Take a hike with author Ruth E. Walker and look for inspiration offered by nature. Bring something to write notes on. Take away ideas and create new work found in a natural setting, This is a hike meant for anyone interested in finding inspiration in the landscape; there will be observations made that relate to the five senses and guided note‐taking stops along the way. Hike Haliburton Festival would be happy to share your work with your permission. Extend Your Pen: following the hike, interested writers can come to Ruth’s Drag River cottage (5 min drive) to continue writing until 3 am. Brown bag your lunch. Coffee, tea, water supplied.
Suitable for adults and teens . No dogs please.
HIKE #: 109
DATE: Thursday, September 19
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 1.5 hours, 2km
LOCATION: Dahl Forest , 1307 Geeza Rd, Minden Hills
MAXIMUM #: 10
AMENITIES: Parking, washrooms (outhouse)
LEADER: Ruth E. Walker
LEADER BIO: Award‐winning author Ruth E. Walker enjoys easy to moderate hikes in the Highlands. Her poetry and fiction have often been inspired by nature and she looks forward to helping nudge writers and other artists to find their inspiration.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton follow Gelert Rd (County Rd . 1) to Geeza Rd just south of Gelert. Turn left/west on Geeza Rd. and drive to # 1307. The distance from Haliburton is approximately 28km. From Minden take Hwy 35 to South Lake Rd (County Rd 16). Turn east and follow South Lake Rd. to the “T” intersection at Gelert Rd (County. Rd 1). Turn right and follow to Geeza Rd just south of Gelert. Turn left/east on Geeza Rd. and drive to # 1307. The distance from Minden is approximately 18km. GPS coordinates: N44.8529, W78.6167
- Hike & Write: Inspiration Trail
Thursday, September 19, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Dahl Forest