Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock – extended version

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2019-10-10 09:00 AM

Hosting Club: Beaver Valley

Location (Google Maps): Meet at Metcalfe Rock parking lot on 10th Line, near km 27.9 Map 25 We will carpool to 12th Sideroad.
Hike Leader(s): Glenda Collings Click here to contact leader to register; registered hikers will be contacted about cancellations.
Pace: Medium
Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 9.1 km

Description

This hike will pass the historic Old Mail Road which was used from the 1830's until the 1850's.  We then continue until the culmination of the hike at the spectacular Metcalfe Rock, where a bit of scrambling will be optional!

Participant Guidelines

  1. All kms. mentioned are according to maps in Edition 29 of The Bruce Trail Reference.
  2. Please arrive 10 minutes before start of hike.
  3. Participants are expected to wear appropriate attire for the weather and the terrain. In summer, sturdy footwear is necessary. In winter, snowshoes or icers/crampons are needed when conditions dictate. It is a good idea to bring these items if there is snow on the ground and the hike leader will advise you as to the best footwear for the day. Hiking poles are a good idea in any season, especially if the terrain is rocky or slippery. Wearing appropriate clothing and footwear prevents injuries and shows consideration for a safe and positive group hiking experience.
  4. Always carry I.D. and your health card.
  5. For spring and summer hikes bring sunscreen, insect repellent and water.
  6. Please leave dogs at home.

  • Beaver Valley