Blazing Trails Hiking Association – Coast to Coast (C2C) Hike!

May 29, 2023

5:00 am

Folkstone Marine Reserve & Park, St. James

Event Description

It’s here again! Blazing Trails Hiking Association in collaboration with sponsors to presents Coast to Coast (C2C) Hike!

Join in as you hike across Barbados from coast to coast. Starting at Barclays Park in the east and travelling 11 miles through beautiful landscapes, hills, fields, gullies and watercourses on to the bustling tourist belt of the west coast culminating at Folkstone Marine Reserve & Park.
All are welcome, bring your family and friends, hikers and non-hikers.

29th May 2023 (Whit Monday Bank Holiday)

Assemble at 5 a.m. at Folkstone Marine Reserve & Park
Transportation will be provided to Barclays Park commencing at 5 a.m.
Hike commences at 6 a.m.
Registration Packages:
Basic Package – $45
Premium Package – $100
Details for each of the packages above are listed further within this registration form.
Payment Collection:
Commences the week of April 10th 2023
Payment Collection Times:
Hoytes Pavilion (opposite ShopSmart, Holders Hill)
Mon, Wed, Fri – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
At a Blazing Trails Hike (see Instagram / Facebook for weekly schedule)
Tues, Thurs – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday – between 5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
**Platinum Sponsors**
Tropical Tree Services Ltd.

Terrific Tiles

For further details contact Lew at 841-8598
N.B. That on-trail medical assistance will be available and there will be refueling stations along the trail as well.

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Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first-time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.