Bruce Trail

McCarston's Lake Mono Cliffs and McCarston’s Lake Loop - I decided to do an afternoon hike in Mono Cliffs today.  The snow was fresh and the temps were great.  I did not want to drive all the way down to mono centre area, so I decided to take an entry from the north of the Mono Tract forest, where 1st Line EHS comes to a dead end, south of… ... Read more
October 10th 2018 Nottawasaga Bluffs October 10th 2018 Nottawasaga Bluffs - Great hike at the Nottawasaga Bluffs today.  I have included photos from the Freedom Rock, The Tomb, The Lookout and few from the trail.  As an added bonus, I stopped on the way home for couple of windmill shots. ... Read more
September 20 2016 Bruce Trail Hiking September 20, 2016 – Nice Lunch Hour Hike - Quick little lunch hour hike to check out the section of trail I captain.  Found some new fungus growths and berries.  Grabbed a few shots as fall is starting.  Great time to hike in the fall.  Temps are awesome at this time of the year.  🙂 ... Read more
Bruce Trail Hike – Day 6 - Took a half day off and relaxed in Eugenia. Needed it due to blisters. Unfortunately, a rather large one tore open this morning and the pace is now slow and difficult. I will take my time and saunter along until I think I cannot go any longer though. 🙂 Beautiful day yesterday and very humid this morning. My goal is… ... Read more
Bruce Trail Hike – Day 5 - Well, day 5 on the trail was fabulous. Beautiful day, awesome people, and great scenery. There were only two pitfalls to yesterday. I ran out of water and the coyote's were extremely noisy last night. Many thanks to the couple I met on the top of old baldy and to Mike McCormack who I met way past old baldy. They… ... Read more
Day 3 – Bruce Trail Hike - Well, the lessons keep coming folks.  I still managed a bit of distance on day 3 but decided to take a break for a day and a bit.  Why?  Well, here are the lessons I learned and the reasons. Lesson 1 - Pack light and only what you need.  The exertion of carrying a 65 pound pack took a real… ... Read more
Day 2 – Bruce Trail Hike - My second day on the Bruce was extremely hot and humid.  I still managed a good distance but quickly realized that I needed to unload some weight as my pack was far too heavy. Lesson 1 - Take only what you need. Chances are you quickly realize you do not need a lot of the stuff you first thought you… ... Read more
Day 1 – Bruce Trail hike - Spent my first night on the trail and of course it rained. Lol. Actually, I like the rain.  My knee is acting up a bit so I figure this trek may be slower to start. No worries though. 🙂 Here is where I spent my first night And, what a gorgeous morning it was I am currently sitting at the… ... Read more
Bruce Trail Sign Three Week Bruce Trail Hike - I will be starting a 3 week hike of the Bruce Trail on Friday August 19th.  This hike will start at the Beaver Valley section and I will be thru hiking to Tobermory.  This will take me through the Beaver Valley, Syndenham, and Bruce Peninsula sections.  Hopefully, I will arrive in Tobermory with a couple of days to spare.  If… ... Read more
July 7 2016 – Nice after work hike - Hiked from where I left off on the 2nd to the parking for the Nottawasaga lookout and back again. Approximately 10.5 km with an average pace of 12.5 minute per km. Feel great after this hike. Obviously the ankle twist on the weekend was not that big of a deal. 🙂 ... Read more
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