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Hike Listings

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