Almost FAST HIKE: Lawrence to Lawrence Loop 17.3k - Tue, Jun 16 2015

Almost FAST HIKE: Lawrence to Lawrence Loop 17.3k (6/16/2015)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: S.E. Corner of Yonge St & Lawrence Ave in front of the library
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jun 16 2015  6:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jun 15 2015 6:30:00 PM
Event Duration:about 3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
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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:12
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


DISTANCE - 17.3 km

PACE - 6 km/h

DIFFICULTY - D4 - pace will be quick, no straggling !!

Along a mix of paved, gravel and dirt paths. not too hilly, not doing the mountain bike trails tonight.

The fine print

  • Have you wanted to come out on a FAST hike but weren't sure if you could keep up?
  • Well, this "ALMOST FAST" hike might be for you.
  • Please, if you sign up for this hike, ensure that you can walk about 6.0 km/h for 17 km.
  • This is an ALMOST FAST HIKE for strong hikers, IT IS NOT A CASUAL STROLL.
  • (FYI - a FAST HIKE would be 6.5 - 7 km/h)

This is the route we will take.

  • Start at Lawrence subway station, (S.E. corner of Yonge St & Lawrence Ave)
  • north to Hoggs Hollow
  • south to Edwards Gardens + Sunnybrook
  • west through various parks
  • End at Lawrence subway station

For an interactive Route Map, of the map at the top of this page

enter Route # 433332 and click Load route AFTER CLICKING HERE

Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Water
  • Flashlight or headlight

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We'll meet on the South-East corner of Yonge St and Lawrence Ave, near the 'Locke' branch of the Toronto Public Library across the street from the Lawrence Subway Station Entrance.

Lawrence Subway Station is located on the Yonge Subway Line, two stops south of Sheppard and 6 Stations north of Bloor.

Look for me with a whistle on my backpack.


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This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

(Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes, general discombobulation and hurricanes will cause cancellation)

Please arrive before the start time, we will start promptly.

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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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