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.
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Sunday May 7, Hilton Falls – 15 km
This 15 km. hike is a loop hike on the trails of Hilton Falls Conservation Area. Pace: brisk. Terrain: moderate.
Depart 9:00 am.
Meeting Place Sixth Line parking lot located near km 7.3 of the Hilton Falls Side Trail, Map 11.Directions to meeting place: From Campbellville Road, go north-west on Sixth Line a little more than 3 km – the parking lot is on the left-hand side at km 7.3 of the Hilton Falls Side Trail. Bring lunch and water or snack.
Leader: Douglas Boyce email@example.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.