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Thursday Group. Sixteen Mile Creek, Oakville - December 27, 2018

Start: 9:30 AM
End:
Location: We will meet at the parking lot of Sixteen Hollow Park, 2108-2140 West Oak Trails Blvd. This is the extension of Dorval Rd. north of Upper Middle Rd
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr
Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

There are three long hills along the route. Bring poles (if you use them), ICERS, water, snack and gear appropriate for the weather. 
Hike leader: Norman Young. mny176@outlook.com 905 845 0939,  Cell 905 330 6605. Please let leader know by 6 pm the day before the hike.

Hike Listings

December 11, 2018 - Christmas Light Walk 2 of 5 – North Burlington (Orchard)

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Meet in front of Canadian Tire at the Millcroft Shopping Centre at Appleby & Upper Middle
Distance: 5km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

A Christmas Light walk around the streets of the Orchard Neighbourhood in North Burlington.  We will spend some time at a displays on Blue Spruce Ave and Bluegrass Lane, which are synchronized to music!  Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

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

December 12, 2018 - Hikers R Us - Hamilton Rail Trail

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

Meeting place: 91 Little John Rd, Dundas, across from Little John Park- parking on right side of the street
Directions: Little John Rd is behind University Plaza in Dundas. Take South St to Lynden, Lynden to Little John and turn left onto the dead end section of little John.

Description: we will hike the Hamilton to Brantford rail trail along with some of the trails in Dundas Valley

RSVP Wayne Riley wlr8362@gmail.com to confirm attendance
289-456-3498 for contact the morning of the hike
Bring snacks, water, icers, no dogs please

December 12, 2018 - Good Companions - Hidden Valley/Hendrie Valley

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Map 9. Hidden Valley, West Burlington. 43.3050374 -79.8623191
Distance: 6.0 km Loop Hike
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Meet at parking lot at intersection of Hidden Valley Road and Lemonville Road in west Burlington. We will hike along Grindstone Creek to the harbour and return via a different route. Bring icers.

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

December 12, 2018 - Wednesday Night Hike - West Hamilton Mountain - 2 of 2- Walk for Health & Fun

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Meet at the corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics) in Hamilton
Distance: 6km
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.

During the winter, we hike the streets and the lit rail trail as well as going up the stairs once, which is also lit.

Hike is cancelled if there is heavy rain or heavy snow. We still do hike in the cold though (wear your thermal underwear!)

We will be taking a break this winter from Dec 26 to March 6. We will resume this walk on Wednesday March 13th and go until Christmas next year.

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

December 13, 2018 - Thursday Group - Rattlesnake/Crawford Lake

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area-Upper Parking Lot
Distance: 8 to 10 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This loop hike will use a combination of main Bruce Trail and Conservation Area trails to explore the conservation area and Nassagaweya Canyon. If the conditions are good we will go to Crawford Lake Visitor Centre. Bring water and a snack/lunch. Icers may be needed. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Rattlesnake Point Conservation area is on the west side of Appleby Line above Derry Road.
Leaders: Anne and Phillip Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

December 14, 2018 - 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 go 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

December 16, 2018 - Junior Hiker - River and Ruin

Start: 11:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Loweville
Distance: 4 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This 4 km. loop hike will take us along Bronte Creek to the main Bruce Trail and back. Along the way we will see the ruins of an old house. Bring water and a snack. Icers may be necessary. Take Guelph Line up to Loweville. Keep to the right and turn right into the parking lot of Loweville Park. Map 10
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

December 17, 2018 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

December 18, 2018 - Christmas Light Walk 3 of 5 - Burlington

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Meet at the Tim’s in Roseland Plaza at the corner of Guelph Line and New St
Distance: 5km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

A Christmas Light walk around different streets of Burlington than the Dec 10 hike, except we will still go to the huge display on Spruce Ave. Let’s get in the Christmas spirit!

Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

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

December 19, 2018 - Hikers R Us - Bronte Creek East

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Meet at Valleyridge Park, Oakville, located at 2524 Valleyridge Road, just west off Bronte Road and south of Dundas St.
Distance: 14
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A 14 km "in and out" hike along the river in Bronte Park East for about 4 hours. No dropout point. Bring snacks, lunch, water. Wear appropriate gear (icers may be needed). Please no dogs. Please RSVP the hike leader, Norman Young   mny176@outlook.com 905 845-0939, cell 905 330-6605.

December 19, 2018 - Good Companions - Figure 8 at Chedoke

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Begins at Chedoke Golf Course
Distance: 8 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Meet for a 10:00 am start at the parking lot of the Chedoke Golf Course in Hamilton.  From the 403, exit onto Aberdeen Avenue, turn south onto Studholme Rd, then left on Beddoe Drive and follow to the golf course.  This hike will follow the Chedoke Rail Trail west to Scenic Drive then back on Scenic Drive to the escarpment steps down to the golf course.  There is a drop-out point here.  Those wishing to carry on will follow the Chedoke Rail Trail east to Dundurn Street and back though residential streets, completing a figure eight.  Bring water, snack and suitable footwear including icers if necessary.

Leader: Janina Vanderpost. 905-521-2296 kayakhiker1@gmail.com

December 19, 2018 - Christmas Light Walk 4 of 5 – West Hamilton Mountain

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Meet at the corner of Mohawk and Upper Paradise in the Westcliffe Mall parking lot (near Food Basics)
Distance: 5km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

for a Christmas Light walk around different streets of the west side of Hamilton Mountain including a large display on Magnolia Drive

Let’s get the Christmas spirit now that Christmas is only 6 days away!

Optional Tim’s or Pub stop after the hike.

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

December 20, 2018 - Thursday Group - Hidden Valley/Lemonville Road/Grindstone Creek

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Map 9. Hidden Valley, West Burlington. 43.3050374 -79.8623191
Distance: 8.0 Loop Hike
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at Hidden Valley Park in west Burlington. We will do a loop hike along the west side of Grindstone Creek (Lemonville Road) to join the Main Trail and return on the east side (Hidden Valley Road). Some steep hills. Bring snack, water and ICERS.

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

December 20, 2018 - Christmas Light Walk 5 of 5 – North Burlington (Millcroft)

Start: 7:00 PM End: 8:45 PM
Location: Meet outside Charles R Beaudoin School at 4313 Clubview Drive Burlington
Distance: 5km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

A Christmas Light walk around the streets of Millcroft. Let’s get the Christmas spirit now that Christmas is only 5 days away!  New walk this year since last year it was snowed out!

Optional Pub stop after the hike.

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

December 21, 2018 - 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 go 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

December 24, 2018 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

December 27, 2018 - Thursday Group. Sixteen Mile Creek, Oakville

Start: 9:30 AM End:
Location: We will meet at the parking lot of Sixteen Hollow Park, 2108-2140 West Oak Trails Blvd. This is the extension of Dorval Rd. north of Upper Middle Rd
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

There are three long hills along the route. Bring poles (if you use them), ICERS, water, snack and gear appropriate for the weather. 
Hike leader: Norman Young. mny176@outlook.com 905 845 0939,  Cell 905 330 6605. Please let leader know by 6 pm the day before the hike.

December 28, 2018 - 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 go 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

December 29, 2018 - Iroquoia Crawford Lake

Start: 9:30 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Crawford Lake , Parking Lot Map 11 ( N 43.471920 _W79.950494 )
Distance: 13.0
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Loop hike in Crawford Lake and Rattlesnake Conservation Areas.

Parking fee required. Icers maybe required. Pub stop after hike.

Direction : from 401 south on Guelph Line  to right on Conservation lower parking lot.

RSVP: Hike Leader   Ron Granger   Phone 519 485 0879.  Email Ron.granger1@yayoo.com

December 30, 2018 - East Hamilton Escarpment and Red Hill Valley

Start: 9:00 AM End: 11:00 AM
Location: Parking area on Mountain Brow Blvd (43.211737, -79.815689), between the end of Mohawk Rd East and the Mohawk 4 Ice Centre (710 Mountain Brow Blvd)
Distance: About 8 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A loop hike using the main trail, Escarpment Rail Trail, and other trails in the Red Hill Valley. Brisk pace: about 8 km in 2 hours. Bring snacks and water. Be prepared for winter conditions: poles recommended and icers or micro-spikes may be required for icy sections of the trail and/or hard packed snow. Leader: Douglas Boyce at dboyce004@gmail.com or 905-928-4509.

