Tuesday Hikes

Terra Cotta Loop
Date: April 30, 2019, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location (Google Maps): Toronto Section, Map 14. Meet at parking on east side of Party City/Winners building at 9:30 am or roadside parking on Heritage Rd just north of Km 43.8 at 10:00 am. Note: See current trail map at https://brucetrail.org/trail_changes/281 on the BTC Trail Reroute page.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 11.3 km
We will hike the newly-created Terra Cotta loop, comprised of new Main Trail and Terra Cotta Side Trail. Bring lunch.

Spring Wildflower Hike – Oliver Creek Side Trail and Walker’s Woods
Date: May 7, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location (Google Maps): Meet at north end of 2nd Line EHS off 8 Sideroad where the road ends and the 2nd Line EHS Side Trail begins.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack, Brenda Carling Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 3-6 km
Brenda Carling will lead us as we explore and identify the blooming wildflowers along the Oliver Creek Side Trail and the Main Trail through Walker’s Woods. Bring a camera, snacks and water.

Black Bank Challenge
Date: May 14, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location (Google Maps): Meet at SuperBurger (Hwy 10 & 89) at 9:30 am or at BTC parking lot on 30 Sideroad (Map 21, Km 53.9) at 9:45 am
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 7.5 km
We will shuttle back to Km 47.4, then hike down Black Bank hill and on to 30 Sideroad.

Humber Valley Heritage Trail
Date: May 21, 2019, 9:30 AM – 2:00 AM
Location (Google Maps): Meet on east side of Winners/Party City building (Hwy 10 & 4th Ave) at 9:00am or HVTA parking lot on west side of Emil Kolb Parkway, approximately 2 km west of Hwy 50 and 2 km south of Castlederg Rd at 9:30am.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Easy
Distance: 12 km
Bring lunch, water and snacks.

Mono Cliffs North
Date: May 28, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location (Google Maps): Map 25. Meet at roadside parking on south side of 25 Sideroad at 2nd Line EHS.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6 km
Loop hike. We will hike the Walter Tovell, Carriage and Lookout Side Trails and a section of Main Trail.

Hockley Valley South
Date: June 4, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location (Google Maps): Caledon Hills, Map 18. Meet at BTC parking lot on Hockley Rd just east of 2nd Line EHS.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Strenuous
Distance: 9.6 km
We will shuttle to parking lot on 5th Line EHS (Km 50.8) and hike back to Km 60.1 and Hockley Rd parking. Bring lunch, water, snacks.

Cold Creek Conservation Area
Date: June 11, 2019, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location (Google Maps): Meet at parking on east side of Winners/Party City building (Hwy 10 and 4th Ave) in Orangeville at 9:30 am or at Cold Creek CA, which is on 11th Concession, King, 3.5 km north of King Rd, at 10:00am.
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage, Inge Eckerich, Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6.6 km
We will hike a loop, exploring the park’s nature trails.

Creemore Nature Preserve/Mingay Tract
Date: June 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location (Google Maps): Meet at Superburger (Hwy 10 and 89 in Primrose)
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 5 km
We will car pool to Creemore and explore the Creemore Nature Preserve trails.

Boyne Valley Side Trail Loop
Date: June 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location (Google Maps): Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Map 20. Meet at Centre Rd parking, south of 5 Sideroad (Km 18.7).
Hike Leader(s): Les Babbage; Inge Eckerich; Bob Slack Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)
Pace: Leisurely  Terrain: Moderate
Distance: 6.6 km
We will hike the Main Trail and Boyne Valley Side Trail.