Hike PacingLeisurely– 3km/h our less
Easy- Mostly flat with good footing.
Moderate- Some hills/ or some poor footing.
Strenuous– Hilly with some steep climbs and some poor footing.
Terrain and trail conditions play a part in determining speed and level. Choose a hike that suits your capabilities and comfort levels.
Note: Always carry lots of water. Hiking boots are recommended, sturdy shoes will do on Level I hikes. A change of socks is recommended, as well as an extra pair of shoes for the trip home.
All km references are to the 28th Edition of the Bruce Trail Guide
At the beginning of the hike each hiker will be asked to sign a Waiver Form stating the following:
I acknowledge that this activity of the Dufferin Hi-Lands Bruce Trail Club in which I am participating involves risks that are beyond the control of the club. Notwithstanding the acknowledgement of such risks, I hereby release the Dufferin Hi-Lands Bruce Trail Club, its contractors, employees, volunteers, agents assigns, and executors from all claims for damage however so arising as a result of my participation in this or any other activity organized by the club. I agree to pay the cost of my emergency evacuation of my person or belongings that may be necessary. I affirm that I am aware of the nature of the activity, its length, duration, and degree of difficulty and that I am properly equipped and physically able to participate. I have no medical or other condition which might preclude my participation. I agree to follow the directions of the leader and end person
Out of consideration for your fellow hikers, we request that you leave your dogs at home. Free running dogs on the trails are a source of concern to many hikers and even leashed dogs may interfere with the enjoyment of others on the hike.
There are lots of Level I, easy and family comfortable hikes. Check them out, or just come out yourself to enjoy our trails. The leader led hikes might give you some ideas for your own explorations and there are also lots of specialty hikes.