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Bruce Trail Series Part 6: about 18 Km Grimsby to Stoney Creek (3/24/2018)

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: Grimsby
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Mar 24 2018  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Mar 22 2018 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:ALL day
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Galina S
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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:10
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

Itinerary:

If you haven't hiked with me before or if you don't have history of D4 level hikes with TOC, please provide me with examples of your recent and relevant hiking experience. Please add this info to the comments box when you sign up or send me Email. No info = no hike

Please arrive 15 min before carpool departure time so that we can be on the road on time. Don't sign up if you need to be back home by specific time.

HIKE DETAILS: We begin our hike of the Iroquoia section in Grimsby, climbing up the escarpment, hiking through Beamer Conservation Area, known for observing hawk migration. We hike along the brow of the escarpment with beautiful views of Lake Ontario before descending below the brow. We will end at km 16.9 at Millen Road. There would be rough and rocky sections, as well as some road walking involved.

The hiking pace will be approximately 4 km per hour, with slower pace on the uphills. I am a SLOW hiker, making frequent stops to take photos particularly when there are waterfalls, and generally enjoy the scenery/surroundings:) Please be prepared to respect my style of hiking. Thanks.

We will hike as a group, and thus, wait as necessary for everyone, If you think you'll have uncontrollable urges to be constantly on the move or to sprint ahead, this is NOT an event for you. Speedsters will be put at the back of the line.

Please ensure you can hike the distance over the uneven, rocky and steep hilly terrain, and at the specified pace BEFORE you sign up.

This hike involves a car shuttle, hike will be modified or postponed if not enough drivers sign up. Also, additional participants will be added as space permits. Carpool drivers could be added preferentially to the attendee list.

If you're travelling by TTC to the carpool location, you're responsible for taking into consideration the TTC schedule, any service disruptions, etc in order to arrive on time. Also note, we will meet at the Passenger Pick Up location that's off Subway Crescent (not any other place at Kipling station.. ask TTC staff if you're not sure and need direction.

BE PREPARED: We will hike as a group. Again, if you think you may be sprinting ahead... don't sign up! We will be hiking rain, snow snow, or sunshine.

ICERS may be required depending on the weather. If they are, you will need to have them. No icers = no attendance.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Hiking shoes/boots
  • Appropriate clothing.
  • Lunch
  • MINIMUM 2 L of water
  • icers
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Camera
  • Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:will be provided to the carpool drivers
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):154Km
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 $35.42 (calculated at total Km * $0.230, effective Thursday, August 16, 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:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in TOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Send them to safety@torontooutdoorclub.com.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Stacy, at content@torontooutdoorclub.com.

 
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note:

Event may be cancelled or route shortened if the weather is really inclement