Updated: December 26, 2020
Stride and Stretch continues to monitor the guidance provided by Canada's and Ontario's public health officers with respect to COVID-19.
Our hiking program and our guidelines to hikers are PAUSED until the Provincial Lockdown is lifted.
We look forward to seeing you again in February.
STAY IN YOUR REGION - We will see you back on the trails when it is safe.
Self-Screening: Each hiker registering for a hike must perform a self-screening check before hiking (at least 24 hours in advance).
Covid Ontario's self-assessment tool
Stay home if you have symptoms:
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
If you arrive at the hike showing any of the the following signs, you will be asked not to participate in the hike.
Follow the pandemic protocols along the trail:
Personal Protective Equipment:
After the hike
Hikers who experience COVID-19 symptoms following a organized hike must inform their local public health unit. Public Health will be responsible for contact tracing. I will have a contact tracing form available for each hike that I can share with Public Health.
Find your local health unit here.
All hikers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hike.
Currently, there are no car shuttles on hikes – all hikes will be out-and-back or loop hikes.
Hikes vary in difficulty. In each hike description, you'll find important pieces of information - about distance, pace, and terrain - to help you determine if that particular hike is right for you. To participate in an organized hike, you need to be able to complete the specified length of the hike on your own or with your own support person within the time allowed.
Hike Difficulty Ratings have been standardized across most of the hiking clubs:
Thanks to the Bruce Trail Conservancy for their leadership during this pandemic.
Tips and safety advice to make the most of your next YogaHike. We acknowledge and appreciate the work of the Bruce Trail Conservancy, Hike Ontario and our local hiking clubs for their continued maintenance and support of safe hiking in Ontario.
These external links below contain tips and safety advice to make the most of your next adventure with Stride and Stretch.
Day Hike Devil's Pulpit, Bruce Trail
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