Tuesday Hikes

Tuesday hikes Fall-Winter  2017

Les Babbage 416-763-8854 or [email protected]
Glenys Williams 519-925-5406

Note: All km references are to the 29th edition of the Bruce Trail Guide
For all hikes bring water and a snack and in winter snowshoes and/or  icers. Dress for the weather.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017  9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, approx .8 km.  Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike north from Hwy.89 to Murphy’s Pinnacle and back via Boyne Valley side trails.. We will meet at the west end of Superburger parking lot at Hwy 10 and 89. Map 20

Tuesday, September 19, 2017  9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy-moderate. We will hike loops in Mono Cliffs Provincial Park. Meet at  Mono Community Centre on county Road 8.  Map 19

Tuesday, September 26, 2017  8:30 am- 3:00 pm

Beaver Valley Section, 9.3 km. Pace Leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike the west side of the Beaver Valley from 12th Concession at  km 72.8 to Hoggs Falls. Meet at Superburger parking lot Hwys 10 & 89 at 8:30 am or Hoggs Falls at 9.15 am. Follow the signs north off Hwy 4 approx. 2 km east of Flesherton. If meeting here please inform one of the hike leaders in advance. Map 26  BRING LUNCH

Tuesday, October 3, 2017  9:30 am to12:00 pm

Caledon Section , Approx. 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike from Dunby Road south around the Snell loop side trail and back. Meet at Dunby Road (km 66.8) just east of 2nd line. Map 18

Tuesday, October 10, 2017  9.00 am -12:00 pm

Caledon  Section  Approx. 6km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike in the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Meet at parking lot behind Winners in Orangeville on Hwy 10 at  9am or Dominion Rd and Forks of the Credit Road at 9:30. Map 15

Tuesday, October 17, 2017  8:30 am -3:30 pm

Annual trek around Big Head River in Meaford.  14 km.  Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89 or at Beautiful Joe Park on Edwin St.West off Hwy.26 1 km west of Hwys .26 & 7 in Meaford  at 9:45 am.  If meeting here please inform hike leaders  in advance. BRING LUNCH.

Tuesday, October, 24, 2017  9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land,  Approx. 8 km.  Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike the Rockhill Loop and other loops in the Pollock property. Meet at parking lot on 1st Line East, just south of Dufferin 17/10 Sideroad   Map 20

Tuesday, October 31, 2017  9:00 am-3:00 pm

Toronto Section, Approx. 8 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike loops in the Silver Creek Conservation Area. Meet at parking lot behind Winners in Orangeville on Hwy 10 at 9:00am or at parking area ( km 38.7) on 10th Line south of 32nd Sideroad east of Winston Churchill Blvd at 9:45 am.   Maps 13 and 14. BRING LUNCH.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017  9:30 am-12.00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land  Approx. 6km . Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike the Kilgorie Loop. Optional hike up Centre Rd. (Kilgorie Hill!). Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89. Map 20

Tuesday , November 14, 2017  9:00 am-3:00 pm

Beaver Valley Section 10.5 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike in the Duncan Crevice Caves Provincial Reserve. Meet at Hwy 89 & 10 or at the parking area km33.3 just east of Duncan on the Blue Mountain /Euphrasia Town Line at 10.00 am. If meeting here please inform hike leaders in advance Map 25 BRING LUNCH

Tuesday, November 21, 2017  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section 5.5 km Pace leisurely, terrain strenuous. We will hike the Tom East side trail and part of the main trail. Meet at the parking lot on Hockley Road,  east of the main trail. Map 18

Tuesday, November 28, 2017  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Blue Mountain Section 5-7 km.  Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike a loop through the Nottawasaga Conservation Area. Meet at Superburger Hwy.10 & 89 at 9.00 am or Nottawasaga  parking area just east of Concession 10 South at 9.30 am.(km 20.4) If meeting here please inform hike leaders in advance.  Map 22

Tuesday, December 5, 2017  9:30 am-12:00 pm

Blue Mountain,  Approx 7km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike from km 6.2 through  the Noisy River Nature Reserve. Meet at Superburger Hwy 10 and 89 at 9.30 am or at Lavender Cemetery at 10.15 a.m. on the Mulmur/Nottawasaga  Townline, 500 metres east of  Lavender. If meeting here please inform hike leaders in advance.

