Sunday, December 11th: afternoon hike

A message from Heather, Sunday’s hike leader: Hi all! Winter may be coming but some of us are still hiking. Please come and join us!
We will be hiking the Woodland Trails in the Northumberland Forest again this Sunday afternoon starting at 1:30. Hike starts at Woodland Trail parking lot across from Woodland Road off Hwy 45.
We will decide which trail we will hike based on group preference but we usually hike 1.5 to 2 hours.
Bring a drink and a snack.
Date: Sunday, December 11th
Start Time: 1:30
Meeting Place: Woodland Trails parking lot
Hike Leader: Heather Read

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Evening Hike: Wednesday Dec. 6, 6:00pm

It promises to be clear weather for the hike on Wednesday night. This time we will head along the river toward the northern end of town and see all the fabulous Christmas lights. We usually walk at a fairly brisk pace, there are usually a few hills in the mix (it is Port Hope, after all!). You’ll burn some calories for sure. Our evening hikes are open to all, members and non-members. The only thing we ask is that non-members sign a waiver (it’s free!).

For those who missed last week’s hike, there were five brave souls who came out deciding to just disregard the drizzly rain. We ventured along the beachfront with headlamps and flashlights then enjoyed a beer afterward in a little social spot downtown. Always an adventure, and plenty of conversation!

Night time hike along the Port Hope beachfront.

Night time hike along the Port Hope beachfront.

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

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Tuesday, December 6th: morning hike

Roy will take the group on a hike leaving the yacht club. Of course the invigorating exercise will be followed by the customary coffee and social time at the former Harden and Huyse. Comment below so Roy knows you’ll be there!
Date: Tuesday, December 6th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at the yacht club
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

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Sunday, December 4th: afternoon hike

This Sunday’s hike will be on one of the Woodland trails. The parking lot for the trailheads is on the east side of 45 across from Woodland Road. The trail hiked will be determined by the participants but plan to be out about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Bring a snack and a drink, and layered clothing is advised for comfort and temperature control.
Date: Sunday, December 4th
Start Time: 1:30
Meeting Location: Woodland Trail parking lot
Hike Leader: Heather Read

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Tuesday, November 29th: morning hike

This week Paul will take the group east along Lakeshore then head up along the Kerr Street trail before returning to Harden and Huyse for coffee and some socializing.
Date: Tuesday, November 29th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind Harden and Huyse
Hike Leader: Paul Mills

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Wed. Nov. 30: Evening Hike & Hot Chocolate

It’s our casual evening hike night. There are lots of Christmas lights to see while we hike the up and downhills of Port Hope and then we’ll pop into somewhere for a hot chocolate.

Planning to join the walk? Let us know!

By the way, you don’t need to be a member and there’s no fee to participate. But if you are not a member we ask that you bring a signed waiver with you (for insurance reasons).

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike leaders: Anita Macklin and Randy Albon

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Sunday, November 27th: afternoon hike

Heather will again lead a hike in the Northumberland Forest this Sunday afternoon. The route will be determined by the participants once we meet at the Beagle Club parking lot, but plan to be out for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Layers are recommended as the weather conditions can fluctuate and it can be quite cold if the wind kcks up. Bring a snack and fluids.
Non club member guests are welcome, but please bring a signed waiver. Current club memberships expire at the end of 2016, so if you haven’t rejoined for 2017, keep in mind that come the new year, current club members will also be required to bring a signed waiver form in order to participate in off season activities. The terms of our insurance policy demand this in order to keep up our coverage. If you don’t want the hassle of bringing a waiver every time you come out to a hike, cross country ski, or snow shoe, you can currently renew your membership for $40 by bringing the form and payment to a hike or mailing it to: NHCC c/o Anita Macklin, 8302 Smylie Road, K9A 4J7.

Date: Sunday, November 27th

Start Time: 1:30

Meeting Location: parking lot at Beagle Club parking lot, Northumberland Forest

Hike Leader: Heather Read

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Tuesday, November 22nd: morning hike

With the shorter days and colder mornings, some folks might appreciate a slightly later start time for the morning hikes, so the Tuesday morning hikes will move to 9:30. Meet in the parking lot at Westwood and Burnham (where LaClerq’s Butcher shop is). The hike will head up to New Amherst, then down to the lake in the Pebble Beach area. Hikers are advised to wear footwear appropriate for muddy and sandy conditions. It almost goes without saying that a social coffee time at Harden Huyse will follow this nice walk! Guests are more than welcome, but please bring a signed waiver. Comment below if you plan to attend.
Date: Tuesday, November 22nd
Time: 9:30 (note the change in start time!)
Meeting Location: plaza parking lot southwest corner of Westwood and Burnham
Hike Leader: Rick Nonnekes

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Evening Hike & Beer this coming Wed. November 23, 6:00pm

If the forecast is right it will start to feel winteresque by the time next Wednesday rolls around. So bundle up and meet us in the Port Hope Town Hall parking lot for a casual evening hike. We see cool stuff, we yak and talk about all kinds of inspirational topics, and eventually end up in some local establishment for a beer or hot chocolate or if you’re hungry, a few wings.

It’s off-season in the NHCC! That means we’ll do this every Wednesday evening. We like to do our evening urban hikes in Port Hope because there are plenty of hills, trails, interesting lanes & alleys, and cool architecture along the way. Not to mention all the beautiful Christmas lights to see. Although we’ll be walking, you’ll likely get your heart rate up and burn off some calories, pre-justifying that beer that follows.

Got questions? Leave us a comment. Planning to join the walk? Let us know!

By the way, you don’t need to be a member and there’s no fee to participate. But if you are not a member we ask that you bring a signed waiver with you (for insurance reasons).

Start time: 6:00pm
Start location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike leaders: Anita Macklin and Randy Albon

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Tuesday, November 15th: morning hike

Meet at the Mill for a hike that heads north to the area bordered by Division and Ontario Streets. Of course there will be an opportunity for coffee and socializing at Harden and Huyse afterwards!
Date: Tuesday, November 15th
Time: 9:00
Meeting Location: The Mill parking lot
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

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