Iroquoia

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

    Bruce Trail End to End Fundraiser 2020 - Registration Opens January 6, 2020

    8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia, Toronto, Caledon Hills

    Location (Google Maps): Queenston to Tobermory
    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 20-25km per day

    Description

    This event is being hosted by hike leaders from three clubs: Toronto, Caledon and Iroquoia/Niagara and will be led from hike leaders from each of those clubs. If you are interested in hiking the entire Bruce Trail in 2020, join us March 14-27, April 14-27, and May 2-15 South to North. We will hike approximately 20-25km on each day to complete the 900+km trail. Participants are asked to raise $500 each for the Bruce Trail Conservancy. If you would like to participate in this event, please confirm by email on January 6, 2020(not before) to ruthdmoffatt@gmail.com. This event is limited to 20 members including 3 hike leaders Ruth Moffatt – Niagara/ Iroquoia, Jacqueline VanDyke – Toronto and Sandra Green – Caledon Hills.

    You will receive a link for the fundraising page and this will confirm your commitment. If you have any questions prior to this date, please do not hesitate to ask.

    Please contact ruthdmoffatt@gmail.com for a list of Questions and Answers.

    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.

    Radial Trail

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    01/13/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton
    Hike Leader(s): Daljeet Juneja 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 km

    Description

    Weekly loop hike on the Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km

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

    Hikers R Us - Tiffany Falls to Dundas Trail Centre

    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    01/15/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Tiffany Falls & Dundas Valley Conservation Area

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

    GPS N43.240646 W79.959858

    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

    Icers must be used if trail is ice/snow

     

    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

    Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    01/17/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
    Hike Leader(s): Lorne Carruthers Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    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

  • 18
    January 18, 2020

    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.

    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.