Iroquoia

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  • 02
    February 2, 2020

    Waterdown Winter Wonderland

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    02/02/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Designated Bruce Trail parking lot in City View Park off Kerns Road (second entrance south of Highway 5 (Dundas Street)). Bruce Trail Guide Map 9. 2500 Kerns Road, Burlington, L7P 1P8.
    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: 12 km

    Description

    Enjoy a fresh peaceful Sunday morning in the Waterdown Woods on the brow of the Escarpment with great views of Hamilton Harbour  and the hopefully ice-encrusted Great Falls.  We will descend the Grindstone Creek Valley before climbing the Norman Pearson Side Trail back to the Main Trail.  We will also take in the King, Kerncliff Park and Ian Reid Side Trails.  There will be plenty of ups and downs and most likely some packed snow and ice.  Please bring your icers, a warm drink and a snack.  Optional refreshment stop after.  Please pre-register at stuarthikes@gmail.com so that I can get an idea of numbers and let you know if the hike has to be cancelled for any reason.  Thank you.

  • 02
    February 2, 2020

    Hilton Falls Conservation Area Pop Up Hike

    10:30 AM-1:00 AM
    02/02/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Toronto
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area
    Hike Leader(s): Anne Armstrong Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approx. 9 kms.

    Description

    While Hilton Falls in winter is known for its skiing it also has good hiking, especially this year with little to no snow. Meet in the parking lot of Hilton Falls Conservation area at 10:15 am. for a 10:30 am. start. We will explore the trails, including the Falls. Bring water, a snack and icers. Be prepared for icy spots, mud or both. Map 11. Hilton Falls C.A is located on #5  Sideroad, also known as Regional Rd. 9 or Campbellville Rd.

  • 03
    February 3, 2020

    Radial Trail

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    02/03/2020

    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

  • 03
    February 3, 2020

    Iroquoia Winter E2E – 4 of 6 (21.3)

    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    02/03/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Roadside Parking – km 83.5 on Guelph Line, south of No. 1 Sideroad. Do not block farm gate (10 cars) N 43.388387, W 79.854327
    Shuttle to Rock Chapel Nature Sanctuary, km 62.2 Enter from Rock Chapel Rd, 1.5 km south of Hwy 5, 1.8 km west of Hwy 6. Free parking for RBG member, otherwise day-use fee applies (30 cars) N 43.290604, W 79.937090
    Hike Leader(s): Steven White Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

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

    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.

  • 05
    February 5, 2020

    Mill Run Trail, Hespeler to Preston and back

    9:00 AM-1:30 AM
    02/05/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): WG Johnson Center, 31 Kribs St, Cambridge
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

    Description

    We will hike through Hespeler to the Mill Race Trail and admire the views of the Speed River. This will be an In-and-Out hike.

    Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent in the summer, icers in the winter, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
    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!