Iroquoia

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August

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.

Thu Aug 0 1

Dundas Valley

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

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

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.

Fri Aug 0 2

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 Aug 0 3

George Hamilton Day History Walk

8:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

 

Mon Aug 0 5

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.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Tue Aug 0 6

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

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

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

Wed Aug 0 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 Aug 0 8

Thursday Group - Christie Lake, Hike & Swim

9:00 AM-12:30 PM

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

Fri Aug 0 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 Aug 1 0

Terra Cotta and Walking Fern

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

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.

Sat Aug 1 0

Trees of Dundurn Castle with Paul O'Hara

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Education Hike
Location (Google Maps): Dundurn Castle, North-East corner of Dundurn Park, beside 25 Tecumseh Street
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

Description

This is a special invitation from Hamilton Naturalists Club to join them on a joint Dundurn Castle Museum/HNC  tour of the trees of Hamilton to help celebrate their 100th anniversary.  Ray Lowe was the Conservation Director and Ontario Field Naturalists representative with Hamilton Naturalists’ Club when he first proposed a trail to connect Niagara to Tobermory along the escarpment to other naturalists in the late 1950s.  Robert Bateman was also on the HNC board as the Wood Duck editor at the same time and joined Ray.

Paul O’Hara, author of “A Trail Called Home: Tree Stories of the Golden Horseshoe” is leading a walk through the beautiful grounds of Dundurn Castle. He’ll talk about the beautiful oaks and other giants that grace this historic site. Paul is promoting his new book, A Trail Called Home: Tree Stories From The Golden Horseshoe, published by Dundurn Press (https://www.dundurn.com/books/Trail-Called-Home).

Tour begins at the North-East corner of Dundurn Park, beside 25 Tecumseh Street. Walk will take place outdoors over grass lawns and gravel pathways. 

Difficulty: Gentle with some standing.

Free but limited to 35 people.

Please register with City of Hamilton https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/dundurn-national-historic-site You can also join us on this national historic site for a pollinator tour of the historic kitchen gardens with Dundurn Castle interpreters.  If you are having problems contact brontreg@cogeco.ca

Bring a your picnic to have on the grounds.

This is a shared event with the Hamilton Naturalists Club.

Sun Aug 1 1

Gentle Hike - Oakville

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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

Mon Aug 1 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.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Mon Aug 1 2

Stoney Creek Pizza Evening Walk

7:00 PM-9:30 PM

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

Tue Aug 1 3

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

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

Wed Aug 1 4

Good Companions - Spencer's Adventure

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

Wed Aug 1 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 Aug 1 5

Crawford Lake/Rattlesnake Point Loop

10:00 AM-1:30 PM

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

Fri Aug 1 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

Mon Aug 1 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.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Tue Aug 2 0

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

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

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.

Wed Aug 2 1

Good Companions - Homestead Trail

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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.

Wed Aug 2 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

Thu Aug 2 2

RBG North Shore Trail

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

Fri Aug 2 3

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

Mon Aug 2 6

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.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

Tue Aug 2 7

Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

7:00 PM-8:45 PM

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

Wed Aug 2 8

Hikers R Us- Terra Cotta to the Badlands

9:00 AM-2:30 PM

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)

Wed Aug 2 8

Good Companions - McCormack Trail

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

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

Wed Aug 2 8

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

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)

Fri Aug 3 0

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