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Hoggs Hollow to Crothers Woods 20 km (7/15/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Old York Mills Road - SOUTH EXIT !! of York Mills Subway Station
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 15 2017  9:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 14 2017 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:about 4.5 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
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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:12
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 12 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No



PACE: 5+ km/h - we will hike as a group, no straggling


This hike will be along a mix of pavement, gravel and dirt paths,
with a bunch of small hills, and a bunch of difficult hills.
We will be hiking through Crothers Woods, (a moderately difficult mountain biking trail).
Expect some challenging terrain!!

This is the route we will take.

  • start at York Mills SOUTH EXIT !! (Old York Mills Road)
  • through residential areas and parks
  • along Lower Don River Trail
  • stop for a snack break
  • through Crothers Woods (~4 km)
  • short Brickworks break then the Beltline north
  • End at Davisville station
  • After the event:
    I will probably walk back to Hoggs Hollow (5km) and stop for a burrito along the way.
    You can join me if you like.

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 627753

Required Items to Bring:
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Water 2 - 3L
  • There should be a water fountain along the way for refills
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • First aid kit
  • Snacks
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Look below at the picture of the starting location. If you are not there, you are in the wrong place!

If coming by Transit:
Travel to York Mills subway station on the Yonge Subway line.
Follow the signs to 'Old York Mills Road' <<<<<<<<<<=========== IMPORTANT !!

We'll meet at the entrance, its just across the street from the Shell Gas Station.

We are NOT meeting at the corner of Yonge and York Mills.

We ARE meeting on Old York Mills Rd which is immediately south of the
Shell gas station. This is the SOUTH exit of the subway station.

If coming from the 401:
Drive south along Yonge St into the valley. Look for Old York Mills, which is one block south of York Mills Road & Wilson Ave.




This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine, but severe lightning will cause cancellation)

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

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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!