Current Trips & Events
*All trip prices include any gear rentals needed, transportation, accommodation, leadership, & all group meals/snacks (we accommodate dietary restrictions), does not include tax *
**If a trip is full, please join the waitlist!!! If enough people waitlist we will try to make another group**
***If you have a trip in mind, post it to the community board and/or email us: email@example.com***
Hike Ontario Standard Hike Leader Course [March 16, 2019] -
Basic leader is aimed at group hike leaders who typically want to develop leadership skills for leading day hikes from 5 to 20km along blazed hiking trails in Ontario. Topics include: group dynamics, hike planing, risk avoidance, leadership and trail etiquette. This course includes a certification from Hike Ontario. Course includes Hike Ontario Manual.
Womens Adventure Film Tour [March 21, 2019] ~ $18
Women's Adventure Film Tour features some of the world's most inspiring women in adventure. This festival is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things. The events aim to promote diversity and inclusion in the outdoor industry and Women, Men and Children are all welcome!
Each screening includes a series of inspirational short films featuring women in stories about climbing, mountaineering, skiing, diving, mountain biking, surfing and more.
In a global first the Women's Adventure Film Tour was launched to sell-out crowds in Australia in 2017, before touring selected locations in Asia and the United Kingdom. We are pleased to be now bringing the Women's Adventure Film Tour to Canada for the first time.
Tickets at: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/womens-adventure-film-tour-hamilton-on-tickets-55115031543?fbclid=IwAR3k1jqwRG0-JUurirbWwr0M-7UDp_h5WfChL4TIpcchJKCyTYYJSybPbjM
7pm - 11pm Playhouse Cinemas, Hamilton
Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge Talk [March 29, 2019] *Free*
Talk will be on Hobbitstee and the work they do in rehabilitating wildlife.
All are welcome!!!
Donations are welcome!
12pm - 1pm at McMaster University in the Gilmor Hall Council Chambers
Bluebird Nesting Box Workshop and Hike [April 13, 2019] *Free*
Workshop will be lead by Bruce Mackenzie and will involve putting up Bluebird nesting boxes at McMaster Forest followed by a guided nature hike.
10am - 1pm at McMaster Forest off of Lower Lions Club Road
Paddling Film Festival [March 30, 2019] ~ $15
Please join us at the 2019 PADDLING Film Festival hosted by the Hamilton Naturalists' Club (HNC) and the McMaster Outdoor Club. Tickets to be sold on-line through Eventbrite and at Adventure Attic (Dundas). Proceeds go to the HNC's Kids in Nature, and Urban Natural Area initiatives.
Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join us for this year's best paddling films. You'll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places.
Tickets at: www.eventbrite.ca/e/paddling-film-festival-2019-hamilton-tickets-55923873812?fbclid=IwAR0f1xscHivRIkPlnK_j67nd66cXWg2DsVxhxPk-iSSkAI_mGLe4EFqsHs8
7pm - 11pm Playhouse Cinemas, Hamilton
Whitewater Kayak Pool Sessions [2:30-4:00pm]
Get out in the McMaster pool and try out kayaking! There is plenty of space for beginners and experienced paddlers alike, along with people to help you learn whatever you're working on! See the McMaster Whitewater club page for sign-up!
*FREE with an outdoor club membership OR $5 at the door!
To reserve your spot click HERE
Sunday Hike Series!!! [FREE, every Sunday*]
Every Sunday we get a group together who wants to explore their local Hamilton! Absolutely free to attend and open to everyone. See the picture attached for specific dates & locations!.
Meet at the Student Center car loop @10am on Sunday with your bus pass!
(Click image to download PDF calendar)
All trips include a MANDATORY pre-trip meeting to discuss
the route, borrow any gear needed, and to sign waivers.
Cancellations and refunds are at the discretion of the club presidents. In some cases we will be able to provide a full/partial refund based on the reason given and if we can fill your spot. However, please be cognizant of the fact we have bought everything for the trip well in advance so refunds are not always possible.
If you have any concerns please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org