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Hike for 568 ml - Finch => The Toad 9k + 3k (12/10/2023)

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: Finch Subway Station
on the West side of Yonge St
in the passenger pick up and drop off
also known as Kiss 'N Ride
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 10 2023  10:15 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Dec 9 2023 10:15:00 AM
Event Duration:about 2.75 hrs + pub time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:17
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 9 km or 12 km

PACE: 4.5 km/h


THE PATH: mostly flat, paved, partly through some treed areas

In case you are wondering, a pint is equal to 568.3 ml

You must be 19 or older to come on this event

If you register for this event, I'm going to ask that you come to the pub because:

  • I have made a reservation and the pub is expecting a certain number of people
  • You could be taking a spot away from someone on the waiting list who otherwise wanted to attend
  • AND please no last minute cancellations. Don't take a spot away from someone on the waiting list who wanted to attend
  • Please Note: Registration Cut Off is 24 hrs before the start of the event!!

At the 9 km point we will be stopping in Thornhill at a pub / restaurant.

Click here to see their large, varied menu

Afterwards, we will walk 3 km back to Finch Station, or you could walk 7 minutes to Yonge and Steeles and catch a bus back to Finch Station

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 951755

Required Items to Bring:
  • PROPER ICERS with sharp metal points to dig into the ice
    - keep icers in your pack during the winter months.
  • no icers? see next item
  • bring your OHIP / health card
  • cell phone
  • whistle
  • water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • first aid kit

How to Get There:
Event Directions:We will meet at the passenger pick and drop off Kiss 'N Ride which is on the WEST side of Yonge St.
If you see a whole bunch of GO buses and TTC buses you are on the wrong side of Yonge St.




This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

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

I have a reservation at the pub / restaurant, so...
Note the Registration Cut-Off is 24 hours before the event start time.
Unless you require hospitalization, or are abducted by alien life forms,
cancellations after the cut off time will result in a no-show.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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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!