Thursday Night Hike January 31st

We will meet in the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall at 6:00 and then do a semi-urban hike of 7 to 9 kms.  After the hike, we usually go out for refreshments and a snack.

Last week was a very short hike due to icy conditions. Fortunately Local No. 90 was open.

These hikes are free to non-members. We just need a signed off-seaon waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

Start Time: 6:00
Start 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 January 24th

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.  So far this year we have gone west and east. This week maybe we will go north.  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-seaon waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

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

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

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

Thursday Night Hike January 17th

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.  Last week we went west, this week maybe we will go east.  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-seaon waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

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

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

Tuesday Morning Hike-Walk: January 15

New start location this Tuesday, just to be different. Meet at the corner of Smylie Rd and Burnham St, where Randy and Anita will lead us on a route that’s about 9 or 10 km. Coffee and donuts afterward at their house.

Start time: 9:30am
Start location: Smylie/Burnham St.
Distance: 9-10km

Thursday Night Hike January 10th

Now that the holidays are over ….

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. 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.

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

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

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.

New Years Day Hike & Potluck: January 1, 2019

What better way than to start off 2019 than a Hike & Potluck? We know you’ll all be recovering from your celebrations the evening before so we won’t start until 2:00pm.

If you are around and are feelin social, meet at Randy & Anita’s home at 2:00 where we’ll head out for 1.5 – 2 hour hike. We’ll return around 4:00ish and share in a Potluck. If you can’t make it out for the hike but can make it to the Potluck, you are most welcome. And of course, you may bring a friend! All NHCC and Ganaraska Freewheelers members are welcome, just let us know you are coming so we can plan accordingly! 

Date: January 1, 2019
What to bring: A yummy shareable dish, your own utensils and favourite drink
Start time for Hike: 2:00pm
Start time for Potluck: 4:00pm
RSVP: Please let us know you are coming by either leaving a comment or sending us a quick email for our address at nhcycling2010@gmail.com