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 register guests using your member number and the guest’s name.

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< 2020 >
September 13 - September 19
  • 13
    September 13, 2020

    Waterdown - Grindstone Creek

    9:00 AM-2:30 PM
    09/13/2020
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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.

    Scotsdale Farm

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    09/13/2020
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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

  • 14
    September 14, 2020

    Dundas Valley Headwaters

    9:00 AM-1:30 PM
    09/14/2020
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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

     

  • 15
    September 15, 2020
    No events
  • 16
    September 16, 2020

    Mono Cliffs

    9:30 AM-2:30 PM
    09/16/2020
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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

     

    Good Companions - Westfield Village

    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    09/16/2020
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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.

  • 17
    September 17, 2020

    Thursday Group/River and Ruin Loop

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    09/17/2020
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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.

  • 18
    September 18, 2020
    No events
  • 19
    September 19, 2020

    History of the Sixteen

    9:30 AM-12:00 PM
    09/19/2020
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    Hosting Club: Iroquoia
    Category: General Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Oakville

    Pace: Leisurely – 3km/hr or less
    Terrain: Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing
    Distance: Approx. 9 km.

    Description

    Come explore the beautiful Sixteen Mile Creek Valley and also learn some of the early history of this area. Mills, a small settlement, road development; all played a part in the early years of this part of Oakville. Bring water, a snack, small first aid kit, hand sanitizer and a mask. Meet at the southeast corner at River Glen Blvd. and Neyagawa near the baseball diamond. Hike starts at 9:30 am. Optional refreshment stop afterwards.
    Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 337 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

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