Welcome to the Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail

Dufferin Bruce Trail Club is one of the nine member clubs in the Bruce Trail Conservancy and is a non profit organization that is operated by volunteers. The club members are Stewards of the Bruce Trail and side trails; here is a list of our activities.

  • Organize Hikes and events
  • Maintain and build the Dufferin Highland trail section
  • Public Education
  • News Letter production and Web Site maitainance
  • Landowner relations
  • Land stewardship

For information on being a Voluteer Click HERE

2013 Fall News Letter Now Available HERE

News and Events

TRAIL CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

Due to severe seasonal flooding in the Boyne River Valley, the Main Trail has been closed temporarily from the junction with the Boyne Valley Side Trail (16.3) to the junction with the Primrose Loop Side Trail (17.8).

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING For Dufferin HI-Land Bruce Trail Club

Will be held at the MULMUR TOWN HALL/Municipal Building
at 758070 2nd Line East,  Terra Nova Mulmur, ON L9V 0G8
on 10 MAY
starting at 11AM (refreshments available from 10AM onward)

MAP

Nominations are open for club Executive. Nominations must be in writing, must be signed by three members, and must be received by 30 April Full rules may be seen in club Bylaws on the website (See Link Below). Enquirers to Tony Hopkins, for Nominating committee at hopkins@glendon.yorku.ca

Club Bylaws 

Hike Leader Certification Training

The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club is offering a one day Hike Leader Training course open to all BTC members. This is a fun, interactive and educational one day course for people wanting to lead hikes.  The morning is spent in the classroom learning techniques and in the afternoon you practice your new skills on the trail.  The course is to be held Saturday May 24, 2014 at the Woodford Community Centre, Woodford (Hwy 26 between Meaford and Owen Sound).  Cost is $75/per person.  Contact Susan Allen 519 534 5898 or susan_allen@sympatico.ca for more information.”

Dufferin Hi-Land 20 km Challenge – June 21

All the hills in Dufferin County have been brought together for your hiking pleasure.  The Challenge starts at 9:30 am from the parking lot on 1st Line East, Mono (km 29.2, Map 20), 6 km north of Highway 89. To register, please send your name, email address or phone number and cheque for $10 to Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail Club, PO Box 698, Alliston ON L9R 1V9 by June 7. For more information, contact Les Babbage at les.babbage@sympatico.ca or 416-763-8854

Coming this Spring -Quadzilla Series- 

Calling all experienced hikers, this series of hikes will get you ready for the up coming season. Covering 96 km with 4,500m of climb over four days , its sure to put you through your paces. Starting on Saturday April 5 you will hike every Saturday in April, on the Hockley Valley Trails, to complete the series. Look under Challenge hikes for full details.

Dates and registration details for Dufferin Hi-Land Fall Classic End-to-End announced October 18-19, 2014 .   Look under Challenge Hikes for details.

Monora Park
Hike & Fun Run  Sunday May 4 2014   HOSPICE DUFFERIN SPRING SR 2014

Safe Hiker Course

Hike Ontario is offering Training for a Safe Hiker Certificate to those who are interested. It will be held on April 22 2014 in Penetanguishene Ontario. Details in link below.

http://www.meetup.com/Ontariobushcraftclub/events/164856162/

 

 

5 thoughts on “Welcome to the Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail

  1. Hi,

    I am trying to plan my end to end hikes for 2013. Could you please provide me with information on cost and when the two day end to end hike may happen in the Fall? This is because your three day hike conflicts with other end to end hikes and I would like to do it all this year.

    Thanks, Wenona Horton

    1. Yes, the experienced hike leaders sort of expect you have access to the BTC maps. Primrose itself is the town at the intersection of Hwy.10 and Hwy.89. If you are asking about the April 27th hike, you can get to the parking lot mentioned by going north of Primrose on the Prince of Wales road to 5th Sideroad, turning right and taking the next right to go south on Centre Road. If still in doubt, please call one of the hike leaders.

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