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Dufferin Hi-Land - Black Bank (22-25.4km, 5 km/h) (3/31/2012)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Dufferin Hi-Land
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 31 2012  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Mar 29 2012 12:00:00 AM
Event Duration:9 hrs (including driving)
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:5
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 13 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


The terrain is hilly. Length of hike is 22 km for drivers (or very tired passengers), 25.4 for passengers, pace 5 km/h. Maps 20/21

This hike is suitable for strong intermediate or advanced hikers.Hikers coming on this event are expected to have, preferably, D5 level experience, or minimally, D4 level experience on the hike leader's events. Participants should have previous experience on 20+ km hikes, and must be able to hike at a continuous pace of 5 km/h.. If you don't have a history with the TOC, please include some comments in the notes about your hiking experience.

We will meet at km 34.1, map 20, north end of Kilgorie Hill. We will then shuttle to km 55.3, map 21, at the cemetery parking lot, and hike back through the pretty Black Bank Hill area to the car park. Drivers will return to the start to pick up the cars, passengers will continue for another 3.4 kilometers.

We'll end the day with a stop for refreshments.

Those willing to drive and proven D5 hikers may be given preference on the waiting list

Required Items to Bring:
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • 2.5 litres water
  • Layered clothing
  • Sturdy Hiking footwear
Recommended Items to Bring:
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  • Camera
  • Hat and sunglasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):226Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
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Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $45.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.200, effective Monday, August 10, 2020). 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.


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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!