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Rouge Park 18k (Victoria Day Hike) (5/20/2024)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: NorthEast Corner of Kingston Rd and Sheppard Ave in Scarborough
Date(s) & Time:Mon, May 20 2024  10:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, May 19 2024 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Roughly 5 - 5.5 hrs (including lunch)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Rupak
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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:16
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 16 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

EVENT DETAILS


DISTANCE: 18k

DIFFICULTY: D4

We will hike the lower portion of Rouge Park starting from Kingston Rd.
This hike will be on dirt trails through the forest with many hills and we will keep up a good pace.
There will be a quite a few hills.
We will find a nice spot for lunch. Bring lunch and lots of water.

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE



Required Items to Bring:
  • your OHIP card
  • Good footwear
  • Water 1 - 2L (or as much as you need)
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
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  • Snacks + lunch
  • whistle

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We are meeting on the North East corner of Kingston Rd. and Sheppard Ave.

IF TAKING TRANSIT:
There are a few options to get here using the TTC and GO:

  • You can take GO Train to GO Rouge Hill and then 85A bus to get to the location
  • You can also take 85A from Don Mills Station (on Line 4) to get to the start location
  • You can also take the 131 or 129B Northbound from Kennedy and then take 95A on Ellesmere Rd to get to hike start.
  • You could also open Google Maps and put in the hike start location and it'll tell you the best option.

    IF DRIVING:

  • Look for the strip mall on Kingston Rd west of Sheppard Ave. You could park there and walk to the hike start.
  • There is a MTO Carpool Lot on the South West side of the intersection. This lot could have a parking fee. I'm not 100% sure.
  • You could park at the trail head parking of Rouge Park at 7450 Kingston Rd. and walk to the hike start.

    Hike starts at 10:30 AM SHARP

    MAP OF STARTING LOCATION

    PICTURE OF STARTING LOCATION


  • Notes:

    This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

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


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