Hike Schedule for August
New hikers are welcome to join the Club’s organized hikes. If you need help in how to get to the start of hike or for any other information regarding the hike, feel free to contact the hike leader.
*** Three asterisks denotes “Beyond the Beaver Valley” for hikes where we explore other club sections of the Bruce Trail.
Consider completing the Beaver Bites Side Trail Challenge this summer!
Duncan Crevice Caves
Wed. Aug. 8
Map 25: T=Moderate (rocky areas). P=Medium. Meet at 9 am at the Metcalfe Crevice Side Trail parking lot on the 10th Line near km 27.9 for a 10 km loop. We will start by exploring Metcalfe Rock and then follow the Chuck Grant Side Trail west to connect with the main trail towards Pinnacle Rock. Bring snacks and sufficient water. Register with leader: Dianne Hamilton 705-606-0760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thurs. Aug. 9
T=Easy. P=Medium. Meet at 10:00 am in the parking lot beside the Georgian Trail on Mill St. in Thornbury, for a 5 km walk west out on the Georgian trail and back. Register with leader: Dale Burgess 519-538-4510 or email@example.com.
Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop
Sun. Aug. 12
Map 24: T=Easy. P=Medium. Meet at 1:30 pm at the parking area at the end of 6th Line, north of Grey Road 119 (km 13.7) for a 4.5 km loop hike. Register with leaders: Catherine Miller and Cliff Katchaluba 519-924-0660.
Hogg’s Falls Upper and Lower Side Trail Loops
Wed. Aug. 15
Map 26: T=Moderate. P=Medium. Meet at 10:00 am in the Hogg’s Falls parking lot (km 63.2) for an approx. 5 km hike. Register with leader: Scott Thompson 519-924-2556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed. Aug. 22
Map 26: T=Moderate. P=Medium. Meet at 9:00 am in the Hogg’s Falls parking lot, km 63.2, off Lower Valley Road. We will shuttle cars to km 74.8 off of Grey Road 30 and travel south for a 12 km hike. Bring snacks and sufficient water. Register with leader: Dianne Hamilton 705-606-0760 or email@example.com.
*** Nottawasaga Provincial Nature Reserve
Thurs. Aug. 23
Blue Mountains Map 23: T=Moderate/Strenuous. P=Medium. Meet at 10:00 am at the top of the hill on 26/27 Sideroad Nottawasaga (km 37.7) for a fun morning exploring the trails, crevices and caves on the Singhampton and Standing Rock & Caves Side Trails, approx. 6 km including main trail. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webwood Falls, Seigerman ST, Fairmount ST
Sat. Aug. 25
Map 28: T=Moderate. P=Medium. Meet at 9:00 am at Epping Lookout Parking Lot on Grey County Road 7. We’ll then to carpool to the start of a 9.9 km loop hike at km 100.7 on Sideroad 25, parking near the falls. We’ll view Webwood Falls and then hike the Main Trail to the Siegerman Side Trail, then continue on the Main Trail to the Fairmount Side Trail and back to the cars (approx. 3—3.5 hrs). Bring snacks and water. Register with leader: Diane Breukelman 519-278-4747. Call or text.
*** The Glen
Mon. Aug 27
Sydenham Map 33: T=Moderate. P=Medium. Meet at 9:30 am in the public parking lot immediately west of Meaford Hall, to carpool to start of hike. We will hike from the Bruce Trail parking lot just west of km 129.5 back to km 119.2 (about 10.4 km). Bring a lunch. Register with leaders: Bruce King and Valerie Jones 519-922-2198.