|Event Location:||Duncan Crevice Caves Provincial Nature Reserve|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 16 2013 7:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM *log in for location*)|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Feb 24 2013 11:55:00 PM|
|Event Duration:||10 hrs (including 4 hours travel time)|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
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|Member Cost:||Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 18 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||6|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
The terrain is variable, with hilly and rocky sections. Distance is 20 km. We'll keep to an invigorating pace of 5km an hour.
This hike is suitable for strong intermediate or advanced hikers.Hikers coming on this event are expected to have recent D5 level experience. If you don't have a history with the TOC, please include some comments in the notes about your hiking experience.
A combination loop and "there and back" hike starting from Grey Rd 19, we will descend the Escarpment on the Metcalfe Crevice Side Trail through a rocky gorge 30m high, visit the Crevice Caves at Metcalfe Rock, pass the base of Pinnacle Rock, and return via the Chuck Grant Side Trail and the Main Trail.
Those willing to drive and regular D5 hikers will be given preference on the waiting listNote: If you come on a winter hike, you should always have a pair of icers in your pack. You won't have to use them very often, but when it is icy on the trail, you'll need them. The icer is held to your boot with a set of Velcro straps, and keeps you from slipping and sliding. You can purchase good quality icers at MEC.
|How to Get There:|
Roadside parking on the edge of Grey Road 19.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||310Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:30 AM|
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|Carpool Cost:||Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $62.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.200, effective Tuesday, July 14, 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.
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