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Dundas Valley (20K, 4.5km/h) (8/17/2014)

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: Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Aug 17 2014  9:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 14 2014 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:7 1/2 Hours (including driving)
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:3
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

We will hike in the The Dundas Valley Conservation Area with magnificent views, waterfalls, Carolinian forests, deep stream valleys, and high ridges.

The terrain is variable, length is 20 kms, pace 4.5 km/h. Map 8.

This hike is suitable for intermediate hikers who like to step up the pace a bit. It is not suitable for beginners or hikers who prefer a slower pace. If it isn't obvious from your TOC record that you can do this hike, please, when registering, include some comments in the notes to convince me that you can keep up.

Starting from Sherman Falls, we'll hike multiple loops on Dundas Valley Conservation Area trails. We'll traverse the Main Trail, Main Loop, the Headwaters Trail, and Hilltop Trail, and pass by the Hermitage ruins, the historic Griffin House and the Trail Centre.

Preference on the wait list may be given to drivers, regular D4 hikers, and members with favourable attendance records. Passengers will be added as drivers become available.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Lunch and snacks
  • 1-2 litres of water
  • 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.
  • Sun hat and sun block
  • Bug repellent

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):128Km
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 $27.01 (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:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- 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!