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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Sydenham E2E 4/8
    8:30 AM-2:30 PM
    04/01/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    We will meet at km 62.4 GPS coordinates N 44.592032,W 80.793507, Irish Block Rd.

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    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk, Moderate
    Terrain: Challenging, Variable
    Distance: 19 km

    Description

    The 4th of 8 hikes to complete the Sydenham section. We will carpool to km 86.3, Centennial Tower and hike back. This hike will skip the KOA loop as this area is closed until May 1st. Bring icers and 2 litres of water. We will follow the Covid 19 instructions. Please arrive at 8:15 so the shuttle can leave by 8:30. Expected moving pace is 4-4.5 km per hour.  Everyone is expected to participate in the car shuttle during the 8 days hike.

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  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Blue Mountains End to End Part VI of VI Noisy River
    8:00 AM-7:00 PM
    04/06/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:00
    Return to City Time: 19:00
    Departure Point: York Mills Bus Pickup

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    Optional Items

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Noisy River

    Hike Leader(s): George Lennon and Michael Humpage Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 10.5 km

    Description

    Bus departs 10 York Mills Rd at 8:00 AM and Major Mackenzie Dr and HWY 400 Park and Ride at 8:20 AM. If you wish to be picked up at the Major Mackenzie Dr and HWY 400 Park and Ride, type ‘yes’ in the additional information field. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure. The bus waits for no one.

    The trail follows a small stream for a short distance and then goes through a mixture of open field, mature forest. The trail crosses the Noisy River and proceeds past several deep crevices and lookouts through the Noisy River Provincial Park. There are some steep sections near the river.  We end our journey near the village of Lavender.  We will celebrate the completion of our end-to-end journey with a party afterwards in Shelburne.  Everyone who has ordered a badge will be mailed about a week prior to the trip reminding them that they have ordered a badge. If someone has ordered a badge and not yet paid,  the hike leaders will collect the $10 in cash for the cost of the badge on the morning of the day of this final hike.

    Updated mask policy:

    Proper fitting N95/KN95 masks continue to be strongly recommended while riding the bus. However, effective March 1st 2024 the use of face masks will no longer be mandatory which is consistent with other clubs, commercial outings, and public transit systems in our area. Hike leaders will not be enforcing their use on the bus/coach. If not feeling well hikers are asked to stay home. If you have a persistent cough please wear a mask in respect of your fellow hikers.

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Toronto E2E 3/3
    8:00 AM-3:30 PM
    04/06/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    We will meet at km 48.3 (GPS N43.750866, W79.951452) at Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Rd intersection.

    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 21 km

    Description

    The third of three hikes to complete the Toronto E2E which includes the extra 5.5 km unmarked reroute of the closure of main trail due to bridge work near 10th Line on Terra Cotta CA. This bridge work was expected to be completed by April 1 but unfortunately has been extended to April 21. It’s badge day and hikers may wish to visit the Spirit Tree after the hike.

    It’s early spring so mud may abound! Be prepared with poles and gaitors. Hiking boots/shoes are mandatory. We’ll stop for snacks and lunch so bring 2L of water, snacks, and your lunch.

    Be prepared to shuttle if you haven’t already had a turn.

     

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Happy Valley
    8:15 AM-1:30 PM
    04/06/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Happy Valley, Oak Ridges Trail,16th Sideroad & Weston Road

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    Come and join the group to view nice scenery and look out of  Happy valley

    Some safety procedures during the hike:

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of them.

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  • Urban Walk Toronto Urban Badge Hike – 2 of 7
    10:00 AM-12:30 PM
    04/07/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps):

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Hike Leader(s): Brian Rideout Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 10.9 km

    Description

    Please join me at the south east corner of Eglinton and Scarlett by 10 AM.  We will hike south on the Humber Recreational Trail to Lakeshore Blvd and Ellis (km 19.2 to km 8.3).  Here is an online map with km markings of our route for all 7 hikes for the Toronto Urban Badge.

