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Hike Schedule for February

Membership is not required to join the Club’s organized hikes. New hikers are always welcome. If you need help in how to get to the start of a hike or for more information, contact the hike’s leader. Check Participant Guidelines to arrive prepared to hike.

Consider completing the Beaver Bites Side Trail Hikes to earn a badge this winter!

See March Hikes for more great hikes.

Snowshoe hikers on Bruce Trail in Loree Forest stop for group photo on sunny winter day. Photo Mike Arkless 2017.
Photo © Mike Arkless, 2017.

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*** Three asterisks denotes Beyond the Beaver Valley for hikes where we explore other club sections of the Bruce Trail.

In the case of a hike cancellation the leader will notify registered hikers and will not go to the meeting place on the day of the hike. Please check the website for cancellations before you head out to a hike if you are not registered.

Sat. Feb. 2

Snowshoe Adventure Badge #3

Falling Water West: Map 26:  T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. at km 81.0 at the end of Sideroad 7A (old Talisman parking lot) to snowshoe south for a 2 hour in-and-back outing. Bring water. Register with Leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

*** Tues. Feb. 5

Snowshoe Trout Hollow Trail Meaford

T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at Beautiful Joe Park, 162 Edwin St. at 2:00 p.m. for a 1½-2 hour outing. Bring water. Potluck to follow at the home of Linda & Jack Morgan, 107 Lakeshore Rd. Meaford. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com. Register with potluck hosts: Jack & Linda Morgan 519-538-1115 or j.morgan@bmts.com.

Thurs. Feb. 7

CANCELLED
Snowshoe Margaret Paull Side Trail Loop

This hike is cancelled.

*** Tues. Feb. 26

Snowshoe Sydenham Silent Valley Nature Reserve

Sydenham Map 30: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. north of Grey Rd. 18, south of km 38.1 at the north end of 2nd Concession S. for a 2 hour outing. Views of the Wilson Homestead and the Vanishing Wall. Bring water and a snack. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Sat. Feb. 16

Moonlight Snowshoe Adventure Badge #4

Loree Loop: Map 24:  T=EasyP=Medium.  Meet at 6:30 pm on the shoulder of 21st Sideroad, east of km 8.4 Loree Forest. Starting on the unopened road allowance, we will use the Len Gertler Side Trail and then the main trail through Loree Forest for a 6.7 km, approx. 2 hour outing. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Mon. Feb. 18

Snowshoe Webwood

Map 28: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 1:00 p.m. on the shoulder of Sideroad 25, approx. 1 km east of Grey County Rd. 7, km 100.7 for a 2 hour in-and-back outing. Bring a snack and water. Register with leader: Glenda Collings 519-694-7691 or gcollings@rogers.com.

Tues. Feb. 19

The Blue Mountains Club Visits Loree for Snowshoe Badge Hike!

Earn the Blue Mountains Snowshoe Badge!Map 24: T=EasyP=Medium.  Distance: approx. 1.5 hrs. Time: 6 pm at Tim Horton’s, 1st St. Collingwood. (Beaver Valley Club hikers please contact the hike leader to arrange to meet at the hike location – hike cancellations due to inclement weather will only be announced at Tim Horton’s.)

Blue Mountain Snowshoe badges available after the hike for $5.00. We will carpool to Loree Forest and proceed with a snowshoe hike by moonlight, although a flashlight could be in order if it is overcast. The hike will be on the Loree Forest Trails. After the hike we will assemble in a location to be determined for a hot drink. Blue Mountains leader: Rosemary Petrie (705) 293 4444 or rpetrie293@gmail.com.

Thurs. Feb. 21

X-C Skiing Glenelg Nordic Ski Club

T=ModerateP=Medium.  Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Glenelg parking lot (proceed west from Markdale on Grey Road 12, turn west onto West Back Line and right onto Hamilton Lane). We will ski in area most suitable to conditions. Skiing on intermediate trails. Fee for use of trails. Register with leader: Scott Thompson 519-924-2556 or sethompson1955@gmail.com.

Wed. Feb. 27

The Blue Mountains Club Visits Loree Forest!

The Blue Mountains Club Is Visiting!Map 24: T=ModerateP=Medium.  Distance: 6 km. Time: 9:30 am at Tim Horton’s, 1st St. Collingwood. (Beaver Valley Club hikers please contact the hike leader to arrange to meet at the hike location – hike cancellations due to inclement weather will only be announced at Tim Horton’s.)

We will carpool to the Loree Forest entrance pathway on the 21st Sideroad. Conditions should be good for snowshoes and we will complete a loop hike through the forest, with some hill climbing. There will be great views of Georgian Bay. Bring water and snacks. Blue Mountains leader: Bob Moenck (705) 481 1269 or rmoenck@gmail.com.

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