Tuesday Morning Hike: November 5th

We will start at 874 Joan Chalovich Way in New Amherst. Our hike leader will be Petra Hartwig  Our hike will be centered in the west end starting in New Amherst where we will walk in mainly forested areas.  It will be wet from the grasses so boots and appropriate gear is recommended.

Coffee and refreshments will be provided by Petra following the hike (thanks Petra!)

Date: Tuesday, November 5th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: 874 Joan Chalovich Way
Hike Leader: Petra Hartwig
Distance: just over 8 km

Sunday Morning Hike: November 3rd

If you haven’t blown away with those winds we experienced the past couple of days, come join us for a hike Sunday morning. Don’t forget the time changes so enjoy that extra hour of sleep before heading out. Forestry operations at Beagle Club have been delayed until December so we’ll take advantage of their trail while we can. Bring fluids and a snack.

Date: Sunday, November 3rd
Start Time: 10:00
Meeting Location: Beagle Club parking lot
Hike Leader: Maria Siemiaszko

Tuesday Morning Hike: October 29th

Northumberland County is closing the Beagle Club hiking/ski trails during the week starting in November. We will take advantage of the last Tuesday they are open. Let’s meet in the Beagle Club Road parking lot at 9:30. We will aim to go 6 km but can go longer if conditions are good and there is agreement. After the hike we will stop at the Scenery Drive Restaurant for coffee.

Date: Tuesday, October 29th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location:. Beagle Club Road parking lot
Hike Leader: Bruce Bellaire
Distance: approx. 6km (or more)
Please leave a comment to say if you are joining us. If you need a ride or wish to carpool, please include that information in your comment.

(Maria’s note: the County has pushed back the date Beagle Club trails will be closed weekdays to December. )

Tuesday Morning Hike: Tuesday, October 15th

This week’s hike will head north to do a loop around Sky Valley and include a bit of elevation and scenery.
Date: Tuesday, October 15th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at Hwy 401 and Division Street (NW corner)
Hike Leader: Roy Martin
Distance: approx. 9km
Social afterwards for those who wish at the Dutch Oven

Friday Floater Ride! Friday, October 11th

If the forecast for this week holds, we’ll head out for a ride in the countryside between Campbellford and Stirling and check out the fall foliage.  Snack stops possible in Stirling and a market along the way!

Start Time: 10:00
Ride leader: Anita Macklin
Route Map: 66km “Campbellford Sterling Loop” route map on Ride with GPS
Start Location: The parking lot on Saskatoon Avenue, which is at the north entrance to Ferris Provincial Park

Morning Hike: Tuesday, October 8th

This week’s hike will head westward along the board walk, into residential areas and to Tim Hortons on William Street. We’ll cross over to the green belt and through the YMCA property to Ontario Street. We will walk back to downtown and socialize over coffee at Craft Food House.
Date: Tuesday, October 8th
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind the Dutch Oven
Hike Leader:. Roy Martin
Distance: approximately 7km

Morning Walk: Tuesday, October 1st

Off season activities are beginning! Our first activity will be an in town walk this week. We will walk northbound through the centre of town, veer to the east into newer residential subdivisions, then head through the commercial areas back to where we started.
Date: Tuesday, October 1st
Start Time: 9:30 am
Meeting Location: north end of parking lot at Home Hardware, Division Street
Hike Leader: Roy Martin
Distance:. approx. 7km

Coffee and social at the Dutch Oven afterwards.
Please comment below to let Roy know to expect you!

Saturday, September 21st: Discover L&A Ride

The Discover Lennox & Addington Ride has been going on for several years and is a fun opportunity to explore some of the Lennox and Addington area. This event is meant to be a more casual pace with stops along the way to partake of local treats and take in some local sights and history. A number of NHCC members have enjoyed this ride in the past and if anyone is interested in it, early bird registration ends August 15th. Even after that date the price is very reasonable.

Check out the details on the link. https://lennox-addington.on.ca/explore/discover-la-ride
If you register and want to get together with other NHCC folks, leave a comment below.

Date: Saturday, September 21st
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location :  MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company, 1915 County Road 2, Bath

Friday Floater Ride, July 26th

This week we start in Centreton for the NHCC Centreton-Morganston-Vernonville route.  Just under 50km of some nice undulating hills. This will be a group ride, meaning we all stay together.  It’ll be warming up again so bring lots of fluids to hydrate!

Date: Friday, July 26th
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Location: Park at the southwest corner of County Roads 22 and 23
Ride Leader: Maria Siemiaszko
Route Map: Link to Ride with GPS

Weekend Ride – Saturday, July 20th

The ride this weekend will be in Warkworth on Saturday, July 20th and we have options for all levels leaving the Warkworth Arena.
After the ride, if you wish, you can attend a great outdoor concert! In the afternoon, NHCC’s own Carmelo Amenta and his band Hilltop Project will be performing an outdoor concert at Maria’s. Admission is by donation and the proceeds will go to The Help Centre. All friends and family are welcome, and if they don’t ride but will come up with you, they can enjoy the unique artisan shops and some great coffee in the village of Warkworth or nearby Campbellford which is the home of Ferris Provincial Park, Doohers Bakery, Empire Cheese, World Finest Chocolate, and Church Key Brewery. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to eat at Maria’s place afterwards.
For all the details of the concert please leave a comment and we’ll forward them to you.

Here are your ride options:
Level 1: 18km relatively flat route
Level 2: follow the same route as level 1 as far as the chip truck at 29 and 30 then continue on towards Campbellford on the new paved shoulder as far as you desire, then turn and go back the same way to the arena.
Level 3: Link to Ride with GPS – 36 km
Level 4: Link to Ride with GPS – 62km
Please comment or send us a message if you are able to lead one of these rides or they can simply be self guided with our Ride with GPS. If you need help installing the Ride with GPS app on your phone send an email to Webmaster@northumberlandhillscyclingclub.com and we’ll get you underway!
Start Time: 10:00 am
Start Location: Warkworth Arena (Percy Township Arena)
Ride Co-ordinator: Maria Siemiaszko