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Good Companions - River and Ruin, Lowville - January 2, 2019

Start: 10:00 AM
End: 12:30 PM
Location: Map 10. Lowville Park. 43.4333686 -79.9054547
Distance: 8.0 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less
Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Starting from the car park in Lowville Park we will connect to the River and Ruin Side Trail and parts of the Main Trail. Bring icers.

Hike Leader: Terry Rose. 905-320-6513  termarintl@gmail.com

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June 19, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Dundas Valley Headwaters

Start: 9:00 AM End:
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area GPS: N43.236833 W79.998578
Distance: 15K +/-
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr, Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at the main parking lot off of Governors Rd in Dundas, Map 8 Ed 29, marker 51.9, parking fee applies.

We will hike the main trail and then take the Headwaters trail and return.

Hike leader: Wayne Riley RSVP by email  wlr8362@gmail.com. Cancellations the morning of the hike call 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water, hiking boots. No dogs please. The pace will be a combination of moderate and brisk

June 19, 2019 - Hidden Gems in Aldershot and the RBG trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Hidden Valley Park in Aldershot. When coming along Plains Rd turn north on Howard Drive and follow the curve in the road to the parking lot beside the washrooms.
Distance: 8-10 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

We will follow Grindstone Creek through the park and then onto the RBG property up and down the trails of Hendrie Valley to the toll ponds and back. Bring lots of water, snack, lunch for possible picnicking in the park afterwards, bug spray and sunscreen. Trail is often muddy. Hopefully we'll see lots of beautiful warblers passing through on their way north. Leader: Connie Rusynyk Email: crusynyk@sympatico.ca Cell: (905) 520-6502

June 19, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

June 21, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

June 23, 2019 - Gentle Hike - Crawford Lake

Start: 1:00 PM End: 3:00 PM
Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
Distance: 6-7 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This area is always worth a visit. We will visit the Meromictic Lake, walk the boardwalk and then head out to meet up with main Bruce Trail and then circle the southern edge of the property and  visit the lookout before heading back to the centre with an option to take a look at the Indian Village. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent. Meet in the lower parking lot of the Conservation Area, located on the east side of Guelph Line north of Derry Rd. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 11.
Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

June 24, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Waterdown/Offa's Dyke Loop/Kerncliff Park and back

Start: 9:00 AM End: 2:45 PM
Location: Meet at Smokey Hollow parking lot on Mill St, south Dundas St
Distance: 14-15
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

From Bruce Trail Main Trail, take N Pearson Side Trail back to Main Trail, King Side Trail, along escarpment to Kerncliff Park, Ian Pearson Side Trail and back along Main Bruce to Grindstone Creek Side Trail and to the parking lot. No dogs.  Bring hat, water, lunch/snack, bug spray... Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.(Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 36). stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

June 24, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

June 25, 2019 - Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Waterdown
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Join us for a loop walk on the escarpment trails of Waterdown. We'll meet curbside on Flanders Dr. at the corner of Mountain Brow Rd. in Waterdown. You can reach Mountain Brow Rd. by driving north on Waterdown from Burlington or south on Mill St. from downtown Waterdown. Wear boots and bring water. An optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

June 26, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Hilton Falls Conservation Area

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Hilton Falls Conservation area Parking Lot (conservation pass or fee applies). 4985 Campbellville Road, Milton
Distance: 13-14 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Follow Bruce Trail/Red Oak Trail, Beaver Dam Trail, Hilton Falls Trail loop. No dogs. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Pub/refreshment stop afterwards.  stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text to 289-242-9415

June 26, 2019 - Good Companions - Hamilton Beach

Start: 10:30 AM End: 12:15 PM
Location: Hamilton Beach, just west of Hutch's near small red brick building. 43.2604153/-79.7668325
Distance: 6.0 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

We will walk east along the beach trail, through Skyway Park and Confederation Beach Park, returning to Barangas for lunch.

Directions: Niagara-bound QEW exit at Woodward. Turn right onto Woodward, right onto Beach Blvd and right onto Van Wagners Beach Road. Alternative routes from Burlington are Eastport Drive or Beach Blvd.

