wanderers – Smokey Hollow (Waterdown) west to Hwy6
    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    08/26/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): At the Dundas and Mill St intersection in Waterdown, go south on Mill St. Smokey Hollow will be on your right just after the train bridge.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 15 km

    Description

    This 15 km there and back hike will take about 4.5 hours and is at medium pace. There are a few hills. We will head west from Smokey Hollow and follow the main trail to Hwy6 and return. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. No dogs please. Refreshment/pub stop afterwards. Please register at stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

  • Radial Trail , Hamilton
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/26/2019

    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.

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  • Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike
    7:00 PM-8:45 PM
    08/27/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia

    Location: Westdale in Hamilton

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

    Description

    We’ll hike the trails of Hamilton’s Westdale area starting from the parking lot nearest the front door of Christ the King Cathedral on King St. W. Wear boots and bring water. A pub stop will follow.
    Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

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  • Hikers R Us- Terra Cotta to the Badlands
    9:00 AM-2:30 PM
    08/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location: Depart: 9:00 am Car pool: Meet at the car pool lot on Hwy 25 south of the 401. Hwy 25 (Martin St) or Hwy 401 eastbound offramp. 43.5270110, -79.9036470. Hike meet place: Approx. 9:30 am at roadside parking on Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Road intersection (note: driveway is private property). Map 14 km. 47.8 GPS Coordinates: 43.754003, 79.948131

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

    Description

    Depart: 9:00 am Car pool: Meet at the car pool lot on Hwy 25 south of the 401. Hwy 25 (Martin St) or Hwy 401 eastbound offramp.

    43.5270110, -79.9036470

    Hike meet place: Approx. 9:30 at roadside parking on Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Road intersection (note:

    driveway is private property). Map 14 km. 47.8  Ed. 29 GPS Coordinates: 43.754003, 79.948131

    The hike will take in parts of the main trail, Rockside side trail, Caledon Trailway, Winston Churchill side trail.

    There will be time to visit Spirit Tree Estates Cidery. They have an excellent bakery. Hiking boots, water, lunch/snack, bug spray, sunscreen.

    No dogs please.

    Please pre-register for the hike with the hike leader.

    Hike Leader: Charlotte Stewart stewchar01@gmail.com 905-906-0519 (cell/text)

  • Good Companions – McCormack Trail
    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    08/28/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location: Davidson Blvd, Dundas. Map 8. 43.2652090/-79.9905384

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 6 km

    Description

    Meet at Davidson Blvd Side Trail. We will hike west along the main trail and then loop around the McCormack Trail (Dundas Valley CA). This is a short hike and includes two short but steep hills. Beautiful views of Dundas Valley and the Escarpment.

    Directions: Take Governors Rd west from Dundas. Turn right on Davidson Blvd. Take Davidson Blvd north until it intersects with Newcombe Rd. The side trail is at this intersection.

    Hike Leader: Mary Rose. termarintl@cogeco.ca 905-637-2918

  • Walk for Health and Fun – West Hamilton
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM
    08/28/2019

    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

    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

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  • Kelso Cliffs Loop – Kelso Conservation Area
    9:30 AM-1:00 PM
    08/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Enter Kelso Conservation Area (Halton Parks pass or fee applies) 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton

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

    Description

    Enter Kelso Conservation Area off Tremaine Rd and park by Halton Regional Museum. We will hike the main Bruce Trail by the Lime Kiln Ruins and along Escarpment Trail and follow main trail until we come back down the escarpment to parking lot. No dogs please. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Refreshment/pub stop afterwards.
    stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415 (Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 25)

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  • Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike
    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    08/30/2019

    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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