Hike Night, December 17th (Wednesday)

There are Christmas lights up all over town, the weather is quite favourable and the company even better. The hike group folks are really enjoying the Wednesday night hikes. Why not come out and give it a try. You don’t need fancy hiking boots, just some comfortable footwear and dress in a few layers. And bring a few bucks cuz sometimes we venture into a local establishment afterward for green tea, or whatever.

By the way, reserve your Saturday this weekend. We’ll do an out-of-town hike in the Warkworth area, details to be published soon.

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Pseudo hike leaders: Pamela Tate

Leave us a comment, let us know you are coming.

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NHCC Saturday Dec. 20 Hike (12km or so), Warkworth

Got your Christmas shopping done, and the tree is up? Then join us for a hike on trails and maybe some quiet gravel roads out in the Warkworth area. We can tweak the route depending on what the group would like to do. All are welcome for some treats and socializing afterwards. Please RSVP so we know to look for you to show up!
Date: Saturday, December 20th
Time: leaving meeting spot at 10:00 am
Meeting Spot: car pool lot at 45 and 401, Cobourg
Hike leader: Maria Garrett

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Saturday Hike, Hot Chocolate & Who knows….maybe beer

There’s a 12 km Shelter Valley Area Hike on the schedule for Saturday. The weather so far shows 3C and no snow. We’ll borrow a route from the Pine Ridge Hiking Club which encompasses an unmaintained and back country roads. Bring a snack and drink. Should be a great outing! After the hike if you are feelin’ social, we’ll head back to Anita & Randy’s for hot chocolate, or even a homebrew.

Date: Saturday, December 13th
Time: 1:00
Place: Meet on Shelter Valley Road just north of Hwy 2. We’ll drive up to the starting point together
Hike Leader: Maria Garrett

If you plan to come, please leave a comment letting us know so we can make sure to have enough hot chocolate to go ’round.

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Any interest in a March Break Cycling tour?

March break is coming up, and George from Port Hope Bicycle is looking to see if there any people interested in possibly heading southward for some cycle touring in North Carolina? It doesn’t have to bee all-out speedy break neck riding. He will plan according to the interests and abilities of those who want to go!

No commitment required yet. Just leave a comment to let George know that there’s enough interest to begin planning.

*Note: The nature of this event is not covered by our Club insurance program. Participants would be required to make suitable insurance arrangements in advance.

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Hike Night, Wed. the 10th: That’s where the cool folks are!

Yep, Wednesday night hikes is where you’ll find a small but dedicated group of NHCCers who are making sure we keep moving with some off-season activity. We typically go out for about 1.5 hours and often head into a local establishment for tea afterward. (okay, so some partake in a beer). This week, Randy and Anita are going to lead the way. To where, we don’t really know yet. Afterall, when we aren’t on the bike, we are like fish outta water, but we do have fun!

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Pseudo hike leaders: Randy and Anita

Leave us a comment, let us know you are coming.

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Wednesday Night Hike: 6:00pm (December 3)

Jut because it’s cold, doesn’t mean the NHCC goes into hibernation. The regular Wednesday night Port Hope Hike is on! Meet in the Town Hall parking lot at 6:00 and Pam will happily take folks on a nice Tour de Port Hope.

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Port Hope Town Hall
Hike leader: Pam Tate

Please let Pam know if you are planning to participate. Just leave a comment, it’s easy!

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Reminder: NHCC Memberships, tonight

Just a little reminder that for all attending the Annual Meeting tonight, 2015 memberships will be offered this one time only to all in attendance for $35. We will accept cash or cheque, making cheques payable to the Northumberland Hills Cycling Club. Membership forms will be available at the dinner. See you all there!

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Year-end Social and Annual Meeting: 7 more days

The NHCC year-end social and Annual Meeting is just 7 days away. We need to confirm numbers with the Best Western this coming Saturday. If you are planning to attend, pre-payment of $25 is required before the deadline, Saturday November 22. If you need directions to drop it off, or if you want to make some other arrangement so that we know you are attending, please email us at nhcycling2010@gmail.com.

RSVP form to include with your payment

Cost: $25
Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2015
Location: Best Western Hotel, Ballroom B
Time: 6:00pm

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Notice: No hike tonight (November 19)
The weather looks, well….a little white out there. Sorry to disappoint the hardy crowd, but we are going to postpone the hike. Stay indoors and stay warm & safe.

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Sunday Nov. 16: Hike at 12 noon

We’ll be hiking on trails southwest of Warkworth. It’ll be fairly hilly with a mix of forest and fields. Be sure to bring fluids and a snack.

Since it’s a bit of a drive it may be a good idea to car pool. Port Hope folks can meet at Gilmer’s Home Hardware and leave there at 11:15 to swing by the 45/401 car pool lot to meet up with anyone leaving from Cobourg at 11:30. Please let us know if you are coming and whether you’re interested in sharing a ride, and we’ll give you the address and directions. nhcycling2010@gmail.com

Date: Sunday, November 16th
Time: 12:00 (noon)
Distance: approximately 12km
Leader: Maria Garrett

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