LONG DISTANCE AWARDS PROGRAM
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 .