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CHALLENGE! Don Valley Biking Trails 19 km (5/12/2018)

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:Urban Hike
Event Location: S.E. Corner of Yonge St & Lawrence Ave
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 12 2018  10:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 11 2018 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3.5 - 4 hours
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:1
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No



PACE: between 5 - 10 km/h (expect "some" jogging!)

DIFFICULTY: D4+ (speed! and terrain!)

Please READ ALL event details before attempting to register for this event

We will be speed hiking between Lawrence Station and Rosedale Station for about 19 km, 13 of those km on very challenging mountain biking trails.

Leave your camera at home, we will not be stopping for pics.

This is one of the most difficult urban hikes in the city in terms of terrain and speed. PLEASE TAKE THIS HIKE SERIOUSLY!!!

NOTE: This is a D4 hike bordering on D5, meaning it will be much faster and much tougher than the average urban hike.
Expect to be traveling 5 - 10 km/h on most portions of this hike.

Maximum hikers: about 8

For this event, everyone will start on the waiting list. To get on the event from the waiting list, please type "I am ready for the challenge" in the NOTES section when signing up, so that I know that you understand what the event is about. If you do not follow these instructions, you will not be added to the event, but will be removed from the waiting list without any further warning or explanation.

We will have a 7 minute snack break about 1/2 way, and a quick w/c break at the Evergreen BW

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 467772

Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footware with good traction
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • whistle
  • cell phone
  • Water 1-2 L
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • snacks
  • water
  • first aid kit
  • sunblock + sun hat

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We'll meet on the South-East corner of Yonge St and Lawrence Ave, in front of the 'Locke' branch of the Toronto Public Library across the street from the Lawrence Subway Station Entrance.

Lawrence Subway Station is located on the Yonge Subway Line, two stops south of Sheppard and 6 Stations north of Bloor.




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

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine
If you want to cancel due to bad weather, you must decide and
remove yourself before the registration cut off.
Look near the top of this page for the reg cut off date and time.
Please be considerate of other members and the event coordinator.
Please don't cancel at the last minute

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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!