    Please make sure you bring at least 2 liters of water, a lunch, bug spray and sunscreen.

  • Urban Walk Meadowvale Village Bloodroot hike/tour and Levi Creek Loop
    11:00 AM-3:00 PM
    04/07/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet me at Kipling Terminal by 9:15 for a 9:25 departure on MiWay bus #11. We will change to bus #42, leaving Goreway Dr North of Derry Rd at 9:47. Coming directly to the hike, park at Credit Valley Conservation Authority Parking, 1255 Old Derry Road, Mississauga. Please arrive by 10:50.

    Hike Leader(s): Andrew Proczek Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely, Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 11-12 km

    Description

    Come join me and Story Teller Terry Wilson for a continuation of the Fall Pumpkin Pie tour/hike. The star attraction this time around will be a Bloodroot mound, coveted for years by Terry and his nature lover mother, Rosemary. Bloodroot which tends to grow in floodplains and along streams is one of the earliest spring flowers and the white blooms last barely a week. Hopefully our timing will catch the first blooms. As always we will meet Terry at his extraordinary ‘shed size’ miniature village depicting Meadowvale Village as it looked in pioneer days. At our lunch stop I will be raffling Terry’s latest book, “Rosemary’s Little Book” released after our last hike/tour. Raffle tickets only $1 each. Terry will remain with us as we hike the Levi Creek Loop which passes by the original location of the village train station.

    Public washrooms at 1.5 km, 4 km and nature stop during the last leg of the hike.

    The route: https://onthegomap.com/s/prj66i3u

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Rouge National Park Scarborough
    8:15 AM-1:30 PM
    04/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Rouge Park, Zoo Road Parking Lot, off Meadowvale Road north of Sheppard Ave

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    Will explore Toronto part of Rouge park along Rouge river and Little Rouge Creek,

    Some safety procedures during the hike:

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of them.

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Martina’s Birthday Fundraiser Hike
    8:30 AM-6:00 PM
    04/13/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 18:00
    Departure Point: York Mills Bus Pickup

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    Optional Items

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Wilder Forest, Walker Woods and Glen Major

    Hike Leader(s): Matina Furrer, Roland Mark Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 15

    Description

    Birthday fundraiser hike: Join Martina, Roland, and guest leader Ida Weippert for a fun spring hike (15 km at a 4 km/hr pace, dropout after 12 km) in Wilder Forest, Walker Woods and Glen Major. Hopefully we’ll get to enjoy the first wildflowers of the season.

    If you’re feeling generous please make a donation to the Bruce Trail Conservancy to help buy habitat for our forest friends. Donations are appreciated even if you can’t make it to the hike.

    Afterwards we’ll stop for treats at Annina’s Bakeshop in Goodwood.

     

  • Urban Walk Toronto Urban Badge Hike – 1 of 7
    10:00 AM-1:15 PM
    04/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto

    Location (Google Maps):

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Hike Leader(s): Brian Rideout Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Please join me at the south west corner of Finch and Weston by 10 AM.  We will hike south on the Humber Recreational Trail to Scarlet and Eglinton (km 30.2 to km 19.2).  Here is an online map with km markings of our route for all 7 hikes for the Toronto Urban Badge.

    Please make sure you bring at least 2 liters of water, a lunch, bug spray and sunscreen.

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Short Hills Provincial Park Hike – 11KM
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    04/13/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Short Hills Roland Rd Parking lot

    Hike Leader(s): Alina Lin

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Challenging, Hilly, Rocky
    Distance: 11km

    Description

    Meet at the parking lot off of Roland Rd, south west area of Short Hills Provincial Park. GPS 43.090278, -79.305073.

