Finch to G Ross Lord Loop 14.5 km - Sat, Apr 22 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: FINCH SUBWAY STATION passenger drop-off. NW corner of Yonge St + Hendon Ave
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 22 2017  10:05 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 21 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:about 3 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 23 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

DISTANCE: 14.5 km

PACE: 5 km/h

DIFFICULTY: D3


Along mainly paved, fairly flat paths, with a couple of tiny hills.

We'll start and end at Finch Subway Station

This is the route we will take.

  • west along Finch Hydro Corridor
  • west to G. Ross Lord Park
  • loop the park
  • walk across the dam
  • retrace our steps back to Finch subway

Along the way we'll pass through G. Ross Lord Park which will provide us with some interesting scenery, including the dam and reservoir.

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 374992



Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footwear
  • weather appropriate clothing
  • Water 1 L
  • cell phone
  • whistle
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • snacks

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Finch Subway Station is on the Yonge- University subway line. It is the terminal station at the very north end on the Yonge subway line.
We will meet at the passenger pick and drop off Kiss 'N Ride which is on the WEST side of Yonge St. NW corner of Yonge St + Hendon Ave

If you are driving, there is free TTC parking on weekends and statutory holidays.

Enter Finch West Parking Lot from the west side of Yonge Street, just north of Hendon Road; or from the north side of Hendon Road, just west of Yonge Street. Capacity is 1,552 spaces.

MAP OF MEETING LOCATION

PICTURE OF MEETING LOCATION


Notes:

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

(Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes, general discombobulation and hurricanes may cause cancellation)

Please arrive before the start time, we will start promptly.


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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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