Toronto Bruce Trail Club

Badges

Listed below are all of the Toronto Bruce Trail Club Badges

Special Event Badges

Badges are awarded when hikers complete club organized Special Event Hikes.  Participants on these hikes pay a fee to cover the cost of the badge, bus transportation and checkpoints (water and snacks).

  • Badges – 1 and 2 day (Desktop)

    1. One-Day Rectangular Badge

    The One-Day rectangular badge is awarded to participants in the Toronto Club One Day End-to-End Hike who hike the entire section’s main trail in one day (50.3 km). This Club organized event is held every two years (odd-numbered years). The date and registration information for this event will be published in the Toronto Club’s monthly communication, on the News Page of the Toronto website and in the Blazes section of the Bruce Trail Magazine when available.

  • 2. Two-Day Rectangular Badge

    The Two-Day Rectangular Badge is awarded to those hikers who participate in the Toronto Club Two Day End-to-End Hike and hike the entire section’s main trail in two days (50.3 km). This Club organized event is held annually. The date and registration information for this event will be published in the Toronto Club’s monthly communication, on the News Page of the Toronto website and in the Blazes section of the Bruce Trail Magazine when available.

    Badges – 1 and 2 day (Desktop)
  • Badges – 1 and 2 day (mobile)

    1. One-Day Rectangular Badge

    The One-Day rectangular badge is awarded to participants in the Toronto Club One Day End-to-End Hike who hike the entire section’s main trail in one day (50.3 km). This Club organized event is held every two years (odd-numbered years). The date and registration information for this event will be published in the Toronto Club’s monthly communication, on the Events Page of the Toronto website and in the Blazes section of the Bruce Trail Magazine when available.

  • Badges – 1 and 2 day (mobile)

    2. Two-Day Rectangular Badge

    The Two-Day Rectangular Badge is awarded to those hikers who participate in the Toronto Club Two Day End-to-End Hike and hike the entire section’s main trail in two days (50.3 km). This Club organized event is held annually. The date and registration information for this event will be published in the Toronto Club’s monthly communication, on the Events Page of the Toronto website and in the Blazes section of the Bruce Trail Magazine when available.

Other Badges

Badges can also be earned by independently completing selected hikes as detailed below.

  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (desktop)

    3. Diamond Badge

    The Diamond Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete the entire Toronto section’s main trail (50.3 km) independently or through organized Club hikes.  To receive this badge, please submit a log of your hikes (date hiked, starting Km and ending Km) along with $5 per badge ($15 for non-members), (payable by cheque or e-transfer- see below), your email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

  • 4. Side Trail Badge

    The Side Trail Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete 45 kms of the blue-blazed side trails in the Toronto section of the Bruce Trail, either by participating in Toronto or other Bruce Trail Club organized hikes or by arranging one’s own hikes. If you hike a side trail in both directions you can count those kms hiked twice. If you hike part of a side trail, you can include those kms hiked in your total. You can only count one in and out hike of a side trail towards your 45 km total. Submit your hike log which includes the days you hiked, the name of the side trail hiked and kms hiked. Make sure the total kms hiked exceeds 45. Badge cost is $5 per badge ($15 non-members), pay by cheque or e-transfer. Send payment with email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Club Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

    Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (desktop)
  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (desktop)

    5. Winter End-to-End Badge (NEW)

    The Winter End-to-End Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete the entire Toronto section’s main trail in one season between December 21st and March 20th.  To receive this badge, please submit a log of your hikes (date hiked, starting Km and ending Km) along with $5 per badge ($15 for non-members), (payable by cheque or e-transfer — see below), your email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

  • 6. Youth Badge

    We are offering a Youth Badge for those up to 13 years. You must complete at least one hike on the Toronto section that is at least 3 km long or that takes at least one hour. You can hike with your family or other adults as appropriate during the lockdown, and once the lockdown is lifted, you’ll be able to hike as part of TBTC organized hikes or with family/school/clubs etc. This badge is free to anyone who qualifies.  Send us: a) hike log (date, the distance or duration, where), b) an email address and/or phone number where we can reach you,  c) the name of your school, d) your family’s Bruce Trail membership number if your family has one, and e) a stamped, self-addressed envelope so we can send you the badge

    Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (desktop)
  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (mobile)

    3. Diamond Badge

    The Diamond Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete the entire Toronto section’s main trail (50.3 km) independently or through organized Club hikes.  To receive this badge, please submit a log of your hikes (date hiked, starting Km and ending Km) along with $5 per badge ($10 for non-members) (cheques payable to the Toronto Bruce Trail Club), your email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (mobile)

    4. Side Trail Badge

    The Side Trail Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete 45 km of the blue-blazed Side Trails in the Toronto section, either by participating in Toronto or other Bruce Trail Club organized hikes or by arranging one’s own hikes.  If you hike a side trail in both directions those kms hiked can only be counted once.  If you hike part of a side trail, you can include those kms hiked.  To receive this badge, please submit a log of side trails hiked (date, name of side trail hiked, kms hiked; make sure the total exceeds 45) along with $2 per badge ($7 for non-members)(cheques payable to the Toronto Bruce Trail Club), your email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Club Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped self-addressed envelop.

  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (mobile)

    5. Winter End-to-End Badge (NEW)

    The Winter End-to-End Badge is awarded to those hikers who complete the entire Toronto section’s main trail in one season between December 21st and March 20th.  To receive this badge, please submit a log of your hikes (date hiked, starting Km and ending Km) along with $5 per badge ($10 for non-members) (cheques payable to the Toronto Bruce Trail Club), your email address and/or phone number, Bruce Trail Membership Number if you have one, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

  • Badges – Diamond, Sidetrail, Winter (mobile)

    6. Youth Badge

    We are offering a Youth Badge for those up to the age of 13 years old. You must complete at least one hike on the Toronto section that is at least 3 km long or that takes at least one hour. You can hike with your family or other adults as appropriate during the lockdown, and once the lockdown is lifted, you will be able to hike as part of TBTC organized hikes or with family/school/clubs etc. This badge is free to anyone who qualifies. You need to send us:

    a) a report about your hike (the date you hiked, the distance or duration, and the section of trail)
    b) an email address and/or phone number where we can reach you
    c) the name of your school
    d) your family’s Bruce Trail membership number if your family has one
    e) a stamped, self-addressed envelope so we can send you the badge

    Send the package to Jude Keast, Toronto Bruce Trail Club, P.O. Box 597, 2938 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON, M6P 4E7

Request a badge

To request a badge please submit:

  • a log of trails hiked (date, names of the trail, kms hiked)
  • appropriate payment (see each badge payment requirements)
  • your email address and/or phone number
  • Bruce Trail Membership Number if you have one
  • and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to this address

Please note:  you cannot earn both the Winter End to End badge and the regular End to End badge by hiking the entire Toronto section once during the winter

Mail to:

Toronto Club Badge Secretary, Jude Keast
Toronto Bruce Trail Club
P.O. Box 597
2938 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON
M6P 4E7

E-Transfers Now Available:

If you would like to purchase your badge(s) by e-transfer, please send your hiking log in electronic form to Jude Keast: judekeast@rogers.com and payment to: TBTCTreasurer211@gmail.com

Please do not insert a password for the transfer if your financial institution requests one. Our financial institution will only accept auto deposit. Ensure you describe the type of badge you are purchasing in the message option of your e-transfer. Remember to also include your full mailing address.

There is an additional $2 fee for e-transfers to cover mailing costs (maximum 6 badges per purchase).

 

 

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