Scheduled Hikes

Instructions for Joining Guided Hikes:

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

Winter Hikes

Jan 15th 9 a.m.  Meet near the Auburn end of the Maitland Trail , parking on County Road 25 near the exit of Bridge Road – (assume Bridge road will be snow covered and undrivable.) Hike/Snowshoe the Maitland and Robertson Tract trails.  No big hills.

About 1 1/2 hours – longer if snow shoeing.

Leader Patrick Capper 519-606-0016 pcapper99@gmail.com
     Pre-register with the Hike Leader as conditions may change up until the day before the hike.

 

Feb 19th 9 a.m. Snowshoe Hullett Sugar Bush Trails. Meet at 80602 Wildlife Line

About 1 1/2 hours

Leader Patrick Capper 519-606-0016 pcapper99@gmail.com
     Pre-register with the Hike Leader as conditions may change up until the day before the hike.

 

March 19th Hike with icers or snowshoes on Lobb trail for about 1 1/2 hours

Meet at 81077 Maitland Line (junction of Maitland Line and Schoolhouse Road) includes a big hill to go up and down.

Leader Patrick Capper 519-606-0016 pcapper99@gmail.com
     Pre-register with the Hike Leader as conditions may change up until the day before the hike.

 

A reminder:

Click here to sign our online waiver for 2022.

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

I acknowledge that Maitland Trail Association activities, in which I am participating, and may include but are not limited to any or all of activities such as hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, cycling, trail work, and/or trail-related maintenance, involve risks that are beyond the control of the Association. Notwithstanding the acknowledgement of such risks, I hereby release the Maitland Trail Association, Hike Ontario, and their contractors, employees, volunteers, agents, assigns and executors from all claims for the damage howeverso arising as a result of my participation in any activity organized by the Association. 

I agree to pay the costs of any emergency evacuation of my person or belongings that may be necessary. 

While participating in MTA activities, I agree to follow the directions of the MTA organizer(s).

I affirm that prior to participation, I will be aware of the nature of each activity, its distance, duration and degree of difficulty, and that I will be properly equipped and physically able to participate. 

I have no medical or other conditions that might preclude my participation. I am not known to have or suspected of having COVID-19, nor am I in close contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19, prior to participating. If, at any time during the year for which this waiver applies, my condition changes or I am in close contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19, I will refrain from participating in any MTA activities until I am cleared to do so by the Provincial Public Health Unit.

By selecting ‘Yes’ below, I am confirming voluntarily that I have read this document, that I fully understand its effect, and that I am at least 18 years old. I understand that this document must be properly completed before I will be allowed to participate in MTA activities.