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: Marjorie Evans. 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.    

        

 

  PHOTOS FROM RECENT MONDAY HIKES                                    
        
       

 

            WALKING GROUP   OCTOBER  20  2006

 

                 

  CLICK HERE  TO VIEW PHOTOS OF  *CURRENT*  WALKS  ( JULY TO DECEMBER 2017 )       

  TO  VIEW PHOTOS OF EARLIER WALKS,  click on the page links below:

 2014  May to Dec         2015 Jan to June        2015  July to Dec   

                                      2016 Jan to June        2016 July to Dec

                                      2017 Jan to June        

 

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

 

 

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.

 

 

 

  PHOTOS FROM RECENT SATURDAY HIKES                                 
       
       

 

 

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