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Tax receipts are issued for all donations over $10. We appreciate any donation and your support in helping us keep the trails open.

Hike with Jim Hoare


The Guelph Hiking Trail Club builds and maintains trails from Cambridge to Limehouse, and from Guelph to West Montrose.


We are a volunteer organization begun in 1970 and incorporated in 1974. We organize hikes, publish newsletters, and produce a Handbook of maps of our trails. We welcome visitors on our hikes and on our trails.


We hope to meet you on the trails!








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Have You Renewed Your Membership?

The membership year ended on August 31st. If you have not yet had a chance, you can renew online using GHTC Online Registration or you can print a copy of the Membership Form and mail it to PO Box 1, Guelph, ON, N1H 6J6.


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Watch for hunters when on rural hikes!
Hunting times are from one-half hour before sunrise until 7:00 pm.

This is hunting season, and some GHTC trails are closed:

Speed River Trail
Section 2 - closed from Labour Day to Jan. 20





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ARKELL SPRINGS FOREST STEWARDSHIP
The City of Guelph has completed assessment of the tree plantations in the Arkell Springs Grounds. Tree removal activities were scheduled to begin in December 2014. Selected trails will be closed to ensure the safety of workers and trail users during this period. Trail closures will be posted and we ask for your patience and cooperation in staying out of those areas. Updated information will be provided as we receive it from the City. Please watch for and obey any signs posted by the City or GHTC.


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Get out on the trails and join others on the Club's wide variety of scheduled hikes this autumn. Check out the latest Newsletter.


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Trek and Tell.
Thursday January 15.
Phil and Kathy Kidston in Africa.
Zehrs Community Room, Imperial & Paisley,
7:00 to 9:00 pm. .




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GHTC WINTER PARTY.
Sunday, February 8, 4:00pm.
Union Hall,
611 Silvercreek Parkway N.

There will be socializing from 4pm to 5pm, followed by dinner at 5pm.

Dinner will be Chili Con Carne made by designated people, so please bring your favorite salad, garlic bread, tortilla chips or dessert...or whatever else you think may go well with chili. Coffee, tea and juice will be provided.

Please also bring your own plates, cups and cutlery.

Before the party, join us on the regular scheduled hike at Irvine Gorge at 10:00am, or hike the Marden Tract or cross country ski at St. Ignatius, both at 2:00pm. Please mark this fun social event in your calendar. RSVP by January 31 to Gitta Housser. ghousser@netscape.net 519-822-2568


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Some Guelph Hiking Trail Club projects
are supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation - Guelph Chapter.