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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December
  • 02
    December 2, 2020

    Blair to downtown Galt and back

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    12/02/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): Slit Barn, 768 Blair Rd, Cambridge
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 12-14 km

    Description

    We will hike on trails and some road from Blair to Galt and then back along a multi-use trail that hugs the Grand River. We will have lunch in downtown Galt, now part of Cambridge and known for it’s beautiful old churches and lovely river views.

    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. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me 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! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • 02
    December 2, 2020

    Good Companions - Dundas Valley (Monarch Trail, Hermitage, Canterbury Falls and Sherman Falls)

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/02/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Hamilton Conservation Authority Parking Lot on Old Dundas Road (Old Ancaster Road) – Trail head for Monarch Trail
    Hike Leader(s): Ted Bossence 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: 9.5 km

    Description

    We will follow the Monarch trail, Main Loop Trail other trails walking past the Hermitage, Canterbury Falls and Sherman Falls, returning on Artaban Road and retracing our steps on the Monarch Trail.  Distance about 8.5 km.  Bring Icers (but hopefully not needed), snack and water.  Please note, this hike is available to BTC members only and you are required to pre-register on line.  When you register you will be sent a list of things to bring and protocols to follow.  Please arrive 15 minutes before start time.

    Please note:  Due to high rates of community transmission, hikers on now required to wear masks at all times on club hikes.  

  • 03
    December 3, 2020

    Hilton Falls

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    12/03/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area Parking Lot
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will hike the trails in this lovely Conservation Area. Parking fee applies (unless you have a Halton Parks Pass, a great value) and you must reserve two time slots (9-11 and 11-1) in advance.

    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. Wear appropriate quick-dry clothing and hiking boots. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent (summer), icers (winter), snacks, lunch, a personal first aid kit, and 1-2 litres of water. During COVID, also bring hand sanitizer and a face mask. Please email me 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! For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • 03
    December 3, 2020

    Bronte Creek West Side

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    12/03/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Orchard Community Park – Blue Spruce Avenue entrance (Burlington)
    Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 10 kms

    Description

    Join us for an invigorating local hike that will include a recitation about Devil’s Cave and a rebel that ran for his life in 1837.  Learn about the lost village of Merton and be first to guess who the mystery hike leader is who claims to be a deity and most assuredly is.  We will walk from Orchard Community Park to Spruce Lane Farm and back.  Large mammals possible but not promised.  Icers may be required.  Please bring them just in case along with a warm drink and a lunch.  The mystery hike leader has promised to bring chocolate.  Covid protocols will be respected.  Please be sure to meet us in the parking lot on the Blue Spruce Avenue entrance to the park, not the Sutton Drive entrance.

  • 05
    December 5, 2020

    Dundas Valley Loops #7 of 50

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    12/05/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Governor’s Rd. Dundas

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approx. 8 – 9km.

    Description

    Avoid the Christmas crowds and join us for a leisurely hike exploring some of the trails of Dundas Valley Conservation Area (Sawmill Valley, John White, Spring Creek and rail trail).
    Meet in the last parking lot of the DVCA for a 10:00 am. start. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before. Must be a BTC member to register online. You will receive a confirmation with a list of items to bring and Covid protocols. Bring water, a snack, icers and poles if using.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com