Hike Leader: Bill Fulton ibtcrbguu.fulton@gmail.com

June 26, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

June 27, 2019 - Greensville - Optimist trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Bullocks Park on Park Ave off Highway 8 in Greenville
Distance: 11km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Directions: Bullocks Park is across from Christ Church in Greenville. Just past the corner of Highway 8 and Brock Rd. Coming from Dundas. The park is on the left. From there we will do a loop hike on the Optimist Trail and Christie Conservation area. Bring water and a snack. No Dogs. Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com. please email

June 28, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

July 1, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

July 2, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Dundas Valley
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop hike takes in the trails of Lower Dundas Valley, starting from the parking lot in front of East Side Mario's in Universiy Plaza on Osler Dr. in Dundas. Wear boots and bring water. Optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

July 3, 2019 - IE2E: Davidson Blvd ST 55.1 to Old Guelph Side Trail 66.0

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Dundas
Distance: 11 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Iroquoia End to End Hike Series. Meet at 112 Davidson Blvd Side Trail . GPS 43.265251,-79.990490

We will shuttle to Old Guelph Side Trail (west of Highway 6 and north of Patterson Rd) and hike back 10 km down Borers Falls to our cars.

Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won't be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no one else is there!

Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

Hike Leader: Louise Langlais                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com        Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

July 3, 2019 - Good Companions - Felker's Falls

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Stoney Creek, Battlefield Park, 43.2174373/-79.7679738
Distance: 6 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet in the parking lot of Battlefield Park at the corner of King Street and Centennial Parkway, Stoney Creek.  From the QEW follow Centennial Pkwy south to where it intersects with King Street.  If coming from the Lincoln Alexander Pkwy and north on the Red Hill Valley Pkwy, turn right on King Street West and continue east to the intersection of King Street and Centennial.

We will carpool to Kingsview Drive off Mud Street on the mountain.  The hike overall is downhill, although the trail has ups and downs.  There are views of Lake Ontario and we pass by Felker's Falls.  There is one section where the descent is steeper.  A shorter but good hike for a hot summer day.

Bring water and a snack.  Hike leader:  Janina Vanderpost kayakhiker1@gmail.com 905-521-2296

July 3, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

July 4, 2019 - Spring Valley Jersey Side Rd

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Ancaster Meet at the Ancaster Little League Baseball Field on the Jerseyville Side Rd.
Distance: 11km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This 11 km loop hike will take approximately 3 hours and is at a medium pace over strenuous terrain. There is no dropout point. No dogs please.
Depart: 10:00 am. Meet at the Ancaster Little League Park.
Directions: From Hamilton take 403 W to Ancaster. Exit at Wilson St. turn right. At the traffic circle exit at Meadowbrook St. (3nd Exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd. Turn Right. Pass the high school, Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.
Hike Description: Several loops in The Dundas Valley.Bring a snack and water, sunscreen and insect repellent. Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com email please

July 5, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

July 8, 2019 - Limehouse Loops

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Meet at 9:00 at Limehouse School but park across from the school on the south side of 22 Sideroad. GPSs 43.638113 -79.979272
Distance: 9 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Departing from Limehouse School, we will loop north through the meadows, return to the school, loop south through the Limehouse Conservation Area, have lunch and eventually return to our cars. A shorter 9 km hike for the summer. Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans. Hike leader Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com 416 573 4236

July 8, 2019 - STONEY CREEK PIZZA Extended Evening Walk

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:45 PM
Location: Parking lot in Battlefield Park
Distance: 9
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will hike up to the Devil’s Punch Bowl via the Bruce Trail and various side trails.  We will return on various streets, as it will be getting dark on the return journey.  Enjoy the long evening daylight!  Optional Apres Hike stop for pizza (Has outdoor patio!) Hike Cancelled, if there is heavy rain.

Directions: Take Centennial Parkway to King Street (Last traffic light before climbing the escarpment).  Go East on King Street.  Turn immediately right into the driveway for Battlefield Park (Sign at bottom of driveway on King Street).  Meet in Parking Lot.

