Beaver Bites Badge Hikes

Explore some interesting, less travelled sections of the Beaver Valley Bruce Trail with our Side Trail Hiking Challenge while earning the Beaver Bites badge. The badge can be purchased for only $5.00 by participants who complete all the hikes.

Join us for this series of hikes starting in May!

Hiker descending into Bruce Trail Metcalfe Crevice Side Trail. Photo copyright Alan McPherson, 2015.

Hikers can opt to complete the challenge to suit their own schedules. See Challenge Details .

Intercept, Loree, Len Gertler

Tues. May 2

Beaver Bites Badge #1: Map 24:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. on the shoulder of 21st Sideroad and 4th Line (km 2.3) for an 8.5 km loop hike. Bring snacks. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Margaret Paull, Ken Young, Mac Kirk

Tues. May 9

Beaver Bites Badge #2: Maps 24 & 25:   T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. 450 m west of the intersection of 18th Sideroad and 5th Line (km 10.6) for a 3.7 km loop hike. We will then drive to km 42.1 (off Sideroad 7B) for a 4 km figure-8 hike. Bring snacks. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Metcalfe Crevice, Chuck Grant, Pinnacle Rock

Tues. May 23

Beaver Bites Badge #3: Map 25:  T=Mod/Strenuous.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. in 10th Line parking lot (km 27.9) for a 9.2 km hike. Bring snacks. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Valley Crossover, Campbell’s/Graham’s Hill

Tues. May 30

Beaver Bites Badge #4: Map 26:  T=Mod/Strenuous.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Bruce Trail parking lot on Grey Rd 30 (km 74.8) for a 13.3 km loop hike. Bring lunch. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Eugenia Falls, Hogg’s Falls

Tues. June 6

Beaver Bites Badge #5: Map 26:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Eugenia Falls Conservation area, west off Grey Rd. 13 onto Palliser St. for a short 750 m loop hike. We will then drive to Hogg’s Falls parking lot (km 63.3), on the west side of Lower Valley Road for a 4.6 km loop hike. Bring snacks. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Sligo, Beaver Pond Lookout, Epping Lookout

Tues. June 13

Beaver Bites Badge #6: Map 27:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Epping-John Muir Lookout parking lot on Grey Rd. 7, (near km 92.5) to carpool to km 87.7 on Sideroad 16C for a 7.5 km hike. Bring snacks. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Fairmount, Seigerman

Tues. June 20

Beaver Bites Badge #7: Map 28:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Grey Rd. 7 and SR 22B (km 93.9) for an 11.2 km hike. Bring lunch. Leader: Scott Thompson 519-924-2556 or sethompson1955@gmail.com.