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Hike Schedule for January

Membership is not required to join the Club’s organized hikes. New hikers are always welcome. If you need help in how to get to the start of a hike or for more information, contact the hike’s leader.

Consider completing the Snowshoe Adventure or Beaver Bites Side Trail Hikes to earn a badge this winter!

See February Hikes for more great hikes.

Snowshoe hikers enjoy walk through snow-covered Loree Forest along Bruce Trail. Photo copyright Mike Arkless 2018.
Photo © Mike Arkless, 2018.

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*** Three asterisks denotes Beyond the Beaver Valley for hikes where we explore other club sections of the Bruce Trail.

In the case of a hike cancellation the leader will notify registered hikers and will not go to the meeting place on the day of the hike. Please check the website for cancellations before you head out to a hike if you are not registered.

Tues. Jan. 1

Snowshoe Loree Forest

Map 24: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 12:00 p.m. on the 21st Sideroad parking area, Loree Forest. Starting on the unopened road allowance, this snowshoe hike will use the Len Gertler Side Trail and then the main trail through Loree Forest for a 6.7 km walk. Bring a snack and water for this 2.5 hour outing. Register with leader: Margaret Yaraskavitch 705-888-7686 or margyarask@rogers.com.

Sat. Jan. 5

Snowshoe Adventure Badge #1

Eugenia North: Map 26: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 pm at km 54 at the end of North St. Eugenia for a 2 hour in-and-back outing. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Sat. Jan. 12

Snowshoe Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock

Map 25: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Kolapore Uplands parking lot just south of km 23.8 on Grey Road 2. We will walk to start of the hike at km 23.8 for a 9 km round trip in and back. Snowshoe through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalfe, with views of Mill Creek Valley. Bring: snacks, hot drink/water. Register with leader: Stella Juhasz 519-599-2173 or stellapresthus@gmail.com.

Mon. Jan. 14

Snowshoe to the Beaver Pond

Map 27: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. on the north shoulder of Sideroad 19 west of Grey County Rd. 7 where the trail enters (250 metres west of km 90.9) to carpool to the start of a 2 hour hike starting from Sideroad 16C. Bring snacks and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Wed. Jan. 16

Snowshoe Hogg’s Falls Loops

Map 26: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Hogg’s Falls parking lot km 63.2 for an approx. 5 km outing on the Upper and Lower Hogg’s Falls loop trails. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Mike Arkless 416-520-1059 or mearkless@rogers.com.

Sat. Jan. 19

Moonlight Snowshoe Adventure Badge #2

Snowshoe Adventure badge hike is cancelled due to weather. Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop: Map 24:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 6:30 p.m. at km 11.0 on the north side of 18th Sideroad, 450 m west of 5th Line for 1½ hour outing. Let’s hope for a clear sky and a big moon! Bring water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Tues. Jan. 22

X-Country Skiing Kolapore Wilderness Trails South

T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at 104 Dawson Lane, Blue Mountains, for a 6 km loop outing. Bring lunch for a Soup’s On at the leaders’ home where a variety of soups will be provided. Register with leaders and hosts: Bruce King and Val Jones 519-922-2198.

*** Wed. Jan. 23

Snowshoe Sydenham Walters Falls Loop

Sydenham: Map 29: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Walters Falls Inn parking lot km 11.4, for an approx. 2½ hr. loop outing. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Mike Arkless 416-520-1059 or mearkless@rogers.com.

Sat. Jan. 26

Snowshoe Kolapore Uplands to Metcalfe Rock

Map 25: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Kolapore Uplands parking lot just south of km 23.8 on Grey Road 2. We will walk to start of the hike at km 23.8 for a 9 km round trip in and back. Snowshoe through old cedar groves, meadows and woodlots, above the cliffs at Metcalfe, with views of Mill Creek Valley. Bring: snacks, hot drink/water. Register with leader: Stella Juhasz 519-599-2173 or stellapresthus@gmail.com.

Mon. Jan. 28

Snowshoe McCluskey Rock

Map 25: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at km 41.7 on Sideroad 7B (west of 3rd Line A) for a 1½-2 hour outing, passing McCluskey Rock and back. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Thurs. Jan. 31

CANCELLED
X-C Skiing Glenelg Nordic Ski Club

The cross-country ski outing is cancelled due to inclement weather and unfavourable conditions.

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