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Month: July 2017

Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Blazing the Trail

Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Blazing the Trail

Blazing the Trail I have gone on numerous walks in my life. I have passed by thousands of trees and fence posts and never noticed the little white rectangles that were painted on some of them. This has been going on in my life for years, walking, passing by a marking, not being impressed enough to remember or want to know more about what they are or why they are there. Then I started to hike the Bruce trail and…

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Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Day 2

Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Day 2

July 11 New Mountain Road to Greenhill 10 km Today we planned out a shorter walk of 5 km-at least that is what Olivia told me. The rough terrain from the first day was causing my knees to ache and my ankles to be somewhat painful with each step. I was not complaining because I decided I would not quit-I had quit quitting.

Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Day 1

Bruce Trail Hiking Adventure Day 1

July 10, 2017 Beamer Conservation to New Mountain Road Somehow we came up with idea of hiking-no, Olivia said she wanted to hike the Bruce Trail. She wanted to hike all of it from the southern terminus in Niagara to the northern terminus in Tobermory Ontario for a total of 892 KM.  After talking about this for a year and discussing a plan of attack, purchasing a trail book, membership, backpack, hiking boots, rain gear and other ‘cool’ things we…

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