Iroquoia

Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

Hikes are currently open for BTC members and guests only. Registration is required. Group size is limited. Each Bruce Trail Club is setting its own timeline for reintroducing hikes and increasing group size limits within Provincial guidelines. Members, please have your guests register for hikes using your member number.

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September
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia

Location (Google Maps): Simcoe Memorial Park, 273 Owen Street, Simcoe

Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: 20 km

Description

We will hike on the Lynn Valley Trail to Port Dover for lunch (fish and chips anyone?), then hike back to our cars. In memory of Mickey Macdonald, who lead this enjoyable hike the first time I did it.

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 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!

Wed Sep 0 2

Good Companions - McCormack Trail (DVCA)

9:30 AM-12:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Davidson Blvd Side Trail. Intersection of Davidson Blvd and Newcombe Rd, Dundas.
Hike Leader(s): Mary Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

Using the main trail we will access the two loops of the McCormack Trail. Please note that this hike is open to BTC members only and you are required to pre-register online. When you register you will be sent a list of items to bring and protocols to follow.

Thu Sep 0 3

4 Ice Arena to Felkers Falls Return

10:00 AM-1:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): The Mohawk 4 Ice Arena is at 710 Mountain Brow Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9 .
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: 10 km

Description

Meet at the North West corner of the parking lots adjacent to Mountain Brow Blvd. We’ll follow blue trails past Buttermilk and Albion Falls then main trail to Felkers.Lunch at the falls. Return by the main trail. Bring lunch and  water. Hike open to BTC members only. Please pre register. Once registered you will receive a list of items to bring and Covid protocols.

Wed Sep 0 9

River and Ruin

9:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Depart from intersection Twiss Road and no. 8 Sideroad at 98.1 km on map 10 near Kilbride.
Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing, Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

Description

This 6 km. loop hike is shorter as we (I) ease back into hiking.  We will wander along the River and Ruin side trails and explore this section of the trail BTC secured last year.  Thank you donors!

Please note that this hike is open to BTC members (and one guest).   You are required to pre-register online. After registration you will be sent a list of items to bring and Covid protocols to follow.

Cancellations the morning of the hike – Please contact leader by phone 416 573 423615

Wed Sep 0 9

Good Companions - North Burlington

9:30 AM-12:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): City View Park, North Burlington. Meet at North parking lot (closest to Highway 5)
Hike Leader(s): Terry Rose Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will hike two loops taking in main trail, side trail and city trails. Please note that this hike is open to BTC members only and you are required to pre-register online. When you register you will be sent a list of items to bring and protocols to follow.

Thu Sep 1 0

Dundas Valley

10:00 AM-12:45 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley, Highway 99 in Dundas. Meet at last parking lot in Dundas Valley.
Hike Leader(s): Lorraine Sherred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 11km

Description

Several loops in Dundas Valley.  Please bring water and a snack.

Sat Sep 1 2

Scotsdale Farm and Silver Creek

8:30 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Scotsdale Heritage Farm, 13807 Trafalgar Road North, Halton Hills (Bruce Trail Reference, Map 13)
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

Description

We will do a loop hike starting from Scotsdale Heritage Farm, into Silver Creek Conservation Area and back, using the Main Trail and Bennett Heritage, Irwin Quarry and Roberts Side Trails. We will hike at a brisk pace, stopping once or twice for a snack break. Bring snacks and water.

Sun Sep 1 3

Waterdown - Grindstone Creek

9:00 AM-2:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): City View Park south entrance (proceed south on Kerns Road from Dundas/Hwy #5, take second left). BTC Map 9.
Hike Leader(s): Stuart Law 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: 18 km.

Description

Rediscover the beauty of hiking closer to home.  Airy woodlands.  Mountain brow breeze.  Epic waterfall and river valley.  Main Trail plus Ian Reid ST, Kerncliff Park ST, King ST, McNally ST and Norman Pearson ST.  Please bring lunch, 3L of water, bug spray and sunscreen.  Hiking boots a must.

