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Oak Ridges King City Hike and Pine Farms Orchard Cafe (13km, 3.5-4 km/h) (9/22/2013)

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.

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:Hike
Event Location: King Township
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 22 2013  9:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Sep 20 2013 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours (including driving)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
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:6
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

Itinerary:

The terrain is variable, distance about 13 km, and pace 3.5-4 km/h. Beginners welcome.

Our hike will take us through old growth forests, rolling hills, meadows, and wetlands. Along the way, we'll see a magnificent brick barn built for the farm of Henry Pellatt (Henry Pellatt's Toronto home was Casa Loma.) The farm is now owned by the Augustinian Monastery. We'll also pass by Eaton Hall, built for Sir John and Lady Flora McCrae Eaton in the 1930's.

After the hike we'll visit Pine Farms Orchard for baked goods and cafe refreshments.

Drivers and members with decent attendance records may get preference on the wait list.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Water (at least 1 litre)
  • Change of footware for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
    Sun hat and sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Roadside parking on Keele St, 3 km north of King Rd, south of Sideroad 16. You should see a sign or trail marks for the Oak Ridge Trail as it crosses Keele.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):70Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $14.77 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Thursday, November 14, 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!