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Duncan Crevice Caves and Old Baldy [7:30 departure] (26 km, 5 km/h) (6/9/2012)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Old Baldy Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 9 2012  7:20 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 7 2012 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:12 hours (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: 18 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Please note that the carpool departure time for this event has been changed to 7:30AM

The terrain is hilly and challenging. Length of hike is 26 km, pace is 5 km/h. Maps 25/26.

This hike is suitable for advanced hikers.Hikers coming on this event are expected to have D5 level experience and be able to maintain a 5 km/hr pace over hilly terrain.

We will meet at the Old Baldy Conservation Area (km 41.9, map 25), and shuttle to km 27.9, map 25, near the Duncan Crevice Caves Provincial Nature Reserve. We will pass by the spectacular Duncan Crevice Caves, head southwest around McCluskey's Rock, cross the valley, return along the Crossover Side Trail, and finish at Old Baldy. Panoramic views from both sides of the valley. Watch for turkey vultures and buteo hawks.

Afterwards, we'll stop for refreshments.

Those willing to drive and regular D5 hikers will be given preference on the waiting list


Required Items to Bring:
  • -hiking boots
  • -3L of water
  • -snacks and lunch
  • whistle
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
    • sunscreen
    • sun hat

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    Old Baldy Conservation Area, enter from Sideroad 7B, at the bend turn right and proceed to the parking lot.


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    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):327Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 AM
    Carpool Location:   Log in for location
    Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $69.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Friday, September 20, 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:

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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!