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Hike To The Ale Yards (4.5 KM) (9/2/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Dundas West Station
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 2 2018  1:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Sep 2 2018 11:00:00 AM
Event Duration:Less than an hour
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Fletcher
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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:8
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


So, it's Labour Day weekend, so I thought I'd do a short hike over to a section of the Stockyards, known as the Ale Yards.

The Ale Yards is on Symes Road and it's recently got it's name because of the three breweries that are located on Symes Road. The three breweries are Rainhard Brewery, Shacklands Brewery & Junction Brewery. After the hike, you'll have access to all the breweries.

The hike itself is about 4 KM and will go from Dundas West Station to the Ale Yards. The yards are located just north/west of St. Clair & Keele.

Food options are normally limited at the three breweries, so I do suggest bringing a snack. However, Rainhard brewery is actually doing vegan sausages pop up at their brewery between 12 & 5 PM.

Otherwise, I hope you can come out to have a drink and socialize.

Required Items to Bring:

Weather appropriate clothing

Comfortable footwear



Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Meet inside the Entrance to Dundas West Subway station on the Bloor Line, 6 stations west of St. George Station & 8 east of Kipling Station.

If driving, the station entrance is located on the North-West side of Bloor/Dundas.

WARNING: There are no washrooms near the start of the hike, so please go before coming to the hike

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This hike will go forth rain or shine

Please arrive on time, I will turn my cell phone off once we begin hiking.

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