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Special Event Hike

Kolapore Uplands-Metcalf Rock in Beaver Valley, Grey County
Guelph Hiking Trail Club

Wed September 6, 2017

  • Everyone needs to meet NO LATER THAN 7:45AM in Guelph Woodlawn Road Canadian Tire parking lot for check in.
  • 8:00 am - bus leaves for Kolapore Uplands

Hike details:

  • Hike occurs rain or shine.
  • Fee: cost of the trip is $20 which includes lunch and the cider sampling
  • Metcalf Rock is a beautiful area where a massive block is slowly separating from the main cliff leaving behind a crevice filled with tumbled rock, tenacious cedars, and a variety of ferns.  The summit of Metcalf Rock offers splendid views to the west over Kolapore Creek Valley.  We will hike part of the main Bruce Trail and the Chuck Grant Side Trail.  (map #25 Bruce Trail Guide) There are several bridges to cross along Mill Creek.
  • The hike is 10.5K and will take approximately three hours.  There will be a drop out point at 6K. This hike is rated Level 2 with a few sections rated Level 3 due to steep climbs or descents and rocky terrain.  Hiking boots and poles are strongly recommended.  Bring snacks, water, and insect repellent.
  • Lunch will be served at Justin’s Oven in Kimberly.  Your choices are:
    • Organic grass-fed beef burger with tomato, onions, homemade relish, pickles, cheese and bacon
    • Soft open-faced taco with jerk chicken, peppers, onion tomato, homemade salsa, and sour cream
    • Soft open- faced taco with beef and same condiments as above
    • Soft open-faced taco with jerk chicken, peppers, onion tomato, homemade salsa,and sour cream
    • Soft open-faced taco with hummus and same condiments as above
    All mains come with a Caesar Salad.  Desserts may be purchased if wanted.  There are also gluten free buns and corn tortillas available.

    Email Cynthia after you have registered to let her know your meal choice as they must be preordered.

  • After lunch we will visit The Beaver Valley Orchard and Cidery for a short tour and tasting.  Cider will be available for purchase.  After the cidery we will return to Guelph.
  • Questions? Please contact Cynthia
    Register early: once bus capacity is reached, hikers will be placed on a waiting list.

    To reserve a seat you must register and submit payment prior to Aug 28, 2017:

    • Option 1Complete the Kolapore registration form and mail with cheque, payable to Guelph Hiking Trail Club. Mail to GHTC, P.O. Box 1, Guelph ON N1H 6J6.

    • Option 2 - Option 2 - Click on the PayPal button below, following these instructions:

      The fee for this hike is $20.00. Please enter this amount into the Item Price on the PayPal page and indicate it is for Kolapore bus hike.

      If you are paying for more than one person, please change the quantity on the PayPal page and also include the name(s) of your guest(s).