Hike Ontario Services - Long Distance Awards Program

By: Hike Ontario  09-12-2011
Keywords: Hiking


Hike Ontario has a mandate to encourage hiking for all ages and all athletic levels throughout Ontario . The Long Distance Hiker Awards celebrate dedicated hikers who have logged long distances on multiple Ontario trails.

The red pine is noted for its two needles, representing two trail systems to be hiked extensively. You must hike a total of 550 kilometers. You must hike at least 150 kilometers on at least two trails.

The trillium is Ontario 's provincial flower, with three petals. These represent three trails you must hike for at least 150 kilometers. You must log a total of 950 kilometers.

The tamarack is known for its multiple needles, representing the multiple trails you need to hike to log the required 1500 kilometers. You must hike at least 150 kilometers on each of at least three trails.

Keep a hiking log, and submit it to Hike Ontario . Get your log verified by an executive member of an Ontario hiking club. The cost of the badge $15. Application to be approved by Hike Ontario .

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Hiking

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