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Waterfront Trail - FB to Lynde Shores 25 or 29 km (6/16/2018)

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: Pickering Waterfront Trail, starting at the south end of Liverpool Rd. Pickering, at the free municipal parking lot
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 16 2018  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jun 15 2018 10:00:00 AM
Event Duration:about 6 hrs of hiking
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Arnie
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 14 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

DISTANCE: 29 km (or 25 km if it is hot + humid, we may skip the turkey visit. Last time we did 29 km and saw about 20 turkeys and 1 deer up close!)

PACE: 5.5 km/h (this is a lively pace!)

DIFFICULTY: D4 (because of the distance and pace)

TERRAIN: mainly flat, paved, grass and beach


IF YOU HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY HIKED WITH ME:

This hike is not for beginners, or for hikers who are not in good physical shape. Everyone will be expected to keep up with the group.
If you have not hiked with me, or if your recent TOC hike history (previous 2 months)does not include hikes that suggest this hike is appropriate for you (20+ km at 5.5 km/h),
THEN YOU MUST SEND ME AN EMAIL describing recent experience you have hiking 20+ km at a quick pace in order to be considered to join this hike.
This is required! No email, no hike.


MAX hikers: about 12 (+ or -)
I set the Maximum Group Size to 4, because I can take 3 passengers, but this event can accommodate about 12 hikers.
Passengers will be added as additional drivers become available.

Members on the waiting list who are willing to drive may get priority.

CARPOOL DRIVERS, WHEN YOU SIGN UP, PLEASE ANSWER THE CARPOOL QUESTION REGARDING THE # OF PASSENGERS YOU CAN TAKE IN YOUR CAR!!!


ABOUT THE HIKE

Let's walk along the Waterfront Trail from Frenchman's Bay to Lynde Shores, along a mainly paved path, but you could walk on the beach or grass along most of the way.

This is the route we will take.

  • Start from the east side of Frenchman's Bay
  • head east along the Waterfront Trail to Lynde Shores
  • find our usual excellent spot for lunch on the beach
  • check out the resident wild turkeys and other wildlife
  • turn around go back to the start
  • ice cream time (optional)

For an interactive Route Map CLICK HERE for route 422967



Required Items to Bring:
  • bring your OHIP card
  • Cell phone
  • Whistle
  • Good footwear
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Water 3 - 4 L (as much as you need)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • first aid kit
  • sun block, hat etc.
  • Snacks + lunch

How to Get There:
Event Directions:


There is a free municipal parking lot at the south end of Liverpool Rd. Pickering, with about 72 spots. See picture of parking lot below.

PICTURE OF STARTING LOCATION - PARKING LOT

MAP OF CARPOOL TO STARTING LOCATION

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):58Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:15 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $13.34 (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:

This hike will go forth snow, rain or shine

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



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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!