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Cross Loop Rd. to Brown Cabin 12 km
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am
Cross Loop Rd. to Brown Cabin 12 km

Cross Loop Rd. to Brown Cabin 12 km

Date: January 27, 2022

Leader: Richard Lacy  613-627-7767

 Meet: Along Cross Loup Road next to access road-pathway just west of the Highway 5-Cross Loop Road interchange (not at P15), Gatineau Park.  Exit 24 off Hwy 5.  Then left at Cross Loop.  Road parking

Starting time: 10:30 AM

 Distance: 12 km

 Route Details: Road/pathway links up with Trail 71 which links up Trail 72.  We would follow 72 in a clockwise direction with a lunch break at Brown cabin. The toilets are open and the cabin is open for emergencies. Return would be the same route other than taking the other half of the Trail 72 loop.

 Lunch: Brown’s cabin

What to bring : Snack, Lunch, Warm drink, Spikes/snowshoes depending on snow, Poles (optional), Extra layers.

Season or Day Pass is required to use the Gatineau Park winter trails.  Daily fee is $7/seniors.  There is, however, no attendant or box at our starting point.  I have 2 free coupons just in case we are asked.

 Other: Paths well tamped down due to winter cycling. If sufficient snow, can snowshoe but for a shorter distance. Privies at Brown’s cabin. Cabin open for emergencies

 Total participants: 20. Could proceed as two groups if necessary

Sign up between Tuesday, Jan. 25 @ 8 pm and Wednesday, Jan. 26 @ 3 PM

Sign Up Link:    

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Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm
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Niagara Pannier Trip 

June 11-18.2022

Organizers : Linda Graupner and Geoff Kennedy

The Plan :  Starting in Hamilton we will follow the Hamilton Burlington rail trail and several other rail trails through Hamilton and then south to Port Dover.  We will then follow the Waterfront Trail along Lake Erie, up the Niagara River, past Niagara Falls and back to Hamilton. 

Daily distances are 60 – 100 km. 

The ride will be open to all CCCTS members and will be available for sign-up through the CCCTS lottery system in February.


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