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Photo by Joan d’Entremont With the restrictions finally seeming to be lifting on Covid-19, I thought it about time to update the Elgin Trail map. The map is on the map page and a current GPX file can be downloaded to your cell phone. I am really liking the ATLOGIS Canada Topo Maps Pro it… Continue reading Welcome back

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Spirit Walk 2018 cancelled

This years walk has been cancelled account of impending rain approaching during the event. Much work went into the preparation but mother nature had other ideas.I would like to take this time to express the executives appreciation for all the effort Brian Wilsdon has put into the Spirit Walk. It has been his passion andhe… Continue reading Spirit Walk 2018 cancelled

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Dutton Dunwich TCT Celebration

The trail is now 93% complete and some 22,000 kms long going through 13 provinces and territories. The Great Trail is comprised of 432 individual trail sections of which the Dutton Dunwich trail is one. There is The Great Trail app for IOS and Android designed in partnership with ESRI Canada.Everyone is invited to celebrate… Continue reading Dutton Dunwich TCT Celebration

Fall end-to-end

We had a total of 15 people out for the fall end-to-end. Four people completed the whole trail with new member Joan being one of them. Congratulations Joan. We had three regular hikers miss the first hike which was cut short due to rain. The rain make up hike was also poorly attended due to… Continue reading Fall end-to-end

Pat Turow remembered

Picture above shows Anne Faubert of London, Ann Hoover of Aylmer, Loretta Vaughan of Port Stanley and Pat (seventy at the time) after they hiked 900 km from Port Stanley to Tobermory over five years. Pat’s favourite memories of the trip were using ladders and ropes to traverse the escarpment at Devil’s Pulpit near Orangeville.Pat… Continue reading Pat Turow remembered

Dutton-Dunwich hike on Trans Canada Trail

Eleven of us starting the end-to-end of Dutton/Dunwich Trans Canada Trail. The weather was cool yet quite comfortable for the 9.4 km hike this morning. There were many spring flowers in bloom and the birds were singing away. The maintenance folks were busy this week as we could see signs of at least three bridges… Continue reading Dutton-Dunwich hike on Trans Canada Trail

Loretta’s Presidents message

As I write my last President’s Message I would like to say Thanks to the current Executive for all their support. Walking has always been my passion since high school and my service to this club has been because of this devotion; and the desire to improve the trail and make it safer. Our efforts… Continue reading Loretta’s Presidents message

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