Iroquoia

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< 2019 >
September 29 - October 05
  • 29
    September 29, 2019

    1812 History Walk

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM
    09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Education Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Battlefield Park, 77 King St West., Stoney Creek
    Hike Leader(s): Gary Wrathall Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 3-4 km

    Description

    Part of IBTC education series of walks

    Bring water and a snack. Optional refreshment stop after the walk.  Please arrive 15 min before so we can start walk at 2 pm.

    Please contact Gary for further information.

    Tobermory/Flower Pot Island

    6:30 PM-3:30 PM
    09/29/2019-09/29/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Tobermory
    Hike Leader(s): Greg Vincent Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 5km

    Description

    Tobermory Weekend Sept. 27-29. Two nights. We arrive in Tobermory Friday 27 Sept. in time for dinner at 7:00pm. If you arrive earlier you will have time to visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre. We will visit Flower Pot Island one day, cost $55.00 for Parks pass and ferry. Our slow paced walks give us time to explore the Island. Other walks will take us to the Grotto and Singing Sands. This weekend is restricted to those joining us at the Princess 877-901-8282 contact for prices and a reservation.

  • 30
    September 30, 2019

    Iroquoia End-2-End Crawford Lake to Kelso

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    09/30/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kelso Conservation Area in western most end of the parking lot.
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 15km

    Description

    We will shuttle to Crawford Lake (km 109.8 Map 11) and hike 15 km back to our cars at Kelso (km 122.9 Map 11) stopping for lunch at the Kelso Lookout along the way.

    Please register with me to receive any news of change to our plans.  Hike leader Cynthia Archer  archercynthiab@gmail.com  416 573 4236

     

  • 01
    October 1, 2019
    No events
  • 02
    October 2, 2019

    CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN Iroquoia End-2-End Mt Nemo to Kilbride

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    10/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Kilbride roadside parking (km 98.8 Map 10) at the corner of No 7-Twiss Rd and No 8 Sideroad.
    Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

    Description

    We will shuttle to Mount Nemo (km 88.2 Map 10)then hike 10 km to our cars stopping for lunch along the river. This may be lengthened by adding the 2.5 River and Ruin loop.

    Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans.  Hike leader Cynthia Archer  archercynthiab@gmail.com  416 573 4236 This is the final hike of the Iroquoia End-2-End series.

    Loopy Hike

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    10/02/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location: Dundas Valley
    Hike Leader(s): Janina Vanderpost Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8km

    Description

    Meet at the Dundas Valley Trail Centre parking lot- the lot closest to the Trail Centre.  The entrance to the Trail Centre is located off Governors Road, Dundas.  Parking fee or Hamilton Conservation Authority pass.  Beginning at the Trail Centre we will hike two loops involving the Spring Creek, John White, Sawmill, Sulphur Creek and Main Trails.  Some hills.  Hiking boots. water, snack.  Hike Leader Janina Vanderpost 905-521-2296 kayakhiker1@gmail.com

     

  • 03
    October 3, 2019

    Iroquios Ridge

    9:30 AM-12:30 PM
    10/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Oakville Town Hall
    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: 12 km

    Description

    A loop hike along Morrison Drainage Ditch through Iroquois woods and back by Town hall valley.

    bring water, snack etc

    Optimist Heritage Trail to Christie Lake

    10:00 AM-1:15 PM
    10/03/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location: Bullocks park in Greensville. Across from the Anglican Church on Highway 8
    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: 10-11km

    Description

    Starting on the Greenville Optimist Heritage trail to Christies Lake loop and back again. Please bring water and snack. No Dogs Please.

  • 04
    October 4, 2019
    No events
  • 05
    October 5, 2019

    History of Crooks Hollow Walk

    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    10/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Education Hike
    Location (Google Maps): opposite 745 Crooks Hollow Road on the south side, Please note Hwy # 8 is closed due to erosion on a section so do a google map search to find best route
    Hike Leader(s): Bronwen Tregunno Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: ~ 5 km

    Description

    Part of IBTC education series. Join local historian enthusiast Rosemary Horsewood as she leads us on a walk through this once busy industrial area dating back to 1803.  We’ll start at Crooks Hollow dam and walk back to Crooks Hollow to point out the Miller’s houses then walk along Spencer’s Creek and talk about Darnley Grist Mill, Bullocks Corner and houses that still stand from this period.

    PLEASE NOTE Highway # 8 has a washed out section so you will not be able to take normal route up #8.  Please check Google map or some other direction app to figure out your route or call me 905-637-7136

    Meet at Crooks Hollow Parking Lot on south side left if heading west on Crooks Hollow Road just past 745 Crooks Hollow Raod. GPS 43°16’36.6″N 80°00’03.4”W   Arrive at 8:45 am for sign-in, introductions and instructions. LIMIT 20 people.  Please register with hike leader Bron brontreg@cogeco.ca 905-637-7136, 

    Bring snacks and water and be aware that if the weather is warm biting insects may still be around.  Ticks are also in our area. To learn more about ticks go to https://conservationhamilton.ca/ticks-and-lyme-disease/    Learn about Crooks Hollow here http://www.ontariotrails.on.ca/trails/view/crooks-hollow-historical-trail 

    Optional refreshment stop after. 

    Junior Hikers/City View Park/King Rd. Loop

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    10/05/2019

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Junior Hiker
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park/Burlington
    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: Approximately 4 km.

    Description

    This hike is a chance to explore and enjoy this section of the trail between Burlington and Waterdown. Beautiful any time of the year, it is spectacular when the leaves change colour. Great views towards the lake. With luck we may spot some late leaving Turkey Vultures.  Meet in the south parking lot of City View Park on the east side of Kerns Rd.for an 11:00 am. start Bring a snack and water.  Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com