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Forks of the Credit and Belfountain (2/11/2017)

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:Hike
Event Location: Forks of the Credit
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 11 2017  9:05 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:05 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Feb 9 2017 9:05:00 PM
Event Duration:8 hours (14km to 17km)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Andrew F
Karen H
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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: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:

This winter hike will take us through several of the side trails in the Forks of the Credit Provincial Park and the Belfountain Conservation Area, including the Trimble Side Trail, the Crow's Nest Side Trail, and the Quarryman Side Trail. We will be hiking between 14K and 17K, over moderate and sometimes steep terrain.

Dress in layered clothing avoiding anything cotton; icers or crampons are strongly recommended. There will be no drop-outs. This hike is not suitable for beginners.

Following the hike, we will be stopping at the Spirit Tree Estate Cidery.

Questions or concerns? Contact Karen.


Required Items to Bring:
  • water (minimum 1.5L)
  • lunch/snacks
  • good hiking boots
  • weather appropriate clothing - no cotton/jeans
  • clean shoes to change into after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • icers/crampons
  • gaitors

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Directions will be sent to the carpool drivers closer to the date.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):108Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:05 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $21.71 (calculated at total Km * $0.201, effective Saturday, November 18, 2017). 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:
  • Any parking or park costs will be added to the group carpool cost.
  • If we are short carpool drivers, those on the waiting list indicating they are 'willing to drive' may be given priority.

- 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!