Iroquoia

Notice: Hiking Program Paused during Province-wide Lockdown

The hiking program of all 9 Bruce Trail Clubs is currently paused until lockdown measures are lifted in the affected areas.

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< 2020 >
November 22 - November 28
  • 22
    November 22, 2020

    Dundas Valley Main Loop and maybe more

    1:30 PM-2:45 PM
    11/22/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Trail Centre, meet outside train station
    Hike Leader(s): Allan Meyer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: about 4 km

    Description

    Nothing like the cool brisk weather to get the blood flowing.  Please make sure you have proper hiking footwear as the route may be slippery in parts.

    Dundas Valley Main Loop and maybe more

    1:30 PM-2:45 PM
    11/22/2020
    Click here to register for this hike (9 spots remaining)
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Trail Centre Dundas Valley Conservation. meet outside at the train station.
    Hike Leader(s): Allan Meyer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

    Description

    Please join me for a hike around the Main Loop.  The terrain can be slippery, so bring your walking poles.  We may add on a bit more hiking depending upon the group and the weather.

  • 23
    November 23, 2020

    #6 Hwy to Smokey Hollow

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    11/23/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Old Guelph Rd side trail map 9 66.0 marker N43.307417 W79.911580
    BE CAREFUL USING THE GPS CO-ORDINATES, THEY MAY TAKE YOU DOWN #6 HWY, NOT OLD GUELPH RD

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will head east on the main trail from the parking area to Smokey Hollow and return. We are using this starting point due to the lack of parking at Smokey Hollow

    Starting point is at the end of Old Guelph RD

    Hike leader: Wayne Riley   RSVP thru the hike calendar

    Bring water, lunch, hiking boots, no dogs please. Cancellations the morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

    HAND SANITIZER AND MASK ARE REQUIRED ( mask is not mandatory to wear but must be available)

    Iroquoia Club General Hike

    9:30 AM-11:30 AM
    11/23/2020
    Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf course parking lot, 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

    Description

  • 24
    November 24, 2020
    No events
  • 25
    November 25, 2020

    Waterdown City park to Smokey Hollow

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    11/25/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): City View Park SOUTH parking lot off of Kerns Rd which runs south from #5 hwy

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 12 km

    Description

    We will head east from the parking lot returning  using the Ian Reid and King Rd side trails and on to Smokey Hollow then return to the parking lot. The new starting lot is due to the lack of space at Smokey Hollow.

    Hike leader: Wayne Riley   RSVP thru the hike calendar

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

    Bring lunch, water, no dogs please, Hiking boots required

    HAND SANITIZER AND MASKS ARE MANATORY  ( mask is not mandatory to wear but must be available )

    Good Companions RBG North Shore Trails Hike

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    11/25/2020
    Sorry, this hike has reached the maximum amount of hikers allowed.
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): RBG North Shore Trails
    Hike Leader(s): Linda Robinson Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 7-8KM

    Description

    Meet at the Nature Interpretive Centre at the RBG Arboretum. Parking is available and free to RBG members. Non-members must pay a fee to park. This hike is open to BTC members only and you are required to pre-register online. Once you are registered you will be sent a list of items to bring and protocols to follow.

  • 26
    November 26, 2020

    - Bronte Park (east side) in and out

    9:30 AM-1:15 PM
    11/26/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Valley Ridge Park to Bronte Park and back
    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: 13km -/+

    Description

    High Valley Rd is the  first street south of Dundas Street  off Bronte Rd to the west

    If the gate to Valley Ridge park is closed, park on the first street to the left-Highbourne Cres.

    Remember all Covid measures. Dress according to the weather.

  • 27
    November 27, 2020
    No events
  • 28
    November 28, 2020

    Red Hill Valley

    8:30 AM-12:30 PM
    11/28/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Parking at Paramount Park (1170 Paramount Drive), on East Hamilton escarpment. GPS Coordinates: (43.203023 -79.799399). From the Red Hill Valley Parkway, exit onto Mud Street. At the first set of lights, turn left onto Winterberry Drive, which becomes Paramount Drive. After the bend to the right, look for the park on your left-hand side. (Bruce Trail Reference, Map 7)
    Hike Leader(s): Douglas Boyce 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: 15 km

    Description

    We will hike into the Red Hill Valley and back along the Main Bruce Trail, with some loops using the Mountain Brow and Red Hill Creek side trails and the Escarpment Rail Trail. If there are icy/wintry conditions, you will need icers, and poles recommended. We will hike at a brisk pace, stopping once or twice for a snack break. Bring snacks and water.

    Pop Up Scotsdale Farm

    9:00 AM-3:30 PM
    11/28/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Scotsdale Farm parking lot off Trafalgar Road on the Bennett Heritage Side Trail (BTC Map 13)
    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 18 kms

    Description

    Join us for an 18 km walk in the woods on the Bennett Heritage ST, the Roberts ST, the Irwin Quarry ST, the Great Esker ST and the Main Trail connecting them all.  Please bring a lunch, a snack, a warm drink and icers (just in case).  Covid protocols will be respected.  Please arrive at 8:45 for a 9 am start.  Hiking boots a must and poles strongly recommended.

    Halton Agreement Forest Loop

    10:00 AM-1:45 PM
    11/28/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the North East Corner of the Mohawk Elements Casino parking Area. The Casino is on Guelph Line just North of highway 401.
    Hike Leader(s): Phillip Armstrong 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

    This hike uses a combination of hiking and biking trails in the Halton Agreement Forest. It will take us to Hilton Falls and back in a circular route.

    Bring snacks/lunch water and poles if you use them. The hike is for BTC members only although you can bring a guest. Please pre register online. You will receive a list of items to bring and Covid protocols.

    Leader: Phill Armstrong,  hikingrandpa@gmail.com 416 895 3937