    • Sturdy hiking boots are required as the terrain will be rocky and hilly;
    • Bring at least 1L water;
    • Bring snacks
    • Wear for the weather
    • No dogs. No drop out.
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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Mono Cliffs
    10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    04/14/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, Map 19

    Hike Leader(s): Al Brown Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat, Variable
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will complete a loop hike through the Park including the Splitrock side trail north of it. The terrain is generally flat to rolling and occasionally rocky, relatively easy hiking. Given the early end to winter spring flowers may be out for our viewing pleasure. After the hike those interested may meet at the Hockley Valley resort for refreshments.

    To get to the meeting point take Hwy 10 north from Orangeville. Turn right at Camilla onto Mono Centre Road. Follow it to the village of Mono. Turn right onto a gravel lane just before you get to the community centre (on your right as you approach the village). Parking is on the graveled areas behind the tennis court.

  • Urban Walk Urban Walk: Waterfront Trail – Ajax GO to Pickering GO
    10:30 AM-2:15 PM
    04/14/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Durham Waterfront Trail

    Hike Leader(s): Brian Rideout Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 11 km

    Description

    Please join me under the clock in the Great Hall at Union Station by 9:05 am.  We will take the eastbound Lakeshore Train departing Union Station GO at 9:20 am, arriving Ajax GO at 10:15 am.  You may choose to join the group at Ajax GO Station.

    We will hike south to Lake Ontario (washrooms in the park), west to Sandy Beach Rd, and north to Bayly St with a pub stop at Irish Times adjacent to Pickering GO. Trains to Toronto depart at 25 minutes and 55 minutes after the hour.

    Here is an online map of our route (please click on the link): Ajax to Pickering

    You can buy a GO Transit day pass for $10.

  • A Hike Leader’s Hike – For TBTC Hike Leaders & Prospective Hike Leaders (BUT ANYONE WELCOME)
    10:30 AM-2:30 PM
    04/14/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: TBTC Special Events
    Location (Google Maps): Streetsville Memorial Park, 335 Church St., bottom of the hill, in the parking lot near the Culham Trail and the bridge to the island. You can access Church St. from Queen St. which is an extension of Mississauga Rd.
    If coming by public transit, meet Andrew at Kipling Terminal by 8:50 to take the #29 Guelph GO Transit Bus at 9 am to Erin Mills Station. We will transfer to #21 Lisgar GO Transit bus leaving at 9:45 to Streetsville Go STN and arriving at 9:55. Presto Card users will now have their TTC Fare deducted from the GO Transit fare making the adult return fare $5.50. Use washrooms at Streetsville station before walking 9 minutes to the meeting point. If coming by transit from the east end or downtown Toronto you may alternatively meet Tom in the Great Hall of Union Station at 8:30 to take the westbound Lakeshore GO Train to Clarkson where we will transfer to the same #21 Lisgar GO Bus those coming with Andrew from Kipling will board at Erin Mills.

    Hike Leader(s): Andrew Proczek, Tom Swales

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 12.5

    Description

    This is a hike for current Toronto Bruce Trail Club Hike Leaders to meet some of the other Toronto Bruce Trail Club Hike Leaders and those interested in becoming Hike Leaders and would like an opportunity to ask questions before taking the Hike Ontario Certified Hike Leader Training scheduled for June.  However anyone is welcome to join us. Hiking Director Tom Swales and other Hike Leaders who have taken the Hike Ontario Certified Hike Leader (CHL) Course will be available to answer questions about the course, the process of becoming a Certified TBTC Hike Leader, and expectations of a Hike Leader. There will be further opportunities to mingle after the hike at a local pub.

    We will hike on the Culham Trail from Streetsville to Credit Meadows Park  and return. Lunch will be at km 6.3 by the Credit River. The is a pleasant and fairly easy hike with only one major hill. We will be walking on packed gravel, dirt and grass trails as well as a short section of paved trail near River Grove Park.

