2017 Sydenham Section End-to-End

The Sydenham Club is pleased to offer another End-to-End Hike in the beautiful Sydenham Section in 2017. With a total trail length of about 175 kilometres, each hike will average ~21 km and be spread over four weekends / eight days: 

  • May 6 & 7
  • June 10 & 11
  • September 9 & 10
  • October 14 & 15

This promises to be a vigorous, interesting, scenic and satisfying series of hikes. 

The cost is $80 per person (for BTC members) for all 8 hikes, or $100 for non-members. This fee covers daily bus transportation, snacks, refreshments and the Blantyre-to-Wiarton SBTC E2E badge upon completion. Space is limited so register early. To register, please email Bill Snel at providing your name, email address and BTC membership number if you are a member or send the information with a cheque payable to the Sydenham Bruce Trail Club to Bill Snel at:

2888 3rd Ave. W.

Owen Sound, ON

N4K 4T2 

Alternatively, we will allow payment through an Interac money transfer. Please contact Bill to arrange payment, or for any questions, at or (519) 470-0584.

Group Hike Schedule

Group Hike Information 

Discover the Sydenham Bruce Trail Club, join us on a Group Hike!

Our Hike Schedule is also listed in the Sydenham Hiker newsletter, which you will receive when you join the SBTC.

Dress appropriately for the weather, length of the event, wear proper hiking shoes, bring water and snacks. No dogs and no smoking are permitted on organized hikes unless stated otherwise. All persons participate at their own risk.

Hike Rating System

To help hikers decide what hike is suitable for them, hike leaders use the hike rating system whenplanning their hikes. Ratings consider the distance of the hike, the planned walking speed, and the difficulty of the terrain. The rating system is described on the Hike Schedule.

Other notes

  1. Hike Leaders - Please remember that hike leaders are unpaid volunteers.
  2. Participant Responsibility - Participants on Club outings must accept responsibility for themselves, their family and guests. Be prepared to sign a Hike Waiver of Liability & Assumption of Risk form.
  3. Where to meet? - We often meet at a parking lot away from the trailhead, and car pool from there to the hike location.  These locations are shown on the Hike Schedule. Maps for common meeting spots: IDEAL, CHPL, GSCA, HD.
  4. Hike Changes / Cancellations - Sometimes hikes are changed or even cancelled due to weather conditions. If in doubt, call the hike leader, or check our Facebook feed on the Home Page.