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New Year’s Day Hike 2020

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Start your New Year right with a hike with the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club! Dundas Valley Trail Centre – 650 Governor’s Rd. Dundas Bring your family, friends, and neighbours for a free, enjoyable winter afternoon walk with the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club. —————————————- All walks will start at 12:30 p.m. We will be holding one-hour […]

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Trails of the Niagara Escarpment

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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 […]

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Keeping Warm with Thermogenic Foods

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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 […]

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Road and Other Trail Closures

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A portion of Dundas Valley, west of Martin Road, is closed until December 5th for the annual Deer hunt. Please see this link… https://conservationhamilton.ca/haudenosaunee-and-hca-set-dates-for-2019-harvest/ Portions of the East Hamilton Rail Trail will be closed between the Wentworth and Margate/Kenilworth stairs until November 22 for tree maintenance. The Bruce Trail will be affected. Please see this […]

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Taking Your Brain Out for a Walk

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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 […]

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The Wonders of Forest Bathing!

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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 […]

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Don’t let leg cramps cramp your style!

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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 […]