     

     

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Toronto E2E in 4 and biodiversity badge (1of4)
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    04/19/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Km 12.1, map 12. Southeast side of 15 sideroad. Coordinates N 43.582968,W 79.971787

    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Rocky, Variable
    Distance: 12.1

    Description

    This is a 4 hikes series that will include the E2E and the biodiversity badges options. You can choose the regular E2E badge for the $5.00 or the  fundraising stain glass badge for $30.00. Hikers are expected to bring the money on the first hike of the series. Children age 8 and up are invited to join this hike for the great opportunity to engage, enjoy and learn about nature. 2 of  the hikes in this series on a TDSB PA days). Children must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian.

    If you are interested in getting the biodiversity badge, please read about it on the Toronto BTC page to familiarize yourself with the requirements.
    after each hike we will have a treat. Children can earn the youth Toronto BTC badge at no cost. Make sure that your child/ grandchild can hike the distance posted.
    we will shuttle to km 0.0 and hike back. Everyone is expected to shuttle at least once during the 4 outings.

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  • Paid Outing Bus Hike TBTC Annual General Meeting – Biodiversity Hike / Nature Photography Hike / Hike with Peter Around The Centre – From Kipling Station
    8:30 AM-4:45 PM
    04/21/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 16:45
    Departure Point: Kipling Departure Point

    Click here for more information or to register

    Optional Items
    Nature Photography Hike w/ Marie-Josee and Nijole ($.01)
    Biodiversity Hike w/ KJ and Monica ($.01)
    Hike Around The Conservation Area w/ Peter ($.01)
    Bus Ride Only - I will Spend the time before the meeting independently. ($.01)

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Kortright Centre for Conservation
    9550 Pine Valley Dr
    Woodbridge ON L4H 2Z6

    Hike Leader(s): KJ Chong; Nijole Mockevicius; Monica Pasquali; Peter Leeney; Marie-Josée Roy; Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely, Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: n/a

    Description

    Please join us for a morning hike around the Kortright Centre for Conservation. After the hike, we will arrive at the Kortright Centre for lunch before the AGM starts.

    Three hikes will be offered:

    • Biodiversity Hike – Join us for a 3-4 km hike to learn about the importance of local areas like Kortright Conservation Area and the Bruce Trail, the 7 principles of “Leave No Trace”, and all the organisms around us. Come to share your knowledge and learn from others!

     

    • Nature Photography Hike – Join our Club’s hike leader Nijole Mockevicius, an avid photographer. Nijole will be discussing – together with the participants – and applying basic camera techniques for the most common nature images taken along the trails. Bring your DSLR camera, iPad, iPhone, or other devices.

     

    • Hike with Andrew – Join Peter Leeney for an intermediate 7.7 km perimeter loop hike on all of the Kortright Centre For Conservation trails. Some hills. Strong beginners welcome.

    Choose your preferred hike upon registration.

     

    Note that you must register separately for the AGM and Lunch on Eventbrite – https://rb.gy/ptjlov

  • Paid Outing Bus Hike TBTC Annual General Meeting – Biodiversity Hike / Nature Photography Hike / Hike with Peter Around The Centre – From York Mills Station
    8:30 AM-4:45 PM
    04/21/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:30
    Return to City Time: 16:45
    Departure Point: York Mills Bus Pickup

    Click here for more information or to register

    Optional Items
    Nature Photography Hike w/ Marie-Josee and Nijole ($.01)
    Biodiversity Hike w/ KJ and Monica ($.01)
    Hike Around The Conservation Area w/ Peter ($.01)
    Bus Ride Only - I will Spend the time before the meeting independently. ($.01)

    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Kortright Centre for Conservation
    9550 Pine Valley Dr
    Woodbridge ON L4H 2Z6

    Hike Leader(s): KJ Chong; Nijole Mockevicius; Monica Pasquali; Peter Leeney; Marie-Josée Roy; Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: n/a

    Description

    Please join us for a morning hike around the Kortright Centre for Conservation. After the hike, we will arrive at the Kortright Centre for lunch before the AGM starts.

