5 At 5

Join us every Wednesday in June at 5 pm for a 5 km hike!  Printable version of hike list.

 

Wednesday June 6:  Humber Valley Heritage Trail,
5 at 5 Hike Series,
This 5 km “there and back” hike will take approximately 1.5 hours and is at a medium pace over moderate terrain. There is no dropout point.
Depart: 5:00 p.m. Please meet in the parking lot (Duffy’s Lane and Emil Kolb Parkway) at this access point for the Humber Valley Heritage Trail (HVHT).
GPS Coordinates: 43.889276, -79.773272
Directions: Go north on Emil Kolb Parkway from King Street (in Bolton). Turn left onto Duffy’s Lane. Turn an immediate left into the parking lot.
Go south on Duffy’s Lane from Old Church Road. Just before you reach Emil Kolb Parkway turn right into the parking lot.
Hike Description: This is part of a new series of hikes… 5 at 5! The hiking distances will be around 5 km, and we are aiming to finish within one and a half hours but adjusting to ensure that we hike at a reasonable pace for all hikers. (Check online for additional 5 at 5 hikes that may be listed later!) This one is a there and back along the Humber Valley Heritage Trail. Please bring some water. If the weather is rainy, this hike will be cancelled as several hilly sections can be quite muddy. Please check with the hike leader if you are unsure.
Hike Leader: Elizabeth Ganong eganong@rogers.com 647-271-8314 Text messages preferred.

 

Wednesday June 13: Caledon Hills Section,
Glen Haffy, Map 17, 5 at 5 Hike Series,

This 5 km loop hike will take approximately 1.5 hours and is at a medium pace over moderate terrain. There is no dropout point.
Depart: 5:00 p.m. We will meet at the roadside parking (km 35.1) on Coolihans Sideroad, east of where the Trail crosses the road. (Parking for 10 cars)
GPS Coordinates: 43.937970, -79.934736
Directions: From Airport Road, go east on Coolihans Sideroad. Park east of where the Trail crosses the road.
Hike Description: This is part of a new series of hikes… 5 at 5! The hiking distances will be around 5 km, and we are aiming to finish within one and a half hours but adjusting to ensure that we hike at a reasonable pace for all hikers. (Check online for additional 5 at 5 hikes that may be listed later!) This one is a loop hike following Glen Haffy’s red and blue trails and the main Trail. Please bring some water.
Hike Leader: Elizabeth Ganong eganong@rogers.com 647-271-8314 Text messages preferred.

 

Wednesday June 20,
Humber Valley Heritage Trail, 5 at 5 Hike Series,
This 5 km loop hike will take approximately 1.5 hours and is at a medium pace over easy terrain.
There is no dropout point.
Depart: 5:00 p.m. We will meet at the historical kiosk on the west side of Highway 50 (Regional Road 50 or Queen Street), on the south side of the Humber River.
GPS Coordinates: 43.880820, -79.740174.
Directions: From the west or east along King Street, turn onto Ann Street and right onto Sterne Street. The municipal lot is on your immediate left.
From the north or south along Queen Street (Highway 50/Regional Road 50), turn onto Sterne Street. The municipal lot is on your right.
From the parking, walk towards the river to the path. The kiosk is on your right (near Highway 50/Regional Road 50/Queen Street).
Hike Description: Join us for 5 at 5 – part of a new series! The hiking distances will be around 5 km, and we are aiming to finish within one and a half hours but adjusting to ensure that we hike at a reasonable pace for all hikers.  This one is a loop hike following the Humber Valley Heritage Trail (HVHT) and some residential streets in the Bolton core. Please bring some water.
Hike Leader: Elizabeth Ganong eganong@rogers.com 647-271-8314 Text messages preferred.

 

Wednesday June 27: Toronto Section,
Terra Cotta , Map 14, 5 at 5 Hike Series

This 5 km loop hike will take approximately 1.5 hours and is at a medium pace over moderate terrain. There is no dropout point.
Depart: 5:00 p.m. Please meet at the roadside parking along 10th Line (north of Side Road 27 and south of 32 Side Road/42/Ballinafad Road). It’s near the Walking Fern Side Trail.
GPS Coordinates: 43.7088562,-79.9630322,17
Directions: Take 10th Line south from 32 Side Road/42/Ballinafad Road. Take 10th Line north from Side Road 27.
Hike Description: Join us for 5 at 5 – part of a new series! The hiking distances will be around 5 km, and we are aiming to finish within one and a half hours but adjusting to ensure that we hike at a reasonable pace for all hikers.  This one is a loop hike following the main Trail and some Terra Cotta Conservation Area trails. Please bring some water.
Hike Leader: Elizabeth Ganong eganong@rogers.com 647-271-8314 Text messages preferred.