Iroquoia

Cancellation Notice

All organized hikes across all 9 Bruce Trail Clubs have been cancelled until at least June 30, 2020.

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  • 03
    May 3, 2020

    Cancelled - Number 2 - Dufferin Hi-Land Blue and White End to End Hikes

    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    05/03/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We will meet for road side parking at the terminal point of 1st Line EHS just SOUTH of 25 Sideroad. From here we will shuttle cars to the parking lot 2nd Line EHS just north of 25 Sidereal and walk back to our meeting point.

    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
    Distance: 20 kms

    Description

    The hike will include Split Rock, Narrows, Ralph Tremill, 2nd Line EHS and Walter Tovell Side Trails then  a loop around McCarston Lake and back to our cars.

    This series hikes the main she blazed trail of Dufferin Hi-Land section AONG with the blue side trails.  Pre-registration encouraged.  Day hikers are welcome to join us.  At the end of this adventure you will be eligible for the Dufferin Hi-Land’s end to end badge and blue side trail badge. Cynthia Archer 416 573 4236

  • 04
    May 4, 2020

    Cancelled - Hilton Falls Conservation Area trails

    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    05/04/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area Parking Lot

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: 12-14 km

    Description

    We will hike to Hilton Falls for lunch. Bring hotdogs and marshmallows to roast over the fire, if you wish, or simply enjoy a box lunch at a crowd favourite. You can also bring some birdseed and have chickadees feeding from your hand.

    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!

  • 06
    May 6, 2020

    Cancelled - Hockley Valley: Loops and Hills, Hills, Hills!

    9:00 AM-2:00 AM
    05/06/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Happy Wanderers
    Location (Google Maps): Parking lot on Hockley Valley Road, across from Black Birch Restaurant

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

    Description

    Who doesn’t already know and love this spot? It is probably one of Louise’s favourite locations on the Bruce Trail!

    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!

  • 06
    May 6, 2020

    Cancelled - Good Companions - Cootes Paradise South Shore

    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    05/06/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Good Companions
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the Princess Point parking lot, at the end of Macklin Street North. Macklin Street North is accessed from Main Street West or King Street West depending on which way you come into Hamilton. Please note that this is Royal Botanical Garden property so use either an RBG parking pass or there are paid parking machines. You can pay by the hour.

    Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: 8 km

    Description

    From Princess Point we will hike along the south shore of Cootes Paradise including Sassafras Point to McMaster University grounds.  We will stop for a quick coffee break at McMaster and return to Princess Point.  Bring water, snack and hiking boots.

  • 07
    May 7, 2020

    Cancelled - Thursday Group - Spring Has Sprung #2

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    05/07/2020

    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: Thursday Group
    Location (Google Maps): Hilton Falls Conservation Area

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: Approximately 10 km.

    Description

    Hilton Falls is a place of beauty year round, especially in Spring with its many wildflowers and other plant life, including the elusive Walking Fern. Come out and enjoy the beauty of Spring hiking in this Conservation Area. Meet in the parking lot of Hilton Falls Conservation Area located on Number 5 Sideroad (also know as Campbellville Road and Regional Road 9) between Guelph Line and Highway 25. Map 11. Conservation Area Pass or parking fee. Bring water, a lunch, sunscreen lotion and insect repellent.  Optional refreshment stop afterwards.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com