    Three hikes will be offered:

    • Biodiversity Hike – Join us for a 3-4 km hike to learn about the importance of local areas like Kortright Conservation Area and the Bruce Trail, the 7 principles of “Leave No Trace”, and all the organisms around us. Come to share your knowledge and learn from others!

     

    • Nature Photography Hike – Join our Club’s hike leader Nijole Mockevicius, an avid photographer. Nijole will be discussing – together with the participants – and applying basic camera techniques for the most common nature images taken along the trails. Bring your DSLR camera, iPad, iPhone, or other devices.

     

    • Hike with Peter – Join Peter Leeney for an intermediate 7.7 km perimeter loop hike on all of the Kortright Centre For Conservation trails. Some hills. Strong beginners welcome.

    Choose your preferred hike upon registration. The bus from York Mills will proceed to the Kortright Centre where we will meet those who arrived from Kipling Station and you will join your chosen hike.

     

    Note that you must register separately for the AGM and Lunch on Eventbrite at: https://rb.gy/ptjlov

     

  • Car Hike: Toronto E2E in 4 and a biodiversity badge (2of4)
    9:00 AM-2:00 PM
    04/21/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Cancelled
    Location (Google Maps): Km 12.1, same as hike one on April 19.

    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 15.2 km

    Description

    Second hike in the series. Please read about it on the hike calendar at April 19. We will shuttle to km 26.6 and hike back.  Note that this is the longest hike in the series and make sure that your accompanying child, if one is coming with you can handle the distance.

  • Car Hike TBTC AGM Car Hike Kortright
    9:00 AM-11:15 AM
    04/21/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Kortright Centre for Conservation

    Hike Leader(s): Frank Ye & Jen Zhang Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 9 KM

    Description

    Join us for a morning hike around the Kortright Centre for Conservation trails in Kleinberg before the club’s AGM in 2024. Meet Frank and Jen by the entrance to the visitor centre.

    Note that you must register separately for the AGM and Lunch on Eventbrite – https://rb.gy/ptjlov

  • Urban Walk Toronto Urban Badge Hike – 3 of 7
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    04/21/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps):

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Hike Leader(s): Brian Rideout Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 10.4 km

    Description

    Please join me at the south west corner of Lakeshore Blvd West and Ellis by 10 AM.  We will hike east along the Waterfront Trail to the Distillery District (km 8.3 to km 71.4).  Here is an online map with km markings of our route for all 7 hikes for the Toronto Urban Badge.

    Please make sure you bring at least 2 liters of water, a lunch, bug spray and sunscreen.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Sydenham E2E 5/8
    8:30 AM-3:00 PM
    04/25/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Sydenham
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Km 86.3 GPS coordinates N 44.556781, W 80.925586 Centennial Tower, west side of highway 6&10, top of the hill.

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    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Challenging, Variable
    Distance: 21.33 km

    Description

    The 5th hike of the Sydenham E2E, we will carpool to  Range road. Please note that Range Road is not a designated Bruce Trail parking  but we can park there. We will hike   hike back. May need icers. Bring 2litres of water. We will follow all Covid 19 instructions. Please arrive at 8:15 so the shuttle can go at 8:30. Everyone is expected to shuttle during the 8 days hike. Expected pace is 4- 4.5 km per hour.

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: CHBTC 60th Anniversary E2E Badge Combo 1 of 5
    8:30 AM-1:30 PM
    04/26/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Caledon Hills
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hike #1 – meet southwest of km 48.4 (Toronto section due to lack of parking at the very south end of Caledon) at Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Rd. intersection. (Note: driveway is private property). GPS N43.750866, W79.951452)

    Hike Leader(s): Jacquie Van Dyke

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 18km – there will be about 6 km of road walking today.

