Hiking in a Winter Wonderland! - Jan18

  • Date
    Saturday, 18 January, 2020
  • Time
    From 10:15 am to 01:00 pm AST
  • Organizer name
    Trips By Transit
  • Price
    Free
  • Website
  • Address
    MacIntosh Run Community Trail
    614 Herring Cove Rd
    Halifax, NS

Thanks to Taking It Global, Trips By Transit is kicking off the New Year with the second trip of our winter camping series! This trip will bring participants to the lovely McIntosh Run Community Trail for a short leisurely winter hike! This trail offers a peaceful walk that crosses the McIntosh Run river, and follows on its south side. Get bundled up and bring your friends for our introduction to winter hiking and camping trip! Halifax is a lot of fun to explore and be outside all year round, join us on January 18 to learn some helpful tips to get you started and meet like minded adventurers!

Meet us at Mumford Terminal Bay 2 (Stop ID: 8640) for 10:15am. Look for your Trip Leaders holding up a Trips By Transit sign!

Details -

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020
Meeting Time: 10:15am
Meeting Location: Mumford Terminal Bay 2 (Stop ID: 8640)
Bus Departure: 10:34am
Bus #: 9B Herring Cove Via Mumford Terminal
Destination: McIntosh Run Community Trail
Total Duration: Approximately 2-3 hrs
Physical Challenge Level: Easy-Moderate
Challenge Level Explanation: Distance - approximately 1.5km walking. The trail begins as a fairly level and wide crusher-dust and asphalt surface and transitions into a rougher surface of gravel and larger stones. The ground may be wet, icy, or snow covered depending on recent weather. The trip is within cell phone service. There are no bathrooms available on the trail.
To Bring: Hiking boots/winter boots with support, weather appropriate clothing (warm layers), hat, mitts, full water bottle, snacks
Wheelchair Accessible: no

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All of our trips take place in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People.

Trips By Transit aims to promote a culture of accessibility, inclusivity, and mutual respect on our trips, we want everyone to feel included and welcome. If anyone has any questions on how we can make this trip more accessible to you please don't hesitate to reach out to your trip leader or message us so we can find a solution together.