Leader:            Paul Lewis     905-331-8600, or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

July 8, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

July 9, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Grindstone Creek Valley
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop hike takes in Grindstone Creek trails starting from the Bruce Trail crossing on Snake Rd. just south of Waterdown. Wear boots and bring water. An optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

July 10, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Scotsdale Farm/Silver Creek, 13807 Trafalgar Rd N, Georgetown

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Meet at Scottsdale Farm parking lot Map 13, km 29.7 From 401, north on Trafalgar Rd to Hwy7, turn left, go about 1.5 km and turn right onto Trafalgar Rd and go about 1.7 km and turn right into Scottsdale Farm
Distance: 13 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hike the Main Bruce Trail, Bennett Heritage and Great Esker Trails.  No dogs. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Pub/refreshment stop to follow. Register with stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

July 10, 2019 - Good Companions - Dundas Rail Trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:15 PM
Location: Old Governors Rd and Binkely Rd Dundas area. From Dundas take Highway 99 to Binkely Rd. Turn left on to Binkley Rd then right on Old Governors Rd. Left into small parking lot.
Distance: 8 to 9 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Rail trail to Dundas Valley trail station. Lovely break at station then walk back to cars. Flat, good footing. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
Email please if you need more info.

July 10, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

July 11, 2019 - Hiking the Sixteen Mile Creek Valley

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Oakville
Distance: 9-10 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Join Phill and I as we explore this jewel of a valley during the summer. Tall trees will cool us off in the summer heat. We should  see plenty of wildflowers and perhaps some wildlife. Terrain is easy with some long but gentle hills. Meet in the parking lot on the southeast corner of River Glen Blvd. and Neyagawa. (north of Upper Middle Rd. and south of Highway 5). Bring water, a snack or lunch, insect repellent and sunscreen.
Leaders: Anne and Phill Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

July 12, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

July 13, 2019 - Mulmer Loops

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Mulmer Hills parking lot on 1st Line 3, just south of 10 Sideroad. Copy and paste the GPS coordinates (44.1478464,-80.1219613) into a google search bar, hit Enter, click on Maps, then Directions. Enter your home address and you will get personalized turn-by-turn directions that you can print or send to your phone.
Distance: 8
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will hike the main and side trail loops at Mulmer Hills. Remarkable rock formations, enchanted forests, streams of water and some meadow.

Please let hike leader know if you are coming.   Karen Bergmann   karen.bergmann92@gmail.com  or  289-242-1110.

July 15, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Mountsberg Conservation Area

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Meet at Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Millburough Line, Campbellville
Distance: 14
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Follow trails through park - Wildlife Walkway, Pioneer Creek Trail, Lakeshore Lookout Trail.  No dogs please.  Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Refreshment/pub stop to follow. Register at stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

July 15, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

July 16, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Twenty Mile Creek
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop hike includes the Gorge of Twenty Mile Creek, Ball's Falls, and the Upper Falls. The QEW is too congested to bother with. Here's a more pleasant drive: Follow Mud St. (which becomes Fly Rd.) east from Centennial Pkwy. in Upper Stoney Creek till it comes to a T-intersection at Victoria Ave. above Vineland. Turn right on Victoria Ave.  and then left on 6th Ave. (which is the entrance to Ball's Falls Conservation Area). Drive through the conservation area to the far side and turn left on Glen Rd. Follow Glen Rd. to the widening of the left shoulder before the road goes down the escarpment. Look for my bright blue Honda Civic. Wear boots and bring water. An optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

July 17, 2019 - Grimsby 0.0 to Lewis Road Side Trail 11.1 (A) Iroquoia Bruce Trail End to End in 11 parts

Start: 9:00 AM End: 2:00 PM
Location: Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool 43.193201 / -79.565301.
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at Grimsby Lions Community Pool, then we will shuttle to Lewis side road and hike 12 km back to our cars. On the way home you can pass the fruit stands and/or stop in Stoney Creek for amazing gelato. Please register with me to receive news of any changes to our plans; Cynthia Archer archercynthiab@gmail.com (416) 573-4236

July 17, 2019 - Good Companions - Dundas Valley CA/Sanctuary Park

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Map 8. Sanctuary Park, Dundas 53.254210, -79.968885
Distance: 8.0 km Loop
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at parking lot at end of Sanctuary Drive (off Pleasant Ave.) in Dundas. We will walk along Spring Creek Trail to the trail centre and return via Sulphur Creek.