    Description

    Come to one, a few, or all of these hikes to celebrate Caledon’s 60th anniversary! In completing all 5 of these hikes, you’ll qualify for BOTH of Caledon’s NEW badges. On this first of five hikes, we’ll meet at the north end of the Toronto section (due to no parking at the very south end of Caledon) and shuttle to our starting point. We’ll hike through the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park, the Badlands (which may be muddy) and finish with an easy walk back to the vehicles. Although the hike is approximately 18km, there will be about 6km of road walking. If the Spirit Tree Cidery is open, you may wish stop by after the hike.

    We’ll stop for a short snack break and also a lunch break, so please bring enough food to last the hike, 2L of water, bug repellent, and proper hiking attire. Hiking boots/shoes are mandatory. It may be rainy so ensure you have rain gear with you.

     

     

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Sydenham E2E 6/8
    8:30 AM-3:00 PM
    04/26/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Sydenham
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Range Road, km 108. Please note that this location is not a designated Bruce Trail parking but we can park there.map 33. Coordinates N 44.599838,W 80.956024

    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Challenging, Variable
    Distance: 21.30

    Description

    The 6th hike of the Sydenham E2E, we will carpool to km 129.6, Dawson Rd Side Trail. and hike back. We will walk the short S T at the end of the hike.May need icers, bring 2 litres of water. We will follow all Covid 19 instructions. Please arrive at 8:15 so the shuttle can leave at 8:30. Everyone is expected to participate in the shuttle over the 8 days hike duration. Expected pace is 4- 4.5 km per hour.

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  • Paid Outing Bus Hike Bus Hike: Presqu’ile Provincial Park Alpaca Hike!
    8:00 AM-6:30 PM
    04/27/2024

    Trip Information
    Departure Time: 08:00
    Return to City Time: 18:30
    Departure Point: York Mills Bus Pickup

    Click here for more information or to register

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Bus Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Presqu’ile Provincial Park

    Hike Leader(s): Lisa Ruth Lifshitz, Nijole Mockevicius Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 8-9 km

    Description

    Come join us for a wonderful and relaxing outing to Presqu’ile Provincial Park, located in Brighton, Ontario.  We will hike the best trail of the Park, visiting paths along the shorelines, woodlands and meadows.  We will also stop at the second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario.  We will eat lunch in park and then take the marsh boardwalk trail accessing the largest protected marsh on the north shore of Lake Ontario.  Early afternoon we will leave the Park to go visit Old Mill Alpacas, a nearby Alpca farm where you will have the opportunity to take turns walking Alpacas, spend time with them to feed them apples, learn about their habits and watch the “running of the Alpacas” as they go for dinner.   We have negotiated a special rate for this experience ($30, tax included) which must be paid to Lisa in advance to join the bus.  Please e-transfer $30 to lisa.ruth@rogers.com per person attending promptly after you register for this hike on the site.  If time permits, we will also stop at the Big Apple before we head back to Toronto.  Total hiking around 8-9km but it will be an amazing day.

    Reminder to our non-members: You are most welcome to join this hike but you must remember to sign up with the Bruce Trail using this signup process in addition to e-transferring payment for the Alpaca tour as you have to be formally registered (and pay the Bruce Trail bus fees) in advance to get on the bus.  

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Bethesda Trail Richmond Hill
    8:15 AM-12:30 PM
    04/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at Bethesda Trail Head Parking on Bethesda Sideroad off Bayview Avenue, across from Lake Wilcox. This parking lot is free.

    Hike Leader(s): Mohammad Aghamiri Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Hilly, Variable
    Distance: 14-17 km

    Description

    Join us to explore Jefferson Forest and Bond lake and thousands of trillium flowers

     

    Please bring  hiking poles,  proper closing and shoes and lots of water,

    Please carefully read  safety procedures during the hike:

    1-Hikers must stay between the leader and the sweep.

    2-Hikers must advise the leader or the sweep if they wish to leave the group.

    3- Hikers must follow the whistle instructions: 1 blast- stay where you are; 2 blasts come to the leader; 3 blasts – come to the leader quickly.

