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Hike (ca 15 km) in Long Sault Conservation Area and Blueberries picking (8/18/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Long Sault Conservation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 18 2018  8:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Aug 15 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8-10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Natalia S
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Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 19 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:1
Minimum Group Size:1
Number Registered So Far: 14 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:


Hiking in Long Sault Conservation Area (ca. 15 km) followed by visit to a local farm to pick-your- own blueberries. If you are not interested in picking blueberries, you can have coffee with (of course) fresh blueberry pie and enjoy the view of the blueberry fields while sitting at the farm's picnic area. Attention: you have to pay for blueberries you pick.


This trip combines scenic trails with visit of a local farm to pick blueberries and/or have a coffee with blueberry pie :).

CARPOOL DEPARTURE Kipling subway station passengers' pick-up, Saturday, August 18, 8:30 AM.
DISTANCE Ca. 15 km
PACE Ca 4 km/hour. No dropouts. We will hike as a group, and nobody will jump ahead leaving the group behind.
TRAIL DETAILS We will hike as a group 2-3 scenic trails through a partly rugged terrain of mixed hardwood forest which is a part of Oak Ridges Moraine.
LUNCH Bring your lunch for a lunch break at a picnic area.
HIGHLIGHTS Hiking and visit of a farm to pick blueberries (you have to pay for the blueberries you pick)
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. Please NO SMOKERS, NO PETS.



Required Items to Bring:
MANDATORY!
  • -hiking boots
  • -water bottle 2-3 l of water
  • -lunch and light snack
  • -CASH FOR CARPOOL if you are a passenger
  • -appropriate clothing for the weather.
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • -camera
  • -sunglasses + sunscreen
  • -insect repellent

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:
    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):240Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 AM
    Carpool Location:   Log in for location
    Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $55.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.230, effective Wednesday, August 15, 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:
    Photo credit: Natalia S. 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:$3.00/Person
    Cost Includes:There is a COST to access the conservation area is $6 per car. 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.
     
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    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.

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