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Cheltenham Badlands, the Devil's Pulpit, and Hot Apple Cider (20 km, 4.5 km/h) (7/12/2014)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Caledon
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 12 2014  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jul 10 2014 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:8 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:6
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 15 (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. Length of hike is 20 km, pace will be a brisk 4.5 km/h.

A combination loop and "there and back" hike, taking in the Cheltenham Badlands, the Devil’s Pulpit and McLaren Rd Side Trail. After the hike we'll stop at the Spirit Tree for a sip of hot cider.

This hike is suitable for intermediate hikers. It is NOT suitable for beginners. Hikers coming on this event are expected to have some previous D4 level experience. If you don't have a history with the TOC, please include some comments in the notes about your hiking background to convince me that you can keep up.

Members willing to drive, regular D4 hikers, and members with favourable attendance records may get priority on the wait list.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Water (2L)
  • Lunch/snacks
  • Layered clothing, appropriate for winter hiking
  • Proper hiking footware
  • Change of footware for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Sunblock and lip protector
  • Sun glasses

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Roadside parking on the east side of Credit View Rd, 250 m north of the trail access.

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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):114Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $24.05 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Thursday, February 27, 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.

Photo credit: Daniel Parker
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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