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Chester Don Trail Exploration 10.5 k (10/10/2022)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Chester subway station
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Oct 10 2022  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Oct 9 2022 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:about 2.5 hrs (maybe)
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:30
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 25 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


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.

DISTANCE: about 10.5 km

PACE: about 4.5 km/h


Our Route:
on paved, gravel, and maybe some dirt paths
we will start at Chester Subway Station
we will end at Chester Subway Station
in between we will walk on some paths that I have done before, and some that I have not
we may get a bit lost at times and have to turn around
we will never be far from civilization, so no worries
we will have an encounter with the Chester Hill Lookout (maybe)
we will be crossing over the Don River 4 times on bridges (maybe)
we will be crossing over or under the DVP three times (maybe)
we will be walking between 80 and 123 m above mean sea level (maybe)

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 923416

Required Items to Bring:
  • bring your OHIP card
  • water 1 or 2 L
  • whistle
  • cell phone
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • first aid kit
  • Snacks

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Meet at Chester subway station




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

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine, but not thunderstorms

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

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!