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Bruce Trail - Peninsula Section (May 17-20)

Friday, May 17, 2019 to Monday, May 20, 2019
Bruce Trail Peninsula Section

Additional Info:
Lester Earle
(519) 542-7329 (p)
Registration is required
Non-Members: To determine if our club is a good fit for you before joining, we welcome you to try out up to 3 events. Please contact event leader in advance to advise attendance.
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Friday "Drive Up Day" Optional Hike
Day One Hike (Saturday)
Day Two Hike (Sunday)
Day Three Hike (Monday)
Event Description REGISTRATION OPEN FEB 1, 2019
(Bruce Trail Reference & Trail Guide Ed 27)

Peninsula section from Cape Chin South Rd. at 97.2km to Jackson Cove Rd. 50.4km.
An optional 10-16 km on Friday "Drive Up" day. (Jackson Bay Rd 50.4 to Brock St. 41.1 km or to Park Rd 34.3 km (TBD)
Finishes a gap from June 2014 and June 2017 hikes, and was last done in May 2012.
NOTE: For first time, Lester is offering an optional shorter distance on Sat/Sun hikes of 11km and 13.9km respectively.
Accommodations and dinners TBD.
Meeting Place
Location in Wiarton: TBD
Event Start Time 8:00 am @ hotel, check in 15 mins prior
8:30 - 9:00 am on trail

Level Difficult
Distance ~ 46.8 km (or 56-62 km w/ opt Friday hike)
Pace ~ 3 km/hr
Duration ~ 5 - 6 hrs/day
Money is Required For: Accommodations,
carpooling donation $TBD, dinners out
Required Items to Bring Snacks, water, food for breakfasts/packed lunches, hiking boots, pole(s)
Recommended to Bring Gear for inclement weather, bug spray, mosquito head net
Current Conditions  Participants Should Be Prepared For:
rough terrain and possible rain/mud
Important Note: Have you completed a challenging hike such as the Fanshawe Lake Trail offered April 27, 2019 or the Maitland Trail offered May 11, 2019? We strongly encourage you to complete one or more of these hikes to ensure your conditioning prior to attending the Bruce Trail hikes.