Devil’s Punchbowl – Created at the end of the last ice age.

We started our hike along a side trail starting at Glover's Falls on Glover Mountain Road in Stoney Creek, Ontario. There are several parking spots at this dead end road. According to Hamilton Conservation Authority's website... The Lower Falls is a 5.5-metre classical waterfall, and the main Upper Falls is a 33.8-metre ribbon waterfall. The... Continue Reading →

Dofasco 2000 Rail Trail – Soon to be expanded.

The Dofasco 2000 Rail Trail, located in Hamilton, Ontario, is a 11.5km trail made up of hard crushed gravel, paved road and boardwalk. At one end, the trail starts directly across Ridge Road from Devil's Punchbowl Lookout. There is paid parking at Devil's Punchbowl and no parking along the side of the street. At the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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