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Niagara, Ball’s Falls - 24K (5/21/2011)

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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:Hike
Event Location: Louth and Ball's Falls Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 21 2011  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 19 2011 12:00:00 AM
Event Duration:9 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Daniel Parker
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

The terrain is hilly and variable. Spring flowers aplenty!

We'll meet at the parking lot at km 66.2 Map 4 on Quarry Rd, and shuttle to the parking lot at km 41.7 Map 3 on Roland Rd. We'll hike back through Louth and Ball's Falls Conservation Areas, and continue along the crest of the Niagara Escarpment past Cave Springs, with excellent views of the lowlands and Lake Ontario.

We will keep a brisk pace of 4.5 km per hour. This hike is suitable for hikers who are confident in their ability to hike 24K averaging 4.5 km per hour.


Required Items to Bring:
  • lunch and snacks
  • water-2 litre
  • sun block
  • suitable hiking footware
  • change of footware
  • car pool money
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Bug spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):170Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $35.87 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Saturday, September 21, 2019). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.

Notes:
If we are short of drivers, those willing to drive will get priority on the waiting list.
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- 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!