A Jaunt North of Amulree

It was a cool but pleasant March day when Bernard Goward, Bruce Graham and Terry Aitken joined Jamie Hember to GPS the new trail. Also along was Dave Bowyer who is the enthusiastic new trail monitor for this section. We came to a place where the trail left the bush to deviate up to the (more…)

Jamie & Jan Hember

By Terry Aitken It was my privilege to interview this fit, enthusiastic couple of retired educators at their home. They are long time members of the Avon Trail who reside in Kitchener. Jamie, often with the assistance of his charming wife Jan, has done the ‘GPSing’ of the trail for the past roughly 10 years. (more…)

New Landowners, New Trail

By Terry Aitken In talking with Delores and Luke Schwartzentruber about 3 months ago, they told me that the landowners south of Berlett’s Road, east of the Nith River bridge, were their friends the Gerbers. I had been pondering trying to get an off-road route between 72.5 and 74 along Berlett’s Road for some time. (more…)