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Bessarion +East Don +Lescon Park 11 km (9/19/2023)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Bessarion Subway Station - Sheppard Line
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 19 2023  10:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Sep 18 2023 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:less than 3 Hours
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:25
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 13 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


DISTANCE: about 11 km

PACE: about 4.7 km/h (a bit quicker than usual)


The hike will be on a mix of dirt trails, gravel and paved surfaces,
and will include an easy creek crossing on large chunks of concrete

NOTE The route will also include a short 75m section on a challenging
very narrow dirt trail with roots. and right beside a steep bank beside a creek

Bessarion is the TTC subway station with the 2nd least amount of usage
So let's start our hike there and give it some business!

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 946789

Required Items to Bring:
  • bring your OHIP card
  • whistle
  • cell phone
  • water
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:

We'll be meeting on street level in front of the Bessarion Subway Station which is on the Sheppard subway line
It is between Bayview and Leslie stations.




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:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!