Three local artists are putting on a Bruce Trail Inspired Art Show September 19-25 at the Burlington Centre, with 30% of the proceeds of art sales to be donated to the BTC. Everyone is welcome, come out and have a look!
To commemorate the re-opening of the Bruce Trail, we are offering this special limited issue badge. Only 200 are being produced. Show your support for the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club and the volunteers who are working hard to maintain the trail and the BTC lands. The badges can be purchased for only $5 for members […]
The Bruce Trail is mostly open and the group hiking program has restarted (with new protocols and restrictions) for people to safely get fresh air, connect to the wonders of the Niagara Escarpment. Some club events, including the End-to-End and Steeltown Stomp are cancelled. As lands and trails re-open, please keep these measures in mind: […]
By: Joseph Delaney, hiker and poet in Grimsby, Ontario Silence Then a whisper from the wind Dead leaves chattering beneath fallen limbs In the air Snow flakes glisten Silence Then a stirring from the breeze The birds are chirping at the wind Dancing with the trees Quietly The growing of a distant cry Harsh winds […]
By: Lyne Desforges & Helen Kwon Registered Holistic Nutritionists www.cestlaviewellness.ca It’s that time of year when we put on the extra layer of thermals to keep us warm on the trails. But did you know that there is another way to keep our body warm and comfortable during our hike? Thanks to the power of […]
Excellent news…the purchase of the Fisher’s Pond Nature Reserve was completed in December 2018, permanently preserving 87 acres of significant Niagara Escarpment habitat in Burlington. This was made possible with funds from generous BTC donors. Click here for more information.
Guest Blogger: Kelly Watt is a writer, walker and the author of Camino Meditations. She walked the Camino de Santiago in 2008, and leads meditation walks on the Bruce Trail. Ever since Hippocrates claimed that ‘walking is man’s best medicine,’ the physical benefits of walking have been well documented. But lately science has been focussing […]
By Lyne Desforges Registered Holistic Nutritionist www.cestlaviewellness.ca The Japanese call it shinrin-yoku, which translates literally to “forest bath”. So what exactly is forest bathing? Quite simply, it is being immersed in nature and connecting with it through all five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. By engaging with your surroundings, you get closer to […]
By Lyne Desforges Registered Holistic Nutritionist www.cestlaviewellness.ca There are many benefits to exercising. Hiking is a great way to get your body moving and your spirit soaring. The human body works best when it is moving. However, after long hikes or excessive exercising, there may be some discomfort including muscle soreness and leg cramping. Leg […]