Sun Sep 1 3

Scotsdale Farm

10:00 AM-1:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Scotsdale Farm 13807 Trafalgar Road north of Highway 401, east side.

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 – 10 km.

Description

This hike uses a combination of blue and main Bruce Trail to explore this lovey area, some of it set on the Bennett Heritage Farm. There are areas of rocky terrain with hills, lovely creeks and farm land. Afterwards you can have a closer look at the farm and its history. Bring water, a snack or lunch, hand sanitizer and a mask. This hike is open to BTC members only and you must pre-register. Once you have registered you will receive a list of items to bring. Suitable for determined beginners.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

Mon Sep 1 4

Dundas Valley Headwaters

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Dundas Valley Trail Centre
Hike Leader(s): Wayne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 14 km

Description

We will meet at the Dundas Valley Trail Centre parking lot ( fee applies) and hike the main trail to the Headwaters Trail and back

Pace will be a mix of moderate and brisk depending on the terrain

Hike leader: Wayne Riley  RSVP thru the hike calendar

Bring lunch, water, hiking boots, insect repellent, hand sanitizer, a mask, no dogs please

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

Cancellations the morning of the hike please call my cell 289 456 3498

 

Wed Sep 1 6

Mono Cliffs

9:30 AM-2:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Map 19
Hike Leader(s): Wayne Riley Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr, Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 16 k km

Description

We will meet at the Mono Community Centre gravel parking lot then hike the Walter Towell, Splitrock, Lookout ST’s and interconnecting parts of the main trail

Hike leader: Wayne Riley  RSVP thru the hike calendar

Cancellations the morning of the hike call my cell 289-456-3498

Bring water, lunch, hiking boots, sunscreen, insect repellent and no dogs please

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

I will advise the responders if there will be a meet place in Milton for carpooling to the hike site

 

Wed Sep 1 6

Good Companions - Westfield Village

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Westfield Historical Village, 1049 Kirkwall Rd Ontario
Hike Leader(s): Lorraine Sherred Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: around 7Km.

Description

Explore the hidden trails in Westfield Village. We will walk through the Historical Village as well as a trail system behind the village.  Please bring water and a snack or lunch to eat in the park. Bug spray is also recommended. You are required to bring a mask and hand sanitizer. Hamilton Conservation Authority parking rules apply. With pass Free. $10 per car if you do not have a pass. Registration is online.

Thu Sep 1 7

Thursday Group/River and Ruin Loop

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Park and meet at Twiss Rd. and No. 8 Side Rd. in the village of Kilbride (Note: Please park along Twiss Rd. only; parking is limited)
Hike Leader(s): Karen Capindale-Smith Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: approx. 6km

Description

This 6km leisurely hike will take us down into the Bronte Creek/Cedar Springs Valley and around the River and Ruin side trail. Please note that the climb out of the valley does include some strenuous hills. Please remember to bring water, a snack, a mask and hand sanitizer. Bug repellent and sunscreen may also be necessary. NOTE: Current Covid-19 Protocol will be in full effect and no sharing will be allowed.

Please contact Karen Capindale-Smith (Hike Leader) at kjcapindale@gmail.com or (905)749-0914 with questions.

Mon Sep 2 1

Iroquoia Club General Hike

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf Club Parking lot.
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: 10km

Description

Wed Sep 2 3

CANCELLED Silvercreek

9:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Meet at roadside parking on Fallbrook Road at corner of Fallbrook and 27 Sideroad.
Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

Description

We will hike 8.5+ kms southward looping back though Maureen Smith Side Trail and Bennett Heritage Trail to return to our cars.  Those that want a longer hike may add on the Roberts Side Trail Loop for an additional 2.5+ kms.   Some of us will still be getting our legs.  Bring lunch and snack.

Wed Sep 2 3

Good Companions/An Agreeable Hike

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Halton Agreement Forest/Fourth Line Nassagaweya

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: Approx. 8 to 10 km.

