Felker’s Falls – A Hidden Gem

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is know as the Waterfall Capital of the World that boast over 100 waterfalls. We hike many areas in and around the Niagara Escarpment, then when we came across this hidden gem of a waterfall - we had to share! As noted in Tourism Hamilton's website: This hidden gem is nestled in... Continue Reading →

Hiking Iroquoia Section of The Bruce Trail

This weekend, we hiked part of the Iroquoia Bruce Trail between Felker's Falls and Upper Centennial Parkway in Hamilton, Ontario. While we only had an elevation gain of 116m, this was a workout for both shoulders and legs, as the hike up and down the Escarpment was quite dramatic. When we attempt any hike, especially... Continue Reading →

A Rail Trail that travels from Caledonia-Hamilton-Brantford-Cambridge

The Chippewa Electric Rail Trail is a 15 km multi-purpose trail which is part of the TransCanada Trail and travels from Hamilton to Caledonia. Like any type of rail trail, they are nice and flat with only a gradual hill to one of the road crossings. The trail is made up of hard crushed gravel... Continue Reading →

Mountain Biking at Puslinch Conservation – where the trails keep going and going…

I believe this weekend's mountain bike ride was the latest I've ever ridden in the fall season. The trails were slick from the wet fallen leaves, and there was a light layer of frost which made it a challenging ride. I guess I'm used to pristine conditions. 🙂 Puslinch Tract Conservation, aka Twin Ponds, is... Continue Reading →

Port Dalhousie – A quaint gem for all outdoor enthusiasts

"Port Dalhousie is a community in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. It is known for its waterfront appeal. It is also home to the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and is historically significant as the terminus for the first three routes of the Welland Canal, built in 1820, 1845 and 1889"Above quote taken from Wikipedia We decided... Continue Reading →

A Hidden Mountain Biking Gem – Woodstock Pines

Here is a nice hidden gem for all you Mountain Bikers - Woodstock Pines. FUN, FAST, FLOWY!! There are several HUB's that have around 4-6 trails leading from each HUB. Trails are always in excellent condition and the best part - they are one way. This is a plus when we ride, as it avoids... Continue Reading →

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