This very challenging trek with Rob Halupka takes place along a rugged section of the Ganaraska Trail through the Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park This will be an out-and-back trip that can be flexed according to trail conditions and rate of progress. Dress warmly in layers and bring 1.5 to 2 litres of water, a light lunch and a snack. Hiking poles are recommended. Icers that fit over your boots (in lieu of snowshoes) may be useful if the trail is packed and icy. Suitable for adults and teens 16+). No dogs please.

HIKE #15

DATE: Sunday, February 9

START TIME:  10:00 am

DURATION:  4 hours, approx 10 km

LOCATION: Ganaraska Trailhead at 1115 Devil’s Lake Rd

RATING: Very challenging



LEADER: Rob Halupka

LEADER BIO: An avid hiker and nature enthusiast, Rob also enjoys canoeing, fly fishing, cross‐country skiing and snowshoeing. Rob has been spending quality time in the Minden area for some 20 years and is a big fan of the Haliburton Highlands.

DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 35 to Minden, turn on Water Street and continue to the Bobcaygeon Rd., approximately 1.5 km. Turn right on Bobcaygeon Rd. over the bridge and continue to the first Rd. on your left, Deep Bay Rd. (County Rd  2). Travel along Deep Bay Rd. for approximately 12km to Devil’s Lake Rd.. Turn right on Devil’s Lake Rd. and travel  0.5 km to parking lot at the trailhead.  The distance from Minden is approximately 13km and distance from Haliburton is approximately 38km. GPS coordinates: N44.8600, W78.8192

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