A quick video of people enjoying a couple of downtown Toronto skating rinks in January, 2023. See the bottom of the post for the map of the outdoor rinks. Some Toronto ice skating video, including shots from: The short Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail at College Park Ice skating rink at Nathan Phillips Square at … Read more
The map is incomplete… we’ll add all our hikes soon!
We were going to the Royal Botanical Gardens for the afternoon and decided to find a short hike in the area to round out the day. Tew Falls in the Spencer Gorge Wilderness Area and the views from Dundas Peak sounded perfect. This was more of a “walk in the park” than a hike. For … Read more
Location of the hike (These hiking details are a few years old now, you might want to double-check them with the Official Bruce Trail – here’s a useful PDF of the hikes in the area.) Hamilton/Ancaster Heights, Ontario, Canada Start Bruce Trail Reference Map #9 Waterdown – Iroquoia Club km 76.5 Far End of Hike … Read more
An excellent forest hike, with views over the Boyne Valley Provincial park. Slightly marred by the sounds of cars and trucks along County Road 19 for a portion of the hike – to be fair, we drove all the way from Toronto for the day, leaving our own sound and air pollution behind. Location of … Read more
A relatively short hike in the Splitrock Narrows Nature Reserve, with at least a partial loop, that has all the highlights of the Bruce Trail – forests, fields, cliffs, rocky outliers and crevices, glacial spillway, and views out over the surrounding area. If that wasn’t enough, there’s free parking, a Treasure Map for the kids … Read more
There are a lot of waterfalls in the Hamilton Ontario area, many along the Bruce Trail. This hike will take you past Tiffany Falls (21 metre cascade waterfall) and Sherman Falls (17 metre curtain waterfall – also called Fairy Falls or Angel Falls). COVID-19 status: It seems that Sherman Falls remains unavailable as of summer … Read more