The Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail

Beginning at in the south, the Iroquoia Section of the Bruce Trail hugs the ancient shoreline of Lake Iroquoia, following the winding path of the Niagara Escarpment, and forming a horseshoe around the western end of Lake Ontario. While the Trail passes through a densely populated area (the City of Hamilton), for the most part the hiker will be walking on a woodland path with only occasional glimpses of the surrounding urban sprawl. Our Trail and its surrounding natural areas are home to many species of bird, plants and animals.

The Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club rely on our membership to support our on-going efforts in maintaining the trail and preserving the Niagara Escarpment. Please consider a membership in the Bruce Trail Association to ensure the future of our beautiful Bruce Trail.

To become a member, please visit the Bruce Trail Conservancy  to fill out a membership application form.

IMPORTANT NEWS

HIKE CHANGE

 

Please note that the meet up point for the Happy Wanderers hike on Monday, May 30 has changed.

Meet at west end of Food Basics parking lot just east of Hwy 25, just off Lauier Ave in Milton instead of The 401/Trafalgar Rd. car shuttle parking lot. “

 

 

 

END TO END 

Official Iroquoia Club End to End 2016  October 15, 16  October 22, 23

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes over two
weekends and will take place on October 15, 16 and October 22, 23, 2016. The section is approximately 122.5 km. long and each hike averages 30 km. or more with one being 27.2. This is a challenging, but richly rewarding series of hikes. All hikes will start at 7:45 to 8:00 am. at predetermined locations.

A bus will take all participants to the start of the hike. Space is limited to the number of people on the bus. Volunteers will be at “check points” with water and snacks along the way. The hike will be completed independently and at your own pace, but it is expected that participants will be able to finish by 5:00 pm.

The registration fee is $45 for all four hikes, or $15 per day that you wish to hike. The fee covers the cost of transportation, entry to Mount Nemo Conservation Area for two days, snacks and receiving a Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes. Hikes will go rain or shine. As part of the registration process you will receive an email with information re your hiker number, each day’s meeting point and a few guidelines.

The first day meeting location is at Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Dundas St., Burlington. Map 10, km. 91.7. Check in is at 7:00 am. with buses departing at 7:30 am.
Please make your cheque payable to the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club, and mail to Suzanne Macpherson
320 – 2040 Cleaver Avenue,
Burlington, Ont. L7M 4C4

Please include your phone number and email address. For further information contact Suzanne Macpherson semacpherson@yahoo.ca or Anne Armstrong at hikingrandma@gmail.com or 905-337-3937. Deadline for registration is October 10, 2016.

 

 

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