December 31, 2018 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

January 1, 2019 - NEW YEAR’S DAY HIKE 2019

Start: 12:30 PM End:
Location: Dundas Valley Trail Centre 650 Governor’s Rd., Dundas
Distance:
Pace: Terrain:
Hike Description:

Bring your family, friends, and neighbours for a free, enjoyable winter afternoon walk with the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club.

All walks will start from the Trail Centre at 12:30 p.m. We will be leading various one-hour walks and one two-hour walk.

After the walks, join us in the Trail Centre for warm drinks, snacks and a chance to chat with others and wish them a Happy New Year. Door prizes will be given out at the end of both the one-hour walks and the two-hour walk.

Note: Conditions can be icy – hikers should consider using crampons and/or other weather-appropriate gear.

Please note: Parking fee in effect ($10 per car). No fee for those with a Hamilton Conservation Authority Membership Pass.

January 2, 2019 - Puslinch Tract -Burn off those NYE Party Calories -Hike

Start: 9:00 AM End: 3:00 PM
Location: Wellington Rd 32, in the parking lot between Concession 2 and 401. GPS: 43.427821, -80.259075
Distance: 12-16 kmn
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will hike the winding trails in this lovely forested area. After the hike, we'll go to the Old Marina Restaurant on Puslinch Lake.  Perhaps we'll even bump into a celebrity or two!

Hike Leader: Louise Langlais;                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com.        Cell: 519-222-4040 on day of hike.

Pre-register for the hike with the hike leader. 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!

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

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

January 3, 2019 - Thursday Group. Bronte Trails, Oakville

Start: 9:30 AM End:
Location: We will meet at Coronation Park, 1426 Lakeshore Rd. West, Oakville. This is east of Bronte Rd.
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Bring poles (if you use them), ICERS, water, snack and gear appropriate for the weather. Hike leader: Norman Young. mny176@outlook.com  phone: 905 845 0930.  Cell 905 330 6605. Please let leader know by 6 pm  the day before the hike if you plan to attend.

January 4, 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 go 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

January 5, 2019 - Iroquoia Mount Nemo

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Mount Nemo Conservation Area. Map 10., Km 88.2 Walters Line and #2 sideroad
Distance: 13.0
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Loop hike within  Mount Nemo.

Direction: From 401 south on Guelph Line, left on Derry Rd. right on Walters Line corner of #2 side road. Km 88.2 Map 10.

Pub. stop after, Icers  maybe required.  No dogs ,Hiking boots

RSVP:  Hike Leader : Ron Granger.  Phone: 519 485 0879.       Email:  ron.granger1@yahoo.com

January 6, 2019 - Gentle Hike Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Crawford Lake Conservation Area east side of Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. Go north on Guelph Line, north of Derry Rd. The conservation area is on the east side.
Distance: 7 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Come and enjoy the beautiful trails of this unique conservation ares with its lake, boardwalks and history along with a rediscovered Indian village. Parking fee or conservation area pass. Bring water, a snack and icers for your boots. Optional refreshment stop afterwards.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

January 6, 2019 - Rattlesnake Point and Crawford Lake

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (43.469506, -79.913648), 7200 Appleby Line. Meet at upper parking area. Parking fee in effect.
Distance: 14.5 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

A loop hike from Rattlesnake Point to Crawford Lake and back. Brisk pace: 14.5 km in about 3.5 hours. Bring snacks or lunch, and water. Be prepared for winter conditions: poles recommended and icers or micro-spikes may be required for icy sections of the trail and hard packed snow. Hike may take longer if winter conditions are challenging. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Leader: Douglas Boyce at dboyce004@gmail.com or 905-928-4509.

