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Saturday Short & Long Group Hikes - Minister Creek Trail

  • Minister Creek Parking (map)

This is the first in a series of year-round group hikes we'll be offering. Each hike will include a specific learning component with discussion. Whether you're just beginning, or ready to tackle some miles, we hope you'll join us!

Short Group Hike:
Meeting Time: 9:30 AM
Hike Time: 10:00 AM
Meeting Location: Minister Creek Parking Lot.
Cords 41.620690, -79.153549
Distance: 2- 3 miles (small loop) or mile in, mile back.
Gear to Bring: Day pack, Winter Clothing with extra layers, hat and gloves, 1-2 L of water, optional snack
Demonstration/Discussion: Winter layering and regulating your temperature while hiking. This will be an extension of Wednesdays workshop. Because it is so important in winter hiking. We will be able to put in motion. It is better to learn while doing.
Notes: After meeting in the parking lot we'll hike the small loop. Depending on weather and how everyone is feeling we can shorten the hike.

Long Group Hike:
Meeting Time: 9:30 AM
Hike Time: 10:00 AM
Meeting Location: Minister Creek Parking Lot.
Cords 41.620690, -79.153549
Distance Short Group Hike + 6 miles (big loop)
Gear to Bring: Day pack, Winter clothing with extra layers, hat and gloves, 1-2 L of water, Lunch with at least two snacks, headlamp, optional trekking poles.
Demonstration/Discussion: Proper Trekking pole technique
Notes: After meeting in the parking lot we'll hike the small loop with the beginner group. Depending on weather and how everyone is feeling we'll head back out to hike the big loop, taking a break for food at about half way.

Hope to see you out there!

Earlier Event: March 13
Hiking Basics Workshop