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Blue Mountains, Devil's Glen, Nottawasaga Bluffs (20km, 4.5 km/h) (11/15/2014)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Devil's Glen Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 15 2014  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 13 2014 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:10 hrs (including 4 hours travel time)
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: 15 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

The terrain is variable, hilly with rocky sections. Distance is about 20 km, pace is 4.5 km/h.

This hike is suitable for intermediate hikers who like to step up the pace a bit. It is not suitable for beginners or those who prefer slower hikes. 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.

We will meet at the Devil's Glen Provincial Park, start off with a gradual climb up the escarpment past the Devil's Glen Ski area and into the Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area, take the Keyhole Side Trail passing through small crevices and narrow openings in the rock, visit the bluffs, and take the Mad River Side Trail along the Mad River back to our starting point.

Those willing to drive, regular D4 hikers, and those with favourable attendance records may be given preference on the waiting list


Required Items to Bring:
  • Lunch and snacks
  • 2 litres water
  • Hiking footwear
  • Change of footwear for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Camera
  • Cell phone
  • Whistle
  • Sun hat and sun block

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Devil's Glen Provincial Park parking area. Enter from Country Rd 124.


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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):272Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $57.39 (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:
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:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!