January 7, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

January 9, 2019 - Hikers R Us - 14 Mile Creek

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Meet at Glen Abbey Rec Centre parking lot, located at 1415 Third Line, Oakville (north of QEW and south of Dundas St.)
Distance: 13 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A 13 km loop hike along 14 mile creek and town paths for about 4 hours. No dropout point. No dogs please. Bring water, snack/lunch, and other appropriate hiking gear (icers may be needed). Please RSVP hike leader Norman Young , mny176@outlook.com , 905 845-0939 cell 905 330-6605

 

January 9, 2019 - Good Companions - Waterdown Woods

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:15 PM
Location: City View Park in Burlington. The park is located on Kerns Rd just south of Hwy 5.
Distance: 8 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing, Dependent on Conditions, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Meet in the first (north) parking lot near the washrooms. We will  do a loop hike walking along the escarpment using both the blue and white trails. Bring ICERS, snack and water. Refreshment stop afterwards at Copper Kettle in Waterdown and, for those interested a possible tour of the True North Gallery just around the corner, Waterdown's "hidden gem" art gallery (assuming there are no changes in visiting times). Hike leader: Connie Rusynyk 905 520 6502

January 10, 2019 - Thursday Group - Dundas Valley Trails

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley Trail Centre-Governor's Road
Distance: 8 to 10 m.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This hike will take us along the trails of this lovely valley. Conditions will determine length of hike. Bring water, snack/lunch and icers. Dundas Valley is located off of Governor's Rd. west of downtown Dundas. Parking fee in effect or Conservation Area pass. Optional refreshment stop afterwards.
Leaders:Phill and Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

January 11, 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 go 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

January 11, 2019 - January Snowshoe Weekend in the Bruce

Start: 6:00 PM End:
Location: Bruce Peninsula
Distance:
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This is the first day of a three-day snowshoe and social event running from Jan. 11 - 13. Pre-registration is required. For an excruciatingly detailed description of the whole weekend, e-mail Richard Reble reblerichard@gmail.com and request his blurb. After checking out the details, e-mail him back to pre-register. Participation is limited to 20 people. Richard can be called at 905-945-0536 or e-mailed at reblerichard@gmail.com

 

January 13, 2019 - City View Park/Kerns Road/King Road Junior Hike Exploration

Start: 11:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: City View Park/East Side/South Entrance
Distance: 4 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Come out to explore these trails in the winter. City View Park is on the east side of Kerns Road, most southerly entrance. Bring water, a snack and if you have them, icers for your boots. Map 9.
Leader: Anne Armstrong 905 617 3937 hikingrandma@gmail.com

January 14, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

January 16, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Dundas Valley

Start: 9:00 AM End:
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Distance: 15K +/-
Pace: 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.

RSVP by email  wlr8362@gmail.com     Cancellations the morning of the hike call 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water and icers. No dogs please.

January 16, 2019 - Good Companions - Glen Abbey Ravine Trails Oakville

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Oakville Glen Abbey Ravine Trails Upper Middle Rd./Third Line
Distance: Approximately 8 km.
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Come and enjoy the trails of the Glen Abbey Ravines in winter. Walk along quiet trails through woodlands, sometimes along frozen creeks and then friendly neighbourhoods. Bring water, a snack and icers. Meet before 10:000 am. in the north west corner of Abbey Plaza at the corner of Third Line and Upper Middle Rd. Park near Macdonald's (bathrooms available) facing Third Line.
Leaders: Anne and Phill Armstrong. 905-617-3937. hikingrandma@gmail.com

January 17, 2019 - Thursday Group, Waterdown Woods

Start: 10:00 AM End:
Location: We will meet in City View Park in Burlington. The park is located on Kerns Rd just south of Hwy 5.
Distance: 8 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet at the first (north) parking lot near the washrooms. We will do a loop hike walking along the escarpment using both the blue and white trails. Bring ICERS, snack and water. Refreshment stop afterwards at the Copper Kettle in Waterdown, and for those interested, we will do a tour of the True North Gallery just around the corner from the coffee shop. This is Waterdown's hidden gem art gallery. hopefully they will not have changed their visiting times for the winter. Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk 905 520 6502

January 18, 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 go 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

January 20, 2019 - Clappison Woods/Rockcliff

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: In front of Walmart Supercentre on the south side of HWY 5 between Clappison Corners and Waterdown. GPS Coordinates: 43.316596/-79.908848
Distance: 8.0 km Loop
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Combination of main trail, side trails and local trails in Clappison Woods and Rockcliffe.  Some hills.  Directions: Take HWY 5 east from Clappison Corners OR west from Waterdown.  Icers mandatory.

