Hoping to learn more about hiking?
Join the Toronto Bruce Trail Club's
Hiker Initiation Program - Spring 2013
($10 bus fare is the only charge for this unique 3-part program)
All are welcome. Open to Bruce Trail Members and non-members alike!
1. Introduction to hiking in Southern Ontario
Monday April 15, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
YMCA (Toronto Central), Grosvenor Room
20 Grosvenor St, Toronto
(West of Yonge St., between College and Wellesley Sts.)
In this informal classroom session, experienced Hike Leaders will guide participants through the ins-and-outs of hiking on the Bruce Trail and other trails in Southern Ontario.
Parking available across from YMCA ($5 flat rate)
2. Hiking gear review at Mountain Equipment Co-op
Thursday April 18, 2013
Two sessions: 6:00-7:00 pm; 7:00-8:00 pm
Mountain Equipment Co-op
400 King St. W., Toronto
Take a look at the some of the essential gear...and some of the nice-to-have accessories...for your hike. Learn a bit more about boots, socks, backpacks, clothing, poles, water containers and other hiking accessories.
3. Scenic guided hike at Scotsdale Farm
Sunday April 28, 2013
10:00 am Bus departs from Clarence Square (on Spadina Ave. between Front and King Sts.)
10:15 am Bus departs from Islington Subway Station
11:15 am Deadline for hikers arriving by car at Scotsdale Farm
11:30 am Hike starts
Join hike leaders for a 10 km scenic loop hike on the Bruce Trail at Scotsdale Farm near Georgetown (approximately 3 hours long).
Bring a packed lunch, 1 litre of water, and $10 for bus fare.
If you prefer to car pool, directions to Scotsdale Farm are available.
For more information and to register:
John Riley (Toronto Bruce Trail Club volunteer)
Space is limited. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.