Discovering Summer on the Trail

After a lengthy spring that seemed as if it repeatedly relapsed into winter, it feels like summer is finally here! It’s time to switch from winter and rubber boots to hiking boots and check out our summer hike schedule. This year’s schedule is full of things that you’ve told us you like: earning badges and discovering trails. … Read more

Hello Spring!

In spite of the fact that there are snowflakes hurling themselves toward the ground outside my window right now, I’m convinced spring has arrived. No, it’s not because spring “officially” arrived the other day. There are tangible signs of it everywhere now: the warmth we’ve been feeling lately from the sun, the fresh scent in … Read more

President’s 2019 New Year’s Message

By Guest Blogger Bob Ferguson, CHBTC President Happy New Year everyone!!! As we start a new year it’s good to reflect on the many highlights of the past year and the challenges and fun that lie ahead in 2019.  One of the key accomplishments is that our Trail has been 66% secured and we are … Read more

Winter Happenings

I always find November a particularly difficult month. With each day that passes, the world gets colder and darker, and all I want to do is hibernate. It’s why I look forward to seeing the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club’s winter hike and event schedules, because they’re always guaranteed to get me out, enjoying fresh … Read more

Fall Hiking in the Hills

It’s been a hot and steamy Labour Day Weekend here in Southern Ontario, but with tomorrow being back to school and marking the unofficial start of fall, it’s time to share with you the hikes we have planned this season. Thanks to our volunteer hike leaders, our hiking schedule has a lot to offer you … Read more

President’s 2018 New Year’s Message

By Guest Blogger Bob Ferguson, CHBTC President Happy New Year everyone!   As we look ahead to 2018 it’s a good time to reflect on the many successes from the past year, and take a fresh look at the challenges of next year. One of the highlights of 2017 for me was to attend the Bruce … Read more

Why We Must Continue to Secure Escarpment Lands

By Guest Blogger Ross McLean In June 2017, the Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) received its largest land donation, 230 acres at Cape Dundas in the Bruce Peninsula.  The donor was invited to explain his rationale for this gift at the fall 2017 BTC Donors’ Night. He began with a photo entitled “Pale Blue Dot”.  It … Read more

What’s a Hike-a-thon?

This October is the fourth year that the Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) is running a hike-a-thon. Curious about the concept of hike-a-thons, I took a stroll through the internet to see who else was doing them. The results were interesting, in that while I got quite a few hits from clubs around North America, almost … Read more

Fabulous Fall Hikes

It’s hard to imagine when it’s so hot and humid out, but we’ve just listed our fall hikes!  However, with fall getting us back to school and more hectic timetables, now’s the time to take a look at the hike schedules, pick the ones you want to go on, and get them into your schedule. … Read more

2017 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

On Sunday, June 4th, the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club (CHBTC) held its 11th annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic, and no surprise that it turned out to be another successful club event! The forecast for the day during the week leading up to Sunday was ominous, with thunderstorms predicted to arrive right at lunchtime. However, we … Read more

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