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 call the hike leader.

Consider taking on the Beaver Bites Side Trails Hikes this Summer!

Tall trees Beaver Valley forest. Photo Margaret Yaraskavitch, May 2012.

Metcalfe Rock Loop

Tues. Aug. 1

Map 25: T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Kolapore Skiers’ parking lot on Grey Rd. 2 (650 m south of km 23.8) for an approx. 7 km loop using main trail and skiers’ trails. Leader: Mike Arkless 416-520-1059 or mearkless@rogers.com.

Loree Forest

Mon. Aug. 7

Map 24: T=Easy.   P=Medium.  Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Loree Forest parking area, Sideroad 21, east of Victoria Corners for a full moon hike of 1½ hours. Wear something red and white to celebrate Canada 150. Refreshments to follow at the McCullams. Register with leader: John McCullam 519-599-5351 or jemccullam@gmail.com.

Walters Falls Loop

Thurs. Aug. 10

Map 29: T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Walters Falls Inn’s parking lot (km 11.5) for a 5 km loop hike. Optional lunch to follow at the Inn. Register for the hike and/or lunch with leader: Audrey Woods-Dobie 519-538-1567.

Margaret Paull ST Loop

Sun. Aug. 13

Map 24: T=Easy.   P=Leisurely.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at the parking area at the end of the 6th Line, north of Grey Rd. 119 (km 13.7) for a 4.5 km loop hike. Leaders: Catherine Miller and Cliff Kachaluba 519-924-0660.

Silent Valley

Sat. Aug. 19

Map 30: T=Mod/Strenuous.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the parking area on 2nd Concession S., off Grey Rd. 18, for an approx. 6 km hike taking in the figure-8 Silent Valley loops. Leader: Anne McGarrigle 416-805-6808 or anne.mcgarrigle6@gmail.com.

Webwood Falls

Tues. Aug. 22

Map 28 T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at Webwood Falls, #806424 Sideroad 25 (km 100.2) to carpool to km 107.5 for start of a 7.3 km hike. Leader: Scott Thompson 519-924-2556 or sethompson1955@gmail.com.

Thornbury

Sun. Aug. 27

T=Easy.   P=Leisurely.  Meet at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Eva and Bernie Smith, 207 Cameron St., for a 1½-hour walk. Swim and Potluck to follow. Bring lawn chairs. Register for walk and/or potluck with host: Bernie Smith 519-599-6450.

The Glen Sydenham

Wed. Aug. 30

Map 33: T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the roadside parking area on East Linton Sideroad, east of km 115 to carpool to start of a 10.4 km hike at km 125.4. Bring a lunch. Leaders: Bruce King and Valerie Jones 519-922-2198.