Originally Posted by shingaling
Also, though Hamilton is obviously a very urban area, there are plenty of sections of the Escarpment that are steep and rocky enough that you could hang there and be alone (wouldn't do it in Hamilton proper, but in Dundas, Stoney Creek, Burlington, etc.). It intrigues me that a hammock and two trees could turn an inhospitable rock pile into a perfectly usable campsite.
You and I have a bit in common; I'm a born & raised “Steel town Kid”, I grew up at the end of Parkdale (Glow Avenue) and know every inch of the Bruce trail from Grimsby to Ancaster. I also got into this for the DIY