|Event Type:||Urban Hike|
Rouge Valley Conservation Centre |
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Jul 1 2022
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Jul 1 2022 7:25:00 AM
|Event Duration:||3-4 hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
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|Member Cost:||Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)|
Members Only, 18 And Older Only
|Maximum Group Size:||30|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||
22 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Are Dogs Permitted:||
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So, this is my first attempt at coordinating a
hike at Rouge Valley in 11 years.
So, if it doesn't go well, I will learn from
and improve it for another
So my evil plan is
Meet at the main entrance of the Rouge Park,
beside the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre and
Complete a 11 KM loop of the park walking
the Orchard, Mast, Cedar & Visa trails,
We'll do a lunch stop at the Rouge Park
campground, about 6.5 KM into the hike.
This hike will primarily be on dirt or gravel
In terms of hills, there's probably about 4
of at least 50 meters and
We'll attempt to stop and use the washroom at
Glen Rouge Campground.
Otherwise, we'll do a stop for lunch / snack
at the same time.
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST TICKS
Wear long pants.
Tuck your shirt into your
pants, and pull your socks over your pant legs.
Wear light coloured clothing to spot ticks more
easily. Use bug spray containing DEET or
Icaridin on your skin and clothing. Avoid tall
Check yourself for ticks immediately after the
event, you can ask me for help for removal.
When you get home, shower and do a full body
check, if you find a tick, remove it with
If a tick is attached to your skin
for less than 24 hours, your chance of getting
Lyme disease is negligible.
For more information, see Ticks
|Required Items to Bring:|
Weather appropriate clothing
Hiking Boots / Hiking Shoes
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
First Aid Kit
$20 for your 2022 TOC badge
Bug Spray or long pants for tick protection
|How to Get There:|
The address Rouge Valley Conservation Centre is
Road in Scarborough, but is accessed from Zoo
Rouge Valley Conservation Centre is located
between Sheppard Avenue East & Old Finch Avenue.
To access the parking lot, exit Meadowvale
Road via the off
ramp to the main entrance of the Toronto Zoo.
Upon exiting the
road, follow the signs for the Rouge Valley
(Look for me in the
Toronto Outdoor Club shirt)
Picture Of Meeting Location
Please ensure that you check the 'TTC service
updates website' for any potential closures.
Please arrive on time, I will
turn off my cell
phone once the hike begins.
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