Hike Leader: Stella Parr 905-628-6436 scparr@yahoo.ca

July 17, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

July 18, 2019 - Limehouse Combo Loop

Start: 9:30 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Park in Bruce Trail Parking Lot on Regional Rd 43/Sideroad 22, just west of 4th Line in Halton Hills (west of village of Limehouse)
Distance: 11 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Meet at Bruce Trail Parking Lot on Regional Road 43/Sideroad 22 and follow Canada Goose Side Trail and onto Vanderleck Side Trail and back to Canada Goose Side Trail. No dogs please. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. (Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 26). Refreshment/pub stop to follow. stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

July 19, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

July 20, 2019 - Junior Hiker - Hiking the Valley

Start: 11:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Distance: Approx. 4
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Come Explore the Dundas Valley Conservation Area in the summer and earn your Summer badge. While the terrain is easy underfoot, there will be some hills, usually gentle, to climb. Bring water, a snack, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the last parking lot of the Conservation Area which is located off of Governor's Rd., west of downtown Dundas. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Please register with the leader.
Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

July 22, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Niagara Gorge

Start: 10:00 AM End: 2:00 PM
Location: Niagara Gorge
Distance: 11 K
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will start the hike near the Whirlpool Golf Course ( free parking across from the WGC parking lot ) and hike along the top of the gorge to the stairs that lead down to the river. We will then hike along the river bank to the Whirlpool rapids and then climb back to the top of the gorge and back to the parking lot. This is a short hike but difficult terrain.

We will meet at the parking lot east of Hutches on Van Wagners Road at 9:00 AM and we will carpool to Niagara Falls

Hike leader: Wayne Riley      RSVP by email:   wlr8362@gmail.com

Bring lunch, water, hiking boots, no dogs please. Cancellations the morning of the hike:  289-456-3498

July 22, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

July 23, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Confederation
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This loop hike takes in the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail, some bird breeding ponds, and Confederation Park. Park in the lot just to the right of Hutchie's on Van Wagner's Rd. Running shoes or boots would be suitable for this one. Bring water. An optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

July 24, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Tiffany Falls to Dundas Trail Centre

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area GPS: N43.240646 W79.959858
Distance: 14
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr, Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will hike from Tiffany Falls parking lot ( map 8 ed 29, 45.2 marker), to Sherman Falls to the trail centre and back. Parking fee applies for non BTC members

RSVP by email wlr8362@gmail.com    Hike leader: Wayne Riley Cancellations the morning of the hike 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water, no dogs please. Hiking boots required. Pace will be a combination of moderate and brisk

July 24, 2019 - Good Companions - Waterfalls to Dundas Valley CA

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre
Distance: 10 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet for 9:30 am start at the Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre parking lot off Governor’s Road.  From the parking lot closest to the Trail Centre, we will carpool to the Tews Falls parking lot on Harvest Road.   If travelling on Hwy 8/King Street through Dundas, turn right onto Harvest Road.  If coming from Hwy 5, turn left onto Hwy 8/Brock Road, then left again at Harvest Road.  Hike will commence at Tews Falls and include Dundas Peak, Old Dundas Station Side Trail, and continue on Bruce Trail past the Dundas Valley Golf and Country Club back to the Dundas Valley CA Trail Centre.  Cars remaining at the Trail Centre, or parking at Tews Falls, must pay a parking fee or have a Hamilton Conservation Authority pass. Bring lunch, water, bug spray, sunscreen.  Leader: Janina Vanderpost 905 521-2296, kayakhiker1@gmail.com

