Tuesday Morning Hike: January 29th

Let’s meet in the parking lot at Hwy 401 and 45. We will head north on Division Street and take in the views and residences of Sky Valley, returning the same way back to the parking lot. Social and coffee after at Craft or Dutch Oven.

Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at Hwy 401 and 45
Distance: approx. 8 km
Hike Leader:. Roy Martin

Tuesday, January 22nd, Morning Hike

We will meet at the West entrance of the Northumberland Mall at 9:30.
We will walk through New Amherst and back along Brunham Street and Carlisle Street to the mall. We can gather after at the Dutch Oven for coffee and social.

Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: west entrance Northumberland Mall
Distance: approx. 6 km
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

Tuesday Morning Hike: January 8th

We will meet in the parking lot at 401 and 45 at 9:30 am.
We will walk North East through the residential areas and back to the parking lot and meet later at Craft for coffee and social. Distance is approximately 7 km.

Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: commuter parking lot on NW corner at 401 and 45
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

Northumberland Forest Hike: Sunday, January 6th

Heather says: please join me for a Sunday afternoon hike tomorrow at 1:00 of the Woodland Trails – Northumberland Forest. Trail head is on the east side of 45 across from Woodland Road. There are 7.5 and 9km options so we can decide based on the group and the weather. Conditions are somewhat icy so poles and grips for shoes are advisable if you have them.

Please RSVP so we know how many folks to expect. Looking forward to seeing you!

Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: Woodland Road parking lot
Distance: 7.5 or 9km (TBD by group and weather)
Hike Leader: Heather Read

Cross Country Ski Workshop at Cycle Transitions: Tuesday, January 22nd

Whether you are a novice or experienced skier, this cross country ski workshop may be of interest to you. We’ll cover various topics such as what should you wear as well as bring along in your pack, types of skis – what’s best for individual skiers and best for conditions, where to ski in Northumberland County and beyond, and waxing instruction for those who use wax skis (and by the way, “waxless” skis actually need occasional waxing!).

We need to know how many will be attending so please tell us if you plan to join us by emailing Cycle Transitions at: cycletransitions@gmail.com.

Date: Tuesday, January 22nd
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Cycle Transitions, 390 King Street West, Cobourg
Presenters: Rick Nonnekes, Bruce Bellair, Maria Siemiaszko
Cost: if you are already a Cycle Transitions member, there is no cost. If you are a member of NHCC but not CT, you can either purchase a monthly CT membership for $10, or a full single membership for $35 (or family membership $55) which entitles you access to all workshops and use of the facility and tools during shop hours.

Thursday Night Hike: December 27th

We will meet at the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall and then do a semi-urban hike of 5 to 8 kms.
After the hike we will probably go to Nookies Soul Kitchen for wings and refreshments. These hikes are free to non-members. We just need a signed off-season waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

Start Time: 6:00
Meeting Location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

To let us know you are coming, please leave a comment.

Thursday Night Hike: December 20th

We will meet in the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall at 6:00 then do a semi-urban hike of 5 to 8 kms.
This week we will head east and enjoy the Christmas lights and displays on that side of town. Feel free to wear festive lights, etc. Last week Randy won the “Clark Griswold” award. These hikes are free to non members. We just need a signed off-sesson waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

Start Time: 6:00pm
Meeting Location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

To let us know you are coming, please leave a comment.

Morning Hike: Sunday, December 16th

Rick and Maaike will lead us on a 9km hike on the Sweet Fern Trail in the Northumberland Forest.

Start Time: 10:00
Meeting Location: Woodland Road parking lot (on the right side of 45, a couple of kilometers past Beagle Club Road if you are coming from the south)
Level of difficulty: moderate with some steep climbing sections. Icers and poles are helpful
Hike Leaders: Maaike Berg and Rick Nonnekes

Night Hike: Thursday, December 13th

We will meet in the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall at 6:00 and then do a semi-urban hike of 5 to 8 kms. This week we will be hiking through Port Hope and enjoying the Christmas lights and displays. Feel free to wear festive lights, etc. These hikes are free to non-members. We just need a signed off-season waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

Start Time: 6:00
Meeting Location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

To let us know you are coming, please leave a comment.

Sunday, December 9th: Morning Hike

Should be a sunny day so let’s start it off with a hike in the Northumberland Forest. We’ll go out for a couple of hours so dress in layers, bring fluids and a snack. Icers and poles might be good to tote along if you have some.

Start Time: 10:00
Meeting Location: parking lot at Morris Road (on the right before Beagle Club Road if you are coming from the south)
Hike Leader: Maria Siemiaszko