Hike to Elmira Maple Syrup Festival (20 km or so, brisk pace) - Sat, Apr 6 2013

Hike to Elmira Maple Syrup Festival (20 km or so, brisk pace) (4/6/2013)

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.

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Elmira, Regional Municipality of Waterloo
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 6 2013  7:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 4 2013 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:8 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Justin H
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:6
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 20 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

The terrain is easy, but we'll keep to a brisk pace, this will NOT be a slow hike.

We'll hike to Elmira on the Kissing Bridge Trailway, past rich Ontario farmland, taking a detour to see Ontario's last remaining covered bridge, and end at the 49th Annual Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, where we'll explore the local sugar bush and taste the local maple syrup poured onto pancakes. Map

Those willing to drive may get preference on the wait list. Preference may also be given to those whose TOC record suggests an inclination to pick up the pace.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Water (1-2L)
  • Snacks
  • Money for pancakes (entrance to the festival is free)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):116Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 AM
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $24.48 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Saturday, October 19, 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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- 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!