Upcoming Events

Please remember

  • Pre-Registration is required for all hikes and bike rides.  
  • Every participant must complete the annual online waiver before participating in a scheduled MTA event
  • Be prepared to show proof of signing the waiver (carry the wallet card with you)
  • Helmets are required for all bike rides
  • Be prepared for rain or sunshine

Online Waiver for 2024


December 2023 – March 2024

Instructions for Joining MTA Events:

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.

Hike Speeds:

Leisurely:  2-3 km/hr

Moderate:  3-4 km/hr

Brisk:  +5 km/hr

A Reminder:

Please sign our Online Waiver for 2024

Participants of any MTA activity are required to sign a waiver which states … continue reading

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. Each adult accepts full responsibility for all persons under 18 that may be in their care. I understand that this document must be properly completed before I will be allowed to participate in MTA activities.