Tag Archives: Hiking in Ontario

May 01, 2016: Highways and Byways

After yesterday’s spectacular weather, we were a bit despondent to see gray skies and rain this morning.  But… this would not be our first hike in inclement weather.  So, the ladies did what the ladies always do; put on a … Continue reading

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April 30, 2016: No Trespassing!

One fine spring morning, a group of happy hikers tumbled out of their cars and onto the River Kwai side trail in beautiful Grey County.  There were many reasons for these lovely ladies to be excited: back on the trail … Continue reading

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Sunday March 20, 2016: A Pilgrimage, of sorts

I have been contemplating the concept of pilgrimage.  One of the LLs will be heading to Spain this fall to walk the Camino de Santiago and we are all excited for her.  It has given me pause to explore the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2016: Emeralds, Rubies and Diamonds

Welcome back, Limestone Ladies!  This is our fourth spring hiking season on the Bruce Trail.  And what a way to kick off the season! After being trail-less for the past few months, the Ladies were excited to be back in … Continue reading

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November 22, 2015: Only a Few Flakes!

As we prepared for our hike last Sunday,  unnerving weather reports swirled around.  Snow squall warnings, possible road closures, predictions of snowfall ranging from 5 – 25 cm.  What’s a hiker to do? As we debated whether to postpone the … Continue reading

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October 24 and 25, 2015: In Praise of True Beauty

We live in a world where artificial is king.  Families flock to theme parks to experience simulated jungles or fake beaches.   People spend hours of their precious lives gaming in synthetic worlds.  “Reality” TV shows are phoney and we all … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015: Uphill in All Directions, or, Our First Ever Awards Ceremony!

Tis the season for awards, and so, without further ado, the Limestone Ladies are proud to announce the First Ever Limestone Ladies Academy Awards.   You can read all about the nominees in today’s blog. Our first nomination is in the … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015: Things That Grow On Rocks

There is nothing quite as invigorating as doing a long strenuous hike and then getting up the very next day and… doing it again!   After a delicious breakfast at our Lake Eugenia hideaway, the group set out for another intimate … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015: There’s a braid in a bag in a box…….

Spring had finally arrived and the Limestone Ladies were ready to celebrate!  We knew there would be few flowers on the trail this early in the season, so we decided that we would be the spring flowers.   Our lovely ladies … Continue reading

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January 19, 2014: Northwest Passage

The Limestone Ladies are a hardy bunch and they continue to prove it! Despite the fact that the Toronto Club trails are closed due to damage from the ice storm, we were determined to stick to our hiking schedule.  Since … Continue reading

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