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Short Hills Provincial Park (16.5km, 4.5 km/h) (4/30/2017)

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: Niagara, Short Hills Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Apr 30 2017  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 28 2017 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:7 hr (including 2.5 hr driving)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Cordelia
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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:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


This hike is suitable for intermediate hikers. Hikers coming on this event are expected to have D4 level hiking experience and be able to maintain a continuous pace of 4.5 km/h. 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.

In the park, we will be hiking an approximately 16.2 km loop that will start and end at the parking lot off Pelham Rd. Route: Black Walnut Trail, Terrace Creek Falls Trail (may be closed for repair, alternate route on Black Walnut), Scarlet Tanager Trail, Hemlock Valley Trail, Swayze Falls Trail.

We'll pass by Terrace Creek Falls, Swayze Falls, Decew Falls, Morningstar Mills, rolling hills and open meadows with lovely panoramic views.

Members willing to drive may get priority on the wait list.

Interactive route map:

This is Laetitia's 1st event as an event coordinator, please direct all questions to her.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Water (minimum 2L)
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Hiking shoes or boots
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Carpool money
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Directions will be given shortly.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $40.20 (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.


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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!