Hikes

–> WINTER 2019 HIKES <–

All hikes are open to the public.

ANNUAL WINTER CLUB DINNER
Saturday, January 19th at 5 p.m.
Wayside Inn, Talbotville
Please RSVP Brian at 519-633-3064

WINTER WALK WITH STFN – leisurely
Sunday, January 20th at 1:30 p.m.
Springwater CA, main parking lot, 8079 Springwater Rd
Info: Ron 519-631-5279

FANSHAWE LAKE HIKES
Saturday, February 9th
Two 5 km hikes around the lake.
Participation in second hike is optional.
Info and time: Loretta 519-782-7550

PORT STANLEY WALK
Sunday, February 10th at 2 p.m.
Meet at Kettle Creek Public School, 350 Carlow Rd
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

WINTER WALK WITH STFN – leisurely
Sunday, February 17th at 1:30 p.m.
Fingal WMA, 34451 Fingal Line
Info: Ron 519-631-5279

HIKE ON THE TRANSCANADA TRAIL
Saturday, February 23rd at 10 a.m.
Meet at 7930 Iona Rd
info: Marg 519-762-2049


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.