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LAST MINUTE TOC CLASSIC: Rattlesnake Point to Crawford Lake for picnic lunch and back (ca 15 km), refreshments after (5/5/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 5 2018  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 3 2018 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Ca. 9 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Natalia S
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Member Cost:$6.75/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 19 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:


HIKE FROM RATTLESNAKE POINT TO CRAWFORD LAKE TO HAVE A LUNCH PICNIC AND HIKE BACK TO RATTLESNAKE. AFTER THE HIKE, WE WILL DRIVE (JUST 8 MIN FROM RATTLESNAKE) TO A VERY POPULAR BREWERY IN MILTON FOR REFRESHMENTS (THIS IS OPTIONAL but very much recommended :)).

This hike combines scenic Ontario trails with picnic lunch at Crawford lake picnic area.

CARPOOL DEPARTURE Sheppard West (Downview) subway station passengers' pick-up, Saturday May 5, 2018 at 8:30 am
DISTANCE 15 km (mainly on the Bruce trail)
PACE Ca 3.5 km/hour (leisurely pace). No dropouts and NO JUMPING AHEAD of the group. Please make sure that you can keep up with hiking the distance without repeatedly stopping. We will take a break for lunch and have couple of stops to take photographs.
TRAIL DETAILS We will hike as a group from Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area to the Crawford Lake Conservation Area, have a lunch break (picnic), take a boardwalk around Crawford lake and hike back through a partly rugged terrain of mixed forest. AFTER the hike we drive (if desired) to a very popular brewery in Milton for refreshments (the drive would take only 8 min and is on the way back to Toronto).
PRIORITY Priority will go to DRIVERS WILLING TO TAKE PASSENGERS. Additional spots will be added depending on space in the carpool. Big thank you to drivers!!
WEATHER Cancellation in the case of heavy rain, lightning and/or thunder



Required Items to Bring:
MANDATORY!
  • -hiking boots
  • -LUNCH !!!
  • -CASH for admission fee and carpool if you are a passenger
  • -rain gear, hat, mitts and appropriate clothing for the weather.
  • -spare pair of shoes to wear in car
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • -camera
  • -sunglasses

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:
    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):120Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 8:45 AM
    Carpool Location:   Log in for location
    Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $27.84 (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:
    PLEASE NO CALLS ON my cell phone prior the event, unless it is an emergency situation on the way to carpool. Thank you
    - 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.
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    Cost & Payment:
    Member Cost:$6.75/Person
    Cost Includes:There is a COST to access the conservation area. This will be worked into the carpool.
    Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the TOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.
     
    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: This event may be cancelled if there are extreme weather conditions.