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Night Hike: Taylor Creek, The Ridge to Playter Estates (11.5 KM) (4/11/2019)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Urban Hike
Event Location: Victoria Park Station
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Apr 11 2019  7:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 11 2019 4:30:00 PM
Event Duration:Less than 3 hours
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:10
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


So I'm just gonna rate this hike as an unofficial D3.5, just because I plan on going along the ridge, which is the tougher of the mountain biking trails in Crothers' Woods, which I'm expecting to be relatively muddy and dark, since it's spring. Please be prepared, or else you may suffer going through this section of trail.

I've limited this hike to just 10 people, because I know there will be quite a gap as we go along the ridge, because of the challenging single track trail.

This challenging 10.5 KM hike will go from Victoria Park Station to Chester Subway Station.

Since, we'll be in the valley the whole time, there aren't any washroom spots available.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Flashlight / Headlight
  • Hiking boots
  • Water 1-2 L and snacks
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • 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:

    Victoria Park Station is located on the Danforth Subway Line, 2 stops west of Kennedy & 11 stops east of Yonge Station.

    Meet near the collector's or fares booth, inside the station, near the Victoria Park Avenue Exit.

    Look for me in the BLUE Toronto Outdoor Club shirt,


    Picture of meeting location


    Please arrive on time, I'll will turn off my cell once the hike begins.

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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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