Hike Schedule for November

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 Beaver Bites Side Trail Hikes to earn a badge this fall!

See December Hikes for details on hikes to earn a Falling Water Trail Badge.

Hikers on the Bruce Trail near Kolapore late November. Photo Marg Yaraskavitch 2016.
Photo © M. Yaraskavitch, 2016.

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

Sat. Nov. 3

Duncan Crevice Caves/Chuck Grant Side Trail

Map 25: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet 9 am at Duncan Crevice parking lot on 9th Sideroad, km 33.3 (N44.423216°, W80.469565°) for an 8 km hike out to Pinnacle Rock and on the way back a short hike onto the Chuck Grant Side Trail, (approx. 2-1/2 hours). Bring snacks and water. Register with leader: Stella Presthus stellapresthus@gmail.com or 519 599 2173.

Wed. Nov. 7

Old Baldy

Maps 26 and 27: T=Moderate/StrenuousP=Medium.  Meet 10 am at Ed’s house, 194700 Grey Rd. 13 at km 50, to carpool to where the main trail crosses Sideroad 7B (km 41.7). We will hike down 7B and through Kimberley (get ice cream if weather calls for it) and then climb up to Old Baldy and south on the main trailback to Ed’s house. Distance about 8 km. Register with leader: Ed Stedman 519-924-0264 or estedman92@gmail.com.

*** Sun. Nov. 11

Blue Mountains End-to-End #3

This hike is cancelled due to an annual winter trail closure of a section of main trail along the route.

*** Sun. Nov. 11

Remembrance Day Meaford Cenotaph Ceremony & Urban Walk

This hike is cancelled due to weather conditions.

Sat. Nov. 17

See the sights when the leaves are gone!

Webwood to Blantyre

Map 28: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 9:30 am down on the grassy verge on the east side of Grey Rd. 12 north of Grey Rd. 40, just south of the trail crossing, km 114.3 (N44.499858°, W80.632773°) to carpool to Webwood Falls on Sideroad 25 for a 13.6 km hike. Bring lunch and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Thurs. Nov. 22

Sligo Side Trail to Epping

Map 27: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet 10 am at the Epping/John Muir Lookout, Grey Road 7/Eric Winkler Parkway (N44.461522°, W80.554756°) to carpool to the start of a 7 km hike starting from Sideroad 16C. We’ll see a variety of forest types and find out who may still be hanging out at the beaver pond. Bring snacks and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

*** Sat. Nov. 24

Pretty River Valley Provincial Park

Blue Mountains: Map 23: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet 9:30 am at the parking on Pretty River Rd at km 45.3 and we will then have a short carpool to km 47.0 where we will begin the hike. We will follow the white trail to km 54.2 enjoying some views of the Bay. We will then return via 2nd Line, the John Haigh Side Trail and Pretty River Side Trail. Approximately 15 km. Bring snacks, lunch and water. Register with leader: Ruth Hayworth 416 558 8944 or gar.worth@yahoo.com.