Peninsula Bruce Trail Club: End-to-End 8-Day Hiking Series – Please read description before registering

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04/15/2024 08:00 AM

Peninsula Bruce Trail Club: End-to-End 8-Day Hiking Series - Please read description before registering

  • PaceTypes Medium
  • TerrainTypes ,Difficult,Moderate
  • PaidOuting No

This is a Multi-Day Hike

You are signing up for the following dates and times:

2024-04-15 at 08:00
2024-04-16 at 08:00
2024-04-22 at 08:00
2024-04-23 at 08:00
2024-04-29 at 08:00
2024-04-30 at 08:00
2024-05-06 at 08:00
2024-05-07 at 08:00

Sorry, the registration cut-off time for this hike has been reached.

Hosting Club: Peninsula

Location (Google Maps): Hike 1 - Meeting Location Wiarton Bluewater Park

Hike Leader(s): Caley Doran Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Pace: Medium
Terrain: Difficult, Moderate
Distance: Varies by hike


Event Type: Multi-Day Hike

Open to Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) Members Only.

Non-members can join by signing up for a one-year BTC membership [$75] before registering at Bruce Trail Conservancy Memberships.

Participant Limit: Maximum of 17 participants, including the hike leader and sweep.

Scheduled Dates:

  • April 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, 2024
  • May 6, 7, 2024

Registration Fees:

  • BTC Members: $50
    • Includes Badge Fee
  • To Confirm Your Registration E-transfer $50 to
  • Note: No refunds, hiker substitutions, or guest hikers. Registration fee does not include BPNP entry fee. Parking charges will be shared equally among participants.

Hike Leadership:

  • Led by PBTC Certified Hike Leader Caley Doran.
  • Pace: Medium
  • Terrain: Moderate/Difficult
  • Average Hike Distance: Approximately 19-25 KM per day

Hike Overview:

  • Complete the Peninsula section of the Bruce Trail over 8 hikes.
  • Direction: Northbound from Wiarton to Tobermory.
  • Group Hike Format: Participants commit to the entire series.
  • Intermediate/experienced hikers comfortable with challenges, including longer distances and elevation gains.
  • Expected Pace: 3 - 4 km/hr over 19-25 km
  • Total Distance: Approximately 165km with no dropout points.
  • Time allocated for photography and appreciating the local flora and fauna.

  Participant Requirements:

  • Assess and ensure physical fitness for group hiking.
  • Attire: Proper hiking boots, layered clothing for varying weather, and wet weather gear. Hiking poles recommended.
  • Essentials: Sufficient food [lunch], snacks and water for a full day, bug spray.
  • Breaks: Morning, 15-30 minute on-trail lunch, and afternoon breaks, weather-dependent.
  • Participant is required to sign a BTC Waiver of Liability


  • Covers badge fee.
  • Surplus supports Peninsula Bruce Trail Club's hike program


  • Each hike in this series will involve a car shuttle, and all participants will take their turn as a shuttle driver. Ensure your vehicle is passenger ready for the shuttle.
  • Typical Meeting Time: 8 AM
  • Schedule will be based on daily hiking distance

Environmental Responsibility:

  • Adherence to Leave No Trace principles.
  • Collective effort in trail cleanliness.
  • Note: Dogs are not permitted on this hike.


  • Early reservations recommended.
  • Suggested locations: Near meeting points or centrally in Lion's Head.
  • Options include motels, campgrounds, hostels, and B&Bs.

Schedule and Communication:

  • Detailed itinerary sent prior to each hike.
  • Schedule subject to change.

Join us for this memorable hiking adventure and be part of a community dedicated to preserving and enjoying the natural beauty of the Bruce Trail.