End-to-End and Challenge Hikes

A convenient, fun and safe way to challenge yourself and hike large sections of the Bruce Trail

In addition to their regular hiking programs, each of our nine Bruce Trail Clubs offers special end-to-end and challenge hikes each year.

Usually, these events run over 1 or 2 weekends, with the Club often providing transportation options and water/snack stations along the way. Registration fees are in effect and you’ll receive a unique Club section badge at the end of the event.

If you are new to hiking, these events are not recommended. Instead, please refer to the regular hike calendar for a selection of hikes ranging from 1.5 hrs to 4 hrs.

Club Section End-to-End & Challenge Hikes 2023

Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail Club will again be offering the four winter hikes required to earn our Winter End-to-End badge. Hikes include both leisurely and moderate pace options in some of Dufferin’s most beautiful areas. Our popular moonlight hikes will be held on January 7 and February 4, 2023. Daytime hikes are scheduled for January 21 and February 18. Snowshoes or icers are strongly recommended for all hikes. Full details are posted on the Bruce Trail Conservancy Hike Schedule, where you can also register for each hike.

Join us this spring for the Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Club all-new End-to-End hike event. This year we are offering two distinct hiking options – a 2-Day Hike for those looking for a big challenge and a 3-Day hike for those who want a little less challenge. Both hikes will wind their way through the beautiful and varied terrain of the Blue Mountains Club trails. Enjoy the early signs of nature awakening, the beautiful vistas and the rugged escarpment.

Whether you choose the 2-Day or 3-Day option, both hikes will cover the 69 km distance of our section which runs from Lavender to Swiss Meadows. Checkpoint stations will be offered approximately every 10 km offering snacks, water refill and assistance along the way. The 2-Day hike fee for members is $70 and $80 for non-members and includes bus transportation to the start point each day, refreshments, a Saturday end of hike BBQ, on-line registration fees and the E2E badge. The price for the 3-Day hike is $80 for members and $90 for non-members, and includes all of the same benefits of the 2-Day, and the added cost of busing the extra day.

Registration opens on March 1, 2023. Details will be emailed to participants once registration is received. Note, these are longer distances and generally not suitable for beginning hikers. For more information, please contact Michelle Wacker at btcblueevents@gmail.com

Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Club invites you to join us this winter in our beautiful Beaver Valley for the Snowshoe Adventure Badge excursions. Enjoy a sparkling winter afternoon in the snow. If you haven’t experienced the trail on a moonlit evening, now’s your chance! We will be leading a moonlight snowshoe hike on February 4 and a day time snowshoe hike on February 18. Participants completing both hikes will receive the Beaver Valley Snowshoe Adventure Badge – affectionately known as the “berserk beaver”. Please bring $5 for the badge to the second outing. Registration opens December 15, 2022 through the Bruce Trail Conservancy Hike Schedule.

Other 2023 End-to-End and Challenge Hikes will be added here as plans are confirmed.

Club Section End-to-End Hikes 2022

The annual Iroquoia Club End to End consists of four hikes to complete the ~123km Iroquoia section over two weekends.

This is a challenging but richly rewarding series of hikes.

A bus will take participants to the start of each hike.  Checkpoint volunteers are stationed along the way with water and snacks. 

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iroquoia-bruce-trail-official-4-day-end-to-end-2022-tickets-373253058947

The Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club will run as many “End-to-End in 10” series as we can, with multiple hike leaders leading the series at easy, moderate, and fast paces. Details at: http://www.iroquoia.on.ca/index.php/2022/02/23/iroquoia-e2e-in-ten/

Join us for a 2-day hike through the Blue Mountains section enjoying the beauty of the rugged terrain while bathing in the spectacular fall colours. Event will cover approximately 39 km on Day 1 and 32 km on Day 2, with 3 refreshment stations each day offering water / snacks / assistance. Registration will open July 1, 2022 through the online Bruce Trail Conservancy Hike Schedule. The $70 fee for members ($80 for non-members) will cover bus transportation to the start point each day, refreshments, a BBQ when you finish hiking on Saturday, online registration fees, and End-to-End badges. Details will be emailed to participants once registration is received. For more information, contact Mary-Lynne Chenard at btcblueevents@gmail.com.

Please join us on our annual End-to-End hike on September 10 and 11, 2022. We will be hiking the Toronto section over two days, approximately 28 km on Saturday and 22 km on Sunday. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. on July 5, 2022 through the Bruce Trail Conservancy Hike Schedule. Participation is limited to 92 people (2 buses). All Covid protocols will be in place. Masks will be worn on the buses. Cost: $45.00 members; $55.00 non-members. There will be NO refunds. Please contact Jacquie Van Dyke, E2E Coordinator at vdyke0946@gmail.com with any additional questions or go to torontobrucetrailclub.org for more information.

Registration is full for this year’s Beaver Valley End-to-End. (Details at http://beavervalleybrucetrail.org/hikes/badges.html#e2e-registration).

The Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club is looking forward to hosting our “Fall Colours” End-to-End hiking events over the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. Plan to enjoy the spectacular fall colours as you hike the 71.3 km of main Trail through our famous Caledon Hills. You can complete the distance over all three days, or the same distance over Saturday and Sunday only. The cost of the three-day event is $43 and the two-day event is $32. The registration fee covers processing fees, daily bus transportation, refreshments, and an End-to-End badge on completion. Registration opens June 30, 2022 on the BTC Hike Schedule. Participation is limited to one bus of hikers for each of the events. For further details and event updates, visit caledonbrucetrail.ca and follow the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club on Facebook and Instagram. Contact Sandy Green, E2E Coordinator at info@caledonbrucetrail.org with any additional questions or concerns.

25km’s of hilly terrain All in 1 Day! Hike supported with checkpoints providing refreshments and goodies. Successful hikers with earn the new 25k challenge badge!
No refunds within 14 days of the event.
14 Years and older
For online registration details, please click here

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