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Family Day: Hike For A Dram (of Whisky) (7.5 KM) (2/20/2017)

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:Urban Hike
Event Location: Greenwood Station
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Feb 20 2017  2:15 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Feb 19 2017 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:1.75 hours for the hike, and then whenever you leave the pub
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Fletcher
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 19 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 14 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


For this month's Sunday Special, we'll be taking in another hike for a dram of whisky.

For those questioning what a DRAM is (I sure was the first time I attending this event), it is a measure of capacity equal to one-eighth fluid ounce, which is what you get in a glass of wiskey.

For this hike, we will head out to East York via some of the city's trails to get to a pub with one of the largest collections of single- malt whiskys in Canada.

At this pub, they offer not just some good whisky, but they also do whisky flights to help you try a variation. For those of you who prefer traditional drinks, they also have 23 taps, so plenty of options for everyone.

Anyone who signs up for this hike, must be willing to come and socialize at the pub primarily:

  • 1. Because, you could be taking a spot away from someone on the wait list who otherwise wanted to attend.
  • 2. Also because I have a reservation and they are expecting a certain amount of people.

    Otherwise, come out and have fun

  • Required Items to Bring:

    Good footwear

    Water and snacks

    Weather appropriate clothing

    Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

    A smile

    Icers or traction devices

    First Aid Kit

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    Greenwood Station is located on the Bloor/Danforth Subway Line.

    Look for me in the BLUE Toronto Outdoor Club shirt, just outside the station.


    Picture of Starting Location


    This hike will go forth rain or shine

    Please arrive on time, I will turn my cell phone off once we begin hiking.

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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!