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Hockley Valley Loop (23km, 4.5-5 km/h) (7/23/2011)

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:Hike
Event Location: Hockley Valley Provincial Park/Bruce Trail
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 23 2011  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jul 21 2011 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 hr (23 km)
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Daniel Parker
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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:6
Minimum Group Size:2
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 challenging. Length of hike is 23 km, pace 4.5-5 km/h.

We will follow the main Bruce Trail and the Hockley Heights side trail to complete a loop through the beautiful and hilly Hockley Valley area. Total ascent is over 1000 meters up and down valleys. Highights are the "three sisters".

This hike is suitable for strong intermediate or advanced hikers.Hikers coming on this event are expected to have previous D4 or D5 level experience. If you don't have a history with the TOC, please include some comments in the notes about your hiking experience.

Members willing to drive will get first priority on the wait list.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Hiking shoes/boots
  • 4+ litres of water
  • Lunch / Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Weather appropriate technical clothing
  • Money for Car-pool
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):157Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $33.13 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Thursday, November 14, 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 carpool drivers, those on the waiting list indicating they are willing to drive may be given priority.

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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!