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Hockley Valley 20 km (5/13/2017)

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: Hockley Valley Provincial Nature Reserve / Bruce Trail
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 13 2017  9:20 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 12 2017 8:00:00 AM
Event Duration:7 or 8 hrs (hiking + drive)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 15 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

DISTANCE: about 20 km

PACE: 5+ km/h expect a workout!

DIFFICULTY: D4 (distance + hills + pace)


For advanced hikers, or intermediate hikers who want to challenge themselves! We will be hiking at a lively pace. Expect a workout!

This hike is not for beginners, or for hikers who are not in good physical shape. Everyone will be expected to keep up with the group.

A hilly hike with a lot of interesting lookouts, and creeks and bridges
We will hike on the main Bruce Trail and a few side trail loops, covering more of BT than shown in the map above.
We'll find a nice spot for lunch


MAX hikers: about 12 (+ or -)
I set the Maximum Group Size to 4, because I can take 3 passengers, but this event can accommodate about 12 hikers.
Passengers will be added as additional drivers become available.

Members on the waiting list who are willing to drive may get priority. Parking at the trail head is limited.

DRIVERS, WHEN YOU SIGN UP, PLEASE ANSWER THE CARPOOL QUESTION REGARDING THE # OF PASSENGERS YOU CAN TAKE IN YOUR CAR!!!


Required Items to Bring:
  • whistle
  • cell phone
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Water 2 - 3 L (or as much as you need)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Lunch, snacks

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Carpooling? Please arrive before the departure time. If you are late, you WILL miss the carpool, and the hike.

If you choose to meet at the event, please arrive before the start time, we will not wait for late comers.

MAP OF HIKE START

ENTRANCE TO PARKING LOT

CARPOOL TO HIKE START

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):180Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $36.18 (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:

Carpooling? Please arrive before the departure time. If you are late, you WILL miss the carpool, and the hike.

If you choose to meet at the event, please arrive before the start time, we will not wait for late comers.


This hike will go forth snow, or light rain

(although kerfuffles, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes, general discombobulation and consternation, or hurricanes may cause cancellation)

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


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- 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!