Speyside Section and Limehouse Conservation Area, Bruce Trail, Ontario

It was a very hot, humid day and I was wearing quick-dry light-weight nylon river pants from Mountain Equipment Coop, a polyester/nylon T-shirt that wicks real well (I bought it at Costco), and $25 nylon boxer briefs made by Exofficio (the nylon doesn’t hold moisture and then sag at the crotch like cotton). I don’t wear shorts on the Bruce Trail: the burrs and long grasses would leave scratches and welts on my legs.

I hiked from km 9.2, Map 12, Bruce Trail Guide, 25th Ed. to km 26.7 and then back to my car for a total of 35 km. My route included the Speyside Nature Reserve and the village of Speyside, and then at the top end of the hike, I passed through the Limehouse Conservation Area and then northwest to the Sixth Line. The hike was easy and the terrain was mostly flat, but with rocky stretches.

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