Tuesday Hikes

Tuesday Hikes Winter  2018

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, 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

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Toronto Section, 7 km. Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Moderate. We will hike loops in the Limehouse area, including Hole in the Wall. Meet at Winners at 9:00 am or roadside parking at km 21.5 on 22 Sideroad in Limehouse at 9:45 am (let hike leaders know). Map 12

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land Section, Black Bank, 7.0 km. Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Strenuous. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, at 9:30 am. We will hike from km 46.2 on Prince of Wales Rd to km 49.7 on Dufferin Rd 21 and back. Map 21

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 9:00 am–12:30 pm

Cold Creek Conservation Area, 6.6 km. Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Easy. Meet at parking on east side of Winners in Orangeville at 9:00 am. We will car pool to Cold Creek CA, which is on 11th Concession, King, 3.5 km north of King Rd. Parking fee may apply. We will explore the park’s nature trails.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Caledon Hills Section, Forks of the Credit, 6 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Easy/Moderate. Meet at parking on east side of Winners in Orangeville at 9:00 am or at Forks of the Credit Rd near Dominion St at 9:30 am (let hike leaders know). We will hike a loop in Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Map 15

Monday, May 28 – Wednesday, May 30: Spring Expedition to Tobermory

Meet at Georgian Bay National Park Visitor Centre (km 165.7), just east of Hwy 6 as you enter Tobermory, on Monday, May 28 at 1:00 pm. Contact hike leaders for suggested accommodation.

May 28: Burnt Point Loop hike, 5 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Moderate. Map 42

May 29: Flowerpot Island cruise and hike

May 30: Rural Rocks Side Trail (near Wiarton) 4.1 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Strenuous. Map 35

Tuesday, June 5, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Caledon Hills Section, 7 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Strenuous. Meet at km 35.1 on Coolihans Sideroad near Glen Haffy Rd at 9:00 am. We will car shuttle to 7th Line parking lot off Airport Rd and hike back. Maps 17, 18

Tuesday, June 12, 9:00 am–1:30 pm

Blue Mountains Section, 7 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Moderate. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, at 9:00 am. We will car pool to parking on 6th Sideroad, south of km 54.2, then hike a loop on the Main Trail and John Haigh Side Trail. Map 23

Tuesday, June 19, 8:30 am–2:30 pm

Sydenham Section, 8.3 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Moderate. Meet at Superburger at 8:30 am. We will car pool to Walters Falls (km 11.4), car shuttle back to km 3.1 and hike back through Rocklyn Creek and Walter’s Falls Management Areas. Maps 28, 29. BRING LUNCH

Tuesday, June 26, 9:00 am–12:30 pm

Dufferin Hi-Land Section, 8.5 km; Pace: Leisurely; Terrain: Moderate. Meet at Superburger, Hwy 10 and 89, at 9:00 am. We will car pool to roadside parking on Prince of Wales Rd and hike a loop on the Primrose Loop Side Trail, Main Trail and Boyne Valley Side Trail. Map 20

N.B. There are no scheduled Tuesday hikes in July and August.