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BRISK WALK: Crothers Woods at Night (13 km, 5.5 km/h) (6/4/2014)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Summerhill Subway Station
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jun 4 2014  6:45 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jun 4 2014 5:45:00 PM
Event Duration:3 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:1
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


A fast hike on challenging terrain, hilly in sections, on narrow paths shared with mountain bikers. Total distance is about 13 kilometers, pace is 5.5 km/h.

Please note that it will be dark for part of the hike, and a light is required (headlamp preferred.)

We'll start from Summerhill Subway Station and follow this route

  1. Depart from Summerhill 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 Vale of Avoca ravine north
  9. Finish at Summerhill Station.

This event is restricted to quick and experienced hikers who have already gone on my "Brisk Walk" series, or similar events. For safety, numbers will be limited. Everyone starts on the wait list.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Water 1 L and snacks
  • Light (headlamp preferred)
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Summerhill Subway Station is located at Yonge and Summerhill. We'll meet outside the station.


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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!