Hikes

The following hikes are meant as an opportunity for the General Public to come out and learn about the work that the Conservancy is doing to ensure that the Niagara Escarpment is preserved in a natural state, and to experience a portion of our Hiking Program that brings the beauty of the escarpment up-close.

HIKE LISTINGS

When you join the Iroquoia Club you receive the full newsletter, BTC magazine, discounts to outdoor stores, and a tax receipt for your membership.

 

Click here for the IROQUOIA SUMMER HIKES 2017 PDF

Click here for the Iroquoia Hike Schedule – Fall 2017

 


HIKE CORRECTION 

Wednesday October 25, 2017

Iroquoia Heights/Chedoke Radial Trail, Map 8

This 8 km there-and-back hike will take approximately 2.5 hours and is at a leisurely pace over moderate terrain.

Depart 10:00 am. Meet in the parking lot of the Chedoke Civic Golf Course.

Directions: Exit Hwy 403 at Aberdeen and go east to Studholme Rd. Turn right on Studholme and left on BeddoeDrive.

Hike Description: We will explore a combination of main trail and side trails. Some gentle hills

Hike Leader: Hugh Haney, hugh@haney.com

 

 

 



Icers or Yak Traks are recommended for winter hiking on snow and ice.

Following a few simple guidelines will help make your hiking more pleasurable:

  • Always bring ID and your Health Card in case of emergencies
  • Dress in layers suitable for the weather – hiking boots and raingear are essential
  • Stay with the group when hiking – don’t go ahead or fall behind
  • Please follow any instructions given by the leader
  • Bring food and water
  • Be honest with yourself when judging the length, speed and difficulty of the hike you wish to attend – if in doubt, call the leader

Please judge your abilities appropriately according to the hike ratings below:

  • Pace: refers to how fast we will be hiking
  • Leisurely – 3 km/hr. or less
  • Medium – 3 to 4 km/hr
  • Brisk – 4 to 5 km/hr
  • Fast – 5+ km/hr

Terrain: describes the ruggedness of the ground which the hike covers

  • Easy – Mostly flat and usually good footing.
  • Moderate – Some hills and/or some poor footing
  • Strenuous – Hilly with steep climbs and some poor footing

Remember, all of our leaders are unpaid volunteers. You are invited to attend, but do so at your own risk.

Please consider becoming a member. Without members and volunteers we may not have a trail.

All map and kilometre notations are from the 26th Edition of the Bruce Trail Reference Guide, unless otherwise stated.

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