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Hockley Valley (13.5km|4.5km/hr) (6/3/2018)

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: Passenger pick-up at York University subway station
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jun 3 2018  10:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 10:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 2 2018 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:5.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Mike K
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 14 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:
NOTE: I will add more spots as more drivers sign-up to participate in the carpool for the hike. Please add yourself to the waiting list. Waiting list preference will go to new members (5 or fewer events) first.

DRIVERS, WHEN YOU SIGN UP, PLEASE WRITE IN THE NOTES SECTION, THE AMOUNT OF PASSENGERS YOU CAN TAKE IN YOUR CAR! If this is not completed, you may be moved to the wait line until this question is answered

NOTE ON DOGS: Dogs are only welcomed on this hike if you are a driver. Passengers are NOT allowed to bring their dog.

We'll be hiking in the Hockley Valley on the Niagara Escarpment.

This is a D4 hike for the pace and terrain. You must be able to keep up with the group and be able to handle going up and down steep hills.

This is an 13.5 km hike. The hike will take 3 hours. Driving will take 1 hour each way.

Start We will be meeting at the passenger pick-up at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station Please arrive on time as we will be leaving at 10:45 AM sharp.
End After the hike, passengers will be dropped off at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (unless drivers are willing to drop off passengers elsewhere)
Distance Approx. 13.5 km
Pace 4.5 km/hour (average pace for fit and younger individuals, above-average pace for others)
Trail Conditions We will be hiking on dirt trails. Please note that Hockey Valley has many steep trails and you must be able to keep up with the group if attending this hike.
Difficulty This is a D4 hike because of the pace and terrain. Please only sign up for the hike if you can handle hiking at 4.5km/hour and repeatedly going up and down large hills.
Weather 21 and sunny

Required Items to Bring:
Water

Suitable Footwear (hiking boots are recommended, as there may be muddy parts of the trail)

Money to pay the driver gas money for the carpool (we will be paying before we leave - no money, no travel!). The carpool cost will be about $6-8 per person.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS: Please meet at passenger pick-up at York University subway station at 10:30 AM.

This is the route drivers will take. It will take about 1 hour to drive from the station to Hockley Valley. Screen_Shot_2018_05_17_at_5_41_16_PM

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):114Km
Carpool Departure Time: 10:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $25.42 (calculated at total Km * $0.223, effective Saturday, November 17, 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!