Sydenham in 6 Challenger Series – Fundraiser

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04/01/2024 7:45 AM - 12:00 AM

Sydenham in 6 Challenger Series - Fundraiser

  • HikeType Fundraiser
  • PaceTypes Fast: more than 5 km/h
  • TerrainTypes ,Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing.,There are crevices or holes which may be hidden by layers of snow. Hike with extreme caution.,There might be icy and slippery sections.,There might be muddy sections.,There might be sections with water on the trail.
  • PaidOuting Yes

Hike open to BTC Members only.

This is a Multi-Day Hike

You are signing up for the following dates and times:

2024-04-01 at 07:45
2024-04-02 at 07:00
2024-04-03 at 07:00
2024-04-08 at 07:45
2024-04-09 at 07:00
2024-04-10 at 07:00

Registration Required:

Registration Cost
Members - $30.00
Child Members - $0.00

Sorry, the registration cut-off time for this hike has been reached.
Please Note: Refunds are not allowed for this hike

Hosting Club: Sydenham
Category: Fundraiser
Location (Google Maps):

Hike Leader(s): Margaret O'Dell Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Pace: Fast: more than 5 km/h
Terrain: Strenuous: Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing., There are crevices or holes which may be hidden by layers of snow. Hike with extreme caution., There might be icy and slippery sections., There might be muddy sections., There might be sections with water on the trail.


This is a Challenger series of hikes; we will complete the entire 171.6 km of the Sydenham section in 6 hikes. At the same time, we will be raising funds in support of the Sydenham Bruce Trail Club to earn the new Hart's Tongue Stained Glass badge. The cost of the badge is included in your registration fee. There are no refunds permitted for this series. You are registering for 6 hikes, please review the dates carefully to ensure you are able to participate fully. Registration is limited to 6 persons.

  • This hike series is intended for experienced distance hikers only. Hikers must be able to sustain the distance and maintain a fast pace.
  • If a hiker is unable to keep pace with the group, or finds the distance too challenging, their future hike registrations may be canceled by the hike leader.
  • Be very aware of your ability to join this series.
  • Hikes will average 4.5 km per hour including breaks, moving pace is 5 km per hour;
  • Expect to be on-trail for 7 – 8 hours;
  • Meeting time is scheduled for 7:45am on Apr 1 and Apr 8 to allow for extra travel time, for the other dates we will meet at 7:00am; arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the meeting time;
  • Hikers must carry sufficient hydration, accessible snacks, lunch, first-aid kit, rain gear, extra socks, and possibly protective boot covers (i.e. bags);
  • Hikers will be expected to participate in shuttling hikers to the start and to drive shuttlers back to their car. Responsibility will be shared equally;
  • Any applicable parking fees will be shared within the group.

Summary of the itinerary:

  1. Apr 1: Blantyre to Bognor Marsh: 27 km
  2. Apr 2: Bognor Marsh to Bayview Escarpment: 28.1 km
  3. Apr 3: Bayview Escarpment to Hwy 6/10 Owen Sound: 26.6 km (includes closure of KOA)
  4. Apr 8: Hwy 6/10 Owen Sound to East Linton: 28.9 km
  5. Apr 9: East Linton to Dodd's Hill Side Trail: 29.2 km
  6. Apr 10: Dodd's Hill Side Trail to Bluewater Beach Park Wiarton: 26.8 km

A detailed schedule will be provided in advance of the series to registered hikers.