Hikes

–> SUMMER 2019 HIKES <–

All hikes are open to the public.

LEISURELY WALK AT PEARCE PROVINCIAL PARK
Saturday, June 22nd
Meet at 10 a.m. at trestle bridge to car pool.
Optional tour of the historical festivities at Backus Page Museum.
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

MORNING OF TRAIL MAINTENANCE
Monday, July 8th
Meet at 9 a.m. at Union Station.
Info: Tom 519-764-2356

HIKE FROM PORT STANLEY TO JOHN WISE LINE – 10 km – Difficult
Saturday, July 13th
Contact Loretta at 519-782-7550 for details.

MORNING OF TRAIL MAINTENANCE
Monday, July 15th
Meet at 9 a.m. at Mellor Rd.
Info: Tom 519-764-2356

HIKE FROM PORT STANLEY TO SUNSET CAFE – 17 km – Difficult
Saturday, July 27th
Contact Loretta at 519-782-7550 for details.

WALK IN WATERWORKS PARK – Leisurely – Handicap accessible
Sunday, August 4th
Meet at 2 p.m. in the parking lot before bridges.
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

HIKE AT SPRINGWATER CA – 8 km – Moderate
Saturday, August 17th
Meet at 9 a.m. at Jaffa Environmental Ed Centre, 48346 John Wise Line
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

WALK THE ANGUS MACKENZIE TRAIL – Leisurely – Handicap accessible
Sunday, August 25th
Meet at 2 p.m. at the parking lot on south end of Sauve  Ave to view the water lillies in the pond.
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

WEDNESDAY WALK WITH JIM
Wednesday, August 25th
Meet at 9 a.m. at Sunset Cafe with optional lunch afterwards.
Info: Jim 519-773-8185


The EHTC and Hike Ontario’s rating system

The Level of Difficulty or Terrain

  • Level 1: Well-defined trails, gentle inclines. Hiking boots not required, but trails may be wet. Is suitable for beginners. This level is recommended for newcomers to club activities.
  • Level 2: Generally on trail. May be hilly, light bushwhacking, some rough spots or obstacles. Boots are recommended.
  • Level 3: Rough terrain with one or more of the following: extensive bushwhacking, steep sections, long climbs and descents, beaver dams, rock scrambling or other obstacles. Boots, Level 2 experience, and a high level of fitness essential. Long pants and sleeves recommended.

The Speed/Pace

  • Leisurely = less than 2 km/h
  • Slow = 2-3 km/h
  • Moderate = 3-4 km/h
  • Fast = 5 km/h or greater

Remember
To participate in an organized hike you need to be able to complete the specified length of the hike on your own or with your support person within the time allotted.