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The Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club is one of nine regional clubs of the Bruce Trail Conservancy. This membership organization governs and coordinates maintenance and public relations for the Bruce Trail. A world-renowned Hiking Trail winding 782km from Queenston on the Niagara Peninsula, to Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, the Bruce Trail boasts picturesque views, scenic landscapes and 290km of additional side trails.

Membership in the Bruce Trail Conservancy helps us in our goal to preserve and protect the Niagara Escarpment and the flora and fauna of this unique habitat. As well as other membership benefits, members receive The Bruce Trail News, a quarterly publication of the Association, and The Iroquoian, the quarterly newsletter of our Club.

The Iroquoia Club is responsible for the maintenance and planning of the125km section of Bruce Trail from Grimsby to Kelso, plus another 40km of Side Trails. The Club also offers an assortment of hikes and activities, organized by volunteer members.

We welcome you to explore with us the beauty and wonder of the Niagara Escarpment and the Bruce Trail.

 

2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Saturday May 13, 2017 MEETING BEGINS AT 12:00 NOON

Canterbury Hills Retreat Centre (Camp Hall)

509 Lions Club Road, Ancaster

 

GUEST SPEAKER

Award-winning photographer/publisher Mark Zelinski presents a power-point presentation about his upcoming book, “Heart of Turtle island: The Great Escarpment” featuring brilliant landscape, wildlife and cultural photography from the Niagara River to The Bruce Peninsula.

 

TWO PRE-MEETING HIKES   

 

AGENDA

9:30am to 11:30 am  – 2 hour hike

10:30am to 11:30am – 1 hour hike

(Both hikes start at Caterbury Hills)

12 noon to 1pm – catered lunch (suggested $5.00 donation)

1pm to 1:45pm – Business meeting and awards

1:45pm to 2:15pm – Special guest speaker MARK ZELINSKI

Click here for Google map

How to get to the AGM

Directions from the north –
Take QEW TO 403

as you rise up the escarpment, go the right hand lane and take the Mohawk Road / Rousseaux Street exit.

You are now on Mohawk Road which will change into Rousseaux

At the end turn right onto Wilson Street East,

At next stop light turn left onto Montgomery Drive,

Turn right onto Old Dundas Road and go down the hill until you come to a three way stop.

Go straight and you are now on Lions Club Road. The entrance is on your right. 509 Lions Club Road

 

Directions from the south-
Take Highway 403 and exit at Fiddler’s Green Road,

Turn left onto Fiddler’s Green

Turn right onto Wilson Street East

Turn left onto Montgomery Drive,

Turn right onto Old Dundas Road and go down the hill until you come to a three way stop.

Go straight and you are now on Lions Club Road. The entrance is on your right. 509 Lions Club Road

 

 

 

Official Iroquoia Club End to End

2017 October 14, 15 October 21, 22

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes over two

weekends and will take place on October 14, 15 and October 21, 22, 2017. The section is approximately 122.5 km. long and each hike averages 30 km. or more with one being 27.2. This is a challenging, but richly rewarding series of hikes. All hikes will start between 7:45 to 8:00 am. at predetermined locations.

A bus will take all participants to the start of the hike. Space is limited to the number of people on the bus. Volunteers will be at “check points” with water and snacks along the way. There is no leader. The hike will be completed independently and at your own pace, but it is expected that participants will be able to finish by 5:00 pm.

The registration fee is $45 ($60 for non-­‐BTC members) for all four hikes, or $15 per day that you wish to hike. The fee covers the cost of transportation, entry to Mount Nemo Conservation Area for two days, snacks and receiving a Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes. Hikes will go rain or shine.

The first weekend meeting location is at Mount Nemo Conservation Area (overflow parking area), 5317 Guelph Line, Milton, ON L9T 2X6. Check in is at 7:00 am. with buses departing at 7:30 am.

The second weekend meeting location is Mohawk 4 Ice Centre, 710 Mountain Brow Blvd. Hamilton, ON L8T 5A9. Check in is at 7:00 am. with buses departing at 7:30 am.

YOU MUST REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE. THERE WILL BE NO CHEQUES OR CASH

ACCEPTED ON ANY DAY OF THE EVENT.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iroquoia-­‐bruce-­‐trail-­‐ official-­‐end-­‐to-­‐end-­‐2017-­‐tickets

For more information visit http://www.iroquoia.on.ca/index.php/hiking/end-­‐to-­‐ end/ or contact Suzanne Macpherson by email at iroquoiabtcevents@gmail.com  or after September 1 by phone (905) 331-­‐7317.

 

 

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