July 24, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

July 25, 2019 - Dundas Peak

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Dundas Driving Park
Distance: 8-10 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at Dundas Driving Park at the end of Cross Street in Dundas. Lots of parking. We will gather at the entrance gateway and go up to Dundas Peak and on to Tews Falls (weather permitting). NO DOGS. Hiking boots required. Also poles, lots of water, snacks, perhaps lunch afterwards in the park, sunscreen and bug spray. Hike Leader: Marion Fletcher (905) 628-5537 Email: octother@AOL.com

 

July 26, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

July 29, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - IE2E: Old Guelph ST 66.0 to 77.0 City View Park Side Trail

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Waterdown
Distance: 11
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Iroquois End to End Hike Series. Meet at City View Park Side Tail, entering from Dundas St. GPS: 43.352308,-79.862585

We will shuttle to Old Guelph Street Side Trail and hike 11 km back to our cars.

Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won't be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no-one else is there!

Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

Hike Leader: Louise Langlais;                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com.        Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

July 29, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

July 30, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Eramosa Karst and Davis Creek
Distance: 8 - 9 km
Pace: Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

We'll do a loop hike including Upper Davis Creek and the Eromosa Karst where the creek originates. Park in the lot of the Valley Community Centre on Stonechurch Rd. in Upper Stoney Creek. When you enter the lot off Stonechurch, turn left down the first row of cars till you see my bright blue Honda. Running shoes or hiking boots would be acceptable. Bring water. Optional pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

July 31, 2019 - Good Companions - RBG North Shore Trail

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meet at former RBG North Shore Parking lot on York Road in Dundas. Park alongside of York Road or park at the Dog Park near Valley Rd. and walk down to the former parking lot where the group is meeting.
Distance: 7-8 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Easy hike, a few hills. We'll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack, drink.

Hike Leader: Linda Robinson fly@execulink.com

July 31, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Sanctuary Park to Woodley lane

Start: 9:00 AM End: 2:00 PM
Location: Dundas
Distance: Approx 14km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at Sanctuary Park for 9:00am start.  Take Old Ancaster to Pleasant Ave.  Turn right on Sanctuary and go to parking lot.  We will do a there and back hike to Woodley Lane along Spring Creek, BT and other trails and have lunch along the way.  Bring water, lunch and bug spray.  Please contact leader ruthmerz1@outlook.com.  Cell on day of hike 905 928 5491

July 31, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 1, 2019 - Dundas Valley

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area -Last parking
Distance: 12km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This 11 km loop hike will take approximately 3.5 hours and is at a medium pace over easy terrain. There is no dropout point. No dogs please.
Depart: 10:00 am Last parking lot in Dundas Valley C.A. Hike will be modified if it is too hot!
Directions: From the 403 W take the Main St. W. Exit. Turn left onto Main St and travel to Osler Dr. Turn right and Follow Governor's Rd. Turn Left onto Governor's Rd and follow to the Dundas Valley C.A. at the edge of town. It will be on your left.
Hike Description: Several loops around Dundas Valley C.A. bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
Email please if you need more info

August 2, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

August 5, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

August 6, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Escarpment Rail Trail
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We'll do a loop walk that includes Hamilton's Wentworth Street stairs, the Escarpment Rail Trail, a bit of the Bruce, and the mountain brow. You'll like how these fit together so seamlessly. Meet in the parking lot just to the east of the top of the Wentworth St. stairs. Wear boots and bring water. Pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

August 7, 2019 - Good Companions - Kerns Rd./Waterdown Meander

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Kerns Rd./Smokey Hollow
Distance: 8 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

A nice meander on a warm summer day. Join us for this popular hike between Kerns Rd. and Smokey Hollow in Waterdown. We should get some good views from the escarpment. Meet in the south parking lot of City View Park on the east side of Kerns Rd. and south of Highway 5 for a 10:00 am. start. Bring water, a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Leaders: Phill and Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

August 7, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 8, 2019 - Thursday Group - Christie Lake, Hike & Swim

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Greensville, Map 8, 43.2752122 -79.9886741
Distance: 10 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Meet by the playground on Park Avenue in Greensville. Directions: take Hwy 8 north from Dundas or Brock Rd south from Hwy 5. Park Avenue is just south of Hw8 and 50 metres west of Bullocks Corners.