Map 21

Tuesday, December 12, 2017  9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land. Approx 7 km Pace leisurely, terrain easy/ moderate/strenuous.. We will hike loops in Mono Cliffs Park starting at the north end of the Walter Tovell Trail. Meet at the corner of  25 Side Road and 2nd Line EHS in Mono.  Map 19

Tuesday, December 19, 2017  9:30 am-12:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. Approx. 8 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy. Meet at Home Hardware parking lot off
Hwy.10 in Orangeville.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 9:30 am–12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, approx 4-6 km.  Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike the Kilgorie loop and loop off Prince of Wales Rd, depending on weather. We will meet at the west end of Superburger parking lot at Hwy 10 and 89. Map 20

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy-moderate. We will hike loops in Mono Cliffs Provincial Park. Meet at 25 Sideroad and 2nd Line East, Mono at north end of Walter Tovell trail. Map 19

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike the Tom East trail

Meet at the parking lot on Hockley Road, 250 metres east of the trail. Map 18

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike from 2nd Line, just north of 8 Sideroad to Moss Haven Side Trail and back. Meet at the west end of Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89. Map 20

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, 5.2 km, Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike from 8 Sideroad and 2nd line EHS, km 23.9, south to Centre Road, km 18.7. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, Map 20

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike from Dunby Rd south and around Snell loop. Meet at Dunby Rd (km 66.8), just east of 2nd Line. Map 18

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, 4.3 km. Pace leisurely, terrain strenuous. Black Bank Challenge. We will hike from Centre Road, km 47.4 to Dufferin Rd 21, km 49.7, and back. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89. Map 21

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section, 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike in the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Meet at parking lot beside Winners in Orangeville at 9:00 am or at Forks of the Credit Road near Dominion St at 9:30 am. Map 15

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 9:00 am-12.00 pm

Blue Mountains Section, 5-7 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike a loop through the Nottawasaga Conservation Area. Meet at the west end of Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, at 9:00 am or

Nottawasaga Bluffs parking area, Side Road 15/16 (km 20.4) at 9:30 am. Map 22

 Tuesday March 6, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Earl Rowe Provincial Park, approx 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. Meet at parking lot behind the park office on 7th Concession, 1 km north of Hwy 89 (west end of Alliston).

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land, 6 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike a loop from Centre Rd (km 18.7) south to Boyne Valley Side trail and back via 1st Line East. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89. Map 20

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section, approx 6.5 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will hike from km 44.3 on 5 Sideroad, east of Airport Rd, north to Hockley Heights Side Trail and on to 5th Line parking. Meet at 5th Line and Hockley Road, 1.5 km west of Airport Road. Map 18.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Beaver Valley Section, 9 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate. We will hike from Eugenia Falls to Hogg’s Falls. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89. Map 26

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Blue Mountains Section, approx 7 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike from km 6.2 through the Noisy River Nature Reserve. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, at 9:00 am or at Lavender Cemetery at 9:30 am on the Mulmur/Nottawasaga Townline, 500 metres east of Lavender. Map 21

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Caledon Section, approx 5 km. Pace leisurely, terrain moderate/strenuous. We will car pool to parking on 3rd Line East and hike the Glen Cross and Isabel East Side Trails. Meet at the parking lot on Hockley Road 250 metres east of the trail. Map 18

Tuesday, April, 17, 2018, 9:45 am-2:00 pm

Toronto Section, 9 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy/moderate. We will hike through Terra Cotta Conservation Area. Meet at parking lot beside Winners in Orangeville at 9.00 am or at km 47.8 on Boston Mills Rd, just west of Mississauga Rd at 9:30 am. We will car pool to km 38.9 and hike back. Map 14. BRING LUNCH

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Caledon Section 11 km. Pace leisurely, terrain easy. We will hike the Oak Ridges Trail (formerly Palgrave Side Trail) from Coolihans Sideroad to Palgrave Conservation Area. Meet at Palgrave Forest parking lot on Hwy 50, north end of Palgrave. Map 17. BRING LUNCH

N.B. There are no scheduled Tuesday hikes in July and August nor for the first week of September when Susan and Jim Preyde have kindly arranged for a get- together on Pelee Island. See below.