Hiking Series

Hiking Series

Join us for guided hiking this Winter! 

Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice – hiking is back this winter! Bundle up and get ready to enjoy the fresh air and discover some great local outdoor gems. 

 

We're thrilled to team up once again with seasoned Hike Ontario and Thames Valley Trail Association hike leader, Rebecca Patkau to lead this hiking series. Rebecca has explored extensively in our area and is excited to share nature's local treasures on the hikes she has assembled exclusively for FCSSC members.

 

 

Winter 2024 Hike Series Details

For those looking to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds the Forest City, join us for our hiking series on Sunday mornings. Hikers must have their own means of transportation to reach the trail heads (could take up to 45 min to reach).

 

Hikes are well suited and inclusive to all ages and ability levels! 
 

Find more details about our winter hike series series below. Registration opens on November 15!

 
Orienteering
  Open

Spring 2024 Hiking Series (Beginner) - Sunday

  • Locations: Various
  • • Day: Sunday • Starts: Sunday, April 7
    Deadline: Monday, April 1
More Info
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If you join us to hike, you can expect:
- An exclusive curated collection of 6 unique hiking experiences
- Leadership from seasoned Hike Ontario and Thames Valley Trail Association hike leader, Rebecca Patkau
- An inclusive environment open to all and well-suited for beginners. Excursions are 1-3k each week, travelling at a relatively slow pace, and lasting about an hour. (More experienced hikers are invited to check out our 'Experienced' series!)
- A social environment to connect with nature as well as like-minded outdoor enthusiasts!
- A 10:30am hiking start time each week
- To provide your own means of transportation to reach the trail heads (could take up to 45 min to reach)

4.7, 4.14, 4.21, 4.28, 5.5, 5.12

10:30 AM

Orienteering
  Open

Spring 2024 Hiking Series (Experienced) - Sunday

  • Locations: Various
  • • Day: Sunday • Starts: Sunday, April 7
    Deadline: Monday, April 1
More Info
More Info

If you join us to hike, you can expect:
- An exclusive curated collection of 6 unique hiking experiences
- Leadership from seasoned Hike Ontario and Thames Valley Trail Association hike leader, Rebecca Patkau
- An inclusive environment recommended for slightly more experienced hikers and those with a moderate fitness level. Excursions are usually 3-5 km each week, travelling at a moderate pace, and lasting 1.5 hours. (Newer hikers are invited to check out our 'Beginner' series!)
- A social environment to connect with nature as well as like-minded outdoor enthusiasts!
- A 8:30am hiking start time each week
- To provide your own means of transportation to reach the trail heads (could take up to 45 min to reach)

4.7, 4.14, 4.21, 4.28, 5.5, 5.12

8:30 AM