About walkaway treks

From an introduction to hiking, through more extensive mountain hiking and backpacking, Charles outlines and explores the fascination of walking and hiking!


Who Is Charles Whitlock?

Charles is a passionate hiker who shares his love of hiking with both new and experienced walkers.

In 2003 Charles established Walkaway Treks to better serve his hiking adventures and to provide a variety of hiking services. Charles Whitlock is the owner/operator of Walkaway Treks.

August 2015 - Adriondack Mountains New York State

Sept 26 - Charles reaches the top of Whiteface Mountain
Qualifications and Experience
  • 30 years outdoor adventure leadership experience
  • Certified Wilderness First Responder
  • Certified hike leader with the Toronto Bruce Trail Club and the Grand Valley Trails Association.
  • Tour Manager for Novacks Adventure Tours, London, Ontario. Tours in the United Kingdom, France and Guernsey
  • Tour Manager Worldwide Central Travel (2007) Ltd.
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Grand Valley Trails Association
  • Freelance hike leader and tour manager for travel agencies and individuals or group seeking customized trips
  • Leader and organizer for Walkaway Treks independent adventures since 2003

How to get involved?

Inquires for customized hikes, guiding services or tour management can be directed by email to

Also see planned hikes for upcoming events.