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.





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.

        

summer hike

Monday Walkers at Cape Spear 

 


 

 saturday hiking group

saturday hiking group at QV gut

 

 

We keep a pictorial record of our walks that you may wish to visit.

Follow the links to these to albums.

         

 

       WAMUN WALKS PHOTO ARCHIVE

                         2003 - 2011

OR,

CLICK

HERE    

FOR 

PHOTOS TAKEN ON RECENT WALKS 

       

 

   WAMUN WALKS - RECENT PHOTOS

                              2012  --    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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