Hike with optional swim. We will hike from Greensville along Spencer's Creek and then clockwise around Christie Lake. At the beach we will swim (optional) and have a picnic lunch. Bring towel and swimsuit. There are changing rooms and a snack bar.

Hike Leader: Terry Rose, termarintl@gmail.com or 905-320-6513

August 9, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

August 10, 2019 - Terra Cotta and Walking Fern

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Meet at the parking area on 10 Line (park on the road) and we’ll carpool to Heritage Road to start the hike. Copy and paste the GPS coordinates (43.7095339,-79.9604837) into a google search bar, hit Enter, click on Maps, then Directions. Enter your home address and you will get personalized turn-by-turn directions that you can print or send to your phone.
Distance: 8
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We'll hike from Heritage Rd to 10 Line between Silver Creek and Terra Cotta Conservation Areas. Then hike in and back along the Walking Fern Side Trail. Enchanted forests and lovely trails.

Please let hike leader know if you are coming.    Karen Bergmann   karen.bergmann92@gmail.com  or  289-242-1110.

August 11, 2019 - Gentle Hike - Oakville

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Oakville
Distance: Approx. 6 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Come Explore the beautiful Sixteen Mile Creek Valley in Oakville. This valley is a jewel in the middle of a busy urban area. The Sixteen Mile Creek winds its way through steep cliffs and woods. We will walk along the upper trails and then down onto the lower trails beside the creek. Some long and gentle hills. Bring a snack, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the parking lot, beside the baseball diamonds, on the southeast corner of Neyagawa and River Glen Blvd. (north of Upper Middle Rd. and south of Highway 5). for a 10:00 am. start.
Leader: Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-337-3937

August 12, 2019 - Stoney Creek Pizza Evening Walk

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:30 PM
Location: Parking lot in Battlefield Park
Distance: 6
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will hike various trails and streets in the area, including the Battlefield Park Side Trail and the Bruce Trail.  Optional Apres Hike stop for Pizza (Has outdoor patio!)

Directions: Take Centennial Parkway to King Street (Last traffic light before climbing the escarpment).  Go East on King Street.  Turn immediately right into the driveway for Battlefield Park (Sign at bottom of driveway on King Street).  Meet in Parking Lot.

Leader: Paul Lewis       905-331-8600, or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 12, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

August 13, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Middle Dundas Valley
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This maze of Middle Dundas Valley trails will start from the parking lot of the Lion's Club Outdoor Pool on Jerseyville Rd. in Ancaster. Get there by taking Wilson St. in Ancaster to Fiddler's Green. Turn right on Fiddler's and go to the stop sign at Jerseyville Rd. Turn left on Jerseyville and go 1 km to the entrance to the Outdoor Pool on your right. Wear boots and bring water. We'll do pub stop after. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

August 14, 2019 - Hikers R Us- Crawford Lake

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Crawford Lake
Distance: 14k
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr, Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will meet at the front parking lot of Crawford Lake C.A. ( fee applies ) map 11. We will hike the Crawford Lake side trail, Canyon bypass and Rattlesnake side trail and back.  GPS N43.496506   W79.913648

RSVP by email: wlr8362@gmail.com    Hike leader: Roxanne Riley . Cancellations morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

Bring lunch and water, no dogs please. The pace will be  a combination of moderate and brisk

August 14, 2019 - Good Companions - Spencer's Adventure

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Greensville, Map 8, 43.2752122/-79.9886741
Distance: 8.0 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

We will hike from Greensville along Spencer Creek to Christie Lake and return via a similar route. Meet at Park Avenue, Greensville - beside the playground. Park Ave is south of Hwy 8 just 50 metres west of Bullocks Corners. Take Hwy 8 north from Dundas or take Brock Rd south from Hwy 5.