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

 

 

January 21, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

January 23, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Dundas Valley CA

Start: 9:30 AM End: 2:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Distance: 15
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

15 km loop hike will take approx. 4.5 hrs.  There will be a refreshment/pub stop in Dundas afterwards.

Depart 9:30 from Dundas Valley parking lot (fee)  by the Trail Centre.  Enter Dundas Valley Conservation Area main entrance off Governors Road, Dundas.

Begin at the Trail Centre (washrooms available) to the Main Loop to the Headwaters Trail and back around.  Bring water, lunch, snacks, icers.

Please register with Steven White stevenwhite901@gmail.com or text 289-242-9415.  No dogs please

January 23, 2019 - Good Companions - RBG North Shore Trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meeting at former RBG York Road Parking Lot in Dundas.
Distance: 7-8km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Easy hike, a few hills. We'll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack, drink and have icers on hand (if needed given it's winter).

Leader: Linda Robinson fly@execulink.com

January 24, 2019 - Thursday Group, Dundas

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: We will meet in Dundas Driving Park off Park st. in downtown Dundas.
Distance: 8 - 10 Km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Depending on the conditions, we will hike to Dundas Peak and beyond to Tews Falls.  However, given the time of year, this may not be possible so it may be a street hike to look at interesting architecture.  There is lots of free parking in Dundas Driving Park. If you don't see anyone that looks like a leader, wait by thegateposts.  Bring poles (if you use them), ICERS, water and snack.

Contact Marion Fletcher (905) 628-5537, octother@AOL.com

January 25, 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 go 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

January 27, 2019 - East Hamilton Escarpment and Red Hill Valley

Start: 9:00 AM End: 11:00 AM
Location: Parking area on Mountain Brow Blvd (43.211737, -79.815689), between the end of Mohawk Rd East and the Mohawk 4 Ice Centre (710 Mountain Brow Blvd)
Distance: About 8 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A loop hike using the main trail, Escarpment Rail Trail, and other trails in the Red Hill Valley. Brisk pace: about 8 km in 2 hours. Bring snacks and water. Be prepared for winter conditions: poles recommended and icers or micro-spikes may be required for icy sections of the trail and hard packed snow. Leader: Douglas Boyce at dboyce004@gmail.com or 905-928-4509.

January 28, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

January 30, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Shell Park, Burlington/Oakville

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Meet at the front parking lot for Shell Park at 3307 Lakeshore Road West (west of Bronte Road and east of Great Lakes Blvd.)
Distance: 12
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

A 12 km circular hike in the park and along the lake for about 3.5 hours. No dogs please. Bring water, snack/lunch, other appropriate gear (icers may be needed). Please RSVP hike leader Norman Young   mny176@outlook.com   905 845-0939   cell 905 330-6605.

January 30, 2019 - Good Companions - Cootes Paradise South Shore

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Princess Point, Cootes Paradise
Distance: 8km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

Meet for a 10:00am start at the Princess Point parking lot.  Note that RBG parking fees are in effect unless you have an RBG membership.  However, the machines let you pay by the hour.  The parking lot can be reached by turning right (north) on Macklin Street North from King Street West in Hamilt0n.  Follow to the very end keeping right all the way.  This is a "there and back" hike.  We will follow the south shore trails to McMaster University, taking in the Sassafras Point trail.  We can warm up at the Student Centre building then return to Princess Point.  Bring water, suitable footwear and icers.  Also a snack or one can purchase a snack at the Student Centre (there is also a Timmies).

