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Cheltenham Badlands, The Devil's Pulpit & Spirit Tree Cidery (22 KM) (10/6/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: 15291 Creditview Rd - 43°46'10.3"N 79°56'42.9"W
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 6 2018  11:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 10:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Oct 4 2018 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:9-10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
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:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No



This is my 3rd time leading this hike. The terrain is variable, with hilly and rocky sections.

This is what I like to call a lollipop route, doing a 'There and Back' section as well as a large loop, totaling 22 km.

Some of the features of the hike will include climbing the Devil's Pulpit (no easy task) and we'll also check out the beautiful newly-reopened Cheltenham Badlands.

At the conclusion of the hike, we'll stop at the Spirit Tree for a sip of award-winning-cider or a taste of fresh pastries.

This hike is suitable for intermediate to advanced hikers.

If you cannot walk the entire distance, please do not sign up for this hike.


For those of you choosing to meet at the event location, instead of the carpool, please ensure that you come on time

WARNING: There are no washrooms at the start of this event, nor are there any along the trail. - I'm Sorry about that

Required Items to Bring:
  • Water (2L)
  • Lunch/snacks
  • Proper hiking footwear
  • Change of footwear for after the hike
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • A smile
  • First Aid Kit
  • Whistle

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:

    Event Directions: Leaving York Mills Station - take Yonge Street north to the 401.

    -Travel west along Highway 401 to Highway 410 (21 KM).

    -Merge with Highway 410 and follow it North for approx. 35 km (NOTE: HWY 410 will eventually turn into HWY 10)

    -Turn Left at the traffic light for King Street, Regional Road #9 and travel for about 4 km.

    -Turn right onto Creditview Road and travel north for about 4 km.

    -Before the road curves to the left, there is a gravel parking area, just to your right, where you can park your car at 15291 Creditview Road. If you drive to Olde Base Line Road, you've gone too far.

    WARNING: There are no washroom at the start point of this event, nor are there any along the route. My best suggestion is going to the Esso Station just after you take the left off hwy 10 onto King Road.


    Picture of Meeting Location

    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):130Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 10:00 AM
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    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $27.43 (calculated at total Km * $0.211, effective Monday, March 25, 2019). 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.


    If drivers are needed, they will get priority on the wait list.

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    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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