Hike Leader: Stella Parr. scparr@yahoo.ca 905-628-6436

August 14, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 15, 2019 - Crawford Lake/Rattlesnake Point Loop

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
Distance: Approx. 10-11 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop will take in Crawford Lake, the beautiful Nassagaweya Canyon and parts of Rattlesnake Point. The connection between the two areas makes an interesting and picturesque hike. Bring a snack or lunch, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Meet in the lower parking lot of Crawford Lake Conservation Area, located on the east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 11.
Leaders: Phill and Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

August 15, 2019 - Crawford Lake/Rattlesnake Point Loop

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area
Distance: Approx. 10-11 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop will take in Crawford Lake, the beautiful Nassagaweya Canyon and parts of Rattlesnake Point. The connection between the two areas makes an interesting and picturesque hike. Bring a snack or lunch, water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Map 11.
Leaders: Phill and Anne Armstrong hikingrandma@gmail.com 905-617-3937

August 16, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

August 19, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Webster Falls

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Webster Falls
Distance: 16 K
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr, Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will meet at 20 Marshboro Ave in Dundas and hike to Webster and Tews Falls and back around Crawford Lake and back to the start.

Hike leader: Wayne Riley      RSVP by email:  wlr8362@gmail.com

Bring lunch, water, hiking boots, no dogs please

Cancelations the morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

August 19, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

August 20, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Dundas Valley
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We'll do a loop hike in Dundas Valley on the trails between the Dundas Valley Trail Centre and the C.P.R. line. Park at the corner of Newcombe and Davidson in Dundas. To get there, take Governor's Rd. west from downtown Dundas to Pirie which is the last street on your right before reaching the entrance to Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Turn right on Pirie and then left on Newcombe. Follow Newcombe all the way to the bottom of the escarpment where it meets Davidson. Park curbside. Wear boots and bring water. Pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

August 21, 2019 - IE2E: City View Park Side Trail 77.0 to 88.0 Mount Nemo

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Burlington
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Iroquoia End to End Hike Series. Meet at City View Park Side Tail, entering from Dundas St. GPS: 43.352308,-79.862585
We will shuttle our cars to Mount Nemo parking lot at the bottom of escarpment and hike 12 km to return to our cars.

Please email Louise at least 24 hours before the hike to register. Sometimes last minute changes are made to hikes; registering means you won't be waiting around the meeting place not knowing why no one else is there!

Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, snacks, lunch, and 1-2 litres of water.
For personalized driving directions, just copy and paste the GPS coordinates into a Google search window and voila!

Hike Leader: Louise Langlais;                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com         Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike. At other times, email is the best way to contact me.

August 21, 2019 - Good Companions - Homestead Trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Directions: From Hamilton take 403 to West. Exit at Wilson St in Ancaster. Turn right on Wilson St. At the traffic take the exit right onto Meadowbrook St (3rd exit). Take Meadowbrook to Jerseyville Side Rd and turn right. Just pass the high school the Little League Park is on the right at the bottom of the hill.
Distance: 8 to 9 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will take Spring Valley trail to close to the Homestead trail. Back through the Hamilton Conservation Authority property. Somewhat hilly. Bring a snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Hike Leader: Lorraine Sherred 13hiking13@gmail.com
Email please.

August 21, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 22, 2019 - RBG North Shore Trail

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meeting at former RBG York Road Parking Lot in Dundas. Park alongside of York Road or park at the Dog Park near Valley Rd. and walk down to the former parking lot where the group is meeting.
Distance: 7-8 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

Easy hike, a few hills. We'll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack, drink.

Hike Leader: Linda Robinson fly@execulink.com

August 23, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com

August 26, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Smokey Hollow (Waterdown) west to Hwy6

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: At the Dunas and Mill St intersection in Waterdown, go south on Mill St. Smokey Hollow will be on your right just after the train bridge.
Distance: 15 km there and back
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

This 15 km there and back hike will take about 4.5 hours and is at medium pace.   There are a few hills.  We will head west from Smokey Hollow and follow the main trail to Hwy6 and return.  Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch.  No dogs please. Refreshment/pub stop afterwards.  Please register at stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415

August 26, 2019 - Radial Trail , Hamilton

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Club in Hamilton.
Distance: 10km loop.
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Hamilton Radial Trail +/- 10km loop.
Hike Leader : Daljeet Juneja email : ds.jds.juneja@gmail.com
Phone : 905 -870- 3088.