Leader: Janina Vanderpost. 905-521-2296 kayakhiker1@gmail.com

January 31, 2019 - Thursday Group Joshua Creek south, Oakville

Start: 9:30 AM End:
Location: We will meet in the NW corner of Maple Grove Village Plaza (511 Maple Grove Dr.) which is at the corner of Maple Grove Plaza and Cornwall. The plaza is west of Ford Drive and east of Trafalgar Rd.
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Bring poles (if you use them), ICERS, water, snack and gear appropriate for the weather. Hike Leader: Norman Young. mny176@outlook.com home phone 905 845 0939. Cell 905 330 6605. Please let leader know by 6 pm the day before the hike.

February 1, 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 go 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

February 2, 2019 - Iroquoia. Kelso

Start: 8:30 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Kelso Conservation Area. West end of parking lot. KM 121.3, Map 11, (N 43.471920 - W 79.950494)
Distance: 18.0
Pace: Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Car shuttle to Km 103.8,Map 11. Hike back through Crawford Forestry Tract ,Crawford Lake and Kelso Conservation Areas.

Pub stop after.No dogs. No drop outs.Hiking Boots Icers maybe required

Direction :  from 401 north on #25, left on Campbellville Rd, left on Tremaine Rd right into Kelso Conservation Area.

RSVP Hike Leader:  Ron Granger.  Phone. 519 485 0879.  Email: ron.granger1@yahoo.com

February 3, 2019 - Clappison Woods and Grindstone Creek

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Roadside parking (43.307417, -79.911580) at km 66 (map #9), north end of Old Guelph Rd near Highway #6. See below for further directions
Distance: 12.8 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

A “there and back” hike using the main trail from Highway #6 to the falls at Smokey Hollow and back. Brisk pace: 12.8 km in about 3 hours. Bring snacks and water. Be prepared for winter conditions: poles recommended and icers or micro-spikes may be required for icy sections of the trail and hard packed snow. Hike may take longer if winter conditions are challenging. Directions to meeting place: From Highway #6 take York Rd towards Dundas. Turn right onto Old Guelph Rd at the four way stop. Parking is at the dead end of Old Guelph Rd, just past the point where Patterson Rd meets Old Guelph Rd. Leader: Douglas Boyce at dboyce004@gmail.com or 905-928-4509.

February 4, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

February 5, 2019 - SOUPFEST HIKE

Start: 10:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Bayfront Park Hamilton
Distance: 8km loop hike
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

To reach Bayfront Park take Bay St North and turn left on Harbour Front Drive. Park near the gazebo. We will hike along the harbour wall to the canal, around Princess Point, past the Catholic Cathedral and on to the Hamilton Convention Centre.

For $20 ($15 seniors) you get to select four delicious cups of soup (bread included) from the best restaurants in the area. The proceeds go to Living Rock Ministries, an NGO that does great work with troubled youth in Hamilton.  There is entertainment and door prizes with plenty of sporting and media celebrities on hand.

After lunch return to Bayfront Park at your leisure. Leader: Terry Rose.  (905) 320-6513. termarintl@gmail.com

February 6, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Hilton Falls Hiking and Hot Dogs

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Hilton Falls Conservation Area
Distance: 12-14 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Hilton Falls is a favourite with most hikers and no wonder!  It's a gorgeous conservation area, with lots of variety of trails.  It's especially pretty in the winter.  To make this hike even more fun, let's bring hot dogs and marshmallows to roast over the fire at the falls.

Hike Leader: Louise Langlais;                Email:  langlaislouise@gmail.com.        Cell: 519-222-4040

Pre-register for the hike with the hike leader. 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!

February 6, 2019 - Good Companions - Shell Park, West Oakville

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Shell Park. 43.3806068 -79.7181055
Distance: 8km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

We will explore the trails in Shell Park, Village Wood Park, Riverview Park and Bronte returning via the Pioneer Cemetry. Bring icers.

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

February 7, 2019 - RBG North Shore Trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meeting at former RBG York Road Parking Lot in Dundas.
Distance: 7-8km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Easy hike, a few hills. We'll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack, drink and have icers on hand (never know this time of year). Hike Leader: Linda Robinson, fly@execulink.com

February 8, 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 go 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

February 8, 2019 - February Snowshoe Weekend in the Bruce

Start: 6:00 PM End:
Location: Bruce Peninsula
Distance:
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

This is the first day of an annual three-day social and snowshoe event in the Bruce Peninsula, running from Feb. 8 - 10. Pre-registration will be required because the event will be limited to 20 participants. If you're interested in learning more, e-mail Richard Reble at reblerichard@gmail.com and he'll send you an excruciatingly detailed blurb. If you're still interested, e-mail him back and pre-register.

