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Notice: Hiking Program & COVID-19

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October 24
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    October 24, 2020

    E2E #10 of 10 - Dorchester to Queenston

    8:00 AM-11:30 AM
    10/24/2020
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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Fireman’s Park
    Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Fast
    Terrain: Strenuous

    Description

    Hike the entire Niagara Section over 10 weeks.  Due to Covid19, we will be completing this as a series of in and out hikes.  This series will start in Grimsby and end in Queenston (83km).  Upon successfully completing the entire Niagara section you can purchase a Niagara e2e badge.

    Meet at Lower Parking lot of Fireman’s Park, Dorchester Rd, Niagara Falls (just north of the train tracks).  Hike to the cairn at Queenston Heights Park and back.

    Badges will be available for purchase – $5.

    We recommend that you bring extra water, snacks and poles.

    Cancelled due to BTC protocols for overnight trips - Frontenac Challenge or Frontenac Trek

    8:30 AM-3:00 PM
    10/24/2020
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    Hosting Club: Niagara, Iroquoia
    Category: Special Event
    Location (Google Maps): Frontenac Provincial Park
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    Hike Leader(s): Ruth Moffatt Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
    Terrain: Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
    Distance: There are 11 loops for the Frontenac Challenge ranging from 1.5km – 21km plus access to trail head. 6 loops are required for the Frontenac Trek.

    Description

    For insurance reasons, you must be a member of one of the Bruce Trail Clubs to participate in this event.

    If you’re looking for a challenge that includes up to a week in Frontenac Provincial Park, this is it.

    You can choose one of two different challenges. Both will be scheduled in a way that allows for one or the other depending on what your goal is. Completion of the requirements allows you to apply for the appropriate badge and certificate. Lots of other badges are available, too.

    Accommodation can be reserved at Snug Harbour Resort – Contact Rob 613-374-5412. There are 10 cottages available – our discounted rate is $100 plus tax per night no matter which cottage you choose. http://www.snugharbour.on.ca/dates-and-rates.htm

    Participation will be limited to reservations made. Please let Rob know that you are with the Bruce Trail Group.

    Frontenac Challenge: hike all 11 loops. Check- in on October 23/ Check-out on October 30. All 11 loops will be scheduled.
    Frontenac Trek: hike any six loops (excluding the short Arab Lake Gorge and Doe Lake Loops). Check-in on October 25 at least. You will hike on October 26, 27, 28, 29 and pick 6 loops out of the 7 loops that are scheduled during these days.  Check out on October 30.

    When you register for this event, please let me know which challenge you are doing.

    Details are here: https://www.frontenacpark.ca/challenge-rules

    Rotary Park loop

    9:00 AM-10:30 AM
    10/24/2020
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    Hosting Club: Niagara
    Category: Loop
    Location (Google Maps):

    Rotary Park, Pelham Road, St Catharines

    Hike Leader(s): Karen Limardi Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
    Pace: Medium
    Terrain: Moderate
    Distance: 6k

    Description

    Hike along the trails around 12 mile creek