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Bruce Trail - Beaver Valley

When:
Friday, May 31, 2024, 8:00 AM until Sunday, June 2, 2024, 4:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
Leela Villa Inn
774107, Highway 10 S
Flesherton, ON  

Canada
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ted Kemp
Category:
Hiking
Registration is required before Tuesday, May 28, 2024 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.
Capacity:
14
Available Slots:
10
No Fee
Event Description Bruce Trail - Beaver Valley- The main trail in Beaver Valley is 119.9 km.

Beaver Valley – 67.5 km - 108.4 km from Bruce Trail 30th Edition.

Total 40.9 km in 3 days.

Fri. May 31st - 96.9 km to 108.4 km, some road hiking.
Sat. June 1st - 96.9 km to 81.1 km, has some road hiking.
Sun. June 2nd - 67.5 km to 81.1 km. 
Possibly may swap Friday's hike with Sunday's hike depending on the weather.


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 at least one pre-conditioning hikes.

Event Start Time Meet at 108.4 parking on Grey road 40 by 12:30 Friday.

Stay at Leela Villa Inn in Flesherton Friday, May 31st, time to be determined closer to the date.

(Pls arrive 15 mins before hike for instructions and introductions, arrival to to be determined closer to the hike date)
Level Difficult
Distance 40.9 km in 3 days
Pace 3-4 km/hr
Duration 3 days
Costs
Money is 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
Expected Conditions Participants Should Be Prepared For:
possibly slippery rocks
hills to climb
uneven ground
Accommodation
Leela Villa Inn, 774107, Highway 10 S, Flesherton

Call the Leela Villa Inn directly 519-924-3300 or 226-668-1923 or toll free 866-646-8411 - mention Lambton Outdoor Club
Rate is $90 to $120 per room for double occupancy, additional guests are charged $15 per night.
-Book early as only 17 rooms here. There is a restaurant next door. 
 
All rooms have a bar fridge, microwave, coffee maker and cable TV. The guests are served frozen breakfast sandwiches and orange juice in the morning.