August 27, 2019 - Tuesday Evening Not-the-Bruce Trail Hike

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Westdale in Hamilton
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We'll hike the trails of Hamilton's Westdale area starting from the parking lot nearest the front door of  Christ the King Cathedral on King St. W. Wear boots and bring water. A pub stop will follow. Leader: Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com

August 28, 2019 - Good Companions - McCormack Trail

Start: 9:30 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Davidson Blvd, Dundas. Map 8. 43.2652090/-79.9905384
Distance: 6 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at Davidson Blvd Side Trail. We will hike west along the main trail and then loop around the McCormack Trail (Dundas Valley CA). This is a short hike and includes two short but steep hills. Beautiful views of Dundas Valley and the Escarpment.

Directions: Take Governors Rd west from Dundas. Turn right on Davidson Blvd. Take Davidson Blvd north until it intersects with Newcombe Rd. The side trail is at this intersection.

Hike Leader: Mary Rose. termarintl@cogeco.ca 905-637-2918

August 28, 2019 - Hikers R Us- Terra Cotta to the Badlands

Start: 9:00 AM End: 2:30 PM
Location: Depart: 9:00 am Car pool: Meet at the car pool lot on Hwy 25 south of the 401. Hwy 25 (Martin St) or Hwy 401 eastbound offramp. 43.5270110, -79.9036470. Hike meet place: Approx. 9:30 am at roadside parking on Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Road intersection (note: driveway is private property). Map 14 km. 47.8 GPS Coordinates: 43.754003, 79.948131
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Depart: 9:00 am Car pool: Meet at the car pool lot on Hwy 25 south of the 401. Hwy 25 (Martin St) or Hwy 401 eastbound offramp.

43.5270110, -79.9036470

Hike meet place: Approx. 9:30 at roadside parking on Boston Mills Rd. just west of the Mississauga Road intersection (note:

driveway is private property). Map 14 km. 47.8  Ed. 29 GPS Coordinates: 43.754003, 79.948131

The hike will take in parts of the main trail, Rockside side trail, Caledon Trailway, Winston Churchill side trail.

There will be time to visit Spirit Tree Estates Cidery. They have an excellent bakery. Hiking boots, water, lunch/snack, bug spray, sunscreen.

No dogs please.

Please pre-register for the hike with the hike leader.

Hike Leader: Charlotte Stewart stewchar01@gmail.com 905-906-0519 (cell/text)

August 28, 2019 - Walk for Health and Fun - West Hamilton

Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance:
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Climb the steps and walk the streets and trails of West Hamilton.  We will continue hiking sections of the Bruce Trail as well as the trails of Iroquoia Heights C.A.  There will be weekly walks all summer . Due to extended evening daylight, we will walk longer than usual when the weather is fine. Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain

Leader:  Paul Lewis – (905) 331-8600 or email: outdooractive@hotmail.com

August 29, 2019 - Kelso Cliffs Loop - Kelso Conservation Area

Start: 9:30 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Enter Kelso Conservation Area (Halton Parks pass or fee applies) 5234 Kelso Rd, Milton
Distance: 8-9 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain:
Hike Description:

Enter Kelso Conservation Area off Tremaine Rd and park by Halton Regional Museum. We will hike the main Bruce Trail by the Lime Kiln Ruins and along Escarpment Trail and follow main trail until we come back down the escarpment to parking lot. No dogs please. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, snack/lunch. Refreshment/pub stop afterwards. stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415 (Loops and Lattes Halton Hike 25)

August 30, 2019 - Burlington Waterfront Evening Hike

Start: 7:30 PM End: 9:00 PM
Location: Meet in the Lakeshore Road parking lot just east of the Waterfront Centre and restaurant
Distance:
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually good footing
Hike Description:

This will be a brisk walk along Lake Ontario, to the canal and back. Hike will be cancelled in poor weather.

Hike Leader: Lorne Carruthers. For information call Lorne at 905- 315-8762 or email: l.carruthers@hotmail.com