Description

Come and enjoy an easy hike over easy terrain in the Halton Agreement Forest. This expansive area is located between Fourth Line Nassagaweya and Sixth Line Nassagaweya. It has easy hiking trails and many biking trails. Bring a snack, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Social distancing in place. To get to the meet point take Guelph Line north to Tenth Side Road. Turn right and follow the road to where it turns north onto Fourth Line. Follow it to the small parking lot on the right. There is plenty of roadside parking. Hike starts at 10:00 am.
Leaders: Anne/Phill Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

Please note that this hike is open to BTC members only and you must pre-register online.Once you are registered you will be sent a list of items to bring and protocols to follow.

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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Thursday Group
Location (Google Maps): Sixteen Hollow Park, Oakville
Hike Leader(s): Norman Young Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing

Description

Bring water, sunscreen, snack etc YOU MUST BE SELF SUFFICIENT. Mask and sanitizer must be with you

Norman Young   mny176@outlook.com   905 845 0939  cell 905 330 6605

 

Sat Sep 2 6

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park

8:30 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Mono Community Centre, 754483 Mono Centre Road (County Road 8). Park on gravel surface lot. (Bruce Trail Reference, Map 19)
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: 14

Description

A loop hike in the beautiful Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, using the Main Trail and various side trails: South Outlier ST, Walter Tovell ST, Lookout ST and McCarston’s Lake ST. We will hike at a brisk pace, stopping once or twice for a snack break. Bring snacks and water.

Sat Sep 2 6

Lollipop Hike

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Halton Agreement Forest, Guelph Line

Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
Distance: Approximately 8 kms.

Description

Join us for this “lollipop” hike. We will hike straight in, do a loop and then return by the same trail. The leaves are beginning to turn so we should get some good views and photographs. Take Guelph Line north of the 401 and the small parking lot is on your right, across from the Mohawk Woodbine Casino/Racetrack. Overflow parking in the northeast corner of the casino, right across the road from the entrance to the forest. Some rocky sections. Bring a snack and water. You must be a member and pre-register. Once registered you will receive confirmation and Covid protocols.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905-617-3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

Mon Sep 2 8

Iroquoia Club General Hike

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf Club Parking lot.
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: 10km

Description

Mon Sep 2 8

Speyside South

9:00 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Happy Wanderers
Location (Google Maps): Depart from Parking Lot on 15 Sideroad southwest of Highway 25 at 11.5 km, page 12 Map.
Hike Leader(s): Cynthia Archer Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing

Description

This there and back hike will cover about 8 kms of trail.

Please note that this hike is open to BTC members (and one guest).   You are required to pre-register online. After registration you will be sent a list of items to bring and Covid protocols to follow.

Cancellations the morning of the hike – Please contact leader by phone 416 573 4236.

Mon Sep 2 8

Iroquoia Club General Hike

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Chedoke Golf course parking lot
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

Wed Sep 3 0

!4 Mile Creek, Oakville

9:00 AM-12:15 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Hikers R Us
Location (Google Maps): Meet at south end of Glen Abbey Rec Centre
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

A lovely walk along town trails. Plus more like a BTC hike along 14 Mile Creek. You must have a mask, hand sanitizer and other items to be self sufficient. Pole are a benefit. Bring water and a snack or lunch.
Leader: Norman Young mny176@outlook.com 905 845 0939 cell 905 330 6605

Wed Sep 3 0

Good Companions - North Shore Trails

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: Good Companions
Location (Google Maps): Arboretum Parking lot near Lilac Dell, Royal Botanical Gardens (North Shore Trails) (off Old Guelph Road)
Hike Leader(s): Ted Bossence Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
Distance: 8 km

Description

We will walk much of the North Shore Trails of the Royal Botanical Gardens including the Anishinabe Waddiziwn, Captain Cootes, Marsh Walk, (Hopkins Track 0f there is time) and Pinetum.  Please note that parking is not free at the Arboretum (paid parking or an RBG parking pass).  Please note, this hike is open to BTC members only and you are required to pre-register on-line.  When you register you will be sent a list of items to bring and protocols to follow.