Hike Schedule for January

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 participating in the Snowshoe Adventure Activities this winter!

See February Hikes for more great winter hikes.

Trails in the Beaver Valley are still used for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing over the winter months.


Snowshoeing Georgian Trail

Wed. Jan. 4

T=Easy.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at the parking lot at the end of Swarthmore Dr. Meaford (near Grandma Lambe’s, north of Hwy. 26) for a 2-hour outing. Register with leader: Joëlle Martin 519-538-5766.


Snowshoeing Quiet Valley

Thurs. Jan. 12

Map 27:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at 412 Quiet Valley Road (off Grey Rd 7, south of Epping) for a 1½ to 2-hour outing on area trails. Soup’s On to follow at the Barons. Register with leader and host: Norine Baron 519-599-2442.


Moonlight Snowshoe Adventure Badge #1

Sat. Jan. 14

Margaret Paull: Map 24:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 6:30 p.m. on the north side of 18th Sideroad, 450 m west of 5th Line, for an approx. 3.5 km outing. Bring a headlamp if you have one. Let’s hope for a clear sky and big moon! Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.


Snowshoeing Meaford ONLY
X-C Skiing Trails Not Available

Sun. Jan. 15

T=Easy.   P=Leisurely.  Meet at 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of the 11th Line and SR 22 (former St. Vincent Township, west of Meaford, north of Hwy 26) for an approx. 2-hour outing. Potluck to follow at the Morgans, 107 Lakeshore Rd. S., Meaford Register with snowshoe leader: Barry Westhouse 519-538-1773. Register with potluck hosts: Linda and Jack Morgan 519-538-1115.


Snowshoeing Beaver Valley West

Wed. Jan. 18

Map 26:  T=Mod/Strenuous.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. at parking area on Sideroad 7A (km 80.8) for a 2-hour in-and-out outing. Register with leader: Mike Arkless 416-520-1059 or mearkless@rogers.com.


X-Country Skiing Kolapore South

Mon. Jan. 23

T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at 104 Dawson Lane, Blue Mountains, for a 6-km loop outing. Bring lunch. Soup’s On at leaders’ home. Register with leaders: Bruce King and Val Jones 519-922-2198.


X-C Skiing Massie

Thurs. Jan. 26

Map 29:  T=Mod/Strenuous.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at the entrance of the Massie Ski Trails, 6th Concession, south of Grey Rd. 18 for a 2-hour outing on trails suitable for intermediate skiers. Fee for use of trails. Register with leader: Steve Griffiths 519-538-2622.


Snowshoe Adventure Badge #2

Sun. Jan. 29

South Sligo: Map 27:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:30 p.m. at km 87.7 (Sideroad 16C, off 7th Line) for a 2-hour outing. Register with leader: Anne McGarrigle 416-805-6808 or annemcgarrigle6@gmail.com.


Sligo Side Trail Snowshoe

Tues. Jan. 31

Map 27:  T=Moderate.   P=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. at parking area on Sideroad 16C off 7th line (km 87.6) for a 3.8 km loop hike. Register with leader: Scott Thompson 519-924-2556 or sethompson1955@gmail.com.