Red Hill Valley

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11/28/2020 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Red Hill Valley

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Hosting Club: Iroquoia
Category: General Hike
Location (Google Maps): Parking at Paramount Park (1170 Paramount Drive), on East Hamilton escarpment. GPS Coordinates: (43.203023 -79.799399). From the Red Hill Valley Parkway, exit onto Mud Street. At the first set of lights, turn left onto Winterberry Drive, which becomes Paramount Drive. After the bend to the right, look for the park on your left-hand side. (Bruce Trail Reference, Map 7)
Hike Leader(s): Douglas Boyce Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr
Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Distance: 15 km

Description

We will hike into the Red Hill Valley and back along the Main Bruce Trail, with some loops using the Mountain Brow and Red Hill Creek side trails and the Escarpment Rail Trail. If there are icy/wintry conditions, you will need icers, and poles recommended. We will hike at a brisk pace, stopping once or twice for a snack break. Bring snacks and water.