Tuesday Hikes

Tuesday hikes Fall-Winter  2017

Les Babbage 416-763-8854 or les.babbage@sympatico.ca
Glenys Williams 519-925-5406
James Griffin 705-434-9316 or gryps@sympatico.ca

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.

— Next scheduled hike January 2, 2018

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.

Monday, September 4, to Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Pelee Island, Ontario. Join Susan and Jim Preyde for some or all of the above dates on Pelee Island. Activities will include birding, biking, and hiking. Terrain is all easy and the pace will be leisurely. We will also enjoy some pot luck picnics, swimming (if weather and water conditions permit) and hopefully a tasting or two at the Pelee Island Winery. Accommodations on Pelee are limited so book early. Please contact Jim Preyde at duffhiland@hotmail.com for further information.