Iroquoia

Cancellation Notice

All organized hikes across all 9 Bruce Trail Clubs are being cancelled between March 17, 2020 and April 30, 2020.

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  • 01
    March 1, 2020

    Limehouse Loops and the Biggest Tree on the Trail

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    03/01/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Bruce Trail 22 Sideroad Parking Lot at 22 Sideroad immediately west of Fourth Line on the Canada Goose Side Trail. Bruce Trail Map 12 (29th Edition)
    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: 13 kms

    Description

    Find the largest tree on the entire Bruce Trail on this quiet Sunday morning walk in the woods.  We will take in said tree, the Hole-in-the-Wall, the Canada Goose Side Trail, the Black Creek Side Trail and the sections of the Main Trail between the two.  Parts of the trail will be rocky and icy. Good hiking boots and icers are a must.  Dress in layers for the weather and bring a snack and a warm drink.  Please arrive at 845 so that we can all sign in ahead of time to be able to start the hike at 9.  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.

  • 02
    March 2, 2020

    Happy Wanderers - Smokey Hollow (Waterdown) west to Hwy6

    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    03/02/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): At the Dundas and Mill St intersection in Waterdown, go south on Mill St. Smokey Hollow will be on your right just after the train bridge.

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

    Description

    This 14 km there and back hike will take about 4.5 hours and is at medium pace. There are a few hills. We will head west from Smokey Hollow and follow the main trail to Hwy6 and return. Bring icers, water, snack/lunch. No dogs please. Refreshment/pub stop afterwards. Please register at stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

  • 02
    March 2, 2020

    Radial Trail, Hamilton

    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    03/02/2020

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

    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

  • 04
    March 4, 2020

    Lafarge Trail, Drumlins and Camels

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    03/04/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Hikers R Us
    Location (Google Maps): 6th Concession West and Middletown Road, Millgrove
    Hike Leader(s): Louise Langlais 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: 12-14 km

    Description

    This is an interesting area, drumlins interspersed with farm land. The first bit is quite the work-out! You will be huffing and puffing up those hills.

    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. 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!

  • 04
    March 4, 2020

    Good Companions - Gage Park Escarpment Loop

    10:00 AM-12:45 PM
    03/04/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Meet in the Gage Park Parking lot at the south end of Gage Park off Lawrence Road in Hamilton.
    Hike Leader(s): Janina Vanderpost Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 9 km

    Description

    A rail trail/urban hike for the winter.  Starting with a walk through Gage Park we will access the rail trail at Wentworth by way of quiet undermount streets.  After following the rail trail we will descend by the Kenilworth stairs, returning to Gage Park (see Hamilton Loops and Lattes page 95).  Bring water, snack and possibly icers depending on weather conditions.