Oro-Medonte

ORO-MEDONTE GANARASKA HIKING CLUB FALL 2021 EVENTS

All members are welcome to join any of the hikes. Please bring drinking water on all hikes; hiking boots and poles are recommended.  COVID rules will apply.

Monday, October 4                  EASY – MODERATE                 8 km     4 hours Hardy Lake Provincial Park10:00 am  Meet at Hardy Lake – 2346 Muskoka District Road 169, Torrance. Poles are suggested. Mostly flat terrain.  Bring a lunch. Must contact Sue 705-722-0395 or Christine 705-733-3825

Sunday, October 17         MODERATE      2 km and 3 km         2 – 2 1/2 hours Matchedash Bay & Sturgeon River1:30 pm Meet at 2665-2667 Kinnear Sideroad, Waubaushene. Hike the Matchedash Bay Loop Trail and then drive to Sturgeon River Forest Loop Trail (south of 1428 Rosemount Road). Must contact Wayne 705-718-1043 or Pierre 705-733-2078

Monday, October 25              MODERATE-DIFFICULT              8.7 km  3-4 hours Monument Hill 10:00 am  Meet at 2294 Klondike Park Rd, Wasaga Beach. This will be a 3-hour hike with some hill climbing through the forest. Poles are suggested. Bring a lunch. Must contact Pierre 705-733-2078 or Kim 705-721-0502

Sunday, October 31                      MODERATE           5.2 Km             2 hours Ardagh Bluffs 1:30 pm Meet at Holly Meadows Elementary School parking lot at 151 Mapleton Ave. Must contact Christine 705-733-3825 or Gerda 705-722-8568

Monday, November 8                  MODERATE        6.8 Km & 4.4 km       4 hours Steam Whistle Trail & East Coulson Swamp Reserve (Schumaker Trail) 10:00 am Meet just east of Line 7 on Bass Lake Road. Poles are suggested. Bring a lunch.  East Coulson Swamp hike will follow at 510 Bass Lake Sideroad East.(between Line 8 & 9) Must contact Wayne 705-718-0143 or Kim 705-721-0502

Sunday, November 14                         MODERATE – EASY    5 Km    2 hours Tiffin Conversation Area 1:30 pm Meet at 8195 8th Line Essa Township at the parking lot near the road. There is a parking fee. Must contact Gerda 705-722-8568 or Sue 705-722-0395

Monday, November 22                        MODERATE     6 km     2-3 hours. Midhurst Community Center 10:00 am Meet at the Midhurst Community Centre (74 Doran Rd in Springwater). Bring a lunch. Must contact Gerda 705-722-8568 or Christine 705-733-3825

Sunday, November 28                         EASY               4 km     2 hours Church Woods Trail Barrie 1:30 pm Meet at the parking lot on Oro-Medonte Line 2, Shanty Bay (near Ridge Road West). Must contact Sue 705-722-0395 or Pat 705-733-2078             

Monday, December 6       MODERATE some hills             9 km     4-5 hours Mulmur Hills 10:00 am Meet at the Bruce Trail Parking area on 1st Line E of Mulmur (Mansfield). Directions: Airport Road South toward Mansfield turning right at the lights in Mansfield onto 10 Sideroad, continuing on the 10th until you reach 1st Line E. Turn left onto 1st Line with parking lot on the left or east side of road.  Poles are suggested. Bring a lunch. Must contact Pat or Pierre at 705-733-2078

Sunday, December 12 Mystery Hike and Pot Luck 4:00 pm  Phone ahead for details of the hike. 5:30 pm  Potluck supper at 2056 Brown Rd, Springwater (Drury Residence).  Bring a prepared salad or main course or dessert to feed 8. Must register with Kim 705-721-0502 or Christine 705-733-3825 by Friday, December 10.