Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland

HIKING, ETC.

A great way to combine fitness with fresh air and companionship

Two walking groups offer hikes and walks

at various levels of difficulty

 

MONDAY HIKING GROUP:

TIME: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (approx.)

CONVENOR: Elke Molgaard. To get on the mailing list, contact her by e-mail at WAMUN.


DESTINATIONS: are posted through WAMUN email.


HELP IN GETTING THERE: ride sharing can be arranged, as needed, depending on the venue and the participants.


LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: hikes of moderate to adventurous difficulty with an emphasis on hikes in natural areas. In winter, we love to hike through snow on snowshoes.


TYPICAL WALKS: the White Hills, behind the DFO building, straight down to the ocean and back; Cape Spear; walking on the trail from Cape Spear towards Maddox Cove; Virginia River Trail; Oxen Pond Botanical Garden;      in Pippy Park on snowshoes.

summer hike
Monday Walkers at Cape Spear
  PHOTOS FROM RECENT MONDAY HIKES                                   FOR PHOTOS OF  EARLIER WAMUN WALKS,  Click here 
         
         

 

SATURDAY WALKING GROUP:

TIME: 1:30 p.m - 2:30 p.m. (approx.)

CONVENOR: Deborah Rehner To get on the mailing list, contact her by e-mail at WAMUN


DESTINATIONS: are posted to members in an email message from the convenor, usually on Friday, or later depending on the weather.


HELP IN GETTING THERE: ride sharing can usually be arranged upon request.


LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: gentle walks for all but with scope for those wanting  a more rigorous walk


COFFEE & CONVERSATION: at Tim Horton's afterwards


TYPICAL WALKS include: Long Pond; Mundy Pond; Quidi Vidi; MUN Botanical Garden; Bowring Park; the Grand Concourse; Octagon Pond; Cape Spear; Power's Pond (Mt. Pearl); The T-Railway (along the Waterford River); quiet city streets such as "the Capitals" (e.g. Toronto St., Halifax St.); and, reserved for very nasty weather - The Works.

 

saturday hiking group at QV gut
saturday hiking group
  PHOTOS FROM RECENT SATURDAY HIKES                                 FOR PHOTOS OF EARLIER WAMUN WALKS, Click here
        
       

 

 PLEASE FEEL FREE TO COPY THESE PHOTOS FOR USE IN E-MAILS, FACEBOOK, YOUR OWN PHOTO ALBUMS ETC.

 

 

                                                                                                   Last updated: 2014-09-05 | dm