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.    

        

 

  PHOTOS FROM RECENT MONDAY HIKES                                    
        
       

 

                 

  TO VIEW PHOTOS OF EARLIER WAMUN WALKS      

 

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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                                 
       
       

                       FOR PHOTOS OF EARLIER WAMUN WALKS      CLICK HERE    >>     2014     2015

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

 

 

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