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Hoggs Falls along the Bruce Trail. Photo Marg Yaraskavitch 2017
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Club Restarts Hiking Program

Hikers stop for group photo with Loree Forest glowing in bright fall foliage
Photo credit: Lilla Fodor, 2020.

The Beaver Valley Club has restarted our hiking program this fall. As with all things in the current environment, changes have been made to ensure safe, guided hiking, with COVID-19 protocols in place.

Hikers must be Bruce Trail members (or guests of members) to participate in the Club’s hikes. Hikers must now register online via the integrated Hike Schedule posted on the Bruce Trail website. The group size on Club hikes is limited, so don’t delay in registering.

See Bruce Trail for a full description of Group Hiking Guidelines and details on the fall Hike Schedule.

We look forward to seeing you out on the trail again!

Trail Developments: Flying Squad Gets to Work!

Thank you Flying Squad! Members of the Flying Squad were out again at Eugenia Falls for more work on the new section of main trail. They spent the morning building two sets of stairs on a steep slope to keep hikers safe.

Eugenia Falls Reopened

Eugenia Falls in September. Photo Marg Yaraskavitch 2016
Photo credit: Marg Yaraskavitch, 2016.

Eugenia Falls Conservation Area is now open from 10 am to 6 pm daily.

Working with the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, the Beaver Valley Club’s Trail Development and Maintanace team has created a permanent reroute to the Bruce Trail at Eugenia Falls. Our sincerest thanks to Flying Squad members Linda Bertrand, Heather Buscher, Frank Cantoni, Glenda Collings, Bob Fitzjames, Doug Galloway, Bob Hann, Blain Horsley, Neil McFadgen, Joan Nuffield, Lance Pask and Mikael Schaltz, and to John Burton, who spearheaded the effort.

In order for the property to stay open, please follow the guidelines and act safely. Visitors that travel out of bounds or enter the property beyond the hours of operation will be prosecuted.

Keith Solomon Award Celebrates
Our Hardworking Trail Captains and Crews!

Keith Solomon Award. Bronzed work boot mounted on wood base with bronze plaques affixed, inscribed with annual award winners. Photo Marg Yaraskavitch 2015
Photo credit: Marg Yaraskavitch, 2015.

Congratulations to all our Trail Captains and Trail Workers of the Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Club who as a group are the recipients of this year’s Keith Solomon Award. Our trails are recognized throughout the BTC corridor as some of the best maintained and most beautiful of all. The hours of hard work are so appreciated, our Club thanks you.

The Keith Solomon Award was established to celebrate an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the improvement or preservation of the Bruce Trail in the Beaver Valley and boy has this group achieved that.

Once the boot as been engraved we will let you all know when it will be on display at the Kimberley General Store and the Ravenna Country Market ready for picture taking opportunities.

A huge shoutout to all of you, our trail and maintenance gang! Thank you.

Kelly Killoran
Director of Membership and Volunteers

Congrats to BVBTC Volunteer of the Year!

Irena Marinko mans Bruce Trail booth at Kimberley 150 event. Photo Marg Yaraskavitch 2018
Photo credit: Marg Yaraskavitch, 2018.

As part of the recent Annual General Meeting, the Club honoured Irena Marinko as our Volunteer of the Year. Read more about Irena ...

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