Scheduled Hikes

Contact us if you’d like to come on any of the hikes listed below, or if you’d like more information.

 

June

Sunday June 1, 9am  River LIne to Sharpes Creek Line   Level 2, Moderate, about 2 hours

Hike Leader: Patrick 519-606-0016 or pcapper99@gmail.com

 

Sunday June 9, 1:30pm   George G Newton Nature Reserve     Level 1, Easy to Moderate

Hike Leader:  Doug  519-277-1768

 

July

Monday July 1, 6am  Welcome to Canada Day Sunrise Walk  Level 1, Leisurely, +1 hr plus breakfast

Start the day by enjoying the beauty of the early dawn awakening the river valley and the cool, early morning air to remind us why we are so lucky to live here. We will start at the St Christopher’s Beach pavilion across from Beach St. Station and walk over the Menesetung Bridge with its always interesting vista, to Tiger Dunlop’s Tomb, then return for breakfast (muffins, cheese, fruit, tea, coffee and juice). Let us know if you are coming, so we can plan food quantities. Wear your raincoat if possible showers. Cancelled if pouring rain.

Hike Leaders: Wendy (519) 525-6976   or Anne  519-529-3050

 

 


Terrain Rating:

Level 1:  Well defined trails, gentle inclines. Good walking shoes recommended.

Level 2:  May be hilly, some rough spots or obstacles.  Boots recommended.

Level 3:  Rough terrain, steep sections, long climbs and descents, beaver dams or other obstacles, rock scrambling.  Boots required. Fit, experienced hikers only.  Long pants & sleeves recommended.

Speeds:

Leisurely:  2-3km/hr

Moderate:  3-4km/hr

Brisk:  +5km/hr

A reminder:

All participants of any MTA hike are required to sign a waiver which states:

I acknowledge that this activity of the Maitland Trail Association, in which I am participating, involves risks that are beyond the control of the Association. Notwithstanding the acknowledgement of such risks, I hereby release the Maitland Trail Association, Hike Ontario its contractors, employees, volunteers, agents, assigns and executors from all claims for the damage how ever so arising as a result of my participation in this or any other activity organized by the Association.

I agree to pay the costs of any emergency evacuation of my person or belongings that may be necessary. I affirm that I am aware of the nature of this activity, its distance, duration and degree of difficulty and that I am properly equipped and physically able to participate. I have no medical or other conditions that might preclude my participation. I agree to follow the directions of the leader. My signature below confirms that I am at least 18 years old, that I have read this document, I am signing voluntarily, and that I fully understand its effect. I understand that this document must be properly completed before I will be allowed to participate in the event.