    4-Hike leader may request volunteers to stop at trail intersections, they need to help hikers to the direction the group walk and wait till they see the sweep .

    5-Hikers have to make sure they can  see the persons behind and in front of

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Sydenham E2E 7/8
    8:30 AM-5:00 PM
    04/27/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Km 129.6, Dawson Road Side Trail. Coordinates N 44.704859,W 80.974322 map 34.

    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Challenging, Variable
    Distance: 18.77 km

    Description

    The 7th hike of the Sydenham E2E, we will carpool to km 148.0

    and walk back. Icers May be needed. Bring 2 litres of water. We will follow all Covid 19 instructions. Please arrive at 8:15 so the shuttle can leave by 8:30. Everyone is expected to participate in the shuttle over the 8 days hike duration. Expected pace is 4- 4.5 k per hour.

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Spring Flowers Hike, Hockley Valley
    10:00 AM-3:30 PM
    04/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Caledon Hills
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Hockley Valley Nature Preserve, Map 18

    Hike Leader(s): Al Brown Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Challenging
    Distance: 14 km

    Description

    We will hike 14 km through the Nature Preserve, one of the most challenging (hilliest) parts of the Bruce Trail. A great aerobic outing plus we should see lots of spring flowers along the way. After the hike I invite those interested to stop at the Hockley Valley Resort for refreshments.

    To get to the meeting point drive north of Hwy 10 from Orangeville to Hockley Road. Turn right and go about 5 km east to the parking area on your left. It is across the road from the Black Birch restaurant.

     

  • Urban Walk Urban Walk: Graffiti Art, Culture & Nature in Toronto
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM
    04/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps): Meet at the South-West Corner of Queen & Ossington

    Hike Leader(s): Sajedeh Zahraei Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Flat

    Description

    This hike is part of a series of urban hikes exploring graffiti art, culture, and social history in Toronto’s streets, laneways, underpasses, and parks across the city. These hikes provide opportunities for reflection on our own identity, personal history, examining our connection to each other and to the land, fostering a sense of community and belonging. In this hike we will explore Parkdale – Queen West neighbourhoods.

  • Car Hike Car Hike: Spring Indigenous Teachings Hike with Alan Colley
    10:30 AM
    04/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): Toronto section Map 12 edition 31, Sideroad 17 parking area, east off Halton RD 25 north of 401 at Milton. there is room for 5-10 cars so park respectfully

    Hike Leader(s): Lynn McFerran Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 5-8 km

    Description

    This spring hike will be co led with Alan Colley the founder and nature guide of Toronto Aboriginal Eco Tours.
    HIs mission is to develop relationships with the land for generations to come. He did a hike last spring and is coming back to share his learnings and knowledge this spring. Hopefully the end of April will bring spring ephemerals for us to view. Be sure to download I naturalist app for this hike. This is a learning hike so ata very leisurely pace, with stops along the trail about what you see hear and smell.
    This area can be a bit wet if we have a rainy spring dress accordingly and bring bug spray, yes even in April. Pack a lunch or snacks.

  • Urban Walk Urban Walk: Theatre Hike – Humber River/Swansea
    3:00 PM-6:00 PM
    04/27/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps):

    Meet at 3 PM at the bus Route #79 stop at south east corner of Scarlett Road and Eglinton West.

    Hike Leader(s): Miriam Stevens Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 9-10 km

    Description

    Join us for a leisurely hike (3 km/hour) on the Humber River trail and through Swansea. There are 3 steep stair cases on the route through Swansea. Suitable for beginners and families. We will follow the Humber River Trail to Old Mill and then hike parts of Swansea to Runnymede & Bloor. Optional dropout at Old Mill Subway Station. After the hike you may choose to join us for dinner at 6:00 PM at either at Ali Baba Mediterranean Cuisine or at a nearby pub as you prefer.
    We will attend the play at 8:00 PM at the Village Players, 2190E Bloor Street West to see the play “The Book Of Will” by Lauren Gunderson .
    Call the theatre directly at 416 767 7702 to reserve  your ticket ($29.00 adults and seniors) and mention that you are with the Bruce Trail Conservancy, Toronto Club.
    Anyone may choose to come for the hike only,  join us for the theatre performance, or join us for all three: Hike, dinner and play.
    Parking on side streets off of Bloor street west. A paid parking lot is available behind the theatre building (and adjacent to the subway station) at 2190 Bloor Street West
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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Sydenham E2E 8/8
    8:30 AM-3:00 PM
    04/28/2024

