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Aurora + Newmarket walking trails 19 km (5/19/2018)

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: Summit Park, Aurora
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 19 2018  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 18 2018 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:about 5 hours on the trail
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: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Let's hike some trails in Aurora + Newmarket
We'll be in ravines, parkland, and a small bit of residential neighborhoods.
We'll stop for a lunch break at the north end of the route.
Bring a lunch, or...
There are some food establishments nearby for take out (burgers, wings, pizza, etc)


DISTANCE: about 19 km

PACE: 5+ km/h (not speed walking, but quicker than a relaxed pace)

DIFFICULTY: D4 because of distance and pace. trails are mostly flat with a couple of small hills


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, so let's minimize the number of cars we use to get there.

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

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 671499



Required Items to Bring:
  • your OHIP card
  • Water 2 to 3 L
  • cell phone
  • whistle
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • first aid kit
  • 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 hike start, please arrive before the start time, we will not wait for late comers.


MAP FROM CARPOOL TO HIKE START



PICTURE OF TRAILHEAD PARKING LOT
Summit Park, Aurora
267 Orchard Heights Blvd, Aurora, ON L4G 4Y6, Canada

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):65Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $15.08 (calculated at total Km * $0.232, effective Saturday, May 26, 2018). 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, and you will have denied someone else a place on the hike.

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

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

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!