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Woodend to DeCew Falls and Morningstar Mills - 21.1K, 4.5 km/h (8/13/2011)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Woodend Conservation Area, Niagara Peninsula
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 13 2011  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 11 2011 11:55:00 PM
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, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

The terrain is hilly and variable, challenging in places. Length is 21.1 km. Pace is 4.5 km/h.

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

We'll meet at Morningstar Mill, and shuttle to the parking lot at the Woodend Conservation Area. We'll hike back to Morningstar Mill. Along the way, we'll pass interesting rock formations, splendid views of vineyards and orchards, Escarpment views, and good views of DeCew Falls.

At the end of the hike, while waiting for the drivers to collect the cars, passengers will have plenty of time to explore Morningstar Mill and its historic grist mill, saw mill, and blacksmith shop.

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


Required Items to Bring:
  • lunch and snacks
  • water-3 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):218Km
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 $46.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Monday, September 16, 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:

- 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!