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4.5-5.5 km/h Night Hike: Central Ravines Short Loop (8 KM) (5/26/2022)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Outside St. Clair Subway Station - Left Of The McDonalds
Date(s) & Time:Thu, May 26 2022  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 26 2022 6:25:00 AM
Event Duration:1.5-2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Fletcher
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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:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


By signing up for this event, you agree to, and acknowledge, the following:

  1. If you are vaccinated and have travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days, you have read and will follow the federal laws as per Government of Canada - Travel to Canada: Requirements for COVID- 19 vaccinated travellers Web site
  2. If you are unvaccinated and have travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days, you are compelled by law to be in quarantine and cannot lawfully attend this event, as per the Federal Government’s website
  3. You will take and pass the Ontario COVID-19 self-assessment on-line questionnaire. within 48 hours of the start of the event.


So, I've randomly selected a hike out of my personal urban hiking database for today's hike.

This 8 KM hike will both start and finish at St. Clair Station.

Interesting spots include

  1. 'Mount Pleasant Cemetery'.
  2. 'T he Don Valley Brickworks'.
  3. 'David A Balfour Ravine'.

PACE: We'll aim for a quicker pace of 4.5-5.5 km/h

The hike will be on a combination of paved park paths, neighborhood sidewalks and gravel paths

In terms of hills, there's probably about 2 of at least 25 meters.

I'll attempt to stop at the Brickworks for a washroom break about halfway through the hike, but I don't think its open.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Water
  • Flashlight / Headlight
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • First Aid Kit
  • A smile
  • Whistle
  • $20 For Your TOC 2022 Badge

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    St. Clair Subway Station is located on the Yonge/University Subway Line, 3 stops north of Bloor Station.

    We'll meet outside the subway entrance located on the SOUTH side St Clair Avenue, which is right beside a McDonalds, just east of Yonge Street.
    Probably underneath the tower of 21 St. Clair East. See Picture of Starting location Below.

    For those of you driving, there's a Green P parking lot located on Alvin Avenue, just east of Yonge Street and north of St. Clair.

    Look for me in the BLUE Toronto Outdoor Club shirt


    Picture of starting location


    This hike will go forth rain or shine.

    Please come on time as I will turn off my phone, once the hike begins.

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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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