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A hike to Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary celebrations (10 km @ 4 km/hr) (4/8/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Outside the Old Mill TTC station
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 8 2017  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 8 2017 9:00:00 AM
Event Duration:4 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Utkarsh
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 22 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


VIMY 100 Toronto will be held at Fort York to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. There will be exhibits as well as demonstrations on World War I firepower & tactics, bayonet exercise, trench assault course, and cavalry. Admission is free.

We'll meet outside the Old Mill TTC station at 9 AM on Saturday. We'll then walk to Fort York, along the Humber River and the lakeshore. The hike will end around noon. You can explore the exhibits and the demos at Fort York, which will be open to the public until 5 pm.

The path is mostly flat, urban trail. The hike route:

Required Items to Bring:
Weather-appropriate clothing and footwear (at the time of this posting, the forecast says 9°C, sunny)
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water, Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Catch the TTC (subway of Bus #66 Prince Edward). You can also drive and park your car at the King's Mill Park, but please note this is not a loop hike.

Note: On April 8, there is a scheduled closure on TTC Line 1: Downsview to St George.


Dogs are welcome on the hike, but only guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome at Fort York.

Photo credits: Utkarsh
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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