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S & S "Shorter and Slower" Bruce Trail - Niagara Area

Monday, May 08, 2023 to Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Niagara Residence and Conference Centre
137 Taylor Rd
Niagara on the Lake, ON  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mike Elliott
Louise Gibson
Registration is required before Thursday, May 04, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
IMPORTANT: All who wish to participate in this event must pre-register before the event. If you find you are unable to attend, kindly cancel your registration.

If you are a non-member wishing to participate, you must first join the Lambton Outdoor Club, which includes completing the member waiver. A one month free trial membership is available for first time participants. Having enjoyed an outing or two, we hope you’ll join our wonderful club following your free trial membership. The annual membership fee is $25.

While participating, be respectful of other members' health management decisions and protective steps, and please stay home if you are feeling unwell.
Available Slots:
No Fee

Event Description A new approach for LOC, hiking the rugged, beautiful Bruce Trail, but a shorter distance at a slower pace.

The Bruce Trail Conservancy conserves and cares for land within the Niagara Escarpment UNESCO World Biosphere to protect its ecosystems for the benefit of all and make it available to explore by foot along the magnificent Bruce Trail.

Important: Participants in Bruce Trail hikes are expected to register for a couple pre-conditioning hikes.

Maps 1-3 Ed.30

Mon May 8, 2023

   16.2- 26.8 = 10.6

Tuesday, May 9 – 0.0 –   16.2 = 16.2

Wednesday, May 10 –     26.8 – 37.0 = 10.2

The section from 37.0-47.6 = 10.6 is left in the Niagara section to be completed in 2024.

Louise's Cell phone number is 519-882-3605

Event Start Time Be prepared to leave at 12 noon sharp.
Arrive 15 mins before hike for instructions and introductions.
Level Difficult
Distance 10.6 km Monday pm
16.2 km Tuesday
10.2 km Wednesday
= 37 km 

Pace 2.5 km/hr
Duration 2-1/2 days
Money Required for
Hotel rooms and meals,
parking - several parking lots have charges 

Also donations of $5 per day plus donations towards any parking lot fees are suggested to help defray the costs of those drivers shuttling hikers to and from Trail heads. 

A volunteer 'accountant' will collect and distribute such donations.
Required Items to Bring Hiking boots and poles
Snacks and lunches
Water - at least 2 litres per day is recommended 

Recommended to Bring bug spray
masks -especially if car pooling masks are suggested

Be Prepared for slippery rocks
hills to climb
uneven ground


Niagara College Residence and Conference Centre

137 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

$109.95 per suite, per night based on Single/Double Occupancy

Guestroom Rates are subject to applicable local taxes (13% HST – subject to change)

An additional $10 per person per night (plus taxes) will apply for third and/or fourth guests staying in the suite has been WAIVED for your group.  Please be aware there is a maximum of four (4) guests per suite permitted. 


Check in is 4:00pm - Check out is 11:00am   

Each suite includes:

  1. 2 private bedrooms (1 double bed in each bedroom, desk with chair, small dresser and Satellite TV)
  2. 3-piece washroom (sink, toilet, shower) with shampoo & soap                  
  3. Kitchenette with full sized fridge, microwave, sink and small table for two (Please note: cutlery/dishes/cookware etc. not included)
  4. Complimentary WiFi


Residence amenities include: 

  1. 24-hour front desk
  2. Complimentary parking
  3. Common kitchen – based on availability
  4. Laundry Facilities ($)
  5. Canteen – Avenue C ($)
  6. Gas BBQ (based on availability) & picnic area
  7. Smoke and pet free facility



  1. Visit NOTL Website - BOOK NOW
  2. Enter Arrival & Departure Dates
  3. Click on the word ‘PROMO CODE’
  4. Promo Code:  LAMBTON23 into the box below the Check In & Check Out Dates
  5. Click on the blue Apply Button
  1. Group discount is available until the cut off date of: Thursday April 6th, 2023  or until the hotel sells out, whichever comes first.



  1. Please Call 905-641-4435 x3900 and reference Promo Code: LAMBTON23