    Hike open to BTC Members only.

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps):

    Km 171.6 BlueWater park, Wiarton. Coordinates N 44.742514,W 81.135140 map 35.

    Hike Leader(s): Smadar Junkin Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Brisk
    Terrain: Challenging, Variable
    Distance: 23.43 km

    Description

    8th hike of 8, badge day. We will carpool to km 148.0 and hike back. Icers May be needed. Bring 2litres of water. We will follow all Covid 19 instructions. Congratulations for finishing the Sydenham, the longest section of the Bruce Trail. Please arrive at 8:15 so the shuttle can leave by 8:30. Everyone is expected to participate in the shuttle during the 8 days hike duration. Expected pace is 4- 4.5 km per hour.

     

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  • Car Hike Car Hike: Hike #4 to earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Youth and/or Side Trails Badge!
    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    04/28/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto, Dufferin Hi-Land
    Category: Car Hike
    Location (Google Maps): We will meet at roadside parking on 2nd Line EHS north of 20 Sideroad (Map 19 of the Bruce Trail Reference Guide, Edition 31).

    Hike Leader(s): Monica Pasquali Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Leisurely
    Terrain: Variable
    Distance: 8.6 km

    Description

    Calling all families with children who love hiking and earning badges!!!

    This is the fourth in a series of ten hikes that will be offered throughout 2024 on a roughly monthly basis so that children who are 15 years of age and younger can earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Adventurer Youth Badge and their parents/guardians can earn the Dufferin Hi-Land Side Trails Badge at the same time!!!  Details regarding the requirements for each badge can be found here: https://dufferinbrucetrailclub.org/dufferin-bruce-trail-club-badges/  Each of the ten hikes will be a loop hike so no car shuttles will be needed, and each hike will cover a distance of approximately 6-9 km hiked at a leisurely pace (2-3 km/h) so children and adults alike can participate.

    This fourth hike will be a spring hike to explore some side trails within Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, specifically McCarston’s Lake Side Trail, the Lookout Side Trail, the Walter Tovell Side Trail, and the Carriage Side Trail.  Please dress appropriately for a spring hike by dressing in layers (wear an inner layer that wicks sweat away from your skin, a middle layer that keeps you warm, and an outer layer that protects you from wind and rain), wearing a sunhat, and wearing comfortable footwear that has good traction.  Hiking poles or walking sticks are an asset since they will help keep you balanced if the ground is muddy/slippery.  As well, make sure you bring enough water and food for a 3-4 hour hike since we’ll be covering a total distance of approximately 8.6 km.

    Hopefully you’ll be able to join me on Sunday, April 28th!  Until then, happy hiking, everyone!

  • Urban Walk Toronto Urban Badge Hike – 4 of 7
    10:00 AM-1:45 PM
    04/28/2024

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    Hosting Club: Toronto
    Category: Urban Walk
    Location (Google Maps):

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Hike Leader(s): Brian Rideout Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

    Pace: Moderate
    Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 11.4 km

    Description

    Please join me at the north west corner of Finch and Weston by 10 AM.  We will hike east along the Finch Hydro Corridor Trail to Bathurst St (N of Finch) (km 30.2 to km 41.6).  Here is an online map with km markings of our route for all 7 hikes for the Toronto Urban Badge.

    Please make sure you bring at least 2 liters of water, a lunch, bug spray and sunscreen.

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