Iroquoia

Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Some Bruce Trail Clubs are restarting their hiking program on July 1st. During this time, hikes are for BTC members only and pre-registration is required. Group size is limited to 10.

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< 2020 >
January 12 - January 18
  • 12
    January 12, 2020
    No events
  • 13
    January 13, 2020

    Iroquoia Winter E2E – 2 of 6 (21.5km)

    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Devil’s Punch Bowl Conservation Area km 19.4 Enter from Ridge Rd, east of Centennial Parkway. Day-use fee is charged (20 cars) N 43.211275, W 79.754991
    Shuttle to km 40.8 on Scenic Dr, west of Chateau Crt, parking is under the hydro towers (8 cars) N 43.245533, W 79.930693
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 21.5km

    Description

    For those looking to enjoy some winter hiking or to complete Iroquoia E2E and achieve their Winter badge, I have planned 6 Monday hikes. Please register ahead of the hike, so I can do car shuttle planning and to contact hikers if inclement weather requires us to re-schedule the hike. Email stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415
    Bring water, snack, lunch, hiking boots, icers. Sorry no dogs.

  • 14
    January 14, 2020
    No events
  • 15
    January 15, 2020

    Good Companions - City View Park to Waterdown

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/15/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park on Kerns Road, North Burlington. NORTH CAR PARK (nearest to Hwy 5)
    Hike Leader(s): Connie Rusynyk Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    We will walk west towards Waterdown and return via a similar route. Please bring icers. Coffee at Copper Kettle in Waterdown for those interested.

  • 16
    January 16, 2020

    General Brock Side Trail - Niagara Blue Side Trail Series

    8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Southern Terminus Cairn at Queenston Heights Park
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 26km

    Description

    The longest of the blue side trails in Niagara, we will hike it twice for a distance of 26km. Participation is unlimited as the terrain is flat and for the most part, asphalt. Parking is plentiful but please carpool to our meeting location if possible. Please register for this hike in the event it must be cancelled/postponed due to weather conditions.

    Hiking the Canyon

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/16/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Rattlesnake Point
    Hike Leader(s): Phillip Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Dependent on Conditions, Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approx. 8 to 10 km.

    Description

    Meet in the upper parking lot of Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area located on the west side of Appleby Line just north of Derry Road.
    Bring a snack/lunch and water. Icers may be necessary. Parking fee if effect or Conservation Area pass. Join us for a hike down into the canyon. Weather and conditions permitting we can hike over to Crawford Lake Interpretive Centre. Map 11.
    Leaders: Phillip and Anne Armstrong 416 895 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

  • 17
    January 17, 2020
    No events
  • 18
    January 18, 2020

    Dan's Birthday Hike

    9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area
    Postponed from January 11, 2020 due to weather.
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
    Distance: 11km

    Description

    (Postponed from January 11/20)

    This hike is in celebration of what would’ve been Dan Welsh’s 72nd birthday. It is hoped that we can remember him each year in this manner.

    Park at the Dundas Valley Conservation Centre at 650 Governor’s Rd, Dundas. Meet at the Trail Centre. We will hike to Sherman Falls and back. Please bring icer’s to wear in case the trail is icy. There will be a complimentary Coke and donut following the hike.  Please register for this hike so we will know how many to expect. There is a possibility of cancellation if we have inclement weather and/or if the driving conditions are too bad.

    If you have further questions please contact the hike leader.

    Crawford Lake Conservation Area Hike

    9:00 AM-11:45 AM
    01/18/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Crawford Lake Conservation Authority
    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: ~8 km

    Description

    Meet at the lower parking lot at Crawford Lake CA at 8:45 AM for a 9AM start.  We’ll hike for about 2.5 hours.  The hike entry system might have time incorrect!! .  Fees apply if you do not have a pass.   If you have a BTC membership you’ll get a discount on your pass.  We’ll aim to meet at the lower parking lot but if it is very icy we’ll meet at upper parking lot.  Trails can be very icy this time of year.  ICERS REQUIRED. You get a discount at HIkers Haven in Oakville and Adventure Attic in Dundas if you have a BTC membership.  Poles recommended.  Wear good boots & layers. Bring snack and water.   If very cold bring a warm beverage.  Trail centre will be open after our hike at 10AM.  Pit washroom available at lower parking lot.  We’ll explore some of the Bruce Side Trail and go down into the valley towards Rattlesnake point and back up along the main trail that runs along the escarpment.  Can be very muddy in warmer weather but we’ll take it slow.   We’ll adjust route if needed.   Please come early at 8:45 AM to sign up so we can get on trail by 9AM.  Hike will take about 2.5 hr.  Contact Bron for more information brontreg@cogeco.ca cell with text 905-334-4013 (leave message) home 905-637-7136.   Cancelled is weather makes it dangerous for driving.  Check this page to confirm or email me.