Adventure Journal

Thursday, 18 January 2007

January 18 - 2007 Bruce Trail Hike

Thursday, January 18 – 2007

13:30 – 16:00
Roads: Ice Patches
Visibility: 24km
Temp: -8C
Area: Niagara
Vehicle: Suburban – REBMA
Weather: Mostly Cloudy
Trail Conditions: Snow / Ice
Hikers: Wolf, Tori, 3 dogs
Plan: Hike as far as we can, hope to find someone to pick us up and return us to the truck.

13:30 Arrived at hike area for todays hike, starting by the new canal locks.

14:33 After 1hr on the trails we crossed Ormond street in Thorold and headed behind the old paper-mill.

15:15 Hiking along the road again, we passed by Glendale Avenue and the Pen Centre. We stopped for a break at the Tim Hortons on Tremont Drive to find the dogs were very cold and shivering. Merlin and Morgana seemed to have cold hands and feet. Tori went into the dentists and called her mother Ruth for a pick-up.

16:00 We arrived back at the truck and finished our logs. Tori wore her Sorel boots and John Deere snowsuit. Wolf wore his boots from Texas, gaiters and a set of blue insulated work cover-alls and ski mask. It was very cold today.