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Intro to SnowShoeing Bruce Trail Group Bus Day Trip Adventure !
Bruce Trail Snowshoeing Lesson and Guided Adventure Bus Day Trip, only 1.5 hours from Toronto, you find yourself in the wonderful southern section of the Bruce Trail. This is a wonderful Snowshoeing Adventure Bus trip.
We provide bus transportation, the snowshoes, a lesson, instruction and a wonderful Guided Snowshoeing Adventure through the paths and trails of the scenic Halton, Bruce Trail.
The section of the Bruce Trail in Halton is a wonderful scenic snowshoeing trail that passes through forest and mash.
Great for beginners and those who simply love the great outdoors.
The trail begins in the Niagara Peninsula of Southern Ontario in Queenston, Ontario, on the Niagara River, not far from Niagara Falls. The cairn marking its southern terminus is in a parking lot, about 160 metres (520 ft) from General Brock's Monument on the easterly side of the monument's park grounds. From there, it travels through the major towns and cities of St. Catharines where it passes through wine country near the Short Hills Bench. It continues due north through Hamilton, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Walters Falls, Owen Sound,Wiarton, and finally Tobermory.
Winter near Halton, Ontario
It passes through parks operated by various levels of government, including Woodend Conservation Area in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Battlefield Park in Stoney Creek, Dundas Valley Conservation Areain Dundas, the Hamilton-Brantford Rail Trail, Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area, Crawford Lake Conservation Area,Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, and the Bruce Peninsula National Park between Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Its northern terminus is in Tobermory, the jumping off point for Fathom Five National Marine Park.
Approximately half of the trail runs through public land. In order to make a complete connection the trail runs partly on private property and partly on road allowances. When going through private property, the BTC has made agreements with landowners to allow trail users to pass through. Using roads is not the best route for the trail. In these sections the BTC is involved in acquiring land along what it calls the 'optimum route'. (reference: copied from wikipedia)
Who should attend:
Great for beginners. Fitness level that is required is that you must be able to comfortably walk a few kilometres without having a heart attack.
This is a great winter activity for adults and young adults. Not good for young children since they will not be able to keep up with group.
Pets: Sorry, no pets allowed. Our Golden Retrievers attend most of these events pulling our dog sled with the Hot Chocolate.
Pick-up & Drop-off Locations:
Keele TTC Subway Station, right in front of the station. at 9:30am. sharp
York Mills TTC Subway Station, at the Kiss'n Ride which is located behind Shell Gas Stn. on old York Mills Rd. at 10:10am. sharp
Guided Snowshoeing Adventure Bus ticket price:
Regular Price $69.95 + HST (includes Snowshoes, Guided Snowshoeing Adventure, Adventure Bus Transportation)
Member Pricing - see below after you sign-in.
What to bring and wear:
~ Dress for the weather
~ Flat bottomed boots, no heals or running shoes, must be water proof
~ warm winter coat
~ Hat & Gloves (mitts)
~ warm socks
~ most days you will find that you will be removing layers do to heat. Better to dress warm in layers.
~ food, we stop at Tim Horton's on the way where you can buy some food, you may consider packing a lunch instead.
NOTE: Toronto Adventures Inc. reserves the option to change the location of the Snowshoeing Adventure Bus Trip due to snow and or safety conditions.