February 9, 2019 - Rattlesnake Point

Start: 8:30 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Rattlesnake Point, Upper parking lot. Map 11 , Parking Fee require. ( GPS N 43.469506 -N 79.950498 )
Distance: 14.0
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Loop hike in Rattlesnake Point and Crawford Lake.

Pub stop after. No dogs, Hiking Boots, Icers maybe required .

Direction: From 401 north on #25, left on Campbellville rd, left on Appleby Line and right into  Conservation Area.

RSVP: Hike Leader:  Ron Granger   Phone : 519 485 0879   Email: ron.granger1@yahoo.com

February 11, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

February 13, 2019 - Hikers R Us - 16 Mile Creek

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Meet at Sixteen Hollow parking lot at 2108-2140 West Oak Trails Blvd. (a northern extension of Dorval Road) and just north of Upper Middle Road, Oakville
Distance: 13 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A circular hike of about 13 km along the creek for about 3.5 hours. No dropout point. No dogs please.  Bring water, snack/lunch, appropriate gear (icers may be needed). Please RSVP hike leader Norman Young  mny176@outlook.com  905 845-0939  cell 905 330-6605.

February 13, 2019 - Good Companions - RBG North Shore Trail

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meeting at former RBG York Road Parking Lot in Dundas.
Distance: 7-8km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Easy hike, a few hills. We'll take a break at the nature center (which has a restroom). Bring snack/drink and icers (it there is snow).  Hike Leader: Linda Robinson fly@execulink.com

February 14, 2019 - Thursday Group - Red Hill Valley

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 PM
Location: Map 7. Red Hill Valley - Parking Lot @ Pritchard and Old Mud Street, Hamilton EastMountain. 43.2006438 -79.8155411
Distance: 8km loop hike
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will do a loop hike in the Red Hill Valley returning via Buttermilk Falls and Albion Falls. Could be shortened if conditions are poor. Bring icers.

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

February 15, 2019 - Family Day Weekend Snowshoeing in Tobermory

Start: 6:30 PM End: 2:30 PM
Location: Tobermory
Distance: 7km per day
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

Family Day Weekend snowshoeing at the "Tip o' the Bruce" Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula National Park.  Feb. 15-18. We will snowshoe the Burnt Point Loop and the trails of the Cypress Lake area to the Georgian Bay shore and along the shore. Lots of great views of Georgian Bay. New to snowshoeing? We will help you.We stay and have our meals at a comfortable hotel overlooking Little Tub Harbour in Tobermory. More information contact Greg Vincent vincent.greg@gmail.com or (519) 579-8210

February 15, 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 go 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

February 17, 2019 - East Hamilton Escarpment and Red Hill Valley

Start: 9:00 AM End: 11:00 AM
Location: Parking area on Mountain Brow Blvd (43.211737, -79.815689), between the end of Mohawk Rd East and the Mohawk 4 Ice Centre (710 Mountain Brow Blvd)
Distance: About 8 km
Pace: Brisk - 4 to 5 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing
Hike Description:

A loop hike using the main trail, Escarpment Rail Trail, and other trails in the Red Hill Valley. Brisk pace: about 8 km in 2 hours. Bring snacks and water. Be prepared for winter conditions: poles recommended and icers or micro-spikes may be required for icy sections of the trail and hard packed snow. Leader: Douglas Boyce at dboyce004@gmail.com or 905-928-4509.

February 18, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

February 20, 2019 - Good Companions - Hamilton Waterfront Trail

Start: 10:30 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Entrance to the Waterfront Trail at the Far west end of Bayfront Park
Distance: 5km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

We will walk from the entrance of the Bayfront Trail to Princess Point and back and then go to Fishers Pier 4 Pub and Grub on James St. N. for lunch.

