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BRISK WALK: Crothers Woods (14 KM, 5.5 km/h) (7/18/2012)

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:Urban Hike
Event Location: St Clair Subway Station
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 18 2012  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 18 2012 5:30:00 PM
Event Duration:2.5 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:7
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


The terrain is challenging, hilly in sections, on narrow paths shared with mountain bikers. Total distance is about 14 kilometers. We will hike at 5.5 km per hour.

Those coming on this event should be prepared with hiking shoes/boots. Especially on days after rain, the trails can be very muddy.

We'll start from St Clair Subway Station and follow this route

  1. Depart from St. Clair Subway Station
  2. Follow the Vale of Avoca ravine south
  3. Past the Brickworks
  4. Along the tracks to Pottery Road Bridge
  5. North through Crothers Woods and the lower Don Valley Mountain Biking Trail
  6. South through the Upper Don Valley Mountain Biking Trail
  7. Return by the Brick Works
  8. Follow Moore Ravine north
  9. Exit at Heath St to connect back to the ravine.
  10. Finish back at St Clair Station.

This event is restricted to those who have already participated in a "BRISK walk" or have otherwise demonstrated that they are quick and strong D4 level hikers

Required Items to Bring:
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water 1-2 L and snacks
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Light (headlamp preferred)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

St. Clair Subway Station is located at Yonge and St Clair Ave. East. We'll meet at the entrance onto St Clair.


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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $1.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!