Space, the final frontier … for hikers. Walk with the stars along the I B&O Railway. Astronomer Brian Mould will introduce you to the night sky. You will meet a lot of famous stars. After the hike, you will stop by Artech Studios for a night time glass blowing demonstrations, complete with ray guns and rocket ships! If the skies are not clear, there is a plan B. Bring your flashlights! Hiking will be along the rail bed trail. Suitable for adults, teens and children. No dogs please.
HIKE #: 72
DATE: Saturday, September 21
START TIME: 8:00 pm
DURATION: 2 hours, 2km
LOCATION: Parkette in Tory Hill at the intersection of Hwy 118 and County Rd . 503
MAXIMUM # 20
AMENITIES: Parking, portable toilet
LEADERS: Brian Mould, Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless‐Craig
LEADER BIO: Brian has been an amateur astronomer for many years and is currently resident astronomer at Haliburton Forest. Formerly a landscaper, he lives in Gooderham with his wife, Dana, and two children and enjoys the natural heritage of the area. Artech Studios is a traditional and funky glassblowing studio in Tory Hill, owned and operated by Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless‐Craig. They produce great upcycled glass tableware and handmade barware.
DIRECTIONS: From Haliburton take Hwy 118 east. When you come to the “T” intersection of Hwy 118 and County Rd 503, the parkette is on your right. The distance from Haliburton to Tory Hill is approximately 23 km. From Minden, driving on Hwy 35 turn right onto County Rd 21 to Haliburton. Turn right on Maple Street (same as Hwy 118) at the lights in the centre of the village, you will see CIBC bank to your left. When you come to the “T” intersection of Hwy 118 and County Rd 503, the parkette is on your right.The distance from Minden to Tory Hill is approximately 50 km. GPS coordinates: N44.9728, W78.2750
- Star Trek
Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue: Tory Hill Parkette
at the intersection of Hwy 118 and County Road 503