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Forks of the Credit Hike, and Ice Cream Parlor! (16 km, 4 - 4.5 km/h) (6/24/2018)

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: Caledon
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jun 24 2018  8:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 23 2018 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:7-8 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Daniel Parker
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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:4
Number Registered So Far: 20 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

The terrain is variable, with hilly and rocky sections. Length of hike is 16 km, pace 4 - 4.5 km/h.

This hike is suitable for intermediate hikers and fit beginners.

A Forks of the Credit loop, taking in the Main Trail, the Ring Kiln Side Trail, the McLaren Rd Side Trail, the Dorthy Medhurst Side Trail, and the Meadow Trail. Along the way we'll pass impressive ruins of a Hoffman lime kilm, the Devil’s Pulpit, the Credit river, Cataract Falls, and kettle lakes.

After the hike we'll go to the Belfountain Ice Cream Parlor

Members willing to drive and members with favourable attendance records may get priority on the wait list.

PRECAUTIONS AGAINST TICKS

Wear long pants. Tuck your shirt into your pants, and pull your socks over your pant legs. Wear light coloured clothing to spot ticks more easily. Use bug spray containing DEET or Icaridin on your skin and clothing. Avoid tall grass.

Check yourself for ticks immediately after the event, you can ask me for help for removal. When you get home, shower and do a full body check, if you find a tick, remove it with tweezers. If a tick is attached to your skin for less than 24 hours, your chance of getting Lyme disease is negligible.

For more information, see Ticks


Required Items to Bring:
  • Water (at least 2 L )
  • Lunch/snacks
  • Bug spray containing DEET or Icaridin to repel ticks
  • Change of footware for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Roadside parking
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):120Km
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 $27.60 (calculated at total Km * $0.230, effective Sunday, June 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!

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