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

February 20, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Mountsberg

Start: 9:00 AM End: 12:00 PM
Location: Meet at Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville GPS 43.459745 - 80.030052.
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

We'll hike the snowy trails of the conservation area for about 3 hours and check out the birds and the animals in the barn. Please bring snack/lunch, water, icers may be necessary. Conservation pass or Parking fees apply. No dogs, please. Please RSVP to hike leader Charlotte Stewart  stewchar01@gmail.com, cell/text 905 906-0519.

 

February 21, 2019 - Thursday Group - Highway 6 to City View Park

Start: 9:30 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Meet at City View Park, North Burlington
Distance: 11
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

This is a "car shuttle" hike.  Meet at City View Park in North Burlington - South Car Park (GPS: 43.35182222 -79.8621418).  We will car shuttle to tunnel at Hwy 6 and Old Guelph Road and hike back. Rocky sections and some hills. Icers mandatory. Contact leader if you need directions to meeting point.

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

February 22, 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 go 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

February 25, 2019 - Radial Trail, Hamilton

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:30 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+/-10 km loop. There is no dropout point.
Hike Leader: daljeet juneja ds.juneja@gmail.com 905-870-3088

February 27, 2019 - Hikers R Us - Joshua Creek North, Oakville

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM
Location: Meet at Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, just north of the QEW
Distance: 14 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing
Hike Description:

A circular hike of 14 km along the creek and town trails for about 4 hours. No dropout point. No dogs please. Bring water, snack/lunch, appropriate gear (icers may be needed).  Please RSVP hike leader Norman Young  mny176@outlook.com  905 845-0939  cell 905 339-6605

February 27, 2019 - Good Companions - Crawford Lake

Start: 10:00 AM End: 12:15 PM
Location: Crawford Lake is located off Guelph Line north of Derry Rd.
Distance: 8 km
Pace: Leisurely - 3km/hr or less Terrain: Easy - Mostly flat and usually go footing, Dependent on Conditions, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Meet in the lower level parking lot.  Depending on conditions we will hike around the lake, out to the lookout and possibly along the green conservation area  trail. Bring ICERS, snack, water. C/A parking fees apply if you do not have membership. Afterwards, if you wish, we will go to the Trail Eatery in Campbellville for refreshments. Hike Leader: Connie Rusynyk 905 520 6502

March 11, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Mount Nemo

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington.
Distance: 12 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

We will hike the lovely trails in this conservation area. Parking fee applies.
Pre-register for the hike with the hike leader. 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 icers, warm layers, snacks, lunch, a warm drink, and 1 litre of water.
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.

March 16, 2019 - Toronto Section -Hilton Falls Conservation Area

Start: 8:30 AM End: 2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Map 11, Parking lot .( N 43.505705 _W 79.961589 ). Maps 11/ 12 ,
Distance: 17
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Moderate - Some hills and/or some poor footing, Slippery Sections Likely
Hike Description:

Car hike Car shuttle to KM 17.5 , Map 12 . Hike back through Speyside and Hilton Conservation Area. No dogs ,No drop out, Hiking Boots, Pub stop after. Icers maybe required

Directions:from 410 north on #25, left on Campbellville Rd ,right into Hilton Conservation Area.

RSVP  Hike Leader: Ron Granger.  Phone: 519 485 0879. Email: ron.granger1@yahoo.com

March 18, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Tiffany Falls to Dundas Trail Centre

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Dundas Valley
Distance: 14
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 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

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

Cancelations the morning of the hike 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water, icers, no dogs please.

 

 

April 8, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Crawford Lake

Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:30 PM
Location: Crawford Lake
Distance: 14k
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 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.

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

Cancelations morning of the hike: 289-456-3498

Bring lunch, water, no dogs please

May 13, 2019 - Happy Wanderers - Smokey Hollow, Waterdown

Start: 9:00 AM End: 2:00 PM
Location: Smokey Hollow, Waterdown Map 9, Ed 29, marker 72.4
Distance: 15 km
Pace: Medium - 3 to 4 km/hr Terrain: Strenuous - Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing
Hike Description:

We will head west from Smokey Hollow to # 6 highway and return. There is a lot of climbing on this hike.

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