Hikes

–> WINTER 2020 HIKES <–

All hikes are open to the public.

HIKE THE DUTTON/DUNWICH GREAT TRAIL – moderate
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Meet at 10 a.m. at 7930 Iona Rd at Southwold Earthworks.
All on picturesque hilly country roads.
Info: Marg 519-762-2049

STFN SUNDAY AFTERNOON WINTER WALK
Sunday, January 19 at 1:30 PM – leisurely
Springwater Conservation Area, main parking lot
8079 Springwater Road, Aylmer
For additional info: Contact Ron: 519-631-5279

WINTER WALK AT FINGAL WMA – moderate
Sunday, January 26th
Contact Loretta at 519-782-7550 for details.

WORLD WETLAND DAY HIKE AT YARMOUTH NHA
Sunday, February 2nd
Meet at 1 p.m. in the parking lot – 47502 Sparta Line
Info: Al 226-271-7018

PINAFORE PARK AND LAKE MARGARET HIKE – moderate 6 km.
Saturday, February 8th
Meet at 10 a.m. at first parking lot inside front entrance Pinafore park
Info: Brian 519-633-3064

NATIONAL FLAG DAY HIKE
Saturday, February 15th
Meet at 1 p.m. at the Jumbo memorial parking lot on old Talbot St.
Info: Al 226-271-7018

STFN SUNDAY AFTERNOON WINTER WALK
Sunday, February 16th
Meet at 1:30 at Fingal WMA, 34469 Fingal Line
For additional info: Contact Ron: 519-631-5279

UNION TO PORT STANLEY HIKE – difficult
Saturday, February 22nd
Followed by a wiener roast at Loretta and Richard’s
Contact Loretta at 519-782-7550 for details.

STFN SUNDAY AFTERNOON WINTER WALK
Sunday, March 15th
Meet at 1:30 at John E. Pearce Provincial Park, 29369 Lakeview Line
For additional info: Contact Ron: 519-631-5279


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.